Turkey Detains TV Journalist For Insulting President

  Turkey has detained a well-known television journalist for comments she made on air about President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, her lawyer said Saturday. Police detained Sedef Kabas at her home at 2:00 am on Saturday, just hours after she aired the comments and then posted them on Twitter to her 900,000 followers. She was formally … Continue reading Turkey Detains TV Journalist For Insulting President

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Residents Celebrate As Military Dislodge Bandit Camps In Zamfara Forest

  Nigerian Troops have destroyed many bandit camps in Gwashi, Bukkuyum Local Government Area, and some parts of Anka forest in Zamfara State and recovered many rustled castles. Channels Television gathered that the bandits’ enclave in Gando forest was dislodged and several terrorists were killed. Residents of the affected villages came out in celebration of … Continue reading Residents Celebrate As Military Dislodge Bandit Camps In Zamfara Forest

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Southampton End Man City’s 12-Game Winning Run

  Manchester City’s 12-game winning run in the Premier League came to an end as Aymeric Laporte rescued a 1-1 draw against Southampton on Saturday. City were rocked by Kyle Walker-Peters’ first ever top-flight goal in the opening minutes at St Mary’s. After a poor first half by their high standards, Pep Guardiola’s side kicked … Continue reading Southampton End Man City’s 12-Game Winning Run

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‘I Am No Longer In Partisan Politics’, Obasanjo Tells PDP Leaders

  Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday said he is no longer interested in partisan politics. He made the remark while meeting with leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party who paid a courtesy visit to his residence in Abeokuta, Ogun State. The PDP delegation was led by party chairman Iyorcha Ayu, who applauded Obasanjo’s leadership … Continue reading ‘I Am No Longer In Partisan Politics’, Obasanjo Tells PDP Leaders

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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: Rice Pyramids & Ethiopian Epiphany

  As curated by channelstv.com’s photo editor, Sodiq Adelakun, here are the photographs that captured our attention this week:                                

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Rashford Stuns West Ham To Send Man Utd Into Top Four

  Marcus Rashford struck with virtually the last kick of the game to take Manchester United into the Premier League top four at West Ham’s expense with a 1-0 win on Saturday. United were insipid as an attacking force for 93 minutes at Old Trafford, but found the breakthrough at the death as all three of Ralf Rangnick’s substitutes … Continue reading Rashford Stuns West Ham To Send Man Utd Into Top Four

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Yobe Govt To Investigate Killing Of Driver By Military, Says Buni

  Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, says the government will investigate the killing of a driver by military personnel at Garin Alkali in Gashua, the headquarters of Bade Local Government Area of the state. In a statement on Saturday by his spokesman, Mamman Mohammed, the governor urged the youths to remain calm, with an … Continue reading Yobe Govt To Investigate Killing Of Driver By Military, Says Buni

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Nigeria To Battle Ghana In Qatar 2022 World Cup Playoffs

  Nigeria, the top performers so far in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon, were paired with arch-rivals Ghana in the African World Cup play-offs draw in Douala on Saturday. Ghana will have home advantage first and both legs will be played between March 21 and 29 with the aggregate winners securing a … Continue reading Nigeria To Battle Ghana In Qatar 2022 World Cup Playoffs

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First 11: Nigeria Await W/Cup Playoff Foes + This Week’s Biggest Sports Stories

The draw for the 2022 World Cup playoffs for Africa will hold on Saturday (today) with the Super Eagles possibly facing Egypt, Cameroon, and Ghana. Earlier in the week, Nigeria were also paired with Tunisia in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) round of 16.

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Medvedev, Tsitsipas March Into Last 16 As Halep Fires Warning

  World number two and title favourite Daniil Medvedev won over the Australian Open crowd on Saturday as he eased into the last 16 along with Stefanos Tsitsipas. After the drama of Friday, when defending champion Naomi Osaka exited Melbourne in the third round, the women’s seeds were also mostly untroubled on day six. Second … Continue reading Medvedev, Tsitsipas March Into Last 16 As Halep Fires Warning

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