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Hajj: Nigeria losses 9 pilgrims

The number of Nigerian pilgrims that died while  performing the 2019 Hajj in Saudi Arabia has risen to nine, the Chairman, Medical team of...

Arafat: 80 Islamic scholars enlighten Nigerian pilgrims on Hajj ethics

No fewer than 80 Ulamas (clerics) will preach to Nigerian pilgrims on hajj ethics as they joined over 1.8 million other pilgrims from across...

Islam, Hajj in the eyes of Malcom X, Jimmy Carter, H....

    For centuries, millions of Muslims have travelled to Makkah from every corner of the globe for the annual Hajj pilgrimage - the largest annual global gathering.     American...

Hajj pilgrimage 2017 comes to a close

  More than 2.35 million pilgrims have completed Hajj this year, fulfilling their religious duty in peace and unity at the holiest city in Islam,...

At least 2,400 pilgrims killed in hajj stampede, higher than Saudis...

By Jon Gambrell Dubai (AP) - The September stampede during the hajj in Saudi Arabia killed at least 2,411 pilgrims, a new Associated Press count shows,...

With 1,453 dead, Saudi Arabia’s hajj disaster deadliest to ever strike

Dubai (AP) — The crush and stampede last month outside of Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca killed at least 1,453 people during the...

Senate to investigate Hajj stampede … Saudi Arabia should be held...

Abuja (NAN) The Senate on Tuesday resolved to set up a committee to investigate the causes of the Hajj stampede which claimed the lives...

Hajj tragedy: 54 Nigerians confirmed dead … victims from Ogun, Ondo,...

By Ibrahim Mammaga   Makkah (NAN) Fifty-four Nigerians have been confirmed to have died during Thursday's stampede in Mina, Saudi Arabia, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

10 Nigerian pilgrims die in Mecca – Hajj Commission

By Iro Dan Fulani Ten Nigerians in Saudi Arabia to perform the Islamic hajj rites have been confirmed dead, the Coordinator of the National Hajj Commission in Mecca,...

With wheelchairs, walking sticks, pilgrims throng Mecca for hajj

By Lynne al-Nahhas Mecca (Saudi Arabia) (AFP) - Their backs hunched, elderly Muslim pilgrims lean on walking sticks as others in wheelchairs nudge their way...

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