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Kawu Baraje: nPDP members’ll attend APC Convention

Contrary to rumours making the rounds, aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) fold, led by Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje (CON), would attend and participate fully in the party’s convention slated for Saturday, in Abuja .

Katsina fixes June 30 as deadline for hajj payment

The Katsina State Pilgrims Welfare Board has fixed June 30, 2018, as deadline to complete payment of hajj fare by intending pilgrims in the state.

President Buhari rules out meeting with nPDP members

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that he will never sit down for discussion with the aggrieved members of the defunct new Peoples Democratic Party that joined forces to form the ruling All Progressives Congress.

Adamawa government declares three days to mourn late chief of staff

Governor Muhammad Bindow of Adamawa state, has declared three days of mourning, to commiserate the death of his Chief of staff, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abba.

Adamawa governor’s chief of staff to be buried in Saudi Arabia

The Chief of Staff to Governor Mohammed Jibrilla of Adamawa State, Abdulrahman Jimeta, who died Monday morning in Saudi Arabia will be buried in the holy city of Makkah.

Adamawa governor’s chief of staff passes on in Saudi Arabia

Several political associates of Mr Jimeta told newsmen that he died in the early hours of Monday in Saudi Arabia.

Hajj: NAHCON revises medical provision for pilgrims

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), says measures are in place to ensure provision of qualitative medical services to pilgrims during Hajj 2018.

Eid el Fitr: Passengers struggle for tickets at Abuja airport

Many passengers on Thursday struggled for flight tickets at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, to travel for the Eid el-Fitr celebration as few domestic airlines were currently operating optimally.

Senator Saraki: 8th Senate has made great impact

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has thanked Nigerians all over the country for their support and encouragement towards the work of the 8th Senate, since it was inaugurated three years ago.

2018 Hajj: Kaduna refunds N13 million to 1,400 intending pilgrims

The Kaduna State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board on Sunday commenced the refund of over N13 million to 1,400 intending pilgrims for the 2018 Hajj, who had earlier deposited N1.5 million each.

Libya returnee: I intend going to France for prostitution

A 22-year-old Libya returnee (nameswitheld), on Wednesday told newsmen in Lagos that she made the perilous journey to the North African country en route France to join a prostitution ring.

Saudi Arabia: Qataris welcome to perform lesser Hajj

On the first anniversary of the blockade of Qatar by Saudi Arabia, the country’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah said on Monday that Qataris are welcome to visit the kingdom to perform the Lesser Hajj, known as Umrah.

Governor Masari restates commitment to revamp education sector

The Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari has restated his administration’s commitment to revamp the educational sector, saying the continue flow of revenue from the federation account to the state will enable his administration to on monthly basis put up 10 blocks of classrooms in the state.

Hajj: NAHCON extends dateline for registration of intending

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has extended the deadline for the registration and payment of 2018 Hajj fares by intending pilgrims in the country.

Hajj: FCT board begins visa processing for intending pilgrims

Malam Muhammad Bashir, the Director, FCT Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, on Monday, said the board had commenced processing of visa for those who completed payment of their 2018 Hajj fare.

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.

Lagos Muslim Pilgrims Board begins payment for BTA

The Lagos State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has commenced payment of Basic Travelling Allowance (BTA) to intending pilgrims for the 2018 Hajj.

NAHCON approves N1.4 million as hajj fare for Katsina

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) on Wednesday announced the sum of N1,463,410.00 as the 2018 Hajj fare for intending pilgrims in Katsina State.

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