CANADA IMMIGRATION FAQS: FOR NIGERIANS
Why wasn’t asylum/refugee among the recommended options noted above?
Immigrating to Canada as an asylum/refugee was established for those fleeing prosecution. Therefore, not many people meet this requirement. There is a lot of scrutiny on the asylum/refugee process, so you should only consider this option if you meet the requirements and you have ‘air-tight’ proof to back your case.
Find out how to come to Canada as a refugee, how to apply for refugee status from within Canada, and refugee services in Canada.