‘How Are People Suppose To Survive?’ – TBoss Laments Bitterly Over Increased Price Of Cooking Gas
Former Big Brother Naija Housemate Idowu Tboss has lamented bitterly over the increased price of cooking gas.
The mother of one, via her Instagram stories, questioned how the common man was meant to survive with the rising price of cooking gas.
According to the former Big Brother housemate, a small cylinder of small gas which was N4,500 is now N8,500, adding that everything in the country is increasing aside salaries.
In her own words; ‘The price of the small gas cylinder is now N8,500. It was N4, 500 in July. Come on Naija. Which way This is getting ridiculous. Everything’s increasing except salaries. How are people supposed to survive?’
Meanwhile, Nigerians via social mediums recently lamented the excessively soar in prices of food items, such as Beans and other products in the last year under the guise of dollar shortages and naira depreciation.
In a report by Peoples Gazette, market survey showed that the prices of a 50-kg bag of beans at ₦30,000 in early September now costs between ₦50,000 and ₦100,000 in early October.
According to the report, the price of a big bag of beans, the ‘oloyin’ variety, ranges from ₦88,000 to ₦100,000, while ‘plastic rubber’ costs between ₦3,500 and ₦5,500. Another beans variety, ‘drum’, cost between ₦80,000 and ₦95,000, while the ‘plastic rubber’ cost ₦3,000 or ₦3,500. A big bag of white beans cost between ₦50,000 and ₦60,000, while the ‘plastic rubber’ price could be ₦2,500 or ₦3,000.
Apart from beans, the price of a bag of pepper also rose by 100 per cent in August 2021 to ₦40,000 from ₦15,000 last year.
Prices of a 50-kilogramme (kg) bag of garri and rice are also on the rise with each at 16,000 and 30,000 respectively during this period. Groundnut oil cost ₦27,000 for 50kg and ₦5,400 for 5kg.