COVID-19: Nigeria to suspend all International flights into the country

The Nigerian government says it will close the Murtala Muhammed Airport Lagos and  Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja, from Monday 23rd March for a period of one month following COVID-19 pandemic.

The Director General of Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Captain Musa Nuhu, stated that all other International Airports like Aminu Kano Porthacourt and Akanu Ibiam Enugu would also remain closed to all international flights except emergency and essential flights.

He, however, said that all domestic flights would maintain their normal flight schedule.

According to him, all airlines are expected to submit their passengers manifest to the Port Health Authorities prior to their flights arrival to Nigeria.