Emir Sanusi gets new international appointment

Oladimeji Ramon A Canada-based organisation, 1Million Teachers Inc, has appointed the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, as the Chairman of its Advisory Board in Nigeria. The monarch is also to be a board member of the organisation’s parent body, 1 Million Teachers Canada. According to a statement on Tuesday, 1Million Teachers Inc. “provides access […]

Canadians should expect to give up personal information on crossing U.S. border

The Canadian Politician – Canadians travelling to the United States can now expect to give up some of their personal information in a coordinated effort between the two countries to track visitors and determine overstays. This is part of a border agreement that has been implemented. The program which started as a pilot in 2012 at […]

Thousands of visitors to Canada turned back at airports across the world

A record number of Canada-bound visitors were turned away at airports overseas on the advice of Canadian border officials last year, the Star has learned. According to evidence submitted in a court case against the Canada Border Services Agency, in 2018 alone, 7,208 travellers were “off-loaded” by commercial airliners on the recommendation of its overseas agents […]

Canada ‘complicit in race-based genocide’ of indigenous women

Canada is complicit in a “race-based genocide” against indigenous women, a government inquiry has found. The report cited research finding indigenous women were 12 times more likely to be killed or to disappear than other women in Canada. The inquiry blamed the crisis on deep-rooted colonialism and state inaction. Among more than 200 recommendations is a […]

Uganda clinches $160m marijuana export deal to Canada, Germany

Joseph Inokotong, with agency report, Abuja At a period many African countries are experiencing financial crunch partly due to their inability to look inwards for alternative sources of income, the government of Uganda is smiling to the bank in marijuana transactions with Canada and Germany.  Though it is still illegal to use marijuana in Uganda, the government, in […]

Nigerian migrants, others swamp Canada

Some Nigerian asylum seekers crossing into Canada from United States Some 57,000 asylum seekers from Nigeria, El Salvador, Honduras and other nations crossed the U.S. border into Canada last year, in some cases citing a fear of persecution by the government of U.S. Donald Trump. They are allowed to stay until their cases have been […]

Nigerian-born Canadian professor among victims of Ethiopian Airlines crash

The Canadian Politician (Toronto)- Global Affairs Canada has confirmed that Carleton University professor, Pius Adesanmi, was among the 18 Canadians who died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash on Sunday. There were no survivors   in the plane carrying 149 passengers and 8 crew members. Until his untimely death, Professor Adesanmi was the director of Carleton […]

Canada to welcome refugees from Libya, other African countries – Ahmed Hussen, Immigration Minister

The Canadian Politician – (Toronto) As part of Canada’s commitment to the United Nations Refugee Agency to resettle refugees fleeing war, terror and persecution in their home countries, the Trudeau government has started to resettle in Canada hundreds of former slaves who were once on the selling stage in Libya. Libya is currently awash with fortune […]

Canadian MP, Raj Grewal, struggling with gambling addiction, stays on

  Written By New Nigerian Politics Staff Writer  NNP News Toronto: Brampton East Liberal MP, Mr. Raj Grewal who announced in November 2018 that he was taking a leave of absence to attend to his gambling addiction, has signalled his intention to remain as a MP saying his work for his district is yet to […]

Canada fires ambassador to China over political statements on Huawai’s CFO arrest

Written by New Nigerian Politics Staff Writer – Canadian Bureau NNP News Toronto – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has fired Canada’s ambassador to China over reckless comments made in the arrest of tech giant Huawei CFO in Vancouver in December. Ms.  Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of the founder of the company was arrested on a […]

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