Grains Prices (₦)
Commodity Bag (100kg) Bag (50kg)
Kilogram
Previous Current Variation
Rice 35,000 19,000 450 550 100
Garri 16,000 8,500 300 350 50
White Beans 28,000 14,500 400 450 50
Soya Beans 19,000 10,500 450 500  50
Guinea Corn 14,500 8,000 250 220  30
Grains Prices (₦)
Commodity Bag (100 kg) Bag (50 kg)
Kilogram
Previous Current Variation
Maize 14,000 7,500 450 500 50
Wheat 13,000 7000 600 550 50
Melon Seed 67,000 35,000 750 600 150
Millet 12,000 6,500 450 400  50
Sorghum 17,000 9,000 250 220  30
Fruits Prices | Kilogram (₦)
Commodity Previous Current Variation
Orange(PB) 450 500 50
Water Melon 300 400 100  
Pine Apple 300 450 150  
Banana Bunch 350 500 150 
Avocado (PB) 500 600 100 
Apple 200 150 50
Vegetable Prices | Kilogram (₦)
Commodity Previous Current Variation
Tomatoes Basket 9000 7500 1500
Onions (Basket) 1200 1300 100
Green Peppper 1500 1700 200
Carrot 1400 1200 200
Cucumber(RB) 500 300 200
Vegetable Prices | Kilogram (₦)
Commodity Previous Current Variation
Tomatoes Basket 9000 7500 1500
Onions (Basket) 1200 1300 100
Green Peppper 1500 1700 200
Carrot 1400 1200 200
Cucumber(RB) 500 300 200
Tubbers Prices | Kilogram (₦)
Commodity Previous Current Variation
White Yam 350 700 350  
Sweet Potatoes 420 575 155  
Irish Potatoes(SB) 800 700 100
Irish Potatoes(MB) 1300 1200 100
Irish Potatoes(LB) 2000 2200 200
Metals Prices | (₦)
Commodity Previous Current Variation
Gold 24 Karat 14940.18 14,217.71 722.47  
Diamond/ Carat 2,109,056 2,118,100 9,044  
Iron Ore/Metric Ton 25,278.34 25,305.91 27.57
Silver/Ounce 5,000 5,442.44 442.44
Platinum/Gram 11400.54 10,572.55 827.99
Tubbers Prices (Cont.) | Kilogram (₦)
Commodity Previous Current Variation
Groundnut 350 400 50  
Carrot 420 575 155  
Cassava 2400 2500 100
Ginger 2900 3000 100
Onion 3900 4000 100
Live Stocks Prices | Kilogram (₦)
Commodity Previous Current Variation
Cattle 160,000 130,000 30,000
Sheep 25,000 40,000 15,000  
Goat 16,000,000 14,000 2,000 
Chicken 2,000 1,500 500 
Pig 40,000 35,000 5,000
Others | (₦)
Commodity Previous Current Variation
Crate of Eggs 1000 900 100
Palm Oil (25 Litres) 10,000 10,500 500  
Rubber 2,109,056 2,118,100 9,044  
Coffee 25,278.34 25,305.91 27.57
Sugar Cane 11400.54 10,572.55 827.99

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