Tag: brazil

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 ...

AzeezAugust 16, 2016

FIFA ex-President, Havelange dies at 100

Former FIFA president, Joao Havelange who helped bring the Olympic Games to Rio, has died at the age of 100 ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 15, 2016

#RioOlympics: D’Tigers lose to Brazil’s B’ball team, 86 – 69

Nigeria has crashed out of the basketball event of the Rio Olympics losing to hosts Brazil 86 – 69. D’Tigers’ undoing was ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 12, 2016

Reuben Abati: Tales from Rio

In some other countries of the world, a bronze medal at the Olympics is not something to be talked about ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 11, 2016

#RioOlympics: U.S. leads medal table again, as Brazil qualifies for men’s football quarter-final

The United States of America have toppled China from the medals table. The USA achieved the feat by winning gold in the ...

Oreoluwa PetersAugust 6, 2016

In 22 pictures, relive the colourful opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics 2016

Brazil is currently facing one of its worst times as issues such as economic recession, political protest and the massive ...

Isime EseneAugust 5, 2016

YNaija Editorial: Why is Solomon Dalung still a minister?

20 years ago this week, Nigeria recorded one of its most remarkable sporting triumphs to win the gold medal in ...

Isime EseneJuly 23, 2016

So this man tried to steal the Olympic torch in Brazil… (WATCH)

An unidentified man was tackled to the floor and arrested earlier today after trying to steal the Olympic flame in ...

GuestAdminJune 18, 2016

Copa America 2016: Is this Argentina’s year?

by Dolapo Adelana The 2016 Copa America kicked off on Saturday June 4, with host – United States of America ...

Oreoluwa PetersJune 13, 2016

Copa America: ‘Hand of God’ knocks out Brazil (WATCH)

Brazil has been knocked out at the group stage of the Copa America Centenario after losing 1- 0 to Peru ...

Janeth JOctober 10, 2015

How passenger was nabbed with $34,000 in Lagos airport

A passenger, Ozoh Ikenna was arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA)Lagos ...

Ada IgboanugoApril 25, 2015

This is the transgender who was stripped and beaten in a Brazilian prison (See Photos)

by Chinwe Okafor Pictures of badly beaten transgender Veronica Bolina by the Brazillian police is fast causing an outrage in the country. ...

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