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Nigeria Unions Call Off General Strike After 4 Days

Nigerian unions on Thursday called off a general strike which had jeopardized oil supplies from the world’s seventh largest exporter for four days, but threatened more action within weeks unless the government cut fuel prices. The strike paralyzed most businesses, including public transport, across the country but failed to harm the crucial oil industry which earns over 90 percent of Nigeria’s hard currency. “We have decided to suspend this strike,” Adams Oshiomhole, president of the umbrella union body the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), told reporters in the capital Abuja. Full Story

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