Nigeria: The Nigeria immigration Service (NIS), Seme command has repatriated 414 irregular immigrants in the first six month of the year.The commands spokesman, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Seme, that 159 Nigerians were refused departure rights from Seme border during the period under review.
Investigation reveals that from January to June 2018, 97,595 people arrived through the border with valid passports, 60,621 of them were males and 36,974 were females.A total of 88,015 comprising of 48,900 males and 39,115 females, left Nigeria through Seme border within the period.
56 foreigners were refused entry permits through the border, the foreigners were from South Africa, Belgium, Congo, Kenya, Ghana, Australia, Brazil, Lebanon, Italy and India while 250 were repatriated from other West African countries due to irregularities in their documents. Also, 65 victims of human trafficking were also arrested and handed over to the immigration service headquarters, credited source revealed.
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