Canada finally releases African refugee detained for 5 and half years

By Nicholas Keung, Immigration Reporter Wed., Dec. 5, 2018 Eight immigration detainees who were held behind bars for more than a year have been granted their freedom after the launch of a review into a system that critics charge has long favoured incarceration and has resulted in non-citizens being left to languish in jail. Six […]

Marijuana is now legal across Canada, only the second country in the world after Uruguay

(CNN)People in Canada are cheering, enduring long lines and honking their car horns in support as the country’s first marijuana dispensaries open their doors Wednesday. “I’m having a plaque made with the date and time and everything. This is never actually going to be smoked. I’m going to keep it forever,” said Ian Power, who […]

Ghanaian pastor based in Toronto, Prophet Kofi Danso, impregnates church member, tells her God told him that she should abort the baby or she would die | Jet supposingly bought for him by his church members for his birthday was actually leased from a Florida company

Martin Kofi Danso, who sells himself as a prophet, reportedly told a parishioner God would kill her if she had his child—which she did.   Kofi Danso, a self-style Toronto-based prophet and leader of the multicampus Miracle for All Nations church, allegedly warned a congregant that God showed him she would die if she did not abort […]

Nigerian man dies at Canadian border while allegedly resisting deportation

A 49-year-old Nigerian man has allegedly died in Calgary, after a confrontation withtwo Canada Border Services Agency officers, who were charged to ensure his deportation on Tuesday. The Border Services Agencies said,the Nigerian citizen was on KLM airlines flight 678 bound for Amsterdam. On its Twitter handle, @CanBorder, the agency wrote, “OnAugust 7, 2018, while […]

Toronto Police arrest two men who shot and killed 26-year old Nigerian electrical engineer, Nnamdi Ogba – family seek answers on this senseless murder

Police say two Toronto men have been charged with first-degree murder and that a third suspect is wanted in connection with the shooting death of 26-year-old Nnamdi Ogba. Toronto police were called to Scarlettwood Court, off of Scarlett Road and south of Lawrence Avenue West, after 11 p.m. on March 16 for reports of a shooting. Officers […]

DSS arrests abductors of Americans, Canadians

— 27th February 2018 Romanus Ugwu, Abuja The Department of State Services (DSS) has revealed that it has arrested five members of the notorious Gemere kidnap gang that abducted some Canadians and Americans along the Abuja-Kaduna road. In a statement signed by its spokesperson Tony Opuiyo, the services disclosed that in furtherance of its commitment […]

Kidnappers have released two Americans and two Canadians

Breaking News: Kidnappers release Americans and Canadians in Kaduna — 20th January 2018 Kidnappers have released two Americans and two Canadians kidnapped in Kaduna after paying unspecified amount of money. Rescue of American and Canadian Citizens kidnapped along Jere-Kagarko road Kaduna state and arrest of two Kidnappers. Combined teams of Intelligence Response Team (IRT), Counter […]

Canadian cabinet minister and MP, Maryam Monsef, 31, in apparent confusion about her country of birth

Democratic Reform Minister Maryam Monsef says she was shocked to discover that she was born in Mashhad, Iran. DAVE CHAN/THE GLOBE AND MAIL OTTAWA BUREAU CHIEF MARCH 24, 2017SEPTEMBER 22, 2016 Democratic Reform Minister Maryam Monsef, whom the Liberals have championed as this country’s first Afghan-born MP, says she was actually born and lived most […]

Canada to boost immigration to one million over three years

Canada will boost immigration to one million over the next three years with a plan that “will guarantee” the country’s future prosperity, its immigration minister announced Wednesday. The number of immigrants will be increased to at least 310,000 next year, and continue growing to 330,000 in 2019 and 340,000 in 2020, said Immigration Minister Ahmed […]

Nigerian father of three stabbed to death in Canada

The man accused in Nwonye’s death, Keeton Michel Gagnon, was arrested by police shortly after the incident A Nigerian, Nicholas Ozoechi Nwonye was on Friday stabbed to deathon a train platform in Calgary, Canada. Nwonye, 46, was on his way home from Hersak’s lecture hall when the deadly attack took place, at 6:45 p.m. on […]

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