Just In: Plane With 500 Nigerians Deported From The UK Lands In Lagos, Many Stranded (Photos)

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500 Nigerians Deported From The UK

500 Nigerians Deported From The UKA plane carrying about 500 Nigerians deported from the United Kingdom has landed in Lagos. BBC Africa reports.

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The chartered flight, took off from London Stansted airport via a private charter company, Titan Airways.

It was confirmed that the flight, was scheduled to depart from the United Kingdom on Tuesday, November 24, at about 10.30pm – Nigerian time – to land in Lagos on Wednesday, November 25 at about 6.00am.

500 Nigerians Deported From The UKPhoto credit: Africanspotlight

It was learnt that the deportees were not happy to be back and those who did not have relatives in Lagos are currently stranded in the airport.

On landing, one of the deportees stated that he was arrested by British police and was not allowed to even take his belongings before being deported.

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Recently, Nigerian government expressed concern over UK’s plan to deport 29,000 Nigerians, and has insisted that due process be followed before Nigerians are removed from the UK.



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