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January 15, 2019 2:13 PM BBNaija 2019: Audition centers, eligible candidates announced [VIDEO]

Audition centers for the fourth edition of Big Brother Naija have been officially released. The African top reality show, which will for the first time hold in Nigeria, will be hosted by Ebuka Obi-Uchendu. The auditions as announced by DSTV will hold on Feb. 1 and Feb. 2 in eight locations across Nigeria, an increase from previous editions 455

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 105

January 9, 2019 6:34 AM Salah named 2018 CAF African Footballer of the Year

Liverpool forward, Mohamed Salahm has been voted as the African Footballer of the Year for the second successive year. Salah won ahead of fellow nominees, Liverpool team mate Sadio Mane and Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, at the Confederation of African Football’s 2018 awards ceremony in Dakar on Tuesday night. The Egyptian edged the same two players 85

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 81

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 85

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 81

January 4, 2019 12:00 PM Obama debuts on BillBoard hot R & B songs chart

Former US president, Barack Obama has made his debut on musical charts at number 22 on the Billboard Hot R&B Songs chart this week. Obama lands on the ranking that lasts till January 5 with a song called “One Last Time (44 Remix)”. According to Billboard, Obama is listed as a featured artist on the “Hamilton” song, which also features Christopher Jackson 71

January 4, 2019 9:26 AM Boko Haram: UNICEF laments fate of children in Nigeria, others

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has condemned Boko Haram for grave atrocities against children in Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin regions in 2018. The UN agency, in a report ‘How the world failed children in conflict in 2018’, also said the world failed to protect children in conflict in Nigeria and 14 other countries in 2018. UNICEF said the future 71

January 1, 2019 2:41 PM CAF unveils final three nominees for Footballer of the Year

Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang are all on the final shortlist for the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Player of the year Award. It will be the second year running, the trio battle it out for the prestigious prize. Salah claimed the honour last year and will be favourite again, following another successful first half of the season 61

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 57