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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe moment Notre-Dame’s spire fellFrench authorities say they have no reason to believe that criminal action was to blame for a fire that tore through the iconic Notre-Dame cathedral in April.The cause of the blaze remains unknown, but investigators are now probing the possibility of negligence. A…
Competition: Irish Premier Division Market: Over 2.5 goals Odds: 11/10 @ Bet 365 Looking to capitalize on Finn Harp’s continued struggles, Sligo Rovers will travel to Ballybofey on Friday night. Starting with the hosts, putting in another lackluster display in their 1-0 loss away at St Patrick’s last time out, Finn Harps have continued on what has been…
File Photo: Speaker of the House of Representatives.A Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in the Bwari area of Abuja has voided the criminal charge brought against the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila.The African Peoples Party and one Mr Anas Isa – Mohammed had alleged at the grade 1 area court,…
At least 16 people were crushed to death and dozens injured in Madagascar on Wednesday at a stadium hosting national independence day celebrations in the capital Antananarivo.The bodies of sixteen victims, including three children, were stored at the mortuary of HJRA hospital in the city, AFP journalists said.Hospital director Oliva Alison Rakoto had earlier reported…
Image copyright AFP Image caption Some people cooled off in a fountain near the Eiffel Tower France is starting to close dozens of schools because of a heatwave, with temperatures expected to climb above 40C (104F) in some regions on Thursday.About 50 schools in the Essonne region, just south of Paris, are being shut, as…
A bus driver has been kidnapped along Ikere/Akure Road in Ondo State.The Commissioner of Police in the State, CP Undie Adie, confirmed the incident to Channels Television via telephone on Wednesday.He said contrary to news making the rounds on some social media platforms that 10 passengers were kidnapped from the 18-seater bus conveying passengers from…
Human rights activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Femi Falana (file)Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana has asked the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court to designate judges of the court to conduct a monthly inspection of detention facilities of agencies of the Federal Government.He made the appeal in a letter addressed to…
GLASTONBURY, England (Reuters) - Glastonbury, the world’s largest greenfield festival, opened its gates on Wednesday to thousands of lucky ticket holders who have descended on Worthy Farm in southwest England to see performers ranging from Stormzy to Kylie and Janet Jackson. Two million people pre-registered for the ballot to buy one of 135,000 general admission…
Image copyright Spencer Platt/Getty Images Image caption Eric Trump, pictured in New York Eric Trump, son of US President Donald Trump, has said he was spat on by an employee at an upscale Chicago cocktail bar. "It was a purely disgusting act by somebody who clearly has emotional problems," Mr Trump said to Breitbart, a…
US President Donald Trump speaks to the press as he departs the White House in Washington, DC on June 26, 2019. Trump is traveling to Osaka, Japan, for the G20 Summit.Anna-Rose GASSOT / AFPPresident Donald Trump said Wednesday he does not want a war with Iran but warned that if fighting does break out, it…

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Reps Task Executive To Urgently Engage IMN – Channels Television

The House of Representatives has charged the Federal Government, to urgently engage with the Islamic movement of Nigeria also known as Shiites so that an amicable resolution can be reached to address their grievances.Considering the issue in plenary as a matter of urgent public importance, the lawmakers also voiced their concern over what they described…

Chelsea Held By Bohemians In Lampard’s First Match As Manager – Channels Television

(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 24, 2015 Chelsea supporters wave flags  Ben STANSALL / AFPFrank Lampard was denied a winning start in his first match in charge of Chelsea as Bohemians struck late to earn a 1-1 draw in a friendly on Wednesday.Lampard named two separate line-ups for the first and second…

Yang Hengjun: The Australian writer held by China for six months

Image copyright YANG HENGJUN/TWITTER Image caption Yang Hengjun is a popular blogger and former Chinese diplomat In January this year, Chinese-Australian writer Yang Hengjun went missing in China. Six months on, his family still don't know where exactly he is, nor when he might come home.China has confirmed he is being held on suspicion of…

Lampard pleased with Chelsea despite draw in first game in charge

Frank Lampard was pleased with Chelsea’s performance despite a 1-1 draw against Bohemians in his first game in charge on Wednesday. The Premier League side took an early lead through Michy Batshuayi, but Eric Molloy scored an 89th-minute equaliser for Bohemians in Dublin. Despite the result, Lampard – in his first game as head coach…

Super Eagles Fly Past Bafana Bafana To AFCON Semis – Channels Television

William Troost-Ekong’s late winner sent Nigeria through to the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday after a tense 2-1 victory over South Africa in Cairo.Samuel Chukwueze fired the Super Eagles ahead in the first half in front of a healthy, largely pro-Nigerian crowd at the 75,000-capacity Cairo International Stadium.But Bongani Zungu’s looping…

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Reps Task Executive To Urgently Engage IMN – Channels Television

The House of Representatives has charged the Federal Government, to urgently engage with the Islamic movement of Nigeria also known as Shiites so that an amicable resolution can be reached to address their grievances.Considering the issue in plenary as a matter of urgent public importance, the lawmakers also voiced their concern over what they described…

Super Eagles Fly Past Bafana Bafana To AFCON Semis – Channels...

William Troost-Ekong’s late winner sent Nigeria through to the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday after a tense 2-1 victory over South Africa in Cairo.Samuel Chukwueze fired the Super Eagles ahead in the first half in front of a healthy, largely pro-Nigerian crowd at the 75,000-capacity Cairo International Stadium.But Bongani Zungu’s looping…

Two More Victories And We Are There, Buhari Tells Super Eagles...

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles for another spectacular outing that has confirmed Nigeria’s progress to the Next Level in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Egypt 2019.With a well-deserved victory over the Bafana Bafana of South Africa, President Buhari said he believes like millions of other sports-loving Nigerians, that “the mission of…

Rapper Jay-Z Joins Cannabis Business – Channels Television

Hip Hop Rapper Jay-Z and BeyonceRapper Jay-Z has become the latest celebrity to enter the weed business, signing on to be the chief brand strategist for a California-based cannabis company.The rapper said he reached out to the company Caliva after a wide search for a suitable partner in the booming industry.“Anything I do, I want…

No Bid For Pogba, Solskjaer Dismisses Rumoured United Exit – Channels...

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on Wednesday dismissed speculation that Paul Pogba is to leave Old Trafford, saying there had been “no bids” for the midfielder and “agents talk all the time”.The 26-year-old World Cup-winner’s future has overshadowed United’s pre-season tour since they arrived in Perth on Monday, with Real Madrid and Juventus rumoured…

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