Nigeria and the United Kingdom has signed an agreement that would see the UK increase the deportation of those considered dangerous criminals as part of the British new immigration plan.
British Home Secretary Priti Patel said the landmark agreement would help take the fight to the criminal people smugglers to tackle illegal immigration.
Patel said in a tweet on Thursday that the new landmark agreement with Nigeria will increase the deportation of dangerous foreign criminals to make their streets & country safer.
The deal was reached the same day 13 Nigerians were deported from the UK for different violations. Eight of the deported persons were convicted criminals while the remaining five had entered the UK illegally.