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Joel Olatunde Agoi

Joel Olatunde Agoi

    Nigerian president visits collapsed building site, vows to investigate
    Nigerian president visits collapsed building site, vows to investigate
    President Goodluck Jonathan has vowed to investigate the cause of a building collapse, which has left at least 86 dead.
    Nigeria all set to overtake SA as Africa's largest economy
    Nigeria all set to overtake SA as Africa's largest economy
    Nigeria's GDP recalculation due on Sunday is likely to pip it ahead of SA as Africa's largest economy, and could alter perceptions of the continent.
    Ghana gold mine collapse leaves 17 illegal workers dead
    Ghana gold mine collapse leaves 17 illegal workers dead
    A gold mine has collapsed in central Ghana, killing 17 people who were working illegally and had been told to leave, say police and an official.
    'Fuel explosion' and fire erupts at Nigeria's main port
    'Fuel explosion' and fire erupts at Nigeria's main port
    An explosion and fire hit a barge at Nigeria's main seaport in Lagos, shaking buildings in the area and wounding at least four people, officials said.
    Thousands pay respects to Ghana's John Atta Mills
    Thousands pay respects to Ghana's John Atta Mills
    Thousands of mourners including African leaders, dignitaries and Ghanaian citizens have attended the funeral of president John Atta Mills.
    Nigeria's oil workers threaten to down tools
    Nigeria's oil workers threaten to down tools
    Nigerian oil workers have threatened to halt production as a strike over fuel prices enters its fourth day and secterian tensions simmer.
    Shock follows UN attack in Nigeria
    Shock follows UN attack in Nigeria
    Families are searching the rubble from a bomb blast at UN headquarters in Nigeria for loved ones.
    Nigeria marks 15 years since execution of Saro-Wiwa
    Nigeria marks 15 years since execution of Saro-Wiwa
    Nigeria marked 15 years since the execution of activist Ken Saro-Wiwa and his campaign against the oil industry drew the world's attention to abuses.
    Nigeria's oil riches benefit few 50 years after independence
    Nigeria's oil riches benefit few 50 years after independence
    It only became worse for Joseph Udoh after his home caught fire -- and his struggles illustrate the stress many Nigerians live through 50 years after independence, despite the country's oil wealth.
    Yar'Adua's oil reforms run into troubled waters
    Yar'Adua's oil reforms run into troubled waters
    The death of Nigeria's president Umaru Yar'Adua jeopardises long-awaited reforms of the nation's decrepit and corruption-ridden oil sector.
    Nigeria power transfer 'is needed political tonic'
    Nigeria power transfer 'is needed political tonic'
    Transfer of power to Goodluck Jonathan as Nigeria's acting president is the tonic needed to revive governance in the key oil producer, analysts say.