Tag: brazil

Ayomitide AdeyinkaFebruary 19, 2024

The UK Reveals Plans to Enrol 600,000 Students from Nigeria and Others in Five Years | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss. ...

YNaijaAugust 28, 2023

5 Key Facts About BRICS Expansion and Nigeria’s Deliberations on Membership

The expansion of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) membership is poised to reshape global economic dynamics and potentially ...

YNaijaAugust 2, 2023

Japa Gone Wrong: Four Nigerians Rescued After 14-Day Ordeal on Cargo Ship from Nigeria to Brazil

In a daring tale of survival and desperation, four Nigerian men have been rescued by Brazilian police after a treacherous ...

YNaijaMay 25, 2023

Nigeria Leads Group with Victory over Italy in U-20 World Cup; I’m Proud We Gave Our Best to Nigerians – Buhari to Ministers | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss Nigeria Leads Group with ...

YNaijaApril 22, 2023

Global cost of living crisis not unique to Nigeria – Garba Shehu; ‘Thank you for tolerating me,’ Buhari tells Nigerians | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss Global cost of living ...

YNaijaJanuary 20, 2023

Former Barcelona Defender Dani Alves detained for sexually assaulting a woman at a club

The Brazilian defender Dani Alves has been detained on suspicion of sexually assaulting a lady in Spain. The alleged crime ...

YNaijaDecember 30, 2022

Brazil mourns the death of Pele at age 82 

On Thursday night, as Brazil grieved the loss of soccer’s greatest hero Pele, both Christ the Redeemer and the Maracana ...

YNaijaDecember 9, 2022

FIFA World Cup 2022: Croatia knock out Brazil 4-2 on penalties

In a remarkable comeback, Croatia eliminated pre-tournament favorites Brazil from the World Cup. The Selecao were considered favorites coming into ...

YNaijaDecember 7, 2022

Gabriel Jesus, striker for Arsenal and Brazil, undergoes successful knee surgery

Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus, who underwent surgery on the knee injury that forced him to miss the rest of the ...

YNaijaDecember 6, 2022

Samuel Eto’o ‘kicks fan in the face’ after Brazil World Cup match

Football great and current president of the Cameroon Football Association Samuel Eto’o was recently caught on camera attacking a fan ...

YNaijaOctober 17, 2022

Apple fined around $20 million for selling iPhones without chargers in Brazil

A court in Brazil has fined Apple nearly $19 million for failing to sell iPhones with a charging socket unit, ...

Chinedu OkaforNovember 4, 2020

FG seeks to expand its loan foot prints to Latin America

It’s another Wednesday being a Nigerian in Nigeria, and the daily reminder for today of this distressing fact is the ...

Ade ThompsonJuly 6, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Super first half sends Belgium to the semis ahead of Brazil

Belgium’s display was like poetry in motion as they rattled the Brazilians to a 2-1 victory to lead them into ...

Ade ThompsonJuly 6, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Brazil Vs Belgium Quarter-Final matchup

This is the tastiest of all the quarter-final games where the very best stars go head-to-head. Brazil have grown in ...

Ade ThompsonJuly 2, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Neymar’s Brazil turns on the style to the Quarter-Finals in 2-0 victory over Mexico

Neymar was the star of his show as his performance ensured Brazil a Quarter-Final berth at the expense of Mexico. ...

Ade ThompsonJune 27, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Neymar comes to the party as Brazil top Group E

Brazil’s diva Neymar came to the party in the Selecao’s last group game against Serbia in Spartak. Brazil ran out ...

Ade ThompsonJune 17, 2018

#WorldCup 2018 Roundup: Neymar fails to impress as Brazil falls short | Mexico stun defending champions, Germany

Neymar failed to impress as Brazil could only manage a draw against an organised Switzerland side in their opening Group ...

Ade ThompsonJune 11, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Can Neymar and Brazil handle the huge expectations on their shoulders in Group E?

Brazil’s very own, Neymar, is unanimously the biggest star in Group E of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. He ...

EditorSeptember 27, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Brazil just passed a law that makes gay conversion legal

In an unprecedented move, Brazilian High court, Judge Waldemar Claudio de Carvalho overruled the law passed in 1999 that prohibited ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 6, 2017

Super Eagles ranked 40th in latest FIFA ranking

by Dolapo Adelana The Super Eagles are now ranked the 40th best team in men’s football. In the latest ranking ...

AzeezNovember 27, 2016

Barcelona star, Neymar involved in car accident

Brazilian forward, Neymar had an accident on Sunday morning while on his way to Barcelona’s training ground. According to reports, ...

AzeezNovember 4, 2016

Woman lies in coffin for a day to experience her own funeral

A Brazilian woman, Vera Lucia da Silva, 44 has fulfilled her 14-year dream of experiencing her own funeral. Silva slept ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 25, 2016

Brazil legend Carlos Alberto dies at 72

The captain of Brazil’s 1970 World Cup-winning side, Carlos Alberto has died aged 72. The Brazil legend died in Rio ...

ToluSeptember 1, 2016

Brazil’s president impeachment – Winners and Losers

On Wednesday, Brazil’s first female President, Dilma Rousseff was removed from office by an impeachment vote by 61 Senate members ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 22, 2016

The photos are the real story! How Brazil played to football victory in 11 dramatic pictures

by Tolu’lope Omoyeni It was the perfect way to end the show. Brazil had longed for an Olympic gold medal in ...

Isime EseneAugust 22, 2016

Are you not thoroughly ashamed of Nigeria at the #RioOlympics? 5 takeaways on what this says about us

by Tolu Omoyeni The 2016 Olympics have come and gone but our problems as a country will always be here ...

Isime EseneAugust 22, 2016

Nigeria’s Winner and Losers at the #RioOlympics – A quick roundup

by Tolu Omoyeni The curtains have been drawn on Rio 2016 today and it’s been a roller-coaster two weeks of ...

Oreoluwa PetersAugust 21, 2016

From Rio to Manilla, here are the top 10 photos from the past week

From the victors at the 2016 Olympic games in Rio De Janeiro to the heavy monsoon rains in Manilla that have ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 21, 2016

#RioOlympics: Neymar leads Brazil to its first Olymics football gold

Barcelona superstar and Brazilian captain Neymar led Brazil to its first ever Olympics victory in the football event. Before the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 17, 2016

#RioOlympics: Germany beats Nigeria 2 – 0 to reach finals

Germany beat Nigeria 2-0 in the semi final of the football event of the Rio Olympics and will now face ...

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