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24 Jul 2020
Over N150 billion paid to service providers by Nigerians for this year’s pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia is hanging in the balance. This followed cancellation of international pilgrimage by the kingdom. Hajj exercise is expected to begin Tuesday.
22 Aug 2019
Pilgrimage is now a political weapon in Nigeria. Governors and even local government chairmen now make it a grand duty of nominating lackeys to make pilgrimages.
26 Jul 2019
Lagos State pilgrims, numbering 2,269, have completed their Umrah in Makkah, according to the state’s Amirul Hajj, Dr. Abdul Hakeem Abdul Lateef during a lecture at the Lagos State House in Makkah.
24 Jun 2019
The first batch of Kano pilgrims intending to perform 2019 Hajj are scheduled to depart Nigeria for Saudi Arabia Wednesday 10th July 2019. Executive secretary, Kano state Pilgrims Welfare Board, Alhaji Mohammad Abba Danbatta revealed this Monday while briefing journalists on level of preparation for this year's exercise. Abba explained that the National Hajj Commission…
30 May 2016
As part of democracy day celebration, Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong, yesterday banned government’s sponsorship of Muslims and Christians pilgrimages in the state.

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