South Africa deports 97 Nigerians for committing various offences

South Africa deports 97 Nigerians for committing various offences

The South African Government has deported 97 Nigerians for committing various offences in the country. The deportees landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on Monday night in a chartered aircraft with the registration number GBB710 from Johannesburg.

They were made up of 95 males and two females.

DSP Joseph Alabi, the Spokesman of the Lagos Airport Police Command, confirmed the development. An immigration source told NAN on condition of anonymity that six of the deportees were returned to the country for drug offences while 10 were arrested and deported for other criminal offences . The others were said to have committed immigration offences in the Southern African country.

All the deportees were profiled by officials of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) while those deported for drug related offences were handed over to the Police for further investigation.

The Federal Government had also on Monday evacuated 41 Nigerian girls who were trafficked to Mali for sex and labour exploitation. Six of the suspected human traffickers were also apprehended and brought back to the country for prosecution.

About author

Nigerians in South Africa
Nigerians in South Africa 6376 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

NIGERIA SEES DECLINE IN BANKED ADULTS THANKS TO MOBILE MONEY ROADBLOCKS

Despite being home to Africa’s biggest mobile phone market, Nigeria is seeing a decline in banked adults in the country. According to a report in Bloomberg, financial inclusion in the

Lawyer: McGahn ruling doesn’t extend to Bolton, deputy

Lawyer: McGahn ruling doesn’t extend to Bolton, deputy

Entertainment 0 Comments

Dj Waje Waje ft ScoobyNero – Kolobi

Internationally Recognized Teamscoobynero and  Official Dj Waje Waje released their first official single titled “KOLOBI: He featured Nigerian diaspora music Muso ScoobyNero on this one ! This is a vibey Anthem

0 Comments

No Comments Yet!

You can be first to comment this post!

Leave a Reply