Nigeria’s headline inflation rate rose again to an almost-18 year high of 24.1% y/y, as the removal of fuel subsidies and the devaluation of the naira continue to push up prices. This fresh increase in inflation does not extinguish our concerns about the quality of the data but, even so, and we think the central bank will need to respond with further monetary tightening.
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