BRAZIL NIGHTCLUB FIRE CLAIMS 233 YOUNG LIVES

Santa Maria, Brazil (CNN) — Guitarist Rodrigo Martins was preparing to launch into the sixth song of his band’s set when he saw embers fall. The acoustic foam insulation on the ceiling of the KISS nightclub in the southern Brazilian city of Santa Maria was on fire, and it was beginning to spread. The hot… [Continue Reading]

OSCAR PISTORIUS APOLOGIZES AFTER LOSING 200M PARALYMPIC RACE TO BRAZIL

South African “Blade runner” Oscar Pistorius has apologized for the timing of his complaints about the length of his rivals’ prosthetic limbs after his shock loss in the 200-meter sprint at the Paralympic Games in London. Minutes after losing the race to 20-year-old Brazilian runner Alan Fonteles Cardaso Oliveira on Sunday, Pistorius accused the gold… [Continue Reading]

PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN ANSWERS TOUGH ABOUT THE NSA FIRING, TRIP TO BRAZIL, RENAMING OF UNILAG

President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, evening stated the reason for the sack of his erstwhile National Security Adviser, Gen. Andrew Azazi, saying it was to conform with the changing tactics of the Boko Haram insurgency. He also vowed that the Islamist sect would not bring his government to its knees as he pledged last night to… [Continue Reading]

BRAZIL FOOTBALL TEAM REFUSES TO PLAY EAGLES IN NIGERIA DUE TO BOKO HARAM ATTACKS

The activities of terror group, Boko Haram, in northern Nigeria have denied the Super Eagles of a high-profile friendly against Brazil. The Eagles were due to play the former world champions in Nigeria during a FIFA window in September but the recent bombings in some northern states forced the Brazilians to reconsider their proposed visit… [Continue Reading]