The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has suspended travellers from Nigeria, Tanzania, Kenya and Ethiopia from entering the country.
Its National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Emergency Management Authority (NCEMA) and the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) announced the decision on Friday.
The Nation reports that the latest ban is with effect on Saturday.
According to the newspaper, the development has created chaos for both inbound and outbound passengers, including Nigerians wishing to come home for the Yuletide.
Some have arranged last-minute flight changes to other European, African and US carriers, it added.
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