Trouble: UAE slams visa ban on Nigerians

Trouble: UAE slams visa ban on Nigerians

…no reason was given for the visa ban

The United Arab Emirates(UAE) Immigration has slammed a visa ban on Nigerians adding that all submitted applications are rejected and fees non-refundable.

The announcement was said to be made on Friday in a notice issued to its trade partners in Nigeria including travel agencies.

Although no reason was given for the visa ban, the Dubai authorities declared that all applications were on-hold until issues between the UAE government and the Nigerian government were resolved.

The latest decision made by the UAE immigration authorities is for all Nigerians seeking to travel to the UAE.

“All Dubai applications submitted are now rejected. It is  general for Nigerians and approvals are on hold at the moment.

“Kindly advise your clients to resubmit C2=A0 applications when the issue is resolved between both governments,” the notice to  Nigerian travel agents declared.

Officials of Nigerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs are yet to comment on the development.

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