This new order is due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Embassy of China and Consulate in Nigeria announced this in a public notice on Thursday, adding that it will no longer issue a certified health declaration form for non-Chinese nationals in the country.
According to the communique, entry by holders of diplomatic, service, courtesy or C visas will not be affected
Foreign nationals visiting China for emergency needs may apply for visas at the Chinese Embassy or Consulate.
The Chinese authorities said the suspension is a temporary response necessitated by the current situation of Covid-19.
According to the statement, the above-mentioned measures will be assessed in accordance with the evolving situation and any adjustment will be announced accordingly.