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Paul Okolo

Paul Okolo is a journalist based in Abuja, Nigeria. He has many years of experience reporting general news, business and financial news for Bloomberg, Reuters, and Inter Press Service, among others. He also worked as a freelance reporter for Voice of America, covering health, politics, environment and general news. 

As a Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria, he covered several sports events such as the FIFA World Cup in Mexico in 1986, and the World Universities Games in Zagreb, former Yugoslavia, in 1987. 

He has served as a communications consultant for many international organizations including the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. He has worked in many African countries including Ethiopia and South Africa.

He contributes opinion pieces to print and online publications including,, and

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