Immigration Arrests Nigerian At Wedding Ceremony In UK For Overstaying His Visa

Published 6 years ago by: Daniel Bosai
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at 01:42 PM, 20/11/2012 (6 years ago)

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Imagine leaving home with the intention of attending a wedding, but ending up in detention? That was the case of a Nigerian man who was apprehended at the venue of a wedding in Falkirk, Scotland for overstaying his visa.



According to the BBC report, he was to be a witness at a wedding in Falkirk where he was caught and later detained by the UK Border Agency.

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The agency said it had received intelligence that the 31-year-old who had travelled to Falkirk from the Leicester area was to attend the ceremony at Falkirk registration office on 15th November, 2012. Officers arrested the Nigerian man after it was confirmed he had overstayed his visa.

Anna Beattie, from the agency in Scotland told the BBC “This operation shows that it does not matter where in the UK you travel to, if you are here illegally and seeking to evade our immigration laws you can expect to be found by us and removed from the UK. The UK Border Agency is working with colleagues at registration offices throughout Scotland and receives intelligence from a wide variety of sources. We will not hesitate to act against those who mistakenly believe that they can abuse the immigration system.”

The man is now being held in detention while steps are taken to remove him back to Nigeria.


And you might be wondering what happened to the wedding? Well, the marriage, between a 32-year-old Nigerian man and a 25-year-old Hungarian woman, did not take place. Rather, officers said they were also making further enquiries about the prospective groom’s immigration status.

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ela214 at 01:53 PM, 20/11/2012 (6 years ago)
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chei bad luck,but u overstay ur welcum,u nevba arrange u dey go wedding u no dey stay inside house,anyway sha na 9ja dey call u.
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mary11 at 02:08 PM, 20/11/2012 (6 years ago)
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Hahaha d man think say na Naija him dey "wia u can misbehave kpata kpata u settle officer"oyibo pple no dey take nonsense o!especially 4rm nigerians
I blame dat man wey no fit do him wedding 4 9ja

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mary11 at 02:09 PM, 20/11/2012 (6 years ago)
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Hahaha d man think say na Naija him dey "wia u can misbehave kpata kpata u settle officer"oyibo pple no dey take nonsense o!especially 4rm nigerians
I blame dat man wey no fit do him wedding 4 9ja

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dickman2 at 02:22 PM, 20/11/2012 (6 years ago)
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ok...hmmmmm.
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dlimelite at 02:33 PM, 20/11/2012 (6 years ago)
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Na WaH O
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lanudja at 02:41 PM, 20/11/2012 (6 years ago)
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Hahaha.. wahala dey oo Grin
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denmal at 02:43 PM, 20/11/2012 (6 years ago)
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gbege
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Bettygirls at 02:46 PM, 20/11/2012 (6 years ago)
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yhmmmm
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proly at 02:49 PM, 20/11/2012 (6 years ago)
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Haba
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nonsovin at 02:51 PM, 20/11/2012 (6 years ago)
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  Shocked  Shocked  Shocked  Shocked  Shocked  Shocked  Shocked
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nonsovin at 02:54 PM, 20/11/2012 (6 years ago)
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WELL SHAA, NO WAHALA FOR THEM NAA! HE AND HIS WIFE WILL COME BACK TO NIGERIA LIKE PEOPLE THAT WEDDED IN UK AND COME TO NAIJA FOR THE HONEY MOON NAA!  Grin
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jabanz at 03:28 PM, 20/11/2012 (6 years ago)
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Quote from: mary11 on 02:09 PM, 20/11/2012
Hahaha d man think say na Naija him dey "wia u can misbehave kpata kpata u settle officer"oyibo pple no dey take nonsense o!especially 4rm nigerians
I blame dat man wey no fit do him wedding 4 9ja
lol

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cherishp at 03:38 PM, 20/11/2012 (6 years ago)
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Na be small matter oooo!
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presciousoluchi at 03:41 PM, 20/11/2012 (6 years ago)
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is not good, they for wait make him finish the wedding.

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bigdad95 at 03:41 PM, 20/11/2012 (6 years ago)
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fire on the mountin
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micc at 03:47 PM, 20/11/2012 (6 years ago)
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Chai make una see bad luck sha
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jamesbondchick at 03:52 PM, 20/11/2012 (6 years ago)
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Choi! na by force u go take come 9ja, hahaha

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chicco77 at 04:05 PM, 20/11/2012 (6 years ago)
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TOO BAD
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dlimelite at 04:07 PM, 20/11/2012 (6 years ago)
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Quote from: nonsovin on 02:51 PM, 20/11/2012
  Shocked  Shocked  Shocked  Shocked  Shocked  Shocked  Shocked
Shocked  Shocked  Shocked  Shocked  Shocked  Shocked  Shocked
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