Selected Food Prices Watch (May 2018)
Selected food price watch data for May 2018 reflected that the average price of 1 dozen of Agric eggs medium size increased year-on-year by 4.96% and decreased month-on-month by -0.62% to N548.66 in May 2018 from N552.09 in April 2018 while the average price of piece of Agric eggs medium size(price of one) decreased year-on-year by -8.68% and month-on-month by -1.14% to N41.77 in May 2018 from N42.25 in April 2018.
The average price of 1kg of tomato decreased year-on-year by -9.59% and increased month-on-month by 6.10% to N307.14 in May 2018 from N289.49 in April 2018.
The average price of 1kg of rice (imported high quality sold loose) decreased year-on-year by -8.75% and increased month-on-month by 1.43% to N374.63 in May 2018 from N369.35 in April.
Similarly, the average price of 1kg of yam tuber increased year-on-year by 4.36% and month-on-month by 4.19% to N291.33 in May 2018 from N279.61 in April 2018.
Data source: National Bureau of Statistics