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News - April 7, 2017

Germany, Belgium, others deport 50 Nigerians

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Some Nigerian deportees

Fifty Nigerians were on Thursday deported from eight European countries over immigration and drug-related offences.

The countries are Germany, Switzerland, Luxemburg and Austria.

Others are Belgium, Spain, Hungary and Sweden.

The latest deportation is coming barely 48 hours after 40 Nigerians were deported for the same reasons from Italy and a week after 23 Nigerians were equally repatriated from United Kingdom.

The latest deportees arrived the country through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos with a chartered aircraft with flight number P6-6991 by 7:40am.

A source close to the Department of State Security (DSS) attached to the airport said the deportees comprised 47 males and three females.

According to the source, three of the deportees were repatriated for drug-related issues while 47 others were returned for other immigration offences.

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