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The newly elevated and appointed Honourable Commissioner for Home Affairs, Prince Anofiu Olanrewaju Elegushi

Hajj: Lagos targets over 4,000 intending pilgrims

The Lagos State Government has expressed its determination to put necessary strategies and machineries in place towards ensuring that the number of intending pilgrims performing the Y2020 holy pilgrimage in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia increases from the present 2,500 to 4,000 and above.

Kaduna begins registration for 2020 Hajj on October 15

The Kaduna State Government says registration of intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for year 2020 Holy pilgrimage will begin on Oct. 15.

Katsina governor dissolves Muslims pilgrims welfare board

Governor Aminu Masari has dissolved the state’s Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board with immediate effect.

Hajj: Kaduna pilgrims’ board announces break in airlift of pilgrims

The Kaduna State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has announced a break in the airlift of its pilgrims back home from 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.

Hajj: First batch of Kaduna Pilgrims return from Saudi

The Kaduna State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board’s Public Relations Officer, Yunusa Abdullahi, made this known in a statement in Kaduna.
Bauchi state governor, Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, waving to people at the Airport before leaving for Saudi Arabia early Sunday.

Last batch of Bauchi pilgrims leaves for Saudi Arabia

The last batch of Bauchi State pilgrims for the 2019 Hajj has left the country for Saudi Arabia.

2,200 Niger pilgrims transported to Saudi Arabia

The Niger State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has transported 2,200 pilgrims out of the 3,200 pilgrims expected to perform the 2019 Hajj exercise from the state in four flights to Saudia Arabia.

Hajj: First batch of Kaduna pilgrims take off

The first set of intending pilgrims (542) from Kaduna State have left Kaduna International Airport on Sunday, for Saudi Arabia for the 2019 Hajj, the Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board of the state has said.
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.

Hajj: Gombe to transport first batch of pilgrims to Saudi Arabia on July 20

The Gombe State Muslim Pilgrims’ Welfare Board says it plans to transport its first batch of pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for 2019 Hajj on July 20.
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Gombe emir appointed state Amirul Hajj

The Gombe State Governor, Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya has appointed the Emir of Gombe, Alhaji Abubakar Shehu Abubakar III as Amirul Hajj and Head of state’s delegation for the 2019 hajj team.

Hajj: Lagos flags off weekend lecture on Sunday

The Lagos State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board is organising weekend lecture for 2019 Hajj intending pilgrims. It is scheduled for Sunday, 14th April at the Old Secretariat Central Mosque GRA, Ikeja.

FCT Hajj board begins orientation for 2019 intending pilgrims

The Federal Capital Territory Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board will commence the first phase of its education and orientation programme for the 2019 intending pilgrims on April 13.

2018 Hajj: Mohammed Bindow bags Best Supporting Governor Award

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) in conjunction with Saudi Arabian authorities honoured Gov. Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa with award of Best Supporting Governor for the 2018 Hajj.

Official: Last batch of Lagos pilgrims in Saudi Arabia return soon

The Lagos State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board on Thursday said the remaining 444 pilgrims from the state would soon be transported back home from Saudi Arabia.

Oyo begins sale of 2019 Hajj form

The Oyo State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has started the sale of form to intending pilgrims for 2019 Hajj, upon completion of the 2018 Hajj exercise on September 6.

Official: 1,494 Kaduna pilgrims return home

Kaduna State Muslim pilgrims Welfare Board on Saturday said 1,494 of its pilgrims had returned home out of 3,238 that perfomed this year’s Hajj.
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Official: 872 Hajj pilgrims return from Saudi Arabia

Kaduna State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board says 872 pilgrims from the state have returned from Saudi Arabia after a successful 2018 Hajj operation.
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Board: Second batch of Lagos hajj pilgrims arrive today

The second batch of 310 Lagos pilgrims will be transported back to Nigeria from Saudi Arabia aboard Medview Airline on Thursday.

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