Nigeria: Emirates Returns to Nigeria After 25 Months

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) flag carrier, Emirates, will resume flight services to Nigeria from 1 October, 2024, operating a daily service between Lagos and Dubai.

It would be over two years (exactly 25 months) after the airline suspended flights to Nigeria over blocked funds amounting to over $85m.

Authorities in the UAE also followed with a visa ban on Nigerians thereby halting movement between Nigeria and UAE.

Daily Trust reports that the President Bola Tinubu-led federal government had…


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