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Nigerians React to End of Government-Sponsored Pilgrimages

Every year, thousands of Nigerians travel overseas on religious pilgrimages: Muslims head to Mecca, while Christians go to Jerusalem. Under previous administrations, Nigeria’s federal governments paid for these pilgrimages. But the new administration of Muhammadu Buhari announced it will stop paying for these trips. The government of Kaduna state in the country’s north will follow suit, spokesman Samuel Aruwan said. “From now on, there will be nothing like sponsoring key government...

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