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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
    Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan visited the collapsed guesthouse at a mega-church in the economic capital of Lagos on Saturday, vowing to...
    Nigeria all set to overtake SA as Africa's largest economy
    Nigeria all set to overtake SA as Africa's largest economy
    Nigeria, Africa's most populous country and largest oil producer, is set to emerge as the continent's biggest economy on Sunday when the...
    Ghana gold mine collapse leaves 17 illegal workers dead
    Ghana gold mine collapse leaves 17 illegal workers dead
    The operator completed its work at the mine near the town of Kyekyewere and returned only to shut down the operation and carry out reclamation...
    'Fuel explosion' and fire erupts at Nigeria's main port
    'Fuel explosion' and fire erupts at Nigeria's main port
    The explosion occurred on Wednesday on a barge seeking to discharge fuel into a tank on a jetty at the port, leading to a fire that sent a huge plume...
    Thousands pay respects to Ghana's John Atta Mills
    Thousands pay respects to Ghana's John Atta Mills
    Mills died last month ahead of a re-election bid and his state funeral was held on Friday.
    Nigeria's oil workers threaten to down tools
    Nigeria's oil workers threaten to down tools
    Nigerian oil workers threatened on Thursday to halt production as a strike over fuel prices in Africa's top crude exporter entered its fourth day...
    Shock follows UN attack in Nigeria
    Shock follows UN attack in Nigeria
    The man was desperate as he searched the main hospital in Abuja, yelling out for help to find his father -- missing since a suicide bomber blasted...
    Nigeria marks 15 years since execution of Saro-Wiwa
    Nigeria marks 15 years since execution of Saro-Wiwa
    Nigeria on Wednesday marked 15 years since the execution of activist Ken Saro-Wiwa, whose campaign against the oil industry drew the world's...
    Nigeria's oil riches benefit few 50 years after independence
    Nigeria's oil riches benefit few 50 years after independence
    The Lagos textile trader's two-bedroom apartment went up in flames after a lantern fell on a leaking fuel container.
    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'
    The transfer of power to Goodluck Jonathan as Nigeria's acting president in the absence of President Umaru Yar'Adua is the tonic needed to revive...
    Shell halts production at Nigerian oilfield
    Shell halts production at Nigerian oilfield
    Anglo-Dutch oil group Shell has halted oil production of 115 000 barrels a day at its EA oilfield in southern Nigeria, it said on Wednesday,...