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8 Jul
Following confirmation that Muslim pilgrims to Mecca in Saudi Arabia will be making the Mount Arafat passage today, Muslims are set to mark the Eid-el-Kabir
5 Jul
Of the 43,008 worshippers billed for the trip, 27,359, inclusive of 527 staff, as well as committee and board members, had been conveyed.
13 Jun
Deputy Governor Obafemi Hamzat has urged Lagos State pilgrims for this year’s hajj to be of good conduct during stay in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
19 Oct 2021
The Executive Chairman, Bauchi State Orphans and Vulnerable Children Agency (BASOVCA), Mrs. Hassana Arkila, has been suspended by Governor Bala Mohammed for alleged misconduct.
27 Mar 2020
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has directed states Muslim Pilgrims welfare Board and agencies to suspend pilgrims enlightenment programmes due to the coronavirus pandemic. Hajj Commission in a circular had directed all States’ Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Boards/Agencies/Commissions to suspend pilgrims’ sensitization activities nationwide until further notice. A statement by NAHCON's spokesperson, Fatima Usara,…
11 Aug 2019
Almost 2.5 million Muslim pilgrims took part Sunday in the "stoning of the devil", the last major ritual of the annual hajj pilgrimage and one that has in past years led to deadly stampedes.
16 Oct 2016
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Sunday suspended Alhaji Sadiq Rabiu, the Chairman of the state Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, over an allegation of fraud during the just concluded Hajj.
4 Sep 2016
Many Nigerian pilgrims currently in Saudi Arabia for this year's pilgrimage say they have cut down on their spending following the fall in the value of the Naira.
2 Sep 2016
As Muslim pilgrims are trooping to Saudi Arabia, over 80,000 Nigerians are ready to be part of the largest gathering of people in the world.About two million people are expected in Mecca to observe the fifth pillar of Islam....
5 Aug 2016
The Kano State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board said on Friday that it would begin the airlift of intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for this year's Hajj on Aug.11.
22 Jul 2016
The Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Taraba State has promised a hitch free hajj exercise in Saudi-Arabia for the intending Muslim pilgrims from the state. In an interaction with journalists yesterday in Jalingo...

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