Nigerian annual inflation at 17.01% in August -stats office By Reuters

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ABUJA (Reuters) – Annual inflation in Nigeria was 17.01% in August, compared with 17.38% in July, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday.

A separate food price index showed inflation at 20.3% in August, compared with 21.03% in July.

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