Falling oil prices have hit Nigeria hard. Oil makes up around 75 percent of the country's exports. Nigeria now faces a black hole in its state finances after more than 10 years of budget surpluses.
The Russian energy minister has called for greater discipline among the main oil exporters in cutting output. The goal - raising crude prices - is dear to Kremlin hearts with elections up in 2018.
The central African nation has been struggling economically since a 2014 drop in oil prices.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has said the oil market could stay oversupplied for longer than expected due to rising production and limited output cuts by some OPEC exporters.
Nigeria has seen its crisis deepen in the third quarter. Renewed attacks on pipelines and a slump in oil prices sent the West African nation into its third quarterly contraction in a row, with no quick fix in sight.
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