February 25, 2024
Nigeria’s Inflation Rate Hits 27.33% Amid Soaring Food Prices
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Nigeria’s Inflation Rate Hits 27.33% Amid Soaring Food Prices

Nigeria’s inflation rate jumped to 27.33% in October 2023 as prices of food stuffs continue to increase in the aftermath of the removal of fuel subsidy by the President Bola Tinubu administration.

According to the October 2023 Consumer Price Index (CPI) and Inflation Report released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) yesterday, the CPI, which measures the changes in theprices of goods and services, rose from 26.72% to 27.33% showing an increase of 0.61% points.

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In October 2023, the headline inflation rate increased to 27.33% relative to the September 2023 headline inflation rate which was 26.72%. On a year-on-year basis, the headline inflation rate was 6.24% points higher compared to the rate recorded in October 2022, which was (21.09%).

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