Rice is a cereal crop. Its botanical name is Oryza sativa. Rice is loved by almost all Nigerians as most Nigerians cook and eat rice daily. Some people can’t skip a day without cooking or eating rice.
In Nigeria, rice is now a common food that most people use it celebrate ceremonial occasions like birthday, naming of a child, burial ceremony, wedding ceremony, just to mention but a few.
Most Nigerians cook rice in different ways. Nigerians cook rice as Jollof rice, white rice, fried rice, coconut rice, ofada rice, just to mention but a few. This is why the love of rice grow stronger daily because there are different ways you can prepare it.
Now, the thing we need to talk on is the price of a bag of rice. Before you cook or eat rice, you need to go to the market to buy the rice you want to cook at a specific price.
The price of rice in Nigeria actually vary or fluctuate. There are two possible factors that make the price of rice fluctuate or vary. The first factor is location and the second factor is exchange rate.
Actually, there are two kinds of rice is Nigeria, the first kind of rice is the imported rice and the second kind of rice is the local rice. In this article, I will be revealing the current price of the two kinds of rice in Nigeria.
The current price of imported rice is between N20,000 and N28,000.
The current price of local rice in Nigeria is between N17,500 and N30,000.
Note that this is the price of a 50kg kilograms bag of rice.
This information is actually from a trusted and a reliable source.
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