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US, Spain deport 52 Nigerians within 48 hours

US, Spain deport 52 Nigerians within 48 hours

The Spanish government on Friday deported 11 Nigerians alleged to have committed various offences in the country.

Their deportation is coming less than 48 hours after 41 Nigerians were deported from the US for similar reasons.

The deportees, comprising of 10 males and one female, arrived at the Hajj Camp area of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, at 7:10 pm.

They were received by officials of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), and the Nigeria police force.

Joseph Alabi, airport police spokesman, confirmed the deportation to NAN, saying they were alleged to have committed immigration-related offences.

In May, the United Kingdom and Australia jointly deported 40 Nigerians alleged to have been involved in various offences in their host countries.

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