UAE visa ban imposed on Nigerian travellers has been lifted

UAE visa ban imposed on Nigerian travellers has been lifted

President Tinubu and President Sheikh agreed on the immediate lifting of the visa ban placed on Nigerian travelers

Published on: September 11, 2023

In a landmark dialogue, President Tinubu of Nigeria and President Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates have collectively agreed to lift the UAE visa ban imposed on Nigerian travelers. This magnanimous move carries an air of relief for both nations and their diplomatic relations.

In the course of the meeting, both leaders arrived at significant points of agreement that they believe will fortify their bilateral ties. The directive to resume flight schedules in and out of Nigeria by Etihad Airlines and Emirates Airlines was also given. Interestingly, this decision does not demand any immediate payment from the Nigerian government.

Further expanding the scope of collaboration, UAE has kindly committed to infuse billions of dollars worth of new investments into the Nigerian economy. This substantial investment promise from UAE would address and bolster multiple sectors, including defense and agriculture in Nigeria.

Strong diplomatic relations are on the horizon as President Tinubu and President Sheikh expressed their commitment to normalize and elevate the interaction between Nigeria and the UAE. Their collaborative effort seems to be fostering an amicable bond of friendship that will be fruitful for both nations in the future.

In what can be seen as an epoch-making stride, this meeting between President Tinubu and President Sheikh is a remarkable start to a new era of collaborative partnership and mutual growth between Nigeria and the UAE.

Author: Michael Akerele