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Tomato prices increase 300% as ‘Tuta Absoluta’ ravages farmlands

by Josephine Okojie

May 17, 2017 | 12:42 am
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 Prices of fresh tomatoes in the country have increased by 300 percent as Tuta Absoluta ravages farmlands in Gombe, BusinessDay findings show.   BusinessDay survey of Mile 12 market revealed that a big basket of tomato now sells for N28, 000 as against N7,000 sold a month ago, indicating a 300 percent price increase.  …

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by Josephine Okojie

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