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South Africa deports 90 Nigerians

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Jaafar Jaafar is a graduate of Mass Communication from Bayero University, Kano. He was a reporter at Daily Trust, an assistant editor at Premium Times and now the editor-in-chief of Daily Nigerian.
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The South African government on Friday deported 90 Nigerians for committing immigration-related offences.

Joseph Alabi, the spokesman of the Lagos Airport Police Command confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.

Mr Alabi, a deputy superintendent of police, said the deportees, who are all men, landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at about 3.30pm.

He said they were brought back to Nigeria aboard a South African Airways aircraft with registration number BBB712 from Johannesburg.

“This afternoon, about 3.30pm, 90 Nigerians were deported from South Africa for committing immigration-related offences.

“Some of them were alleged to have been living in the country without valid documents.

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“They were received by the appropriate agencies including the police and profiled before being allowed to depart to their respective destinations,” Mr Alabi said.

NAN reports that South Africa had also on February 28 sent 97 Nigerians back home for committing various offences.

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