Rio de Janeiro
Prized Brazil Museum Goes Up In Flames, Priceless Artefacts Lost
A massive fire ripped through Rio de Janeiro's treasured National Museum, one of Brazil's oldest, in what the nation's president says is a "tragic" loss of knowledge and heritage. Even before the embers had begun to cool early Monday, grief over the huge cultural loss had given way to anger at across-the-board budget cuts threatening…
Goodbye 2017, hope for a miracle in 2018
As dusk sets on another year, it is time once again for us to perform our annual ritual of looking back and then peering ahead. In looking back at 2017...
Rio carnival crowns champion after accident-marred festivities
Rio de Janeiro's carnival crowned a champion of its elite samba school parade on Wednesday, capping festivities marred by two accidents that injured more than 30 people.
Anti-austerity protest turns violent in Rio de Janeiro
Brazilian riot police used tear gas and stun grenades in Rio de Janeiro Wednesday to break up a protest against austerity measures aimed at rescuing the state from near bankruptcy.
In Brazil, Nigerian entrepreneurs miss out on global renewable energy initiative
Efforts have intensified to find alternatives to hydrocarbon resources and make global energy mix more robust to meet growing demand, since energy is vital to everyday life humans need to maximise the opportunities therein.
Do us proud, president tells Team Nigeria
As the 2016 Olympic Games open in Rio De Janeiro, President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed optimism that the country’s team would put up an impressive showing to delight fellow countrymen.In a message to the Nigerian Olympic contingent yesterday, Buhari ...
Ethiopian Airlines wishes Team Nigeria success
The management of the Ethiopian Airlines has sent a good wish message to Team Nigeria delegates, who travelled to Rio de Janeiro aboard the carrier.
Anthony becomes first U.S. basketball star to play in four Olympics
Carmelo Anthony will become the first U.S. man to play in four Olympics and could leave as the most decorated men’s basketball player ever. Anthony was the first player Jerry Colangelo ...