Tag: Muslim pilgrimage

Sokoto State Government Seeks N65.7bn loan to finance Muslim Pilgrimage, Others

The Sokoto State Government has announced its intentions to seek a N65.7bn loan to finance different projects in the state including purchasing cars and paying for Hajj – Muslim pilgrimage. According to the Commissioner for Information in the state, Isah Galadanchi, the decision to secure the loan was reached following[Read More…]

Worst-Ever Hajj Tragedy Recorded In Mecca With 717 Pilgrims Killed In Stampede

A huge stampede killed at least 717 people and injured hundreds more at the hajj in Saudi Arabia on Thursday, in one of the worst-ever tragedies at the annual Muslim pilgrimage. The stampede, the second deadly accident to hit the pilgrims this month following a crane collapse in Mecca, broke[Read More…]