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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- Nigerian web users call for end to violence
- Rwandan singer amongst terror plot suspects
- Nigeria's Battles
- Nigeria's Battles (part 2)
- More than 100 schoolgirls kidnapped in northeast Nigeria
- How spontaneous are the pro-Russia protests?
- Over 70 killed in Nigeria bus station terror attack
- Rush-hour blast kills scores in Nigerian capital Abuja
- Dozens killed in suspected Islamist attack in Nigeria
- Nigeria surpasses South Africa as continent's biggest economy
- Nigeria continues 'House of Horrors' probe
- Nigeria's interior minister refuses to quit over fatal stadium stampede
- Gunmen kill scores in central Nigeria
- Ugandan troops battle South Sudan rebels
Date created : 2012-01-15