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Lagos picks Jordan for pilgrimage after Israel ‘refuses’ to reopen borders

    Lagos picks Jordan for pilgrimage after Israel ‘refuses’ to reopen borders

The Lagos State Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board (LSCPWB) says it has chosen Jordan for the forthcoming May/June pilgrimage following the “refusal” of Israel to reopen its borders. Speaking at a

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Ekiti cancels sponsorship of pilgrims to Mecca, Jerusalem

    Ekiti cancels sponsorship of pilgrims to Mecca, Jerusalem

The Ekiti state government says it will no longer sponsor pilgrimages to Mecca and Jerusalem. Bisi Egbeyemi, the deputy governor, said the development is in line with the federal government’s

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Drama as FAAN official ‘steals $600’ from pilgrim

    Drama as FAAN official ‘steals $600’ from pilgrim

Ramatu Luka, an official of the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), has been arrested for allegedly stealing $600 belonging to a pilgrim at the Yola airport. Suleiman Yahaya, spokesman

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Hajj 2018: Three Zamfara APC chairmen die in road accident

    Hajj 2018: Three Zamfara APC chairmen die in road accident

Three Nigerians currently undergoing hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Araibia died in a road accident on Thursday. Ibrahim Kana, commissioner in charge of health matters, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON),

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Six pilgrims injured as Saudi security foils attack in Mecca

  Six pilgrims injured as Saudi security foils attack in Mecca

The Saudi interior ministry says it has arrested five people who planned to attack the Grand Mosque in Mecca. Mansour

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Presidency: No discrimination. Christian pilgrims also bought dollar for N160

  Presidency: No discrimination. Christian pilgrims also bought dollar for N160

The Presidency has said that the subsidy on foreign exchange offered to Muslim pilgrims was also made available to Christian

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