Commencement of Biometric Capturing Exercise for 2019 Hajj

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) is pleased to inform the general public that biometric capturing exercise for intending pilgrims to 2019 Hajj has kicked off in some states. The states where the exercise has kicked off are those that have successfully uploaded details of their registered intending pilgrims on the e-portal and have [...]

2019-04-10T08:09:34+00:00April 10th, 2019|News|

NAHCON Defends Budget Proposal

NAHCON Defends Budget Proposal The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, on 2nd April 2019, submitted its 2018 budgetary performance report and defended the 2019 proposed budget to the Senate Committee on Federal Character and Inter-Governmental Affairs in the National Assembly Complex, Abuja.Senator Danjuma Laah, representing Kaduna south, is Chairman of the Committee, assisted by Senators Rafi’u Ibrahim Salihu and Joshua Lidani as members. The Senate Committee on Federal Character [...]

2019-04-07T16:17:39+00:00April 7th, 2019|News|


The National Hajj Commission is pleased to announce the commencement of online application process for National Medical Team, via NAHCON’s website by clicking “E-Hajj Portals” and then “NMT application form” from the “Main Tab”. The application portal would be opened on 25th March, 2019 and to close on 8th April, 2019. Please note that only [...]

2019-04-01T08:09:31+00:00April 1st, 2019|News|

Press Statement: NAHCON Commends Kogi State Muslim Pilgrims’ Commission

NAHCON Commends Kogi State Muslim Pilgrims’ Commission   The Chairman/Chief Executive Officer and management of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria wishes to commend the Kogi State Hajj Commission (KSHC) for its proper management of general matters pertaining to 2019 Hajj preparations. In particular, NAHCON congratulates the Kogi state commission for being the first to renew [...]

2019-03-29T11:43:56+00:00March 29th, 2019|News|

State Pilgrims’ Boards Yet to Announce 2019 Hajj Fare

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) wishes to draw attention of Nigeria’s 2019 Muslim intending pilgrims in particular and the general public that NAHCON has not authorised any state Muslim pilgrims’ board to announce Hajj fare for 2019. The indices that determine final fare for Hajj are yet to be determined by the Commission, [...]

2019-03-29T09:12:33+00:00March 29th, 2019|News|

NAHCON Inaugurates Medical Guidelines Review Committee

The Chairman of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Barrister Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammad, today 21st March 2019, inaugurated the Medical Guidelines Review Committee for 2019 Hajj. The inauguration, which took place in the Commission’s conference room, has members drawn from Federal Ministry of Health, State Pilgrims’ Welfare Boards (SPWB) and staff of NAHCON. The Committee [...]

2019-03-22T11:43:52+00:00March 22nd, 2019|News|

NAHCON Commends Edo State Government

PRESS RELEASE   NAHCON Commends Edo State Government               The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, sincerely expresses gratitude to the Edo State Executive Governor, His Excellency, Mr Godwin Obaseki, for his untiring support towards the success of the state’s Muslim Pilgrims’ Welfare Board. The feats accomplished by the state’s Welfare Board, both during [...]

2019-02-21T13:06:21+00:00February 8th, 2019|News|

NAHCON Commences Screening of 2019 Air Carriers

Press Statement NAHCON Commences Screening of 2019 Air Carriers In continuance with preparations for a successful 2019 Hajj, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) on Tuesday, 5th February 2019, conducted a formal opening of application forms and screening of air carriers for 2019 Hajj airlift at the Stonehedge Hotel, Abuja.  The exercise is to inaugurate [...]

2019-02-07T09:13:45+00:00February 7th, 2019|News|

NAHCON Nigerian Lady Stranded in Makkah

Attention of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, was drawn to a video making the rounds on social media on a lady, Binta Tukur from Katsina who allegedly arrived Madinah two weeks ago but went missing with neither valid travel documents nor cash. She is said to have become stranded in a Hotel lobby [...]

2019-01-21T20:50:36+00:00January 21st, 2019|News|