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In the spirit of Eid-el-Kabir, Gov. Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State, has released N11 million to the pilgrims from the state in Saudi Arabia for Sallah.
A pilgrim from Sokoto State is being probed for illegally collecting USD 100 each from five pilgrims, for the purchase of sacrificial animals, the state Amirul Hajj, Justice Bello Abbas, has confirmed.
The Jigawa Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board says it has completed the transportation of the intending pilgrims from the state to Saudi Arabia.
Gombe State has so far airlifted 1,800 of its intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for the 2017 pilgrimage.
The Lagos State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, says 1,353 pilgrims from the state have been transported to Saudi Arabia for the 2017 hajj.
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte says his players are operating at "70% less this season" because of their heavy playing schedule.
Everton boss Ronald Koeman insists the club's owners' faith in him is unwavering, despite a poor start to the season.
Ugandan police have detained the country's most prominent opposition leader over allegations of attempted murder.
Tech companies including Google, Facebook and Twitter will work with G7 countries to block the spread of extremist content online.
At least three soldiers were killed when Boko Haram fighters ambushed a military convoy in northeast Nigeria, security and civilian sources told AFP on Thursday.
A young protester was shot dead in western Kenya on Monday as hundreds of opposition supporters again took to the streets demanding reforms ahead of a presidential election, witnesses told AFP.
A 50-year-old man and father of seven, Abdullahi Sani, has been arraigned before a Katsina State Senior Magistrates’ Court for allegedly raping a three-year-old daughter of his neighbour to death.
The N500 million libel suit filed by Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, against Olisa Metuh, a former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, spokesperson, is set to proceed to trial at the Ikeja High Court.
The Kogi State Government has debunked the rumour making the rounds that some unidentified men are infecting children with Monkey pox virus in the name of vaccination.
North Korea is believed to be preparing to launch a ballistic missile ahead of an upcoming joint naval drill by the US and South Korea, a news report said Saturday, citing a government source.