• SAD!!! 10 Nigerian pilgrims confirmed dead as over 3m Muslims converge on Mount Arafat

    SAD!!! 10 Nigerian pilgrims confirmed dead as over 3m Muslims converge on Mount Arafat

    No fewer than three million pilgrims converged on Mount Arafat on Sunday to mark the climax of 2016 pilgrimage. A News Agency of Nigeria correspondent covering the Hajj reports that at least 62,000 Nigerians were part of the gathering.

    The event at Mount Arafat featured Pilgrims’ supplication for Allah’s guidance and forgiveness. Staying at Arafat from sunrise until sunset is the major rite of the pilgrimage.

    NAN reports that movement from Muna, where the pilgrims spent the night, started as early as 2am and […]