Nigerian women arrive for Hajj
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Nigerian woman: 'No reason for staying after Hajj!'

We hear a first-hand account from one of the estimated 900 Nigerian women on a pilgrimage to Mecca who have been detained or refused entry in Saudi Arabia as they did not have male escorts.

World Have Your Say spoke to Hassan a Saudi resident, and Safiya, a Nigerian women making the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca who has been detained awaiting deportation.

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  • 27 Sep 2012