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Agreement Ends Nigerian Fuel Impasse

A major fuel strike which left domestic airlines grounded, gas stations dry, and banks closing early has been resolved.   Fuel wholesalers had stopped distributing petroleum, claiming the government owed them $1 billion. Government officials said the wholesalers had been fully paid.  Peter Akpatason, recent president of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and now a lawmaker, said the fuel distributors felt pressured to end their...

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