Posts Tagged ‘Brazil’

COVID-19: I Won’t Take Vaccine, Says President Bolsonaro Of Brazil

By Seun Adeuyi President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro has said he will not take a vaccine against COVID-19. This is coming after he received approval from his own government. In a video posted to social media on Thursday, Bolsonaro said “I’m telling you, I won’t take it (the vaccine). It is my right.”  According to […]

Nigerian Government To Borrow Fresh $1.2bn From Brazil In 2021

President Muhammad Buhari-led Federal Government has said that it’s seeking a loan of $1.2bn from Brazil to finance agricultural programmes in the 2021 budget. Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, made this known during a meeting with the House of Representatives Committee on Finance in Abuja on Tuesday. According to her, a […]

#COVID19: Brazil’s President Tests Positive For The Virus

Brazil’s President, Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for COVID-19. Bolsonaro, who revealed this while speaking to reporters yesterday, said he was tested after experiencing fatigue, muscle pain and a fever. The President said he was feeling better yesterday, which he credited to after taken hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malaria pill. Standing a few feet away from reporters, […]

JUST IN: Brazil Reports 552 New #COVID19 Deaths

Brazil’s Health Ministry, on Sunday said it recorded 30,476 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours and 552 additional deaths, bringing the total number of registered confirmed cases to 1,344,143 and 57,622 deaths. The South America Country also reported its second-highest weekly death toll, with 7,005 people killed, just below the […]

JUST IN: Brazil Reports 1,109 New #COVID19 Deaths; Total Now 57,070

Brazil already has 1,313,667 confirmed cases of covid-19 and 57,070 deaths from the disease. This is according to Brazil’s Health Ministry, on Saturday. 38,693 new infections were reported within 24 hours. In the same period, 1,109 more deaths were confirmed. At the Last day, there were 1,141 new victims. The first case of covid-19 in the […]

UN Records 700-km Brazil ‘Megaflash’ Lightning Record

The weather watching agency for the United Nation announced Thursday the longest lightning bolt on record — a single flash in Brazil on October 31, 2018 that cut the sky across more than 700 kilometres– AFP That is equivalent to the distance between Boston and Washington DC in the United States, or between London and […]