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
- Nigerian soldiers defeat Boko Haram fighters in key battle
- Oscar Pistorius trial: Sprinter convicted of culpable homicide
- Nigeria unrest: Boko Haram prepare takeover of Maiduguri
- Slogan supporting Nigerian president sparks outrage online
- Somalia rape charges: Authorities begin investigation into AU troops
- iBuzz over iLaunch of iPhone
- Boko Haram: Regional security meeting held in Abuja
- Boko Haram Islamists seize northeast Nigerian town
- Lesotho coup: Exiled PM vows to return home after fleeing
- Ebola in Nigeria: First death outside of Lagos
- Hundreds of Nigerian soldiers flee Boko Haram into Cameroon
- Thousands flee Nigeria after Boko Haram seizes border town
- Prime suspect 'Jihadi John'
- Boko Haram: Nigeria faces flagging military morale
- Boko Haram militants kidnap scores in northern Nigeria
Date created : 2012-01-15