Tag: Pilgrims

Ministry of Hajj and Umrah: Selection of Hajj 2020 pilgrims to follow rigorous health standards

AMT Tanimu- July 6, 2020

The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has indicated that health standards are the primary selection criteria for Hajj 2020 pilgrims. As per the Saudi government’s ... Read More

2,000 Katsina Pilgrims Return from Hajj

Henry Solomon- August 24, 2019

(Photo: NAN) At least 2,000 pilgrims from Katsina State have returned home after performing the 2019 Pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, according to an official. Alh. ... Read More

First Batch Of 529 Kano Pilgrims Transported To Holy Land

Abdul Jimoh- July 12, 2019

The First batch of 529 intending pilgrims from Kano State were on Friday transported to Saudi Arabia for the 2019 Hajj.The News Agency of Nigeria ... Read More

1439AH: Eid-El-Adha Goodwill Message from NSCIA

AMT Tanimu- August 20, 2018

Salisu Shehu, Abuja: The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) - under the leadership of its President-General and Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alh. ... Read More

2 Million Pilgrims to Attend Arafat 1439 AH

AMT Tanimu- August 19, 2018

Muhammad Ali, Mina: About two million pilgrims from across the world and within the kingdom of Saudi Arabia are to attend the Arafat; one of ... Read More

Hajj: Lagos Pilgrims Board assures of hitch free exercise

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 30, 2018

The Lagos State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board (LAMPWB) has assured intending pilgrims for the 2018 Hajj of a hitch-free exercise. Mr. Muftau Okoya, Executive Secretary ... Read More

Arafat: Saraki Urges Pilgrims To Pray For Nigeria, Buhari

AMT Tanimu- August 30, 2017

Yusuph Olaniyonu, Abuja: President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has charged the 91,000 Nigerian pilgrims currently performing this years hajj to use the ... Read More

1.7m Pilgrims Arrive Saudi Arabia For Hajj

Abdul Jimoh- August 28, 2017

No fewer than 1.705 million pilgrims have arrived the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to perform this year’s Hajj, according to Statistics released by the Directorate ... Read More

Hajj: NAHCON lauds Saudi Arabian Govt. over handling of 2 pilgrims’ harassment

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 26, 2017

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has commended Saudi Arabia for responding quickly to the alleged maltreatment of two Nigerian pilgrims by officers at ... Read More

NTA News Summary: President Buhari Signs Bilateral Agreement

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 25, 2017

NTA NEWS SUMMARY: 25 August, 2017 President Buhari Signs Bilateral Agreement President Muhammadu Buhari has on thursday morning signed ratification for a number of agreements ... Read More

#Hajj2017: Saudi High Powered Delegation Visits Nigeria Hajj Camp To Apologize

AMT Tanimu- August 22, 2017

The Saudi Arabian government has expressed its displeasure over the over zealous behavior of some of its security operatives at the Madina Airport. Investigations show ... Read More

#NTAHajj2016: NAHCON Update On Pilgrims To Saudi Arabia

AMT Tanimu- August 14, 2016

ADAMU Sambo, Abuja: Barely one week after the commencement of 2016 Hajj airlift in Nigeria, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON, has announced the ... Read More

Governor Al-Makura Bid Farewell To Nasarawa State Hajj Pilgrims

Arowobusoye Samuel- September 10, 2014

  Umaru Tanko Al-Makura says all the state Muslim Pilgrims for this year’s hajj have been tested  against the Ebola virus disease and are fit ... Read More

2014 Final Hajj Preparation In Nigerian

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 28, 2014

  Arrangements are in top gear for the commencement of 2014 Airlift of Nigerian Pilgrims to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for 2014 Hajj exercise.The ... Read More

2014 Christian Family Pilgrims Advised To Pray For Nigeria

Henry Solomon- August 25, 2014

Ifeanyi Ezumba As the 1st batch self sponsored pilgrims  embark on a journey of a lifetime and spiritual regeneration they have been urged to remember the  reason ... Read More