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
- Exiled family returns to Somaliland
- 'From JKF to Ebola'
- Might #BringBackOurGirls have worked?
- Nigeria claims Boko Haram truce, release of schoolgirls
- 'Ebola racism reaches a new low'
- Ebola epidemic: Cases will 'rise above 9,000 this week', WHO says
- Protests mark kidnapping of Nigerian schoolgirls six months ago
- Famine in South Sudan: 4 million struggling to find enough to eat
- Boko Haram militant leader is dead, Nigerian military says
- Algerian jihadists execute French hostage
- Global warming: A drowning planet
- Shootout with Boko Haram militants kills dozens in Nigeria
- Ebola: Lockdown brings Sierra Leone capital to a halt
- Megachurch members ‘prevented rescue efforts’ at Lagos accident site
- Ebola: UN Security Council unanimously passes resolution
Date created : 2012-01-15