Nigerian annual inflation rises to 11.98% in December

A woman bargains for the price of food with a store keeper at a grain shop in Garki market Abuja, Nigeria November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

LAGOS (Reuters) – Nigerian annual inflation was 11.98% in December, up from 11.85% in November, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday.

A separate food price index showed annual inflation at 14.67% in December, compared with 14.48% a month earlier.

Reporting by Chijioke Ohuocha; Editing by Kevin Liffey

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