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Hajj: Saudi Arabia refunds N18 million to Katsina pilgrims

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has refunded the sum of N18 million to over 500 Muslim pilgrims in Katsina State who performed last year’s Hajj, following the intervention of the state government.

Sallah: Al-Makura releases N11m to Nasarawa pilgrims in Saudi Arabia

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.

Katsina govt donates N147.9m to hajj pilgrims

The Katsina State Government has announced donation of N147.9 million equivalent to SRA1.5 million (Saudi Riyals) to its 4,930 pilgrims as ‘Sallah gift’ during the 2017 hajj.

Sokoto to probe pilgrim for illegal collection of money for sacrificial ram

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.

Nigerian pilgrim duped in Saudi Arabia

A Nigerian Hajj pilgrim from Katsina State, Hauwa Muhammad, has been duped of $800 in Madina, Saudi Arabia.

Hajj: 4,580 Katsina pilgrims now in Saudi Arabia

A total of 4,580 Katsina State pilgrims have so far been transported to Saudi Arabia for the 2017 Hajj.

Jigawa airlifts all intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia – official

The Jigawa Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board says it has completed the transportation of the intending pilgrims from the state to Saudi Arabia.

Hajj: Lagos airlifts last batch

About 315 pilgrims on board Medveiw airline Boeing 747 have landed in Medina city of the Kingdom for Saudi Arabia yesterday.

Gombe airlifts 1,800 intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia

Gombe State has so far airlifted 1,800 of its intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for the 2017 pilgrimage.

1,353 Lagos State pilgrims arrive Saudi Arabia for hajj

The Lagos State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, says 1,353 pilgrims from the state have been transported to Saudi Arabia for the 2017 hajj.

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