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
- Abubakar Shekau says he is still leading Boko Haram
- Court ruling expected on Gabon's contested election results
- Nigerian President Buhari seeks help from UN to negotiate release of Chibok girls
- Nigerian photographer captures Maiduguri life beyond Boko Haram
- Refugee return scheme from Kenya's Dadaab camp 'flouts international law'
- Boko Haram releases new video without embattled leader
- Boko Haram releases new video without embattled leader Shekau
- Gabon: Parliament set ablaze in post-electoral unrest
- Kenyan Government disbands National Olympic Committee over mismanagement
- Closing arguments presented in the ICC trial of the Malian Jihadist who destroyed shrines
- US Secretary of State John Kerry commits to ramping up military assistance to Nigeria
- Boko Haram commander denies IS group claims of ‘new leadership’
- Gigantic snails are a delicacy in Ivory Coast
- South Sudan: President Salva Kiir names new vice president
- Nigerian girls can wear headscarves to school, court rules
Date created : 2012-01-15