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The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has commenced the distribution of agricultural inputs to thousands of affected farmers in 19 Local Government Areas of Jigawa State.NEMA’s distribution team leader in the state, Saad Bello, explained that this was part of measures to assist farmers affected by the flood that hit Jigawa in 2018.He noted that…
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…
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe singing Uber driver is now set for the opera stageA South African Uber driver who loves belting out arias at full volume for his passengers has found fame and a career in opera - thanks to a viral video of a performance in his cab.A clip…
A sister of the crown prince of Saudi Arabia went on trial Tuesday in a French court over the alleged beating of a workman who was carrying out repairs in her ultra-luxury Paris apartment. Hassa bint Salman is a daughter of King Salman and a sister of powerful crown prince Mohammed bin Salman who is known by his initial…
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer remains optimistic David de Gea will sign an extension at Manchester United rather than run down his contract. The Spain international joined United from Atletico Madrid in 2011 and, after a shaky start, has developed into arguably the best goalkeeper in the world. Since the start of the 2013-14 season, De Gea…
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sudanese crowds celebrate the recent power-sharing deal Opposition leaders in Sudan say its military rulers are being exploited by foreign powers, eager to take advantage of the country's natural resources and strategic location. A power-sharing deal has recently been reached between the military and opposition groups - but Sudan's…
Bauchi State Governor, Bala Muhammad, has approved the constitution of a committee to recover government properties and funds in the state.The governor’s spokesperson, Dr Ladan Salihu, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, a copy of which was sent to Channels Television on Wednesday.Governor Muhammad appointed Senator Isa Misau as the chairman of the committee…
Marcus Rashford accepts the controversial expletive-laden social media video posted by Manchester United team-mate Jesse Lingard while the pair were on holiday was “a mistake”. Lingard attracted negative headlines after he uploaded a video touring the unkempt Miami apartment he, Rashford and friends were staying in last month. England international Lingard was criticised for using…
Image copyright Reuters It's nearly 50 years since the US became the first country to land men on the Moon. The Apollo 11 mission was a huge moment in US and world history, but what exactly happened and why does it matter?Why did the US want to go to the Moon?A space race developed between…
Oscar-nominated actor Rip Torn, best known for his roles in the cult TV series “The Larry Sanders Show” and the Hollywood blockbuster “Men in Black”, died at the age of 88 on Tuesday, US media reported.Torn built a reputation as a formidable actor in film, TV and theatre, and was also known for his volatility…

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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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