Demonstrators at Nigeria's fuel protest
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Police and demonstrators clash at Nigeria fuel protest

A general strike in Nigeria over the elimination of a fuel subsidy has brought the country to a standstill.

Shops, offices, schools and petrol stations around the country closed on the first day of an indefinite strike.

Thousands marched in Lagos and other cities against the removal of the subsidy, which has doubled fuel costs.

Mark Lobel reports.

  • 09 Jan 2012
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