After 10 Years, Nigerian Man Reunites with Family in Nigeria, They Meet at Airport

After 10 Years, Nigerian Man Reunites with Family in Nigeria, They Meet at Airport

  • In a heartwarming reunion that captured the attention of many online, a Nigerian man returned to his homeland after a decade abroad to surprise his parents
  • The emotional encounter took place at the airport, where his parents initially mistook him for his elder brother, who frequently visited
  • However, their confusion was quickly replaced with unbridled joy as they realised it was their long-absent son

A Nigerian man's incredible surprise visit to his parents after 10 years away sparked a heartwarming reunion that melted hearts online.

As he stepped off the plane, his parents were overjoyed to see him, mistaking him at first for his older brother who often came to visit.

The Nigerian visits parents in Nigeria after10 years
His parents were excited to see him. Photo credit: @mr_tov
Source: TikTok

But as the truth dawned on them, their faces lit up with beaming smiles and happy tears.

The emotional airport reunion was a moment to cherish, with the parents pouring out prayers and blessings for their long-lost son.

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Their joy was palpable, and their love for each other shone brighter than ever, as shown by @mr_tov.

Watch the video below: compiled some of the reactions below:

House of Faith said:

“I haven't been to Nigeria for 20 years exactly this year.”

Jumoke Jummy wrote:

“You are lucky you have a praying mother. Al her prayers will come to pass in your lives.”

Megan Ann commented:

“Your mother is so beautiful.”

JaycuteOfficial also commented:

“Welcome Home bro.”


“So he really is yOur brother. Enjoy your time with your family.”

Epa-8 Yu:

“They look shocked.”


“Wait you’re this guy.”

Ellery Malmgren:

“I love!!!”

Man returns to Nigeria for wife

Meanwhile, previously reported that a Nigerian man in the diaspora has said he was returning to Nigeria in search of a life partner.

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@obiozubulu made his decision known to the public via TikTok.

@obiozubulu shared a video in which he was on a flight, suggesting that he was already headed to Nigeria as he said.

In a recent development, also reported that Nigerian man in the diaspora surprised his family members when he returned to the country without their knowledge.


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Basit Jamiu (Editor) Basit Jamiu is an award-winning journalist and a human interest editor with more than 5 years of experience in the media (Ikeja Bird, Prime Progress, The Movee). He started his journalism career after graduating from Ekiti State University in 2018. He is a 2023 MTN Media Fellow, OCRP Fellow at ICIR, and Accountability Fellow at CJID. He also has professional certificates in Information Management, Technical Writing, Digital Marketing from Google. He can be reached via

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