Dubai airline suspends passenger flights to and from Nigeria

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Dubai airline, Emirates has suspended passenger flights to and from Nigeria till further notice.

This was announced yesterday with the suspension taking effect immediately.

The announcement comes 48 hours after restrictions on direct flights between Nigeria and the United Arab Emirates was lifted after a long-standing disagreement between both countries. The dispute was over the use of rapid COVID-19 tests.

There has been no explanation for the sudden reversal which puts a question mark on the bilateral relationship between both countries.