Trudeau snubs Trump, declines White House invitation

(NNP) Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, has declined an invitation from U.S. President Donald Trump to attend a scheduled meeting at the White House with the visiting Mexican president, Andre Manual Lopez Obrador. The meeting is to discuss the newly constituted USMCA tri-lateral trade treaty, that replaced NAFTA which had been in effect since January […]

Canadian court rules that Meng Wanzhou, CFO of Huawei, will face extradition proceedings to the United States

(NNP) The CFO of Huawei, the Chinese tech giant, Meng Wanzhou, has lost her bid for Canadian authorities to drop proceedings of her extradition to the United States. The provincial Supreme Court in British Columbia today dismissed her lawyers’ arguments that the charges laid against her by the United States do not constitute criminal offense […]

Canada denies entry to Air Peace to evacuate stranded Nigerians

(NNP) The Air Peace evacuation flight to Canada to repatriate 200 stranded Nigerians has been denied entry by the Canadian authorities on the grounds that the airline does not have the license to fly a commercial flight to the North American country. Speaking to journalists on Thursday, the foreign affairs minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, stated that […]

Canada declare 4 Nigerians wanted for $2m romance fraud

The four Nigerians: Top L-R Joshua Ometie and Clinton Newton Canadian police in Saskatchewan have declared four Nigerians wanted, while another one has been arrested The Nigerians are wanted in connection with $2m romance scams. All the suspects are in their 20s. Multiple reports identified the Nigerians as Kelvin Awani, 24, Jonah Eigbuluese, 22, Joshua […]

FG set to evacuate 200 Nigerians from Canada on May 14

The Nigeria High Commission in Canada says it is set to evacuate Nigerians stranded in that country due to coronavirus travel restrictions. In a statement on Monday, the mission said it had received no fewer than 200 requests for evacuation. To this end, it stated that a Boeing 777 aircraft operated by Air Peace had […]

COVID-19 fallout: Canada hints at reduction of immigration levels

  (NNP) As fallout of COVID-19 takes it tool on countries around the world, for Canada, among other things, it may mean the reduction of immigrant intake into the country. For the last few decades, Canada has opened its doors to millions of immigrants from around the world to the tune of 300,000 plus each […]

Coronavirus: Justin Trudeau Has Come of Age – By Prof. Phil Alalibo

By Prof. Phil Alalibo | NNP | April 4, 2020 | It is often said that the true quality of a leader is seen in challenging times, and it was John Maxwell, the American author, who added the axiomatic maxim that “Everything rises and falls on leadership.” With the ongoing pandemic, the sometimes lethargic Canadian Prime […]

Coronavirus: Canada closes borders to all non-citizens, except Americans

By New Nigerian Politics – Toronto – As countries around the world struggle to cope with the spread of the deadly Coronavirus, Canada has become the latest country to embark on stringent measures to keep its citizens safe. On Monday, the prime minister of the country, Mr. Justin Trudeau, announced a sweeping ban on all foreign […]

Nigerian family fleeing female genital mutilation given Jan. 8 to depart Canada in failed asylum application

A family at risk of being deported has discovered that misleading legal advice may be the cause of their pending deportation. Three weeks ago, the Bakare family — who fled Nigeria in 2017 out of fear their daughter would be subjected to female genital mutilation — were supposed to be deported. Instead, the day they […]

Canadian government bestows 17 awards on Nigerian cleric, Rev. Dr. Toluwami, for his care for disabled Nigerians

By Adeola Badru The Canadian Government has showered an Ibadan-based Nigerian cleric and President of Care People Foundation, Rev. Dr Paul Tunde Toluwani with about seventeen awards of recognition for his outstanding contributions to the well-being of people living with disabilities. Dr Toluwami disclosed this in Ibadan on Friday at the Care People Foundation annual […]

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