Sunday, September 24, 2023

BREAKING: UAE Lifts Visa Ban On Nigerians, Resumes Flight Operations

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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Monday, lifted its months-long visa ban on Nigerians.

UPDATED: UAE lifts visa ban on Nigerian travelers after Tinubu's meeting -  SolaceBase

This is as Etihad and Emirates Airlines are to resume flight operations to Nigeria with immediate effect.

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The decision follows talks between President Bola Tinubu, and his Emirati counterpart, Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

“President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and President of the United Arab Emirates, Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, on Monday in Abu Dhabi, have finalised a historic agreement, which has resulted in the immediate cessation of the visa ban placed on Nigerian travellers.

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“Furthermore, by this historic agreement, both Etihad Airlines and Emirates Airlines are to immediately resume flight schedules into and out of Nigeria, without any further delay,” the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, revealed in a statement he signed Monday.

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