Major Commodity
Potatoes
90%
Cassava
80%
Rice
70%
Soya Beans
70%
Beans
80%
Yam
80%

GENERAL INFORMATION

Lagos State was created on May 27, 1967 by virtue of State (Creation and Transitional Provisions) Decree No. 14 of 1967, which restructured Nigeria’s Federation into 12 States. Lagos State lies to the south-western part of the Federation. It shares boundaries with Ogun State both in the North and East and is bounded on the west by the Republic of Benin. In the South it stretches for 180 kilometres along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. The smallest State in the Federation, it occupies an area of 3,577 sq km. 22% or 787sq. km of which consists of lagoons and creeks
The dominant vegetation of the State is the swamp forest of the fresh water and mangrove swamp forests, both of which are influenced by the double rainfall pattern of the state, which makes the environment a wetland region. Generally, the State has two climatic seasons: Dry [November-March] and Wet [April-October].
The drainage system of the State is characterized by a maze of lagoons and waterways, which constitutes about 22% or 787 sq. km. [75.755 hectares] of the State’s territory. The major water bodies are the Lagos and Lekki Lagoons, Yewa, Ogun, Oshun, and Kweme Rivers. Others are Ologe Lagoon, Kuramo Waters, and Badagry, Five Cowries and Omu Creeks respectively. Lagos is a center of business opportunies in diverse industries like: consulting, manufacturiing, construction, oil and guess, agriculture, telecom, markteting, legal, health, etc


Benue State Commodity Prices

S/NCommodityPrice (₦)Quantity Market Date
1Pepper 5010 Pieces Ugboju 11/5/2017
2Okro5010 Pieces Ugboju 11/5/2017
3White Yam1,0003 TubbersUgboju 11/5/2017
4Onions2004 Pieces Ugboju 11/5/2017
5Garri25,0001 BagUgboju 11/5/2017

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