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Nigeria's General Strike Called Off

Trade unions in Nigeria suspended their nation-wide strike Monday.

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The unions began the strike last week to protest against the government's decision to end a fuel subsidy on January 1, which doubled the fuel prices there.

Now, President Goodluck Jonathan has agreed to restore part of the subsidy, cutting the prices by a third.

Anchor Marco Werman talks to the BBC's Tomi Oladipo, who is in Lagos, Nigeria.

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