DUBAI: UAE Lifts Visa Ban On Nigerians
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DUBAI: UAE Lifts Visa Ban On Nigerians

The United Arab Emirates has agreed to remove the visa ban placed on Nigerians immediately. The lift of the visa ban on Nigerians comes after a successful meeting between the Nigerian president, Ahmed Bola Tinubu and UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

By this agreement, Emirates Airlines and Etihad Airways will also, resume flight activities/schedules to Nigeria immediately. This restoration of flights according to the president’s statement does not require from the Nigerian government.

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

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.

As negotiated between the two Heads of State, this immediate restoration of flight activity, through these two airlines and between the two countries, does not involve any immediate payment by the Nigerian government.

In recognition of President Tinubu’s economic development diplomacy drive and proposals today presented by President Tinubu to his counterpart, an agreed framework has been established, which will involve several billions of U.S. dollars’ worth of new investments into the Nigerian economy across multiple sectors, including defence, agriculture and others, by the investment arms of the Government of the United Arab Emirates.

Additionally, President Tinubu is pleased to have successfully negotiated a joint, new foreign exchange liquidity programme between the two Governments, which will be announced in detail in the coming weeks.

In conclusion, the President wishes to commend the UAE President, Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, for his unalloyed friendship and his determined effort to join hands with him to fully normalize and reset to excellence, the standard of relations between the two important countries.

Recall that the United Arab Emirates authorities stopped issuing visas and work permits to Nigerians last year.

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