With the current recession biting harder on the Nigerian economy, the price of commodities and goods are rapidly rising in Mile 12 Market & various markets across the country.
The recent inflation of prices of goods and commodities has also lead to low patronage & some of the questions most Nigerians ask daily is “How much is a Bag of Rice this Month in Lagos & Abuja” or “What is the current price of Maize, Palm oil or a Bag of Beans in Nigeria” and so on.
Price of Food in Nigeria for the Month
Based on logistics, below is the latest price of foodstuff at the popular Ojota and Mile 12 market in Lagos as at January 2018. Basket of Tomatoes N5, 500 A bag of Pepper (Rodo) N6, 000 A bag of Long pepper N6, 500 – N7000 A bag Onion (white) N18, 000 – N20, 000 A bag of Onion (Red) N15, 000- N18, 000 50kg of long grain Rice N15,500 – N16,000 A derica of long grain Rice – N280 50kg of short grain Rice – N17,500 A derica of short grain Rice – N300 A crate of egg – N1,100 – 1,200 A bag of Olotu beans…… N 33,000 A bag of Oloyin…… N17,000 A bag of Yam Flour (Elubo)…. N45, 000- N65,000 A bag of Gari (Yellow) N19, 000 – N20,000 A paint bucket N800 – N900 A bag of Ijebu Gari N15,000 – N16,000
20 Litres of Groundnut Oil…..N15, 500 – N16, 000
10 Litres of Groundnut Oil N6, 500 -N 7000 Palm Oil – 4ltrs= N2800, 10ltrs=6700 25ltrs= N15000, 28ltrs =N15500
5 Litres of Palm Oil N2,200 Spaghetti (1packet) N190-N200 Semovita (10kg) N2,800- N2, 900 Pampers (cartons of 8 ) N3, 400 Tomatoes paste (2,200g) N1200-N1500 Tomatoe paste (Medium) N550-N700 Tomatoe paste(small) N150-N350 Tomatoe sachet (a roll)N250 –N300 Pack of toilet roll (48pieces) N1800-N2, 300 A Satchet of milk N30-N50 A Sachet of beverage N45-N50 5 Litres of Kerosine. N1,200 12.5kg. Cooking gas N4, 500 Yam (1 tuber). N400- N800 Ugwu Leaf (a bundle) N3, 500 – N4, 000 A dozen of tied Ugwu Leaf N1,800 Moin-Moin Leaf (a dozen) N800,1pack N100 Carton Titus ice Fish N19,000 1 Carton of Kote ice fish N16,200
1 Carton of Sawa iced Fish N10,000, 1kg N600