UAE Lifts Travel Ban On Nigerians

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Abuja - September 11 - Mediaage NG News – The United Arab Emirates, on Monday, lifted its ban on Nigerians, entailing that Emirates Airlines will resume flight operations in Nigeria.

Spokesperson to the Nigerian presidency, Ajuri Ngelale said President Bola Tinubu met with his UAE counterpart, Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi that resulted in lifting of the ban.

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This comes nearly three weeks after President Tinubu ordered an immediate resolution to the Nigeria, UAE impasse to end the nearly one-year ban.

“President Bola 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”, Ngelale said in a statement.

“Both Etihad Airlines and Emirates Airlines are to immediately resume flight schedules into and out of Nigeria”, the statement added.

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