Saudi Arabia Lifts Ban On Nigerian Flights
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has lifted the ban imposed on Nigerian flights. The ban was imposed on December 8, 2021, in the wake of the emergence of Omicron COVID-19 variant.
Lifting of restrictions was announced on Saturday March 5, with the Kingdom also removing many COVID-19 restrictions, giving a green light for 2022 Hajj exercise.
The Kingdom also lifted the suspension of direct flights and arrival from 17 other countries which include South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Eswatini, Mozambique, Malawi, Mauritius, Zambia, Madagascar, Mauritius, Zambia, Madagascar, Angola, Seychelles, United Republic of Congo, among others.