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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- 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
- South Africa’s opposition vow to block ruling ANC from taking majority control
- South Africa: Woman who kidnapped newborn gets 10 years in prison
- Nigeria: Boko Haram releases new footage of 'missing Chibok schoolgirls'
- Boko Haram video ‘shows Chibok schoolgirls’, demand release of fighters
- Boko Haram's Shekau vows to fight IS group rival for leadership
- Uganda: Opposition leader in court on treason charges
- Nigeria’s Chigozie Obioma: Literature’s rising star
- MSF: Scores of refugees fleeing Boko Haram in Nigeria starve to death
- 32 suspects on trial in Uganda over spate of Muslim cleric murders
- Soweto uprising 40th anniversary: Hundreds commemorate anti-apartheid struggle
- Nigeria's central bank floats embattled naira currency
- Burundi students suspended for defacing presidential photo
Date created : 2012-01-15