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 […]

Canada makes it easier for parents to pass on Canadian citizenship

(NNP) The government of Canada on Thursday made it easier for parents whose children do not have a biological/genetic link to them in cases of surrogacy to pass on their citizenship to their children who were born outside of Canada. The Liberal government of Justin Trudeau updated the legal definition of “parent” that had for […]

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 […]

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