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Nigerian inflation rises to 17.9 percent in Sept - statistics office
October 14, 2016 / 4:11 PM / a year ago

Nigerian inflation rises to 17.9 percent in Sept - statistics office

LAGOS, Oct 14 (Reuters) - Annual inflation in Nigeria accelerated to 17.9 percent in September from 17.6 percent in August, the statistics office said on Friday.

The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) also said food inflation rose to 16.6 percent in September from 16.4 percent in August. (Reporting by Chijioke Ohuocha; editing by Mark Heinrich)

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