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
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- International Francophone Games kick off in Abidjan
- Cameroon army vessel capsizes at sea, dozens missing
- Medical charity MSF suspends operations in CAR town of Zemio
- Nigerian city of Maiduguri shaken by deadliest attack in months
- Trump-Russia controversy: Is VP Mike Pence ready to pounce?
- AU summit: Reform and Libyan chaos high on the agenda
- Nigerian FM praises US for its support against Boko Haram
- Four widows of Nigerian activists launch civil case against Shell
- Top South African court okays secret ballots in Zuma no-confidence vote
- Frustration mounts over state of economy in Nigeria
- UN says government-backed militia killed hundreds in DR Congo's Kasai region
- Too young to wed: U.S. photojournalist captures trauma of child marriage
- Pope demands priests' obedience over Ahiara bishop in Nigeria
- Nigeria marks three years since 276 girls kidnapped in Chibok
Date created : 2012-01-15