Selected Food Prices Watch (June 2018)
Selected food price watch data for June 2018 reflected that the average price of 1 dozen of Agric eggs medium size increased year-on-year by 4.88% and decreased month-on-month by -1.62% to N539.75 in June 2018 from N548.66 in May 2018 while the average price of piece of Agric eggs medium size(price of one) decreased year-on-year by -8.61% and month-on-month by -0.92% to N41.38 in June 2018 from N41.77 in May 2018.
The average price of 1kg of tomato decreased year-on-year by -15.29% and increased month-on-month by 3.43% to N317.67 in June 2018 from N307.14 in May 2018.
The average price of 1kg of rice (imported high quality sold loose) decreased year-on-year by -10.19% and month-on-month by -0.31% to N373.47 in June 2018 from N374.63 in May 2018.
Similarly, the average price of 1kg of yam tuber increased year-on-year by 4.67% and month-on-month by 4.93% to N305.70 in June 2018 from N291.33 in May 2018.
Data source: National Bureau of Statistics