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Canada Is The Second Nation To Approve Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

Canada has become the second country after the UK to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine and may start immunizing residents from next week. On Wednesday, the country’s health regulator, Health Canada, posted on its website that it had authorized the jab after a two-month independent review on safety and efficacy. ‘Canadians can feel confident that…

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Despite COVID-19 Restrictions, Nigeria Tops Report Of Global Asylum Claims To Canada

Nigeria currently has the highest asylum seekers eyeing Canada despite travel restrictions put in place since inception of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Quartz Africa, the number of Nigerians issued permanent residence (PR) permits by the Canadian government has tripled since 2015. In 2019 alone, 12,595 Nigerians were issued the permits. While those figures are based on…

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US, UK, Canada Accuse Russia Of Hacking COVID-19 Vaccine Research

Spies from Russia have been accused by the United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) of trying to steal COVID-19 vaccine being developed in laboratories in Oxford and the United States. According to the BBC, security services have warned that Russian spies were targeting organisations trying to develop coronavirus vaccine in the UK, US and Canada.…

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Nigerian Female Internet Fraudster Scams Canadian Lady Of $300k

A 24-year-old Nigerian lady identified as Kaosiso Ezibe has been charged in Canada for defrauding a citizen of more than $291,000. The 60-year-old woman had met someone claiming to be a wealthy architect living in Toronto, through an online dating site. Between February and March, the woman reportedly ignited an online relationship with the architect,…

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Mayorkun Kicks Off Canadian Tour In Style! Sells Out In Toronto, See Photos and Video!

Fresh off scoring a smash with his Kizz Daniel collaboration “True”; DMW pop star Mayorkun embarked on the Canadian leg of his “The Mayor Of..” tour. The “Mama” crooner stormed the National Event Center in Toronto, Canada for the first night of the tour, to a sold-out concert. Performing songs from his arsenal of hits and closed the set with the new fan favourite “True”, which…

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Canada Debunks Claim Of Begging Nigeria For 1m Immigrants

          The Canadian embassy in Nigeria has categorically made it clear that reports circulating that Justin Trudeau, the country’s prime minister, pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to allow one million Nigerians enter Canada under a new employment and migration programmes is FALSE.   Speaking via it’s twitter handle, the embassy debunked…

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Nigerian Lady Bags Canadian Citizenship, Announces She’ll Burn Her Nigerian Passport

A Nigerian lady has taken to twitter after she was granted Canadian citizenship to announce that she’ll be burning her Nigerian passport. Leaving a lot of mixed reactions, many Twitter users have poured out their opinions with some in support while others simply scolding her for the statement. See her Tweets below. For more on…

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Suspects Arrested For Allegedly Issuing Fake Canadian Visas

EFCC, on Thursday, arraigned Adeshina Taoheed Aderemi, Adekoya Abosede and Ishola Abiodun Kazeem before Justice R. B. Akintola of the High Court of Oyo State, sitting in Ibadan, on 7-count charge bordering on forgery, uttering and obtaining money by false pretence. The syndicates journey to the dock followed a petition to the Commission from their…

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524 Tourists Trapped on Indonesian Mountain After Strong Earthquake

A total of 524 tourists from the United States, the United Kingdom, Malaysia, Canada, France, Netherlands, Thailand and Singapore have been trapped on a mountain in Indonesian popular tourist island of Lombok after a strong quake triggered landslides that cut off roads. Spokesman of the National Disaster Management Agency, Sutopo Nugroho on Monday, said tourists…

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