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Lagos - Nigeria called on Opec members to find a consensus on a freeze on oil production after talks among producers collapsed in Qatar on Sunday, the oil ministry said on Monday.

A deal to freeze oil output by Opec and non-Opec producers fell apart on Sunday after Saudi Arabia demanded that Iran to join in despite calls on Riyadh to save the agreement and help prop up crude prices.

"We are just going to work on it," Nigeria's oil minister Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu said in a statement issued by his ministry.

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