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Bauchi spends N214m as subsidy for 2017 Hajj pilgrims

The Bauchi State Government is to spend the sum of over N262, 650, 000 as subsidy for the state’s Muslim Pilgrims to this year’s Hajj exercise in Saudi Arabia.

Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca not excursion – operator

Intending Pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for Hajj have been advised not to see the journey as merely excursion, but as a mission to worship Allah and fulfil the fifth pillar of Islam.

5,571 Kaduna pilgrims depart for Saudi Arabia

A total of 5, 571 pilgrims from Kaduna State have been transported to Saudi Arabia, the State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board’s Spokesman, Yunusa Abdullahi says.

NAHCON provides 1,490 Hajj pilgrims with medical services

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, has said that about 1490 Nigerian pilgrims currently in Saudi Arabia for Hajj have been provided with medical services.

Kebbi govt commences airlift of 4,900 pilgrims to Saudi Arabia

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi on Saturday advised prospective pilgrims for the 2017 Hajj to shun acts that would tarnish the image of the country in Saudi Arabia.

NAHCON transports 9,347 Hajj pilgrims from Madinah to Makkah

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) says it has moved no fewer than 9,347 Nigeria pilgrims to Makkah out of 26,000 pilgrims earlier transported to Madinah.

Clerics urge Hajj pilgrims to pray for peace, economic recovery

Muslim pilgrims to Saudi Arabia have been advised to take advantage of the pilgrimage to offer prayers for the nation’s peace, development and economic recovery.

Yobe Pilgrims Board officials arrested over missing Hajj fares

The Yobe State Police Command has arrested officials of the state’s Pilgrims Welfare Board and Potiskum Local Government Council over alleged missing hajj fares paid by 41 intending pilgrims.

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.

4,437 Kaduna pilgrims now in Saudi Arabia – official

The Kaduna State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board on Wednesday says a total of 4,437 pilgrims from the state are now in Saudi Arabia for the 2017 Hajj.

No explosion at Lagos airport – FAAN

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has declared that there was no explosion at the Hajj /Cargo axis of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos.

Pray for Buhari’s quick recovery – Akeredolu tells Hajj pilgrims

The Governor of Ondo State, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, on Tuesday urged the intending Muslim pilgrims in the state to pray for God’s assistance for the ailing President, Muhammadu Buhari, when they get to Mecca, Saudi Arabia for the 2017 Hajj.

Medview Airline airlifts 460 Lagos pilgrims to Saudi Arabia

Medview Airline on Sunday began airlifting of Lagos pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for the 2017 Hajj.

Hajj: Kaduna pilgrims board transports 2,764 pilgrims to Saudi Arabia

The Kaduna State Pilgrims Welfare Board on Sunday said a total of 2,764 intending pilgrims from the state had been transported to Saudi Arabia since the flag off on Aug. 1.

I sponsor people to Mecca with N1bn yearly – Masari

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has claimed that his administration has been subsidising hajj exercise with one billion naira yearly.

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