48 not 500 Nigerians were deported from the UK

It was learnt that 44 men and 4 females were deported from the UK. They arrived aboard a chartered flight, Titan Airways no ZT3931, at 8am at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos State yesterday and not the 500 BBC earlier reported.

The deportees were said to have been stranded at the airport waiting for family members and friends to come pick them up. It was gathered that while 26 of the deportees had passports, 22 others were issued Emergency Travel Certificates by the Nigerian High Commission in the UK.

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