The government of the United Kingdom wednesday refuted reports in some national dailies alleging that President Muhammadu Buhari was in London at its instance to meet with former president Goodluck Jonathan with a view to addressing the current crisis in the Niger Delta region.
The refutal was contained in a terse statement issued by the Press Officer of the British High Commission in Abuja, Joe Abuku. Buhari is currently in London to take care of minor health issue.
The statement read: “Media reports […]
About 500 Nigerians deported by the United Kingdom government Wednesday arrived at the Hajj and Cargo Terminal of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos at 8:07am local time aboard a large chartered aircraft.
NAN reports that they were received and screened at the cargo terminal of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport by officials of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS).
A reliable source at the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) told NAN that some of them were deported for immigration-related offences.
As you are always assured getting the freshest Nigerian News from AdeLove. See photos of the 500 Nigerians that were deported last night by the UK government, they arrived Lagos today after they were bundled in a plane and deported from the UK. See more photos
Report reaching ADELOVE stated that dozens of Nigerian care workers have been arrested in immigration raids across London and are being held at various removal centres.
They have been told they will be forcibly removed from the UK on a charter flight on Tuesday.
The care worker were arrested for allegedly overstaying their visas. Some had worked for more than a decade and say they are distraught at the prospect of leaving behind many elderly and vulnerable people they have forged close […]