ordered expiring visas from Nigerians to leave the country on or before 17
some Nigerians, including Abass Ramon, popularly known as Hushpuppi, were
cracked down by Dubai police for fraud.
UAE, announced in a statement released Wednesday that the UAE government has
given exemptions on fines and penalties to Nigerian nationalities whose visas
expired before March 1 and expect the affected Nigerians to leave the UAE on or
before August 17.
affected to join the evacuation flights arranged from the country before the
grace period expired.
that the United Arab Emirates Government has issued exemptions on fines /
penalties for visas expiring before 1 March 2020 to leave the country on or
before 17 August 2020.
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.
nationals who wish to return home are kindly requested to apply their names and
passport numbers to the Embassy and/or the Consulate for forwarding to the UAE
authorities in order to obtain the required clearance.”
Nigeria from a list of countries permitted to fly into the Emirates.