The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has ordered Nigerians with expired visas to leave the country on or before August 17, 2020.
The Nigerian Embassy in Abu Dhabi confirms this in a statement, on Tuesday.
The UAE had granted waivers on fines and penalties on visas that expired before March 1.
The embassy urged affected citizens to submit their papers for emigration processing..it says Nigerians are advised to join the evacuation flights arranged from the country before the deadline.
The UAE said the development was unconnected to the negative reports about Nigerians in the country.