Inflation: Kogi, Rivers, Lagos most expensive to live in Nigeria – NBS

Kogi, Rivers and Lagos are the most expensive states to live in, in Nigeria.The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, Consumer Price Index for September 2023 disclosed this on Monday.

In the period under review, all items inflation rate on a year-on-year basis was highest in Kogi (32.95 per cent), Rivers (30.63 per cent), and Lagos (30.04 per cent).On the other hand, Borno (21.05 per cent), Jigawa (22.39 per cent), and Benue (23.22 per cent) recorded the slowest rise in headline inflation year-on-year.

On a month-on-month basis, however, September 2023 recorded the highest increases in Taraba (3.39 per cent), Bauchi (3.38 per cent) and Niger (3.28 per cent), while Borno (0.71 per cent), Ekiti (1.05 per cent) and Benue (1.13 per cent) recorded the slowest rise on month-on-month inflation.

Source: Daily Post

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