Again, United Kingdom Deports 28 Nigerians

Again, United Kingdom Deports 28 Nigerians

Lagos — The gale of deportations of Nigerians from Europe continues last week Thursday with another set of 28 Nigerians deported from the United Kingdom (UK).

This came 48 hours after 23 Nigerians were deported from Spain and exactly a week after 34 were deported from six European countries.

Daily Trust reports that like the previous deportation, the latest deportees were sent home for immigration offence. It is strongly believed that the deportees’ travel documents had expired.

The deportees comprising 21 males and seven females, were conveyed in a chartered Titanic Airways with registration number: AWC-761/2 which was said to have touched ground at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMlA) Lagos at about 12.13pm.

They were received by officers of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) and other agencies at the airport. The Immigration officers profiled the deportees before they were allowed to go to their respective destinations.

Spokesman of the Lagos Airport Police Command, DSP Joseph Alabi said the deportees were allowed to go since they were not deported for criminal offences.

It was learnt that each of them got a stipend to transport themselves to their destinations.

 

Story: Abdullateef Aliyu / Daily Trust

Facebook Comments

About author

Nigerians in South Africa
Nigerians in South Africa 12335 posts

We are about democracy, human rights, public opinion, political behavior, civil rights and policy aimed at improving the human condition, with a focus on African countries.

You might also like

Detained for beards, veils and internet browsing

A document that appears to give the most powerful insight yet into how China determined the fate of hundreds of thousands of Muslims held in a network of internment camps has been seen by the BBC. Listing the personal details of more than 3,000 individuals f…

FOREIGN NATIONALS ESCORTED OUT OF MIDDELBURG AFTER SHOPS LOOTED DURING PROTESTS

Demonstrations erupted following the killing of a 25-year-old woman on Wednesday. Mpumalanga police are escorting foreign nationals out of Middelburg on Thursday morning after their shops were looted during violent

Boeing papers show employees slid 737 Max problems past FAA

Boeing papers show employees slid 737 Max problems past FAA

0 Comments

No Comments Yet!

You can be first to comment this post!

Leave a Reply