Selected Food Prices Watch (February 2019)
Selected food price watch data for February 2019 reflected that the average price of 1 dozen of Agric eggs medium size decreased year-on-year by 10.56% and month-on month by 1.19% to N464.27 in February 2019 from N469.85 in January 2019 while the average price of piece of Agric eggs medium size(price of one) increased year-on-year by 2.33% and month-on-month by 0.12% to N42.23 in February 2019 from N42.18 in January 2019
The average price of 1kg of tomato decreased year-on-year by -3.97% and month-on-month by -3.38% to N256.50 in February 2019 from N265.49 in December 2018.
The average price of 1kg of rice (imported high quality sold loose) decreased year-on-year by 0.23% and decreased month-on-month by -0.45% to N364.38 in February 2019 from N366.04 in January 2019.
Similarly, the average price of 1kg of yam tuber decreased year-on-year by -10.56% and month-on month by -2.24% to N206.48 in February 2019 from N211.21 in January 2019.
Data source: National Bureau of Statistics