About 50 Nigerians were on Thursday deported from eight European countries for committing immigration-related offences. The Nigerians were deported variously from Switzerland, Germany, Sweden, Luxembourg, Austria, Belgium, Spain and Hungary. Their deportation is coming barely 48 hours after another set of 40 Nigerians were deported by the Italian government, for similar reasons.
The fresh batch of deportees, comprising of 48 males and two females, arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos at about 7.36 a.m. Some were said to be stranded, perhaps confused on what to do with their lives as they arrived NAHCO gate