'OCCUPY NIGERIA': Huge Strike Brewing As President Moves To End Fuel Subsidies.


Nigerian lawmakers on Sunday turned against the president’s decision to end government fuel subsidies that kept gasoline prices low, just ahead of a planned labor strike that could paralyze Africa’s most populous nation.

Meeting in an emergency session, Nigeria’s House of Representatives shouted down supporters of President Goodluck Jonathan as they voted for a resolution calling on him to restore subsidies that cost the country about $8 billion a year. But their moves failed to mollify unions organizing the strike set to start Monday.

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