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UAE denies Nigerians visa

United Arab Emirates Immigration authorities have imposed a visa ban on Nigerians and are now rejecting visa applications.

This was conveyed in a notice issued to UAE’s trade partners in Nigeria including travel agencies on Friday.

No reason was given for the visa ban, but UAE Immigration authorities said all applications are on-hold until issues between the UAE government and the Nigerian government are resolved.

It says: “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.”

Writing by Fany Olumoye; Editing by Omotola Oguneye and Tony Okerafor