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THISDAY • THURSDAY. NOVEMBER 15. 2012

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Adeola Akinremi

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Hunger on the Doorstep Christmas may be some days away, but there are fears that the month of December will witness an aSh"onomical increase in food prices, leaving many households struggling to make ends meet, writes Joy Odia

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THISDAY, 15 NOVEMBER, 2012  

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