Talks between unions and the Nigerian president aimed at ending the long-running dispute over fuel subsidies failed to reach an agreement, it was announced on Sunday. Union leaders have threatened to shut down the country's oil output.
REUTERS - Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and labour unions failed to reach a compromise over government-subsidised fuel prices, but the unions said oil workers would not shut down crude output while the two sides kept talking.
Crisis in Nigeria
- Tensions continue to rise in Bujumbura
- Burundi: Nkurunziza says conditions are right for elections
- Top Burundian judge flees country after government pressure
- Nigeria frees more hostages from Boko Haram
- French and African troops accused of child sex abuse
- Three Nigerians amongst drug convicts executed in Indonesia
- Hundreds of girls rescued from Boko Haram camps, Nigerian army says
- Thousands march against xenophobia in Johannesburg
- Akinwumi Adesina: 'Real challenge' for African economies is obtaining 'inclusive growth'
- Ethiopian rally against IS group killings turns violent
- Hundreds of Malawians arrive back in Blantyre after xenophobic attacks in South Africa
- Nigeria: One year on, 219 Chibok girls still missing
- #BringBackOurGirls: One Year Gone (part 2)
- #BringBackOurGirls: One Year Gone (part 1)
- Suspected Boko Haram militants 'behead' villagers in northeast Nigeria
Date created : 2012-01-15