BREAKING: Confusion as UAE bans Nigerian flights again

Confusion as UAE bans Nigerian flights again

Confusion as UAE bans Nigerian flights again     The United Arab Emirates, UAE, has again announced indefinite suspension of flights from Nigeria to Dubai. This is coming barely 48 hours after the UAE announced that it has finally lifted the ban on travels between Dubai and Nigeria. Dubai had placed a ban on travelers from Nigeria, South Africa based on breach of Covid-19 protocols. UAE in a message from the Dubai Media Office announced that passengers from Nigeria are expected to provide a negative result for a PCR test taken within…

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COVID-19: UAE lifts travel ban on Nigeria

UAE lifts travel ban on Nigeria

COVID-19: UAE lifts travel ban on Nigeria     The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has finally lifted the travel ban on Nigeria, paving the way for the resumption of flights between the two countries. Flights were suspended since March following a diplomatic row between the two over the COVID-19 rapid antigen test introduced by the UAE government in addition to the negative PCR test requirement stipulated by the Federal Government of Nigeria. The UAE flag carrier, Emirates, which suspended its flight since March, has now announced resumption from June 23rd.…

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FG mulls travel ban over COVID-19 new strain

FG mulls travel ban over COVID-19 new strain

FG mulls travel ban over COVID-19 new strain   Worried by the mutated strain of COVID-19 in the United Kingdom, the Federal Government says it may impose a travel ban to and from certain parts of the world. The News Agency of Nigeria reported that the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed this on Monday in Abuja at a special forum organised by the agency. Mohammed, a member of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, said while the government appreciated the negative economic impact of another…

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