Saudi Insists on Deporting Female Nigerian Pilgrims


The Saudi Arabia authorities have ignored Nigeria's ultimatum and have deported more female pilgrims, mainly from Sokoto, Jigawa and Kano states.
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Saudi deportees

  • Nigeria:  Saudi-Arabia Deports More Nigerian Women Pigrims

    Vanguard, 28 September 2012

    Saudi Arabia yesterday ignored protests by the Nigerian government over the deportation of female pilgrims to the holyland as the Saudi authorities deported another batch of 510 ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  FG Delegation Off to Saudi Arabia On Pilgrim Rescue Mission

    This Day, 28 September 2012

    A Federal Government delegation, headed by the Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, is expected to leave Nigeria Friday for Saudi Arabia to discuss with that ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Saudis Block Nigerian Envoy From Detained Pilgrims

    Daily Trust, 28 September 2012

    Saudi Arabia immigration officials yesterday denied Nigeria's Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Alhaji Abubakar Shehu Bunu and other consular officials, access to the detained Nigerian ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Reactions Trails Return of Female Pilgrims From Saudi Arabia

    Vanguard, 27 September 2012

    Mixed reactions from across the states trail the plight of the Nigerian female Muslim pilgrims who were denied entry into Saudi Arabia by its authorities because they were not ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Mixed Reactions Trail Return of Female Pilgrims From Saudi Arabia

    Leadership, 27 September 2012

    Mixed reactions from across the states trail the plight of the Nigerian female Muslim pilgrims who were denied entry into Saudi Arabia by its authorities because they were not ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Sokoto - 102 Pilgrims Deported From Saudi Arabia

    Leadership, 27 September 2012

    About 102 intending pilgrims from sokoto state were deported from kingdom of Saudi yesterday. The Chairman of the Sokoto State Pilgrims Welfare Agency, (SSPWA) disclosed this in an ... read more »

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