(AFX UK Focus) 2009-11-17 14:12 UPDATE 1-Nigeria inflation rises to 11.6 pct in Oct (Interactive Investor)

ABUJA, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Nigeria's consumer inflation rose to 11.6 percent year-on-year in October from 10.4 percent the previous month, the Bureau of National Statistics said on Tuesday. Growth in food prices, which form the bulk of the inflation index basket in Africa's most populous country, rose to 13.5 percent from 12.5 percent in September. "The rise in the index was caused by an increase ...
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