Posted on Tue 10 Nov 2020, 12:10 PM

A campaign has begun to persuade Canadian authorities to refuse the purported request for asylum by DJ Switch.

According to media reports, DJ Switch, who was at the forefront of the #endsars protests,  fled the country to Canada where reports claim she will testify at the parliament.

A petition is already being signed to present to the government of Canada,  demanding that the DJ,  born Obianuju Udeh, return to the country and testify at the panel of inquiry as a prime witness at the events of October 20, at Lekki toll gate Lagos.

Posted on Thu 27 Aug 2020, 02:39 PM

President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, rejoiced with Nigerian-born Kaycee Madu who was reappointed Minister of Justice and Solicitor General for the Government of Alberta in Canada.

Pres. Buhari’s congratulatory message was contained in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.

The statement was titled “President Buhari congratulates Nigerian born Kaycee Madu appointed Minister of Justice in Alberta, Canada.”

Adesina quoted the President as describing the development as “landmark and historic”.

Posted on Tue 12 May 2020, 09:38 AM

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 been specially arranged to fly the intending returnees home this Thursday.

The high commission noted that it could be the only special evacuation flight for Nigerian nationals stranded in Canada due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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