The Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC) has vowed to deal decisively with any pilgrim who absconds during Pilgrimage and to hold their guarantors liable. The commission made this known on Tuesday in a statement by the Head, Media and Public Relations, Celestine Toruka. According to NCPC, “the Commission is committed to...
The Executive Secretary Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Rev. Dr. Yakubu Pam has Commended the 8th batch of pilgrims in the Holy land saying, they were exceptional in their conduct. This was contained in a statement on Thursday by NCPC’s Head Media and Public Relations, Celestine Toruka. TheFact Daily gathered that...
The Federal Commissioner representing Kwara state in the Federal Character Commission, Hon. James Daniya has urged government at all levels to continue to encourage Pilgrimage as it increases the faith of believers. This was contained in a statement on Tuesday by the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission’s Head, Media and Public...
The Chairman of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev. Yomi Kasali has called on state governments to sponsor Pilgrimage. The call was contained in a statement by the Head, Media and Public Relations,Celestine Toruka on Monday in Israel. Rev. Kasali explained that though some may argue that states should not be...
The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has announced the shutdown of AIT, Silverbird, Rhythm FM and some state broadcasting stations over non-compliance with license renewal. The director general of NBC, Malam Balarabe Shehu Ilelah made this announcement while briefing journalists in Abuja. He said that all affected media houses must suspend operation...
The Director-General of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Campaign Council, Governor Simon Lalong, has apologized to the Catholic Church over his comments about the Holy Father, Pope Francis. Lalong’s apology was contained in a letter he personally signed and addressed to the President, Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), Archbishop...
The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, and  the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) have signed a peace pact to ease religious tensions and create a peaceful atmosphere ahead of the 2023 General elections. According to a statement issued by the immediate past CAN president, Rev. Samson Ayokunle on Wednesday, the...
The Israeli Tourism Minister, Yoel Razvozov has disclosed that Israel would soon commence direct flights to Nigeria. The development was contained in a statement made available by Head, Media and Public Relations, Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC) Celestine Toruka in Abuja. Razvozor who recently disclosed this in Jerusalem during a meeting...
The Federal Capital Territory Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has completed 2022 hajj operation, without recording any casualty and abscondment among the FCT contingent that participated in the religious exercise. According to a statement from the Board's Public Relations Officer (PRO), Muhammad Lawal Aliyu, yesterday, the airlift of FCT pilgrims to...
The Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa, and Madagascar (SECAM) has elected His Eminence Richard Baawobr of Ghana as its new President. The Ghanaian Cardinal-designate was elected during the 19th Plenary Assembly of SECAM, the association of Catholic Bishops of Africa, Madagascar, and the Islands, which took place in Accra...