Tag: pilgrimage

AzeezFebruary 11, 2017

Aisha Buhari arrives Nigeria after pilgrimage (PHOTOS)

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari on Saturday arrived Nigeria after undertaking the lesser pilgrimage in Mecca. Her arrival was ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 6, 2016

Hajj: Saudi Arabia shortens time for ‘devil stoning’ ritual

The government of Saudi Arabia has shortened the timing for the symbolic stoning ritual for this year’s lesser hajj. The ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 5, 2016

YNaija Analysis: Hajj circular – What exactly is happening on Planet CBN?

A circular from the CBN’s Trade and Exchange Department surfaced yesterday, authorising the sale of dollars to pilgrims to the ...

Mazi EmekaMay 17, 2016

Economic woes: Niger State stops sponsorship for pilgrims

Faced with several economic difficulties, the Niger State governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, on Monday announced that the state government will ...

Janeth JMarch 10, 2016

Lagos will no longer ‘sponsor pilgrims to Mecca, Jerusalem’

Lagos State Government has halted the sponsorship of both Muslims and Christians pilgrimages to Mecca in Saudi Arabia or Jerusalem in ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 27, 2014

GEJ is back! President and Bishop Oyedepo returns from Israel pilgrimage

by Laila Ibrahim President Goodluck Jonathan arrived in the country in the wee hours of Monday, 27 October, after visiting ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 25, 2014

We are loving President Jonathan’s outfit to Israel (LOOK)

by Damilola Jagun A Navy-blue suit and black bowler hat will do any day… President Goodluck Jonathan’s outfit to Israel is ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 8, 2014

#Ebola: Saudi Arabia bars Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, but allows Nigeria to come for hajj

by Azubuike Azikiwe Saudi Arabia says it has no plans to ban Nigerian pilgrims from attending the annual hajj, despite ...

October 26, 2013

Sad news: Intending pilgrim dies hours before arrival in Israel

by Adeola Balogun An intention to go on pilgrimage has ended in sorrow for one unfortunate pilgrim and his family ...

October 24, 2013

Going spiritual: Stella Oduah leaves country, goes to Israel for pilgrimage

    Embattled Minister of Aviation, Princess Stella Oduah, has left Nigeria for Israel despite the furore generated by the ...

October 7, 2013

Terrible: Nigerian woman dies on Saudi Arabia pilgrimage after falling from 11th floor of building

A female pilgrim from Bauchi State has fallen from the 11th floor of a building and died in Medina, Saudi ...

September 30, 2013

Sad news: Nigerian woman dies while on pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia

  The Jigawa State pilgrim welfare board on Monday announced the death of one Hajiya Safiya Musa in Medina, Saudi ...

July 29, 2013

Lagos bars pregnant women, children, others from pilgrimage

by Oge Okonkwo Pregnant women, children, aged people, people with terminal diseases like cancer, stroke and others have been barred from ...

September 29, 2012

Saudi Arabia adamant, threatens to deport even more Nigerians

by Isi Esene The impasse between the Saudi Arabia government and the Nigerian authorities over the deportation of about 500 ...

September 28, 2012

Saudi deports 510 Nigerians, as Tambuwal jets out for crisis talks

by Isi Esene The Saudi Arabia government Wednesday disregarded the 24 hour ultimatum given by the Nigerian government through Vice ...

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