Selected Food Prices Watch (February 2018)
Selected food price watch data for February 2018 reflected that the average price of 1 dozen of Agric eggs medium size decreased year-on-year by 0.21% and month-on-month by 18.75% to N519.07 in February 2018 from N437.13 in January 2018 while the average price of piece of Agric eggs medium size(price of one) decreased year-on-year by -3.81% and month-on-month by 6.24% to N41.27 in February 2018 from N38.85 in January 2018.
The average price of 1kg of tomato increased year-on-year by 12.88% and decreased month-on-month by - 1.80% to N267.10 in February 2018 from N271.99 in January 2018.
The average price of 1kg of rice (imported high quality sold loose) decreased year-on-year by -11.05% and increased month-on-month by 1.24% to N365.21 in February 2018 from N360.76 in January 2018.
Similarly, the average price of 1kg of yam tuber increased year-on-year by 7.10% and month-on-month by 1.92% to N230.85 in February 2018 from N226.51 in January 2018.
Data source: National Bureau of Statistics