Nigerians on cutting luxuries amide high inflation
By Guardian Exclusive
11 November 2022 | 6:45 pm
Nigeria's inflation rate has hit a Seventeen year high. This is a report by the National Bureau of Statistics released in September 2022. GuardianTV takes an in-depth look at the reasons for the all-time inflation.
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