Selected Food Prices Watch
Selected food price watch data for April 2019 reflected that the average price of 1 dozen of Agric eggs medium size decreased year-on-year by -15.38% and increased month-on month by 1.60% to N467.18 in April 2019 from N459.81 in March 2019 while the average price of piece of Agric eggs medium size (price of one) decreased year-on-year by -0.71% and increased month-on-month by 0.06% to N41.95 in April 2019 from N41.92 in March 2019.
The average price of 1kg of tomato decreased year-on-year by -11.14% and increased month-on-month by 7.05% to N257.25 in April 2019 from N240.30 in March 2019.
The average price of 1kg of rice (imported high quality sold loose) decreased year-on-year by -3.20% and month-on-month by -1.20% to N357.55 in April 2019 from N361.90 in March 2019.
Similarly, the average price of 1kg of yam tuber decreased year-on-year by -20.48% and increased month-on month by 10.69% to N222.36 in April 2019 from N200.88 in March 2019.
Data source: National Bureau of Statistics