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In preparations of free and fair Hajj exercise the Jigawa State Pilgrim Welfare Board has commenced trainings for its intending Pilgrims for the 2018 Hajj exercise in Dutse the state capital.
Jordanian Foreign Minister, Ayman Al Safadi, on Monday slammed Israel for “illegal unilateral acts’’ a day after Christian leaders shuttered a holy site in Jerusalem in protest against Israeli taxes and proposed legislation.
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has allocated 1,600 Hajj seats to Taraba for the 2018 Holy Pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia.
A two-state solution is the only possible answer to the Israel-Palestine conflict, Jordan's King Abdullah II has told US Vice President Mike Pence in a meeting in Amman.
The Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission, NCPC, has denied reports that the Nigerian contingent to 2017 Christian pilgrimage were seen as posing security threat to Jerusalem by the Israeli authorities.
The Kano State Government has constituted a six-man committee to find out why the state Pilgrims Welfare Agency failed to refund intending pilgrims who paid deposits for 2017 Hajj but did not make it to the Holy Land.
The Saudi Arabian Minister of Hajj and Umrah, Dr Muhammad Bin Taher-Benten, has commended the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) for the wonderful outing of Nigerian pilgrims during the 2017 Hajj.
With Christmas just some hours away, tensions are simmering in the city of Bethlehem, Jesus birthplace and the region over President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
Alhaji Muneer Bankole, the Managing Director of Med-View Airline has criticised the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) for allocating Nigerian pilgrims to foreign carriers.
The Edo State Government has charged intending Christian Pilgrims to seek spiritual re-birth and pray for remedy to the ills confronting society as they embark on pilgrimage to the Holy Land.
Pope Francis, speaking to Palestinians ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump’s announcement on Jerusalem, said on Wednesday “recognising the rights of all people” in the Holy Land is a primary condition for dialogue.
Executive Secretary, Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Rev. Tor Uja said, on Wednesday, that the Commission would produce specially printed Holy Bibles for all intending pilgrims in 2018.
Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Rev. Uja Tor Uja, has called on Christian leaders and those who are blessed with the resources in the Church to fund pilgrimage and the commission’s activities.
Nigerian food vendors in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, have continued to record boom in their business after the completion of the 2017 pilgrimage.
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Poland are sweating on the fitness of veteran centre-back Kamil Glik ahead of their World Cup opener against Senegal Tuesday, with the West Africans vowing to exploit “defensive weakness” in the Group H clash.
Minister of State for Environment, Alhaji Ibrahim Jibril, on Monday solicited the support of well-meaning Nigerians to enable the Federal Government restore peace across the country.
Former Ghana Football Association (GFA) head Kwesi Nyantakyi was seen taking $65,000 (£48,000) from an undercover reporter.
The letter, a copy of which was gotten by newsmen on Monday evening expressed regrets that as at the time of the outbreak (Sunday) “only one medical Doctor was on call at the hospital due to manpower shortage”.
As the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State draws near, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has called on the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Kayode Fayemi, to be prepared for defeat .
Brazil attracted an army of excited youngsters — including one who managed to get onto the pitch for a selfie — as they held their first training session on Russian soil ahead of the World Cup on Tuesday.
Police formations in Lagos State would embark on a Show of Force between 6a.m and 9p.m. on Thursday to demonstrate the command’s crime fighting ability ahead of the Eid-il-Fitr celebration.
The Peoples Democratic Party has dismissed what it termed the image rescue effort by President Muhammadu Buhari before Moroccan Prime Minister, Saadeddine Othman, as a poorly packaged deception to sugarcoat his deep-seated disdain for Nigerian youths.
Julen Lopetegui says being sacked as Spain coach two days before their opening match at the World Cup was possibly "the saddest day of my life" -- but he was thrilled to be introduced as Real Madrid boss.
An India forestry ranger found himself in a bind after a python briefly strangled him while he posed for pictures with the giant snake.