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Former Executive Secretary of Adamawa Christian Pilgrims Board jailed for 5 years for theft

By Umar Yusuf – Yolanda An Adamawa High Court sitting in Yola has sentenced the former Executive Secretary Christian Pilgrim Welfare Board (CPWB), Bishop Jinga Mayo, to 5 years imprisonment without an option of fine. The court presided over by Justice Nathan Musa further sentenced Bishop Jinga to six months imprisonment with #50,000 option of
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Saudi Arabia makes masks mandatory, bans gatherings during Hajj

‘No fear’: Pilgrims in Saudi defy coronavirus risks

Cleaners scrub and sterilise the floors of Mecca’s Grand Mosque after fears of coronavirus led Saudi Arabia to suspend pilgrim visas, but worshippers appear unfazed — confident of God’s protection. Saudi Arabia, home to Islam’s holiest sites, on Thursday suspended entry by foreigners for the year-round “umrah” pilgrimage, an unprecedented move that has left tens
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Lagos pilgrim dies in Saudi Arabia

pilgrim Lagos State Amirul Hajj, Dr AbdulLateef AbdulHakeem, has confirmed the death of a pilgrim from the state, who slumped and died yesterday. Oil slides to 1-year low at end of volatile trading week(Opens in a new browser tab) The deceased, identified as Alhaja Folashade Lawal, from Oshodi Local Government Area of Lagos State, died
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NAHCON : Exploring innovative ways of pilgrims welfare management

While airlift of pilgrims back to Nigeria continues in steady progression, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) remains mindful of the welfare of remaining pilgrims patiently awaiting their turn to return home. Even though the return journey continues on a first-to-arrive-first-to-leave basis, states continue their outbound trips based on availability of slots to their air carriers.

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