Group Condemns Detention of Nigeria's Female Pilgrims


Members of Nigeria's lower chamber, the House of Representatives have condemned the continued detention of 400 Nigerian female pilgrims by Saudi authorities in Jeddah.
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  • Nigeria:  Saudi Govt Now Holds Thousand Female Pilgrims

    Daily Trust, 26 September 2012

    About 1000 female Nigerian pilgrims are still detained by Saudi authorities even as the two countries are still involved in "high level diplomatic talks" to resolve the impasse, ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Stop Embarrassing Nation, Group Urges Saudi Arabia

    Daily Trust, 25 September 2012

    Independent Hajj Reporters yesterday urged Saudi authorities to stop embarrassing Nigeria by taking unilateral decisions that can be sorted by the two countries amicably. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Reps Condemns Detention of 400 Female Pilgrims in Saudi Arabia

    Leadership, 25 September 2012

    The House of Representatives on Tuesday decried the continued detention of 400 Nigerian female pilgrims by Saudi authorities in Jeddah. read more »

  • Nigeria:  First Batch of FCT Pilgrims Airlifted to Saudi Arabia

    Daily Trust, 26 September 2012

    The first batch of 530 Muslim pilgrims from the FCT yesterday departed the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja on their way to perform the pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Hajj - Fly the Nigerian Flag, NOA Urges Pilgrims

    Leadership, 25 September 2012

    The National Orientation Agency (NOA) has called for the cooperation of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) in propagating the transformation agenda of the Federal ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Kabo, Max Air Begin Airlift of 3,000 FCT Pilgrims

    This Day, 25 September 2012

    Kabo and Max Airlines have commenced the airlifting of the 3000 pilgrims from the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to Saudi Arabia to perform this year's Hajj. read more »

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