The Oyo State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has fixed the sum of Two Million, Six Hundred thousand Naira (N2,600,000) as an initial deposit for 2023 holy pilgrimage to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. A statement signed by the Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatubosun, on Saturday, hinted that the Chairman of the […]

No fewer than 262 Oyo State pilgrims that took part in the 2022 holy pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia have landed in Nigeria safely. The pilgrims arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja, Lagos, on Wednesday, July 20, 2022. Some of the pilgrims thanked Almighty Allah for His mercy throughout the spiritual exercise The […]

Pilgrims from Oyo State have headed to Mina in commencement of some important Hajj rites. The pilgrims, numbering 641, left for Mina at 3:23 am Nigerian time. Mina, a valley which lies about eight kilometres south east of Mecca, is often referred to as a city of tents because of the massive presence of over […]

The last batch of Sixty-three pilgrims from Oyo State arrived Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Tuesday morning via a Boeing 747 jumbo jet. The pilgrims, who arrived at about 8a.m, spent close to six hours before clearing their hand luggage at the airport. According to the Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatubosun, the […]

The 238 pilgrims, who left Muritala International Airport in Lagos at 5:20 pm on Saturday evening, landed at the Abdul Azeez International Airport Medina in Saudi Arabia at 10:50 pm on the same day.The pilgrims on arrival visited Prophet Muhammad’s Mosque in Medina. Among the 238 pilgrims are Commissioner of Information, Cultures and Tourism, Dr […]

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