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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Critics of President Buhari’s foreign trips unfair to Nigerians – Kebbi governor

Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu, has condemned critics of the ongoing efforts by President Muhammadu Buhari to attract more foreign investments into the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday departed Makkah via Abdulaziz International Airport Jeddah for United Kingdom after he successfully performed the Lesser Hajj.

President Buhari leaves Saudi for Britain on two-week private visit

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday departed Makkah via Abdulaziz International Airport Jeddah for United Kingdom after he successfully performed the Lesser Hajj.

Female Oyo pilgrim absconds in Saudi Arabia

The Oyo State Pilgrims Welfare Board says a female pilgrim, Ms Anifat Saheed, absconded in Jeddah during the 2019 Hajj operation in Saudi Arabia.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

President Buhari meets Saudi Crown Prince in Riyadh

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

35 Umrah pilgrims burnt to death in Mecca

Thirty-five pilgrims who were performing the lesser Hajj, also known as Umrah, have been burnt to death in a road accident.
Governor Babagana Zulum on Friday struck a deal with 30 Saudi-based clerics to endlessly pray for the return of peace in the state.

Borno seals deal with 30 Saudi clerics to stop Boko Haram war

The Borno State Government has gone spiritual in its efforts to halt the Boko Haram insurgency.
Hajj Pilgrims

Hajj: NAHCON completes airlift of pilgrims to Nigeria

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria has concluded the transportation of pilgrims back to Nigeria with the last flight, NGL 2124 Max Air, signifying the end of 2019 Hajj operations,
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has launched a Communication portal to receive meaningful suggestions and complaints with the aim of assisting pilgrims to the 2019 Hajj.

NAHCON concludes bringing hajj pilgrims back home

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has concluded the transportation of pilgrims back home with the last flight NGL 2124 Max Air, signifying the end of 2019 Hajj operations,
Abdullahi Mukhtar

NAHCON: No plane carrying Muslim pilgrims crash landed in Minna

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) said media report that a Max Air aircraft carrying over 500 pilgrims from Saudi Arabia to Nigeria crash landed at Minna International Airport on Saturday was false.

NAHCON: 31,435 hajj pilgrims back home

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) says it has transported 31,435 pilgrims back home in 65 flights from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has launched a Communication portal to receive meaningful suggestions and complaints with the aim of assisting pilgrims to the 2019 Hajj.

NAHCON: 23, 611 Hajj pilgrims back home

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, says 23, 611 pilgrims have been transported back to Nigeria in 44 flights.
Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal

Islamic New Year: Sokoto declares Monday public holiday

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has declared Monday, Sept. 2, 2019 as public holiday to mark mark the beginning of Islamic New Year, Hijrah 1441.
Hajj Pilgrims

NAHCON organises special flight for hajj returnees

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), a body responsible for the coordination of hajj operations in Nigeria and Saudi, has organised a special flight to transport some Nigerian pilgrims back home.
Hajj Pilgrims

2,737 Nigerian pilgrims return home after 2019 hajj

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has so far transported 2,737 people back to Nigeria out of some 45,450 Nigerians, who performed hajj in Saudi Arabia this year.

313 pilgrims quit smoking after performing 2019 Hajj

No fewer than 313 pilgrims from parts of the world have quit smoking since the start of the Hajj season, after visiting clinics of the Kafa (Enough) Society, according to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) in Makkah.
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has launched a Communication portal to receive meaningful suggestions and complaints with the aim of assisting pilgrims to the 2019 Hajj.

NAHCON begins return flight with Lagos, Katsina pilgrims

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria on Saturday began the transportation of Nigerians who performed the 2019 pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia back to Nigeria with 432 pilgrims from Lagos State.
Hajj Pilgrims

First batch of Katsina state pilgrims departs Makkah

The first batch of 495 Katsina state pilgrims has left Makkah to Jeddah en route Nigeria.

NAHCON set to return Nigerian pilgrims home

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) says it is set to transport all Nigerian pilgrims back home, beginning from Aug. 17.

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Police arrest girl for faking own kidnap in Lagos

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