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Italy Deports 37 Nigerians

8 March, 2017

The Italian government has deported 37 Nigerians for committing immigration-related offences in the country.
Italy deports 37 Nigerians
The deportees arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMlA) Lagos, on Tuesday night 7th march 2017.
The deportees,who are all males, were brought back in a chartered aircraft with registration number OM-IEX.


DSP Joseph Alabi, the spokesman of the Lagos Airport Police Command, confirmed the development.
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 Police.
Also on ground to receive them were 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.
It will be recalled that the Italian government had on Feb. 23 deported 33 Nigerians from the country for similar reasons.
Recall that just days after a set of Nigerians were deported from Libya and Cameroun, another 171 citizens have been repatriated to the country
The repatriation exercise was carried out by some organisations which collaborated with the National Emergency Management Agency.


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