The United Kingdom on Friday deported 23 Nigerians for various immigration offences.
The deportees who were all males arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos atabout 6 am in a chartered aircraft.
The spokesman for the Nigeria Police Force, Lagos Airport Command, Joseph Alabi, confirmed the development.
The deportees were received by officers of the Nigeria Immigration Service, the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons and the Police.
The deportees were profiled by immigration authorities before they were allowed to leave for their respective destinations.