Wednesday, 22 Jan 2020
Category: Hajj

PROFILE: New designated NAHCON chairman was former Amir MSSN Lagos

Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan whose name was just forwarded to the Senate by President Muhammadu Buhari for confirmation as the new Chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) is coming on board with rich and intimidating academic and Islamic activities credentials in addition to on-the-job experience in Hajj Operations. His letter of nomination […]

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Revealed: How Governors spent billions sponsoring pilgrims to Makkah, Jerusalem

State governors have spent billions of naira from public coffers to sponsor people on religious pilgrimages this year, investigations by Daily Trust have shown. Those sponsored with state resources to Makkah in Saudi Arabia and Jerusalem in Israel, included clerics, government officials, politicians, pilgrims’ officials, medical personnel, family and friends, as well as selected acquaintances. […]

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The big deal about Ileya

“Sallah Thinz”, “Aran-Orin Loading”, “I Can’t Keep Calm, It’s Eid!”, “Ibadan, Here I Come!”, “Sallah Mood Activated”, “When it is Sallah and I can’t Keep Calm” and the likes are some of the captivating messages (memes) that appeared on the WhatsApp status of some of my contacts as they journeyed to their respective towns and […]

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How NOT to eat your Eid-ul-Adha meat

Slaughtering of animals is one of the rites of Eid-ul-Adha and it’s traditional for adherents to see the Imam raise the knife after slaughtering at the Eid ground. Muslim News investigations revealed that it is part of the etiquettes of Eid for Muslims to witness the slaughtering of the ram by the Imam before Muslim […]

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Eid-ul-Adha: Mumuni calls for strategic patience, collective calm

Security guru and APC chieftain, Ambassador Abayomi Mumuni has urged Nigerians to practice strategic patience and collective calm at this critical period in the nation’s history, while felicitating with Nigerian Muslims on the occasion of the Eid-ul-Adha festival. This was contained in a press statement released on his behalf today by his media aide, Mr […]

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VIDEO| Ustadh Sa’eed Salman on taking Selfies during Hajj

At a soul inspiring and informative lecture session organized yesterday by Hajj Mabrur Ventures Limited (HMVL) in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, Ustadh Sa’eed Salman cautioned pilgrims on taking selfies, especially during and after every Hajj rite. Taking selfies during Hajj is becoming prevalent among pilgrims and some scholars are not happy about the act. They claim […]

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