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Nigeria Fuel Shortage Shows Fragility of Africa’s Oil Giant

Nigeria produces more oil than any other country in Africa. But it nearly ran out of fuel the country needs to power its generators, cars and airplanes over the past week. How could this happen? Nigeria practically ground to a halt over the past few days because there was no fuel at the pumps. As the generators that Nigerians rely on for 24-hour power ran dry, businesses began closing down. Telecoms announced cuts in their service. Airlines canceled days of flights. Banks closed early....

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