France Records Over 100,000 COVID-19 Cases In 24 Hours

  Covid infections in France hit six figures Saturday, health officials recording 104,611 cases over the previous 24 hours, the third consecutive day the numbers have been record highs. The latest figures, from France’s public health agency, come ahead of a video-conference meeting Monday in which President Emmanuel Macron and key members of his government … Continue reading France Records Over 100,000 COVID-19 Cases In 24 Hours

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PHOTOS: Osinbajo, Family Visit Buhari On Christmas Day

  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday paid a Christmas homage to President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House in Abuja. The Vice President was accompanied by his nuclear family. Below are photos from the event:  

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Buhari’s Spokesman, Garba Shehu Tests Positive For COVID-19

  The Senior Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu has tested positive for COVID-19 and is undergoing treatment. Shehu, who confirmed this to Channels Television on Saturday, however, said he feels fine. He explained that has mild symptoms of the disease – a trait connected with the omicron variant, adding … Continue reading Buhari’s Spokesman, Garba Shehu Tests Positive For COVID-19

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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: Christmas Is In The Air

  It’s Christmas season, a time for celebration with loved ones and for sharing the joys of life. This week’s photos, compiled by channelstv.com‘s photo editor, Sodiq Adelakun, attempt to capture the spirit of Christmas.                                     Freedivers dressed … Continue reading PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: Christmas Is In The Air

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AFCON 2021: Eguavoen Names Musa, Osimhen, 26 Others For Super Eagles Squad

  Super Eagles Head Coach, Augustine Eguavoen, has named his 28-man final list of the Nigerian team for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). The tourney, which is 33rd in the series, is taking place in Cameroon between January 9 and February 6, 2022. Captain Ahmed Musa, midfield enforcer Wilfred Ndidi, and effervescent forward … Continue reading AFCON 2021: Eguavoen Names Musa, Osimhen, 26 Others For Super Eagles Squad

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Christmas Service: Bishops In Kaduna Call for Emergency Rule Over Insecurity

  Christians in Kaduna State on Saturday joined their counterparts all over the world to celebrate Christmas with praise and thanksgiving. Church services that were usually attended by hundreds of worshippers during a special day like that of Christmas were capped down to prevent the spread of the disease. Channels Television monitored the services held … Continue reading Christmas Service: Bishops In Kaduna Call for Emergency Rule Over Insecurity

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Russia Completes 10,000-Troop Drills Near Ukraine

  Russia announced Saturday that more than 10,000 troops had finished month-long drills near Ukraine, amid Western accusations that Moscow was plotting an invasion of its ex-Soviet neighbour. The defence ministry said in a statement that the drills for Southern Military District forces had taken place in a host of southern regions including Rostov, Krasnodar … Continue reading Russia Completes 10,000-Troop Drills Near Ukraine

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First 11: NFF Consults Mourinho Over Eagles Job + Other Top Sports Stories

  It was yet another fun-filled and exciting week in sports as FIFA ramps up its push for a biennial World Cup.  The move, which has triggered debates in the football world, was not the only talking point in a busy sports circle. FIFA, the global football body, is also leading calls to fix the … Continue reading First 11: NFF Consults Mourinho Over Eagles Job + Other Top Sports Stories

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Ten Killed In Iran Road Crash

  Ten people were killed and more than a dozen injured in Iran on Saturday when a truck collided with a minibus transporting workers in southwestern Khuzestan province, state media said. The accident occurred at around 7:15 am (0345 GMT) on the road between the cities of Ahvaz and Khorramshahr, Khuzestan’s traffic police chief Reza … Continue reading Ten Killed In Iran Road Crash

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Ayade Suspends 14-Month Old #EndSARS Curfew

  Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade, has suspended the 14-month old curfew that was imposed during the #EndSARS protest in October 2020 in Calabar, the state capital. The aftermath of the EndSARS protest led hoodlums to hijack and to break down law and order. This also led to the wanton destruction of both government … Continue reading Ayade Suspends 14-Month Old #EndSARS Curfew

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