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REGISTRATION/APPLICATION FOR AIRLIFT OF NIGERIAN PILGRIMS UNDER STATE PILGRIMS’ WELFARE BOARDS/AGENCIES/COMMISSIONS FOR2019HAJJ

Interested Nigerian/Foreign airlines/carriers with requisite operating authorization and capacity are hereby invited to submit applications in accordance with the prescribed application form, for the airlift of pilgrims under the State Muslim Pilgrims’ Welfare Boards/Agencies/Commissions to and fro the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for 2019 Hajj. 2. The outbound airlift of intending Nigerian pilgrims to Saudi Arabia will commence in the [...]

2018-12-05T08:50:24+00:00December 5th, 2018|News|

APPLICATION/REGISTRATION OF CARGO OPERATORS/CARGO AGENTS/AIRFREIGHT FORWARDERS TO AIRFREIGHTPILGRIMS’ EXCESS LUGGAGE FOR 2019 HAJJ

In line with the Excess Luggage Policy of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), all luggage in excess of the maximum allowed limit of 32kg check-in suitcase and 8kg hand luggage per pilgrim are to be air freighted by Cargo Operators/ Cargo Agents, as the designated Hajj Carriers are not allowed to carry such excess luggage. The [...]

2018-12-01T17:18:29+00:00December 1st, 2018|News|

NAHCON and Licensed Tour Operators Begin Preparations for 2019 Hajj

On Monday, 22nd October 2018, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) and Licensed Tour Companies (LTCs) held a meeting to review the 2018 Hajj operations. The meeting identified some of the challenges encountered during the year’s exercise and how they were managed. In addition, the parties collectively laid out plans in preparation for a [...]

2018-12-01T17:15:21+00:00December 1st, 2018|News|

The Chairman, Board Members, Management and entire Staff of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) felicitates with,

HIS EXCELLENCY, ADNAN MAHMOUD MUHAMMAD BOSTAJI On his formal assumption of office as: AMBASSADOR OF THE ROYAL KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA TO NIGERIA After the presentation of Letter of Credence to PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI, GCFR President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria On 18th October 2018. We at The Commission, and other Hajj [...]

2018-12-01T17:09:05+00:00December 1st, 2018|News|

NAHCON Pays FAAN a Courtesy Call

The Chairman, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, (NAHCON) on 15th November 2018 paid a courtesy visit to the management of Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. In his opening remarks, the NAHCON Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Barrister Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammad, praised FAAN’s achievements in its operations all over the country. [...]

2018-12-01T16:58:18+00:00December 1st, 2018|News|

NAHCON Reads Riot Acts to Licensed Tour Operators/States over Violation of Saudi Immigration Laws

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Barrister Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammad, met with members of the Association of Hajj and Umrah Operators of Nigeria (AHOUN) and some State Pilgrims Welfare Boards’ Executives on issues relating to breach of Saudi immigration laws. The meeting, which was held at the NAHCON head [...]

2018-12-01T16:48:53+00:00December 1st, 2018|News|

NAHCON CHAIRMAN ATTENDS NCPC INAUGURAL FLIGHT CEREMONY

The Chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) yesterday, 27th of June, joined his counterpart, the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Reverend Ujah Tor Ujah, in the flagging off ceremony of NCPC’s Easter pilgrimage to Jerusalem. The event took place in the GAT Wing of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, [...]

2018-07-03T08:16:08+00:00July 3rd, 2018|News|

RE: SAUDI ARABIA STOP NIGERIAN PILGRIMS FROM 2018 HAJJ

The attention of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria has been drawn to the publication on some social media platforms and some online platforms that the Saudi Arabian authorities are threatening to block Nigerian pilgrims from attending the 2018 Hajj. We read with dismay the story and we want to allay the fear of Nigerians [...]

2018-06-21T10:33:50+00:00June 21st, 2018|News|

NAHCON PARTNERS NCAT ON AVIATION MANAGEMENT

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has expressed its readiness to partner with the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) Zaria, on capacity building of NAHCON staff, on aviation related matters in line with the Commission’s statutory roles. The Chairman/CEO NAHCON, Barr. Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammad, disclosed this when he received top management staff of [...]

2018-06-21T10:16:59+00:00June 21st, 2018|News|

NAHCON RELEASES CONTACT NUMBERS FOR COMPLAINANTS ON ONGOING UMRAH EXERCISE

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) wishes to draw the attention of its numerous clients to some crucial matters especially on the current Umrah exercise. As part of its supervisory duties, NAHCON has since dispatched a team of its staff to Makkah to monitor, evaluate, take necessary action and report on Umrah activities of [...]

2018-06-14T11:16:47+00:00June 14th, 2018|News|