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NBS: Tomato, egg prices increase

Selected food price watch data for April 2018 reflected that the average price of 1 dozen of Agric eggs medium size increased year-on-year by 6.45% and month-on-month by 4.70% to N552.09 in April 2018 from N527.32 in March 2018, according to National Bureau of Statistics, NBS.

However, the average price of piece of Agric eggs medium size(price of one) decreased year-on-year by -8.59% and increased month-on-month by 2.52% to N42.25 in April 2018 from N41.21 in March 2018, NBS reports sourced from Proshare states.

The average price of 1kg of tomato increased year-on-year by 1.32% and month-on-month by 8.38% to N289.49 in April 2018 from N267.09 in March 2018.

The average price of 1kg of rice (imported high quality sold loose) decreased year-on-year by -4.92% and increased month-on-month by 1.66% to N369.35 in April 2018 from N363.33 in March 2018.

Similarly, the average price of 1kg of yam tuber increased year-on-year by 11.71% and month-on-month by 9.86% to N279.61 in April 2018 to N254.51 in March 2018.

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