A police man in Nigeria at the fuel protest.
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Nigeria: Oil workers threaten to shut down output

Nigeria's main oil workers' union says it is putting platforms on red alert for a possible shutdown of the country's output.

The workers are taking part in growing nationwide protests against the removal of a fuel subsidy.

The government is also coming under pressure from another deepening crisis in the country, that of sectarian violence.

The Islamist sect in Nigeria, Boko Haram, has posted a video online attempting to justify recent attacks on Christians.

Mark Lobel reports from Lagos.

  • 11 Jan 2012
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