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Daily Archives: June 1, 2022

UN: Eritrean troops shelled school in north Ethiopia

UN: Eritrean troops shelled school in north Ethiopia

Eritrean forces shelled a town in northern Ethiopia over the weekend, according to internal United Nations documents and regional forces. It was a rare bombardment after two months of relative peace in a conflict which began in November 2020. Bulletins [...]

June 1, 2022 Africa, Military
Nigeria records 21 fresh cases of Monkeypox, one death

Nigeria records 21 fresh cases of Monkeypox, one death

Twenty-one cases of Monkeypox disease have been recorded this year. Of the number, 15 incidents were captured as of April 30, 2022, while the other six happened between that time and May 29. Consequently, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control [...]

June 1, 2022 Health issues
All Bauchi incumbent senators lose primary elections

All Bauchi incumbent senators lose primary elections

All the three incumbent senators from Bauchi lost their bids to be the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in next year’s general elections as they were all defeated in the party’s primary elections. Adamu Bulkachuwa, representing Bauchi North, scored zero [...]

June 1, 2022 Government and politics
Press Freedom Violations: Nigeria Second Worst In West Africa

Press Freedom Violations: Nigeria Second Worst In West Africa

Aregional quarterly report on Freedom of Expression (FOE) by the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), has shown that Nigeria recorded 5 cases of freedom of expression violations. This puts Nigeria in second place behind Ghana as the most repressive [...]

June 1, 2022 Media representation
EU Leaders Agree To Ban Majority Of Russian Oil Imports

EU Leaders Agree To Ban Majority Of Russian Oil Imports

EU leaders have struck a deal to ban most Russian oil imports as they seek to deprive Russia’s president Vladimir Putin of revenues to fund his war in Ukraine. The embargo, which was agreed after weeks of difficult negotiations, will [...]

June 1, 2022 Oil & Gas