Monday, 6th February 2023
Breaking News:


30 Oct
Brazilians began voting Sunday in a white-knuckle presidential runoff election, choosing between wildly different visions of their future offered by far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro and his leftist arch-rival, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
17 Oct
With the World Cup barely a month away, Brazilian superstar Neymar goes on trial in Spain Monday over alleged irregularities in his transfer to Barcelona nearly a decade ago.
3 Oct
Leftist challenger Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva pulled ahead of far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro with around 70 percent of the votes counted Sunday in Brazil's presidential election, but a runoff looked likely.
2 Oct
Brazilians voted Sunday in a polarizing presidential election leftist front-runner Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva hopes to win in a single round amid fears far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro will not accept a defeat.
1 Oct
Brazil's polarizing presidential campaign will wrap up Saturday as incumbent Jair Bolsonaro and front-runner Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva hold rival rallies within spitting distance of each other.
30 Sep
Brazilian football superstar Neymar was forced onto the back foot Friday after fierce criticism over his public endorsement of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro just days before a deeply-polarized election.
27 Sep
Richarlison was the target of a banana thrown from the crowd as Brazil thrashed Tunisia 5-1 in a friendly in Paris on Tuesday, while Neymar edged closer to Pele's all-time scoring record for the five-time world champions.
23 Sep
Just 10 days before elections, Brazilian ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva extended his lead over incumbent Jair Bolsonaro, according to polling released Thursday, inching closer to the 50 percent of votes needed to avoid a runoff.
21 Sep
Nigeria’s Ambassador to Brazil, Ahmed Makarfi, said the event was a gateway for both countries to work together to foster the adoption of new technologies, business relations and cooperation, adding that growth is possible
12 Sep
Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), have arrested a Brazilian returnee and father of two, Okolie Paulinus Nwabueze, at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport
3 Sep
Consul General of Brazil in Lagos, Ambassador Francisco Carlos Luz has vowed that last year’s trade volume between the two countries will certainly receive a boost this year with the projection of Brazil’s export
26 Aug
Far-right President Jair Bolsonaro is not exactly known for mild rhetoric, but with Brazil deeply divided heading into elections, he is counting on a more moderate image and economic upturn to win, his communications minister says.


7 mins ago
The Nigeria Mixed Martial Arts Federation (NMMAF) has said official recognition of the sport by the Ministry of Sports will spur the federation’s efforts to unearth and develop young talents from the grassroots.
9 mins ago
Gombe United at the weekend halted Bendel Insurance’s 100 per cent start to the season, holding the Group A leaders to a goalless draw in a Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) matchday six game.
10 mins ago
Underwriters have expressed support for the 200 per cent upward review of third-party vehicle insurance premiums by the National Insurance Corporation (NAICOM).
12 mins ago
At the normative level, there is negative correlation between an increase in the nominal anchor, popularly called Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) and equity prices in the stock market. When there is an increase in the MPR, speculators hit the panic button, dump their shares and move the money to the market to take advantage of…
14 mins ago
Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, on Saturday night won the Sportsville Governor of the Year Award in recognition of the state’s performance in sports in the last three years of his administration.