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2019 Hajj: Kano pilgrims board begins collection of N1.2 million deposit

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.

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.

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.

June 12: I give glory to God – Babagana Kingibe

Alhaji Babagana Kingibe, running mate of late Chief Moshood Abiola in the June 12, 1993 presidential election, said Federal Government’s declaration of the day as Democracy Day was a great honour.

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.

Senator Saraki inaugurates pilgrimage committee

As part of move to consolidate its base ahead of 2019 elections, the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, at the weekend inaugurated a 10-man committee on Muslim and Christian pilgrimages.

Med-View Airlines opens international route with 166 passengers

Med-View Airlines has inaugurated a new international route, with direct flight from Kaduna to Jedda, Saudi Arabia.

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Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has promised to reward the Super Eagles with $25,000 for each goal they score against South Africa on Saturday.

Delta APC blasts Ifeanyi Okowa for promising Super Eagles cash gift

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta State has condemned the state governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, for promising cash gifts to the Super Eagles if they win the AFCON Qualifier match against South Africa.

Cross River APC mourns as chairman dies in road crash

Sen. John Owan-Enoh, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River has described as “shocking” the death of Dr Matthew Achigbe, Chairman of the party in the state.
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Kaduna PDP guber aspirant defects to APC

Dr Muhammad Sani-Bello, a former gubernatorial aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna State has formally joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
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Nigeria, Uganda, Mali, Morocco qualify for Africa Cup of Nations

Nigeria, Uganda, Mali and Morocco qualified for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday while Libya scored eight goals to keep alive their hopes of also featuring at the finals.

11 dead in Ogun boat mishap

A boat conveying 29 people on Tafa River Maun 2 in Ipokia Local Government Area of Ogun State was reported to have capsized leaving 11passangers dead.