34 Nigerians Deported From Six European Countries

Six European countries reported 34 Nigerians on Thursday.

The deportees were from Switzerland, Germany, Iceland, Austria, Belgium, and Hungary

The European countries said that the Nigerian deportees committed immigration-related offenses in the European countries.

The deportees, who flew in a chartered Air Blue Panorama aircraft, arrived at Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos at about 6:30 a.m. on Thursday morning.

Among the deportees were 32 men and 2 women.

Deputy Superintendent of Police Joseph Alabi, the spokesman of the Lagos Airport Police Command, confirmed the development.

He said, “This morning, we received 34 Nigerians who were brought back from Europe. They were made up of 32 males and 2 females.”

”All the deportees were alleged to have committed immigration-related offenses in their host countries.”

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According to him, the deportees were received by officers of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and the Nigeria Police Force.

Officials the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Nigeria Immigration service and the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) were also on ground to receive and profile the deportees. Tuesday, Libya returned 175 Nigerians from the North African country aboard a chartered Nouvelair aircraft, which landed at

It will be recalled that the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), on Tuesday, Libya returned 175 Nigerians from the North African country aboard a chartered Nouvelair aircraft.

The returnees were made up of 34 males, 122 females, 10 children and 9 infants.