Monday, January 16, 2012

Price Increases and Strikes in Nigeria

Price increases in Nigeria - particularly in fuel - have caused a massive backlash with strikes, protests and "national paralysis."  This coming to a nation of people already stricken by limited means...

After five days of strikes, protests and national paralysis over a sharp rise in the government-controlled price of fuel, Nigerians emerged from their homes this weekend to find the fragile calculus underpinning most people’s lives in the country further threatened.

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