Thursday 29 June 2017

Just In : UK Deports 28 Nigerians For Immigration Offences

The government of the United Kingdom (UK), on Thursday, deported about 28 Nigerians for breaching their immigration laws. The deportees arrived nigeria via the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMlA) Lagos at about 12.13p.m on board a chartered Titanic Airways with registration number AWC-761/2. Spokesman of the Lagos Airport Police Command, DSP Joseph Alabi confirmed the deportation to aviation correspondents saying they comprised 21 males and seven females.

On ground at the Lagos airport to receive the deportees were officers of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) , the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and the Police, and officials the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).

The deportees were profiled by immigration authorities and were each given a stipend to facilitate their transportation to their respective states.

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