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NAHCON: 16,552 hajj pilgrims now back home

A total of 16, 552 pilgrims have so far been transported back to Nigeria from Saudi Arabia, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) said on Tuesday .

Hajj: 540 Kano pilgrims transported to Saudi Arabia

The first batch of 540 Kano State intending pilgrims have been transported to Saudi Arabia for the 2018 hajj.

NAHCON: We are still computing 2018 Hajj fares

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria says it is still computing cost of various components that make up the total package of the 2018 Hajj fares.

NAHCON: 900 Nigerian pilgrims absconded after 2017 hajj

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) on Saturday revealed that 900 Nigerians absconded after the 2017 hajj.

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