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Only 1000 pilgrims will perform Hajj this year ― Saudi Authority

SAUDI Arabia has disclosed that this year Hajj pilgrim numbers could be limited to less or more than 1,000 to protect public health in...

In Search of Succour for Nigerian pilgrims

  Mousa UBANDAWAKI The narrative of this year's Hajj has started to be written with the inauguration of the 4th Board of the National Hajj Commission...

Kenya: Nairobi governor arrested for economic crimes

THE governor of Nairobi was arrested on Friday shortly after Kenya's chief prosecutor ordered he be detained to face charges for economic crimes. Governor Mike Sonko is...

Five Nigerian pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia

Five Nigerian pilgrims to this year’s hajj in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, have died. Abdullahi Mohammed, Chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), initally...

Max Air Acquires Two Additional 500-Seater Aircrafts For Airlift Of Pilgrims

Max Air has acquired two new aircrafts -HL 747-400 Series, with capacity for 503 passengers and additional five Boeing 747 Jumbo Jets to complement its hajj operations this year.

Hajj Commission Urges Intending Pilgrims To Get Immunized

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, has advised intending pilgrims for the 2016 Hajj to ensure they received Oral Polio and Cerebro-Spinal Meningitis, CSM, immunisation before their departure.

Yobe Governor Donates Rams, Clothing To Pilgrims

The Yobe State government has pledged to donate rams and clothings (Ihram) to pilgrims from the state participating in this year’s Hajj to Saudi...

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2023 presidential election: Behold politicians being touted as Nigeria’s next messiahs

ABOUT 18 months to the 2023 presidential elections, a number of Nigerian politicians are being touted as messiahs that...

Lawmakers grill presidential committee over controversial sale of Radio Nigeria building

Nigerian lawmakers have invited members of the Presidential Implementation Committee on the Sale of Government Property, PIC, to explain...

Delta House of Assembly passes anti-open grazing bill

A bill prohibiting open grazing in Delta State has been passed by the state house of assembly. The bill was...

Buhari asks Senate to confirm new board members of EFCC

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Nigerian Senate to confirm the new board members of the Economic and Financial...

Buhari writes Senate, seeks amendment to PIA

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Nigerian Senate to amend the recently signed Petroleum Industry Act (PIA). In the letter...
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