A Nairametrics Research on Household Food Items conducted from major markets in Lagos State reveal a general drop in prices for the week ended April 7, 2018.

Our composite Household basket was 320,180 compared to N321, 789 for the period ended March 24th, 2018. This is also one of the lowest basket prices we have recorded since we started tracking prices in September 2016.

Nairametrics Household Food Index tracks prices from Daleko, Iddo, Ago Ishaga, Ojuiwoye, Idi Oro and Aguda Market.

ItemBrandUnit17/9/201630/12/201713/1/201827/1/20189/2/201824/2/201810/3/201824/3/20187/4/201821/4/185/5/2018Location
Bag of RiceBasmati5kg370035003800380038003800380038003,8003,8003,800Daleko Market
Bag of RiceMama Gold10kg350030003000300030003000300030003,0003,0003000Daleko Market
Bag of RiceRoyal Stallion50Kg180001650016500165001650016500165001650016,50016,00016,000Daleko Market
Bag of RiceRice Master10kg350030003000300030003000300030003,0003,0003,000Daleko Market
Bag of RiceMama Gold50kg170001650016500165001650016500165001650016,50016,00016,000Daleko Market
Bag of RiceCaprice50kg170001650016500165001650016500165001650016,50015,00015,000Daleko Market
Bag of RiceFalcon25kg900085008500850085008500850085008,5008,5008,500Daleko Market
Bag of RiceOfada5kg210022002200220022002200200020002,2002,2002,200Ago Ishaga Market
Bag of BeansOloyin50kg160001900019000190001900018500185001850018,00023,00023,000Iddo Market
Bag of BeansWhite50kg140001700017000170001700017000170001700017,00021,00021,000Iddo Market
Bag of BeansBrown50kg150001800018000180001800018000180001800018,00021,00021,000Iddo Market
Tuber of YamAbjuja1 Big Size Tuber900700700700700700700700700700700Iddo Market
Tuber of YamAbuja1 Medium Size Tuber500500500500500500500500500500Iddo Market
Carton of NoodlesIndomie120g290029002900290029002900290029002,9002,9002,900Ojuwoye Market
Carton of NoodlesIndomie70g190018001800180018001800180018001,8001,8001,800Ojuwoye Market
Carton of NoodlesChikki100g180021002100210021002100210021002,1002,1002,100Ojuwoye Market
Carton of NoodlesMinimie70g150015001500150015001500150015001,5001,5001,500Ojuwoye Market
Carton of NoodlesGolden Penny70g150017501750175017501750175017501,7501,7501,750Ojuwoye Market
Bag of GarriIjebu80kg155001100011000110001100010800108001080010,50010,50010,500Ago Ishaga Market
Bag of GarriWhite50kg900070007000700070006500650065006,5006,5006,500Ago Ishaga Market
Bag of GarriYellow50kg900070007000700070006500650065006,5006,5006,500Ago Ishaga Market
Basket of PotatoSweetBig Basket800500500500500500500500500500500Iddo Market
Basket of PotatosweetSmall Basket500300300300300300300300300300300Iddo Market
Basket of PotatoIrishBig Basket360014001400140014001400140014001,4001,4001400Iddo Market
Basket of PotatoIrishMedium Basket1800700700700700700700700700700700Iddo Market
Basket of PotatoIrishSmall Basket1000400400400400400400400400400400Iddo Market
Packet of PastaGolden Penny500g190200200200200200200200200200200Ojuwoye Market
Packet of PastaDangote500g190200200200200200200200200200200Ojuwoye Market
Packet of PastaPower500g190200200200200200200200200200200Ojuwoye Market
Packet of PastaBonita500g250250250250250250250250250250250Ojuwoye Market
Gallon of Palm OilLocal5 Litres220020002200240022002200220022002,1002,1002,100Ago Ishaga Market
Gallon of Palm OilLocal20 Litres1000082008600950088008800880088008,6008,6008,600Ago Ishaga Market
Gallon of Palm OilLocal30 Litres142001250013000140001320013200132001320012,50012,50012,500Ago Ishaga Market
Gallon of Vegetable OilLocal5 Litres240020002200240024002400230023002,3002,3002,300Daleko Market
Gallon of Vegetable OilLocal20 Litres1180082008600950095009500900090009,0009,0009,000Daleko Market
Gallon of Vegetable OilLocal30 Litres153001250013000140001400014000135001350013,50013,50013,500Daleko Market
Gallon of Vegetable OilKings5 Litres270029002900290029002900290029002,9002,9002,900Daleko Market
Gallon of Vegetable OilWesson5 Litres350045004500450045004500450045004,5004,5004,500Daleko Market
Gallon of Vegetable OilMamador3.8 Litres250030003000300030003000300030003,0003,0003,000Daleko Market
Gallon of Vegetable OilPower3 Litres200024002400240024002400240024002,4002,4002,400Daleko Market
Basket of TomatoOval Shaped1 Small Basket80055005500550055005500550055005,5005,5005,500Ago Ishaga Market
Basket of TomatoRound Shaped1 Small Basket270064006400640040004000400040004,0004,0007,000Ago Ishaga Market
Bunch of PlaintainPlaintain1 Big Bunch800950900900900850850850850850850Idi-Oro Market
Bag of FlourDangote50kg110001120011200112001120011200112001120011,20011,20011,200Aguda Market
Bag of FlourHoney well50Kg110001120011200112001120011200112001120011,20011,20011,200Aguda Market
Bag of FlourMama Gold50kg110001120011200112001120011200112001120011,20011,20011,200Aguda Market
Bag of SugarDangote50kg150001950019500195001950019500195001650016,50016,50016,500Aguda Market
MilkPeak Powdered (Tin)400g85011501150115011501150115011501,1501,1501,150Ojuwoye Market
Milkpeak Powdered(Tin)900g150019001900190019001900190019001,9001,9001,900Ojuwoye Market
MilkPeak milk (Refill)500g800950950950950950950950950950950Ojuwoye Market
MilkDano Powdered (Tin)500g800900900900900900900900900900900Ojuwoye Market
MilkDano Powdered(Tin)900g140016501650165016501650165016501,6501,6501,650Ojuwoye Market
MilkDano (Refill)500g600800800800800800800800800800800Ojuwoye Market
MilkThreeCrown (Refill)380g700800800800800800800800800800800Ojuwoye Market
MilkLoya Powdered (Tin)400g700800800800800800800800800800800Ojuwoye Market
MilkLoya (Refill)400g650750750750750750750750750750750Ojuwoye Market
MilkCoast (Refill)500g600700700700700700700700700700700Ojuwoye Market
Cocoa BeveragesMilo (Tin)500g75010001000100010001000100010001,0001,0001,000Ojuwoye Market
Cocoa BeveragesMilo (Tin)900g140019001900190019001900190019001,9001,9001,900Ojuwoye Market
Cocoa BeveragesMilo Refill500g700950950950950950950950950950950Ojuwoye Market
Cocoa BeveragesBournvita Refill500g700850850850850850850850850850850Ojuwoye Market
Cocoa BeveragesBournvita (Plastic)500g750950950950950950950950950950950Ojuwoye Market
Cocoa BeveragesBournvita (Plastic)900g1300160016001600160016001600160016001,6001600Ojuwoye Market
Cocoa BeveragesOvaltine Refill500g700850850850850850850850850850850Ojuwoye Market
Cocoa BeveragesOvaltine(Plastic)500g750900900900900900900900900900900Ojuwoye Market
CoffeeNescafe Gold Blend100g130016001600160016001600160016001,6001,6001,600Ojuwoye Market
CoffeeNescafe Classic50g400550550550550550550550550550550Ojuwoye Market
TeaLipton Yellow label52g180220220220220220230230230230230Ojuwoye Market
TeaTop tea52g170190190190190190200200200200200Ojuwoye Market
SugarSt' Loius Sugar(Cube)500g380400400400380380380350350350350Ojuwoye Market
SugarGolden Penny Sugar (cube)500g250300300300300300300300300300300Ojuwoye Market
BreadVal-U1 loaf300300300300300300300300300300300Ojuwoye Market
BreadButterfield1 loaf280300300300300300300300300300300Ojuwoye Market
EggN/ACrate1200100010001100100010001100110011001,1001,000Ojuwoye Market
MagarineBlue Band450g450450450450450450450450450450450Ojuwoye Market
MagarineSimas250g200200200200200200200200200200200Ojuwoye Market
Baby MilkSMA Gold500g275027002700270027002700270027002,7002,7002,700Ojuwoye Market
Baby MilkNAN500g200022002200220022002200220022002,2002,2002,200Ojuwoye Market
Bottled Water (Refill)CwayRefill500550550550550550550550550550550Ojuwoye Market
Juice5 Alive1 litre300400400400400400400500500500500Ojuwoye Market
JuiceChivita1 litre300400400400400400400500500500500Ojuwoye Market
GasRefilling12.5kg550040004000390039003900390039003,9003,9003900Aguda Market
GasRefilling5kg240017001700170017001700170017001,7001,7001,700Aguda Market
Percentage average324730325110327560331760327540325790324610

Source: Nairametrics Research

The pricing data is based on a survey conducted by our field operatives, from select markets in Lagos State on a spot basis only. We cover the following markets, Daleko, Iddo, Ago Ishaga, Ojuiwoye, Idi Oro and Aguda Market. 

Our data dates back to the 1st of August 2016 for most of the items on the tracker. However, we used September 17th as our base month for identifying percentage trends. 

Disclaimer: The Biweekly Survey of Household Foodstuff Prices In Lagos is not recognized by the Lagos State Government, Federal Government or the National Bureau of Statistics. It only represents the outcome of data gathered by Nairametrics for our analysts.

The National Bureau of Statistics Consumer Price Index remains the official source for measuring the increase in prices of goods and services in Nigeria. Usage of this data is strictly on the volition of the user. Nairametrics will not be held liable for any decision making based on the usage of this data. Please read our disclaimer policy.

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