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Nigeria’s food prices up

By CNBC
25 September 2018   |   10:43 am
According to the National Bureau of Statistics, Nigeria’s composite food index rose by 13.16 per cent in August compared to 12.85 per cent in July. The statistical body’s Selected Food Price Watch Report for the month of August also reveals an increase in food prices.

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