Nigeria's December inflation up only slightly at 8 % - CNBC Africa

Nigeria's December inflation up only slightly at 8 %

Western Africa

by Reuters 0

Nigeria's December inflation up only slightly at 8 %.

This is despite a sharp fall in the naira currency following a devaluation, the statistics bureau said on Tuesday.

(READ MORE: Nigeria consumer inflation falls again in November)

Food inflation was also almost steady, with prices rising 9.2 percent, compared with 9.1 percent in November.

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