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9 Nigerian pilgrims die in holy land – NAHCON

The number of Nigerian pilgrims who died while performing the 2019 Hajj in Saudi Arabia has risen to nine, the Chairman, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Dr Ibrahim Kana, has announced.

Hajj: Saudi Govt construct special road for Nigerian Pilgrims

As Muslim faithful from around the world set to commence Hajj rites in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Saudi government has constructed a new road for the sole use of Nigerian Pilgrims.

Nigerian pilgrims ready to climb mount Arafat

Nigerian pilgrims in Makkah said they were ready to begin their last and critical segment of the annual religious rites on Friday in Minna.

King Salman hosts 130-yr-old Indonesian pilgrim

130-yr-old Indonesian pilgrim, Hajji Ohi Aydarous Samri is King Salman’s guest for the 2019 Hajj pilgrimage.

Flight delay: Over 500 pilgrims from 4 South-western states stage protest

No fewer than 500 intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia from Ondo, Ekiti, Kwara and Oyo states on Monday disrupted activities at Ilorin Airport.

2019 Hajj: 13,107 Nigerian pilgrims arrive Saudi Arabia

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), has so far transported 13, 107 Nigerian pilgrims in 27 flights to Saudi Arabia for the 2019 hajj exercise. This was contained in a statement released by the Command and Control Centre of the commission yesterday.
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