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
- No word from Gambia leader Jammeh as deadline to cede power passes
- Regional troops gather at Gambian border amid political standoff
- Senegal troops amass on Gambia border as deadline for president to step down nears
- Nigeria admits ‘regrettable mistake’ after killing dozens of refugees
- Nigerian air force mistakenly bombs refugee camp, at least 50 dead
- Nigeria mistankenly bombs refugee camp, 'scores killed'
- VIDEO: Gambians flee amid election violence fears as Jammeh refuses to step down
- Gambian citizens flee ahead of Barrow inauguration
- African Union to cease recognising Jammeh as Gambia's leader
- Netanyahu faces heat over 'mutual benefits' scandal
- Vital eastern supply route cut off in DR Congo
- Boko Haram chief denies losing stronghold in new video
- Amnesty accuses Nigeria of killing 150 Biafra separatists
- Trade between Nigeria, Cameroon hit hard by Boko Haram attacks
- Nigeria: Locals in Niger Delta feel abandoned by oil giants
Date created : 2012-01-15