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Brazil buys 100 million more doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine

About 15% of Brazil's population has received at least one dose of vaccine, according to the ministry, far less than most European and North American countries.

Breaking: COVID-19: Nigeria bans travellers from Brazil, India, Turkey

Non-Nigerian passport holders and non-residents who visited Brazil, India or Turkey within Fourteen (14) days preceding travel to Nigeria, shall be denied entry into Nigeria,” he said.

Brazil to name famous Maracana stadium after Pele

The legislature said the football stadium, with a capacity of almost 80,000, will be renamed but the larger sports complex around the ground can retain its current name.

Pfizer in talks with Brazil to supply COVID-19 vaccine by early 2021

The vaccine will be sold with three different price tags, one for affluent countries, one for middle income countries like Brazil and another for low income nations

Brazil forward Robinho rejoins Santos

Robinho shot to fame with goals galore for the Rio outfit, which also produced Neymar and Pele, before Real Madrid signed him to great fanfare in 2006.

Brazil coronavirus deaths rise above 120,000

Brazil has registered another 758 novel coronavirus deaths over the last 24 hours and 41,350 new cases, the Health Ministry said...

Brazil coronavirus cases top 3.4 million, death toll nears 110,000

Brazil reported 47,784 new cases of the novel coronavirus Brazil reported 47,784 new cases of the novel coronavirus...

Ronaldinho court date set over alleged Paraguay fake passport entry

A judge in Paraguay set a date for Brazilian football star Ronaldinho to appear in court over allegations he used a...

Brazil’s indigenous chief Raoni leaves hospital

Brazil’s best-known indigenous leader, chief Raoni Metuktire, was released from hospital Saturday after a health scare and gave thanks for all...

Twitter, Facebook block accounts of Brazilian president’s associates

Twitter and Facebook suspended the accounts Friday of 16 allies of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro after a Supreme Court judge ordered...

Brazil surpasses U.S. in daily coronavirus death toll

Brazil daily coronavirus deaths were higher than fatalities in the United States for the first time over the last 24 hours, according...

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Soldier shot as Army, ESN clash in Abia

The shooting was said to have attracted soldiers from the Army Headquarters, in Ohafia, who engaged the suspected ESN members in an exchange of gunfire.

Police recover AK47 live ammunition, others from passenger

“The bag was identified by other passengers as his own. When search was conducted on the bag, 138 rounds of AK47 live ammunitions, one AK47 magazine, one Baretta pistol magazine and a knife were discovered.”

9th senate empathy for the wounded in action (WIAs), an ‘ESPRIT DE CORPS’ for the agile soldier, says NAPMAIDEs chairman

"The visit of the leadership of the 9th Senate led by the Senate President, Distinguished Senator Ahmed Lawan to a military hospital in Kaduna to show empathy for the Wounded In Action (WIAs) who were brought there from the various theater of operations is a shared spirit of comradeship, enthusiasm, and devotion to a cause among the unarmed soldiers in war front".

Denmark v Finland match: Christian Eriksen stabilised in hospital after collapsing in match

Eriksen’s partner, wearing a Denmark shirt, came to the touchline and was comforted by the captain Simon Kjaer and the goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel.