Inflation rises to 8.2 percent in June

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Nigeria’s consumer inflation rose for the fourth straight month to 8.2 percent in June, from 8 percent in May, driven by higher food prices, the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Wednesday. Food inflation, which is the biggest contributor to the headline index, rose 9.8 percent year-on-year in June, up from 9.7 percent the…

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