Twenty -nine Nigerians were on Thursday deported from six European countries over issues related to immigration offences.
They were deported from Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Germany, Norway and Lithuania.
The deportees, all men were brought in a chartered Titan Airways aircraft with Registration Number: G -POWD.
DSP Joseph Alabi, the spokesman, Lagos Airport Police Command, confirmed the development.
Alabi said, “this morning, we received 29 Nigerians who were brought from Europe. They were all male.’’
“28 of the deportees were alleged to have committed immigration- related offences while one of them was allegedly involved in a police case.’’
He said the deportees were received by officers of the Nigerian Immigration Service, the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons and the Nigeria Police.
Also on ground to receive them were officials the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria and the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency.
According to NAN, the deportees were profiled by immigration authorities and were allowed to depart to their various destinations.