The South African government on Friday deported 90 Nigerians for committing immigration-related offences in the country.
Joseph Alabi, the spokesman of the Lagos Airport Police Command confirmed the development in Lagos.
Alabi said the deportees ,who were 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 the prerequisite documents.
“They were received by the appropriate agencies including the police and profiled before being allowed to depart to their respective destinations, ” Alabi said