Nigeria wants OPEC to cut oil production. Its pl...

NIGERIA is among the OPEC members hardest hit by the fall in the oil price: a decline which the cartel’s hands-off approach to production has prompted. In the run-up to the presidential election (postponed earlier this month and now scheduled for March 28th) the government there has had to raise taxes and cut spending. Nigeria’s oil minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke , also holds the rotating presidency of OPEC, and on a visit to London this week she was trying hard to talk up the chances of a..