Canadian PM, Justin Trudeau, becomes first world leader to speak with Biden, Harris

(NNP) The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, has become the first world leader to speak with the U.S. President-Elect, Joe Biden and the history-making vice president elect, kamala Harris. Trudeau, after initially tweeting his congratulatory message on Saturday and following it up with an official message, called Biden to personally congratulate him. His call […]

Canadian government braces for possible U.S. election fallout

(NNP) The Canadian government is reportedly preparing for assorted political scenarios that may play out in the United States in the aftermath of the most anticipated elections. The preparation has been ongoing in case there is spillover violence or other political situations that may need its attention. Sources say that the Canadian government will rely […]

Canada scolds Chinese ambassador for offensive comments, opposition leader calls for expulsion if ambassador fails to apologize

(NNP) The frosty relations between Canada and China plunged deeper into icy waters with Canada criticizing the harsh measures in Hong Kong against pro-democracy agitators and the imprisonment of Muslim minorities. Canada also criticized Beijing’s detention of two Canadian men arrested in retaliation for Canada’s arrest of Meng Wanzhou, the CFO of Chinese tech giant […]

U.S. indicts 5 Nigerians in $300m fraud, Akintomide extradited from Canada

Five Nigerians, one of them extradited from Canada and three Americans have been indicted by the U.S. Justice Department for their role in a fraudulent “sweepstakes” or lotto scam with an intended loss in excess of $300 million. The Nigerian extradited from Canada on Thursday is known as Harry Cole and he has several aliases, […]

Nigerian man, frustrated by the immigration process, begs Canada to deport him

                  (NNP) At a time when many who have overstayed their visas are adopting all tactics to avoid Canada Border Service agents, one such person is pleading with the agency to deport him immediately. Alpha Ndamati, a Nigerian man who has lived in Canada for the past […]

COVID-19: Canada impose stricter measures on Americans driving through to Alaska

COVID-19: Canada impose stricter measures on Americans driving through to Alaska (NNP) The increasing rate of coronavirus infections and deaths in the United States, have become a source of grave concern to the Canadian government. This week, it imposed stricter measures on Americans driving through Canada to Alaska or vice versa, the only route by […]

Ooni hires chartered flight for stranded Nigerians in US, Canada

  By Taiwo Okanlawon The Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II in collaboration with others have paid for a charter flight to bring back stranded Nigerians in the United States of America and Canada. According to the monarch, the pandemic is a collective fight that requires support both at home and abroad. […]

UN Security Council Vote Loss: An Indication that Canada Has No Friends – By Prof. Phil Alalibo

By Prof. Phil Alalibo | NNP | July 18, 2020 – Canada’s foreign policy has come under intense scrutiny following its failed bid to secure one of the two available coveted temporary seats at the United Nation’s powerful Security Council. This Council with fifteen members (ten temporary and five permanent) is entrusted with the most […]

Canada extends U.S. border closure for another 30 days, to Aug 21

(NNP) Canada and U.S. have agreed to close their shared border for another 30 days, to August 21, after the expiration of the current closure on July 21. With souring coronavirus cases in the United States, both countries agreed it will be in their mutual interest to close the border for an extended period after […]

As COVID-19 infections explode in the U.S., Canada resists pressure to reopen shared border

(NNP) As the United States battles the macabre surging of coronavirus infections and leads the world in deaths from the virus, a cross section of U.S. Congress has written to the Canadian government urging it to begin taking measures towards a phased reopening of the shared border. In an open letter addressed to the Canadian […]

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