The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said the prices of foods rose in November, 2020.
It made this known in the Executive Summary of its “Selected Food Prices Watch – November 2020”.
The report said the average price of 1kg of yam tuber increased year-on-year by 16.26 per cent and decreased month
on month by -2.72 per cent to N236.25 in November 2020 from N242.87 in October 2020.
The data reflected that the average price of 1 dozen of Agric eggs medium size increased year-on-year by 6.64 per cent and month-on-month by 1.42 per cent to N494.72 in November 2020 from N487.81 in October 2020 while the average price of piece of Agric eggs medium size
(price of one) increased year-on-year by 8.68 per cent and month-on-month by 2.36 per cent to N44.75 in November 2020 from N43.72 in October 2020.
The average price of 1kg of tomato according to the report, increased year-on-year by 25.86 per cent and month-on-month by 2.77 per cent to N316.16 in November 2020 from N307.63 in October 2020.
NBS said the average price of 1kg of rice (imported high quality sold loose) increased year-on-year by 23.46 per cent and month-on-month by 3.71 per cent to N549.98 in November 2020 from N530.32 in October 2020.