Canada to drag U.S. to World Trade Organization over softwood lumber row

(The Political Scientist) The United States opened a new chapter in the book of trade tensions with Canada, formally complaining that U.S. dairy producers are being unfairly shut out of markets north of the border.  The U.S. is protesting Canadian apportionment of its tariff quotas on items such as milk, powders. Ice cream, cheeses and […]

Former Tanzanian MP granted asylum in Canada

(The Political Scientist) Ex Tanzania MP has been granted asylum in Canada. The ex MP, Godbless Lema, had been taking refuge in Kenya since fleeing his native Tanzania after he was detained and freed on bond. He flew from Kenya to Canada with his family to begin his new life. A statement from his lawyer, […]

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 […]

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