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Stakeholders in hajj and umrah services have urged the Saudi Arabia Government and the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) to proactively address the fears and concerns of the international community and Nigerian Muslims on the coming 2019 hajj exercise for its success.
The Kano State Pilgrims Welfare Board, has begun the collection of N1.2 million from prospective pilgrims as initial deposit for the 2019 hajj fare.
The police have arrested a master’s degree holder, Aminu Ahmed Yerima, 29, for allegedly posing as an aid to former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, and defrauding about 50 unsuspecting victims through Facebook.
MaxAir Limited, the latest airline to join Nigeria’s domestic air market, has announced its decision to expand operations to Port Harcourt and Yola routes as part of its expansion drive.
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has asked all the 36 states, FCT and other Muslim pilgrims welfare boards/agencies to begin online registration of intending pilgrims for Hajj 2019.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, in Abuja, assured the government of Saudi Arabia of stronger bilateral relations, even as he hails them for creating a more enabling environment for pilgrims who visited in 2018.
The Senate on Thursday distributed a 34-page report on investigation into alleged extortion of pilgrims by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON).
The Lagos State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, has assured intending pilgrims for the 2019 holy pilgrimage of an improved hajj operation.
Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, has said that it is criminal to sponsor people to Hajj and other pilgrimages with government’s funds.
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) in conjunction with Saudi Arabian authorities honoured Gov. Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa with award of Best Supporting Governor for the 2018 Hajj.
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has concluded airlift of Hajj 2018 Nigerian pilgrims back home.
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The first batch of Katsina State pilgrims numbering 551, arrived home after completion of the 2018 hajj.
The Katsina State Pilgrims Welfare Board says its 2,810 pilgrims will commence their journey home on Thursday.
The UK government on Friday restated its commitment to support the Nigerian army in the fight against Boko Haram and terrorism in the northeast.
Stakeholders in the housing sector have knocked the Federal Government for its calls asking for reduction in prices of houses going for sale in the country.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who was behind a massive dump of classified US documents in 2010, has been charged in the United States, WikiLeaks said on Thursday.
Ekiti State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Gboyega Oguntuase, has said nobody should fault former governor Ayodele Fayose on infrastructural development of the state during his tenure in office.
Guinea Bissau President, Jose Mario Vaz, yesterday met with President Muhammadu Buhari behind closed-doors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, to seek counsel over the postponement of elections in that country.
In a show of solidarity, major U.S. media outlets are backing the CNN’s legal fight against the White House for revoking the ‘hard pass’ of Jim Acosta.
The Federal Government negotiating team with the Academic Staff Union of Universities has said one of the reasons for the ongoing strike in the universities is the refusal of the lecturers to agree to being held accountable for funds released for the development of the education sector.
Tragedy struck ob Friday as the convoy of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State, Tonye Cole, hit and killed two women in Abua, Abua/Odual Local Government Area of the state.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has petitioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) over the allegations of corruption during the recent primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The leader of one of two factions of jihadist group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, claimed a series of attacks in northeast Nigeria in a video message obtained by AFP on Friday.