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Why inflation will persist in months ahead, as March hits 18.17% — Analysts

*As  rising food prices spike inflation to 4-year high *Intervention needed in supply side of economy – LCCI By Yinka Kolawole, Nkiru Nnorom & Elizabeth Adegbesan Analysts in the financial sector of the economy have projected continuous inflationary pressure in coming months, as surging food prices pushed headline inflation to a 4-year high of 18.17
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API moves to partner NBS on generating reliable PWD data

Headline inflation rises to18% in March – NBS

…As food inflation soars By Elizabeth Adegbesan Headline inflation rose to 18 percent in March representing 0.82 percent points year-on-year (YoY) rise  when compared to 17 percent recorded in February. Similarly, food inflation rose YoY by 5.0 percent points to 23 percent in March from 22 percent in February. The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS,
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Food prices push inflation to 17.33%

By Emmanuel Elebeke The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, says the consumer price index (CPI) which measures inflation increased by 17.33 per cent (year-on-year) in February 2021. The rise is 0.86 per cent points higher than the rate recorded in January 2021 (16.47) per cent. In its monthly report released on its website, the bureau
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API moves to partner NBS on generating reliable PWD data

JUST IN: Nigeria’s inflation climbs to 15.75%

By Emmanuel Elebeke The consumer price index, (CPI), Thursday recorded 15.75 percent increase (year-on-year) in December 2020. In its monthly  report released on Friday, the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS  said the increase was 0.86 percent points higher than the rate recorded in November 2020 (14.89) percent. It also said that increases were equally recorded
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Inflation, Nigeria

Profitable assets during inflation

By Sola Oni   On Tuesday, December 29, 2020, The Nigerian Stock Exchange hit headlines as the world’s best -performing stock market by Bloomberg’s ranking. The bourse’s Year-to-Date returns amounted to +45.70 percent while the market capitalization was N20.447 trillion. Investors on The Exchange have been enjoying sustained increase in transaction with spike in equity prices since last month and it may
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Military plans special force to tackle banditry, insecurity in Niger

2021 fears:  Zoning, inflation, banditry, kidnapping, B/Haram, COVID-19

…ECONOMY: Debt servicing may consume FX earnings …INSECURITY: Nation in search of peace …FOOD INSECURITY: Crisis unavoidable By Nkiru Nnorom, Prince Okafor, Olayinka Ajayi, Idrisu Yakubu & Esther Onyegbula As Nigerians welcomed the New Year with little or no optimism, top players in key areas have expressed concern that except the Federal Government addresses alarming
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