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Sallah: Katsina donates N147.9m to pilgrims

The Katsina State Government has announced donation of N147.9 million equivalent to SRA1.5 million (Saudi Riyals) to its 4,930 pilgrims as ‘Sallah gift’ during the 2017 hajj.Alhaji Mannir Yakubu, the Amirul-Hajj and leader of the state…

1.7m pilgrims arrive Saudi Arabia for Hajj

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 General of Passports.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the figure…

5,571 Kaduna pilgrims depart to Saudi Arabia

A total of 5, 571 pilgrims from Kaduna State have been transported to Saudi Arabia, the state Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board ’s Spokesman, Yunusa Abdullahi says.Abdullahi told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna on Tuesday that the…