Work permit ban: Hard times hit Nigeria’s in UAE
By Guardian Exclusive
28 October 2021 | 6:22 am
Nigerian's in UAE are facing harsher times as restriction on work permits bites harder. Some of them spoke exclusively to The Guardian about what led to the current situation.
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