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Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Price of Rice falls

The National Bureau of Statistics said the average price of imported rice decreased by 7.22 per cent, as one kilogramme was sold for N250.30 in April from N418.71 in March.


The NBS stated this in its“Selected Food Price watch data for April 2017” released on Tuesday in Abuja.

It, however, stated that the average price of 1kg of rice (imported high quality sold loose) increased year-on-year by 29.98 percent in the month under review.


According to the report, an average price of 1 dozen of Agric. eggs medium size increased year-on-year by 41.04 percent and decreased month-on-month by 1.71 per cent to N518.66 in April 2017 from N527.69 in March.

“The average price of piece of Agric. eggs medium size (price of one) increased year-on-year by 28.74 percent and month-on-month by 5.21 per cent to N46.22 in April from N43.93 in March.

It further stated that the average price of 1kg of tomato increased year-on-year by 15.32 percent and month-on-month by 6.36 per cent to N285.72 in April from N268.64 in March.
Similarly, the average price of 1kg of yam tuber increased year-on-year by 42.45 percent and decreased month-on- month by 2.17 per cent to N250.30 in April from N255.86 in March. On n the methodology of reporting the food prices, NBS stated that over 700 staff was sent to all the states of the federation for the field work and were supervised by experts.

Prices were collected across all the 774 local governments across all states and the FCT from over 10,000 respondents, locations and analysed.

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24 comments:

  1. It was 16k for a bag, now my mum told me it's 19k or so now.

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    1. Ur mum told you or so?,you don't even know yet ur a woman,I wonder d kind of wife that you would make,

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    2. Don't believe these people oh! This is just preparing Nigerians for cheap substandard rice that is already enroute Nigeria. I hope it is intercepted before it leaves ports and borders. It was in the news yesterday too.

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    3. Lol... some pple no get chill sha.

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    4. Anon, Emjay matter go give u bp o. Na wa.

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    5. Will you keep kwayet??? As old as you is, na your mama dey go market for you. Shame!!!

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    6. Shut your gutter smelling mouth fool, do you know if buy rice or already a wife, if you try me I go put pepper for that your eye, mumu.

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    7. Leave em jay alone. Emjay dont be like anonymous by fighting back. Silence is the best answer.........
      What happened to abakaliki rice dt we should be buying imported rice dt we dont know if its grains or rubber?

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  2. Mudu is #600 till these morning. Pls say blow trumpet 🎺 .

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  3. Rice is sold ranging from 14,500 to 16,000 in ayobo where i live. I bought on saturday.

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  4. It has reduced in their books not in the market.

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    1. Abi o! Lool! Been enjoying my abakaliki rice for long now jare. I get to eat foreign when out or something so dunno about the recent price.

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  5. Yes it reduce a while ago, but now it's up again

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  6. 19k for cap cap in d market, if u go market square supermarket, na 25k.

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  7. My customer told me yesterday that Caprice is 17,500.

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  8. Plastic rice loading. Consumers beware the wise will go buy from rice producing states in Nigeria.
    When eating those imported rice, do your research on GMO. Also watch the documentary FOOD. Y'all will understand.
    There is a reason queen Elizabeth is alive till now. She eats right.

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  9. hahahahaha foolish anonymous people, I dont go to market because i have people that do that for me. My mum does for me, my sisters do that for me.

    Yeye anonymous people.

    Ayobo far na, abeg where dem dey sell like N16,000 for surulere ooo

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  10. Abeg for where the rice fall make we know.

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  11. Bag of rice has increased now, a bag goes for 18-19k now

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