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19 Sep 2016
The Lagos State Muslims Pilgrims Welfare Board has called for the refund of the money paid for the installation of a new air conditioning system at its Mina tents as the service was not rendered.
18 Sep 2016
Nigeria is to protest the seizure of electronic wristbands meant for use of citizens, in the just concluded 2016 pilgrimage to the Holy land, by the authorities of Saudi Arabia
17 Sep 2016
Nigeria is to protest the seizure of electronic wristbands brought into Saudi Arabia for use of its pilgrims.
16 Sep 2016
Families and friends of the 2016 Hajj pilgrims are already longing to welcome their loved ones as indications emerged that the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, (NAHCON), will begin the airlift of Nigerian pilgrims from Saudi Arabia from tomorrow.
15 Sep 2016
The Federal Government may abolish the use of agents to transport and provide other services to intending pilgrims to Mecca.
13 Sep 2016
Pilgrims have defied new rules by the Saudi government on the ‘stoning of the devil’, compelling the authorities to revert to old guidelines.
10 Sep 2016
Just as pilgrims for this year’s Hajj braces up to climb the mountain Arafat tomorrow (Sunday), the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has confirmed the death of three out of the 76,000 Nigerians ...
15 Aug 2016
Alhaji Abubakar Kaoje , the Sokoto Zonal Coordinator of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), said on Monday that a total of 3, 500 pilgrims ...
13 Aug 2016
Bauchi State Government said on Saturday that it spent over N17 million as subsidy on the purchase of uniforms and others items for pilgrims performing the 2016 Hajj.
8 Aug 2016
With the express directive of the Federal Government to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to disburse scarce dollars to pilgrims at subsidised rate, it is splashing about N7. 9 billion ($24.9 million) as subsidy.
2 Aug 2016
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) yesterday told members of the House of Representatives that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was yet to pay compensation promised to the victims ...
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...


3 hours ago
The EU's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said on Sunday that Brussels was ready to impose new sanctions on Belarus if Minsk were to host Russian nuclear weapons.
4 hours ago
The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted Nigerians to the recalled EzriCare and Delsam Pharma Artificial Tears eye drops.
5 hours ago
The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Anambra chapter, has congratulated Prof. Chukwuma Soludo on his one year anniversary in office as governor of the state.
5 hours ago
A socio-political group, Us4Us Movement, has canvassed the support of the national leadership of the All Progressive Congress (APC) for Sen. Godswill Akpabio to be become the 10th Senate President.
5 hours ago
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will on Sunday depart Abuja for London, UK, where he will deliver a public lecture at King’s College, London.