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Israel denies 25 Nigerian pilgrims from Gombe entry visas

The enthusiasm and hope of 25 out of the 137 intending Christian pilgrims from Gombe State are dashed when they were denied visas into the Holy land by the Israeli authorities and therefore will not be able to perform this year’s pilgrimage. The Executive Secretary of the Gombe State Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board, Mr. Joseph […]
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Saudi Arabia retains 95,000 quota for Nigeria pilgrims

The Saudi Arabian authorities have approved 95,000 slots for Nigerian pilgrims for the 2019 hajj. By the renewed allocation for 2019, Nigeria maintained the quota enjoyed in 2018 exercise despite the country’s inability to cover the slot. Besides, Federal government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Saudi government on smooth bilateral relations ahead […]
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NCPC airlifts first batch of Christian pilgrims today

NCPC airlifts first batch of Christian pilgrims today

Fred Ezeh, Abuja Barring any last minute change of plan, the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC) will airlift the first batch of pilgrims to Israel, Rome and other holy sites today. The official ceremony that would herald the takeoff of the pilgrims would be performed by Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, at the Victor Attah […]
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Pilgrimage: We compelled service providers to patronize Nigeria, says NCPC

Pilgrimage: We compelled service providers to patronize Nigeria, says NCPC

Fred Ezeh, Abuja Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), has confirmed that it compelled all its service providers involved in pilgrimage services to patronize Nigeria in all their deals except the ones that could not be sourced locally. It said the move was in line with the Federal Government determination to strongly promote made in Nigeria […]
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Real Madrid name 2018/19 UEFA Champions League squad [Full List]

Real Madrid manager, Julen Lopetegui has released a 32-man squad for the 2018/19 UEFA Champions League competition. The list is made up of four goalkeepers, eleven defenders, ten midfielders and seven forwards. Madrid, who are the defending champions, will kick off their Champions League campaign in two weeks against AS Roma at the Santiago Bernabeu. […]
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Airlifts of pilgrims on course — NAHCON

No fewer than 3,029 pilgrims who performed the just concluded hajj exercise have returned to the country.  The  pilgrims were airlifted in a total of 11 flights carried out by the three contracted airlines – Flynas, (a Saudi based air-carrier), Max Air and Med-view airline.
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