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January 15, 2019 11:21 AM Big Brother Naija 2019 location, host revealed

Popular media personality, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu will remain the host of the Big Brother Naija reality show for the fourth edition. This was disclosed in a series of tweet by popular celebrities like former Big Brother Naija housemate, Tobi Bakare and Ebuka Obi-Uchendu. DAILY POST understands that the 2019 edition of the reality show which will for the first 30

January 14, 2019 6:44 AM Ex-Bafana striker, Masinga is dead

Former South Africa star, Philemon ‘Chippa’ Masinga, was on Sunday announced dead. The ‘Bafana’ striker died, aged 49, in a Johannesburg hospital from cancer, the national South African football association said in a statement. “I saw him last Sunday before I flew to Dakar (for Confederation of African Football activities) and although Phil was not feeling 26

January 10, 2019 1:13 PM Mikel Obi longs for Super Eagles’ return

Former Chelsea midfielder, John Mikel Obi has said that he “can’t wait” to return to Super Eagles. Mikel has not played for Nigeria since their last group game against Argentina at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The Super Eagles captain excused himself from international duty including four 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, qualifying matches 28

January 8, 2019 12:02 PM CAF finally names country that’ll host 2019 AFCON

The Confederation of African Football, CAF, has announced that Egypt will be the host nation for the 2019 AFCON finals, taking over from Cameroon, SuperSport Blitz reports. CAF Executive Committee members were initially scheduled to vote between Egypt and South Africa in Dakar on Wednesday but did so on Tuesday. Egypt and South Africa were the only two countries 23

January 8, 2019 11:15 AM Coup: Buhari reacts to failed military takeover in Gabon

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the coup attempt by soldiers in Gabon on Monday. Buhari has now advocated respect for constitutional provisions in the west-central African nation. President Muhammadu Buhari’s reaction was contained in a statement signed and made available to DAILY POST by his Senior Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Garba 25

January 8, 2019 6:13 AM Gabon: Atiku speaks on failed military coup

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has condemned the coup attempt by soldiers in Gabon on Monday. DAILY POST earlier reported that a group of soldiers attempted to take power. They made a radio appeal for a popular uprising against ailing President Ali Bongo, who is abroad recovering from stroke 22

January 3, 2019 10:15 AM 2019 prophecies: Mighty figure in Lagos will die, Boko Haram to wax stronger, elections wont favour APC – Apostle Aderibigbe

The General Overseer of the Christ Apostolic Deliverance Evangelic Ministry, CADEM, Mowe, Ogun State, Apostle S. S. Aderibigbe, has released his prophecies for the year 2019. Aderibigbe disclosed that God told him that the any candidate former President Olusegun Obasanjo supports would win the 2019 elections. In his prophecies for the year, which he released 21

December 29, 2018 7:01 AM 2019: Presidency makes U-turn, says Dangote not part of APC campaign council

The presidency has clarified the inclusion of Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote in the All Progressives Congress, APC, 2019 presidential campaign council list. But, another statement released on Friday night by Special Adviser to the President,Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, stated that Aliko Dangote was not a member of the campaign council 25

December 28, 2018 10:45 AM Miss Congo emerges winner of Miss Africa beauty pageant

Miss Congo, Dorcas Kasinde has won the 2018 Miss Africa Beauty Pageant hosted by the Cross River State Government. Kasinde, who beat Nigeria’s Chiamaka Nnaemeka and Zambia’s Gladys Kayumba to the second and third positions respectively to clinch the crown, went home with $35,000 and a sport utility vehicle. Speaking at the event, Governor of Cross River 21

December 24, 2018 6:18 AM 2019: Ex-envoy Okey Emuchay dumps APC

Ambassador Okey Emuchay, a governorship aspirant during the just concluded primary election of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Abia State, has announced his resignation as a member of the party in the state. Emuchay disclosed this, in a letter addressed to the Azumini Ward chairman of APC in Ukwa East local government area of the state, which 23