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Average transport fare for bus journey rose by 12.70 per cent in August – NBS‎

Latest data released by the National Bureau of Statistics revealed that ‎average transport fare for bus journey within cities‎ ‎in the country increased by 12.70 per cent, month-on-month, in August 2020.

FACT CHECK: Are 2 million Nigerians raped every year? Here’s what we know

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