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Nigerian airlines suspending domestic flights over fuel prices

A number of Nigerian airlines are halting domestic flights from Monday (May 9) until further notice, due to the high cost of fuel. Domestic flights have been disrupted since March as some operators started to cancel internal schedules while others delayed operations, citing scarcity of fuel.

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