NLC Calls Off Strike, As FG Goes After Occupy Nigeria Group; Fuel sells for N97/Litre

NLC Calls Off Strike, As FG Goes After Occupy Nigeria Group; Fuel sells for N97/Litre

The organised labour has called off the week-long protest over government’s removal of subsidy on fuel, as government crackdown on members of the Occupy Nigeria Group in Abuja.
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Nigerian President Relents on Gas Subsidies

Nigerian President Relents on Gas Subsidies

The abrupt removal of the fuel subsidy had been seen as one more act of insensitivity by a government the protesters criticized for favoring the wealthy.

Nigeria’s Latest Frustration

Nigeria’s Latest Frustration

The Nigerian government’s sudden decision to end fuel subsidies, doubling prices for transportation and food, gave the people the message: You don’t matter.

Anti-Fuel Subsidy Removal Protest: A Word of Caution!

Anti-Fuel Subsidy Removal Protest: A Word of Caution!

As Nigerians, protesting against government’s removal of fuel subsidy, we need to be cautious of our words while the authority needs to be patient with us as we express our anger to avoid putting our nation in turmoil.
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Prices and Anger Rise in Nigeria, Presaging More Strikes

Prices and Anger Rise in Nigeria, Presaging More Strikes

Nigerians emerged from their homes this weekend to find their fragile economic existence in an even deeper crisis because of a steep increase in the price of gasoline.

Nigerian Anger Boils Over

Nigerian Anger Boils Over

A bid to end gasoline subsidies in oil-rich Nigeria highlights the evils of the “resource curse.”

Nigeria Hurtles Into a Tense Crossroad

The end of gas subsidies and a string of bombings have put the nation on edge.

Nigerians Protest Oil Price Rise as Subsidies End

Nigerians Protest Oil Price Rise as Subsidies End

A strike over the oil price increase shut down much of the country, and news reports said several protesters were killed as the police sought to contain the demonstrations.