Global Statistics

All countries
19,430,230
Confirmed
Updated on August 7, 2020 8:21 pm
All countries
12,256,971
Recovered
Updated on August 7, 2020 8:21 pm
All countries
720,707
Deaths
Updated on August 7, 2020 8:21 pm

Global Statistics

All countries
19,430,230
Confirmed
Updated on August 7, 2020 8:21 pm
All countries
12,256,971
Recovered
Updated on August 7, 2020 8:21 pm
All countries
720,707
Deaths
Updated on August 7, 2020 8:21 pm

UAE orders Nigerians with expired visas to leave August 17

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Highlights

• UAE give Nigerians with expired visas August 17 as ultimatum

• The evacuation flight will be made available by the embassy

The United Arab Emirates has ordered Nigerian citizens living in the country whose visas had expired to leave before August 17, 2020 or face the wrath of the law.

The embassy told all the concerned citizens to submit neccessary documents for evacuation processing

The Embassy of Nigeria, Abu Dhabi, UAE, has, therefore, advised concerned nationals to join the evacuation flights arranged from the country before the expiration of the grace period.

In a statement titled, ‘Public Notice’ and dated July 21, the Nigerian Embassy in the Emirates urged affected citizens to immediately submit their papers for emigration processing.The statement read, “The Embassy wishes to inform that the government of the United Arab Emirates has granted waivers on fines/penalties on visas that expired before 1st March 2020 to leave the country on or before 17th of August 2020.

The affected citizens were advised by the embassy to leave before August 17

“Consequently, the Embassy is urging fellow Nigerians living in the UAE to avail themselves of this opportunity to return home with the impending Air Peace evacuation flight scheduled for 1st August 2020, and or subsequent Emirates evacuation flights before the expiration of the grace period. Accordingly, affected Nigerian nationals who are willing to return home are kindly requested to submit their names and passport numbers to the Embassy and or the Consulate for onward transmission to the UAE authorities in order to obtain the necessary clearance.”

The annocement  is coming amid rising public commentaries in what has been described as stern bilateral policies against Nigeria by the UAE.

 

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