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Sat May 23, 2015, 06:54 PM

Nigerian airlines cancel flights amid fuel crisis

Source: AP

Nigerian airlines have grounded flights and radio stations were silenced as a months-long fuel shortage aggravated by striking oil tanker drivers worsened in Africa's biggest oil producer.

Vehicles also were grounded. Normally bustling roads in Lagos, a metropolis of 20 million, were half-empty and gas stations closed on Saturday.

One station owner said he had fuel but strikers are threatening to set fire to any stations selling it. He insisted on anonymity for fear of reprisals.

Police were arresting black marketers selling fuel at roadsides at four times the regulated 87 naira (40 dollar cents) a liter.

Read more: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/05/nigerian-airlines-cancel-flights-fuel-crisis-150523230344294.html

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Sat May 23, 2015, 07:31 PM

1. Does that mean I'm not going to get my inheritance?

I haz a sad.

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