Emirates Airline banned from operating in Nigeria.


UAE’s Emirates airline has been added to the list of airlines banned from operating in Nigeria this was announced by the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika in a social media statement on Friday.

This comes in response to recent reports of the Government of UAE not renewing the VISAS of Nigerians in their country and also unclear reports of VISA ban being placed on Nigerians.

Although the  UAE embassy in Nigeria denied there is a VISA ban on Nigerians entering UAE. They said: “At the onset of the COVlD-19 pandemic, the UAE took a number of precautionary measures to combat the virus’ spread, including the temporary suspension on issuing UAE visas for all nationalities as of March 17, 2020“.