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Press Statement: NAHCON MOURNS LOSS Of A RARE GEM

  The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria commiserates with the World Hajj and Umrah Convention (WHUC) over the loss of one of its own, Lord Adam Patel, who died on the 29th of May 2019 in his home in Blackburn, England. In his lifetime, he had been a patron of the British pilgrimage to Makkah [...]

2019-06-03T09:53:02+00:00June 3rd, 2019|News|

NAHCON and Jaiz Bank Meet on Hadaya

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) today, 28th May 2019, had a strategic planning meeting with top management of Ja’iz Bank of Nigeria (JBN) to review previous engagements and strategize on how best to consolidate operations for payment, slaughter, delivery of Hadaya meat to pilgrims who require it, monitoring of the sacrifice and cost [...]

2019-05-31T10:12:23+00:00May 31st, 2019|News|

Orientation for National Medical Team Concluded

Screening and orientation of 2019 Hajj National Medical Team (NMT) members were concluded over the weekend, 26th May 2019 in Abuja. The NMT composition is shared on a ratio of 60/40% between states and the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) respectively, while funding is on the reverse order. NAHCON’s mode of nomination follows a [...]

2019-05-31T10:10:11+00:00May 31st, 2019|News|

NAHCON Signs Airlift Agreement with 2019 Air Carriers

Three airlines have been approved by the presidency for 2019 Hajj operations. They are Max Air Ltd, Medview Airlines Plc,  and FlyNas of Saudi Arabia. During an Airlift Signing Agreement held today, 20th May, 2019 at the Nigerian Hajj Commission’s Head Office in Sokoto House Abuja, the Chairman of the Commission, Barrister Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammad [...]

2019-05-21T09:33:36+00:00May 21st, 2019|News|

Central Security Committee Begins Groundwork for 2019 Hajj

The Honourable Chairman of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, Barrister Abdullahi M. Muhammad, on 14th of May 2019 inaugurated a central security monitoring team for 2019 Hajj. The 10- man group draws membership from the country’s security agencies namely, National Intelligence Agency (NIA); Department of State Security Service (DSS); the Nigerian Police Force (NPF); the [...]

2019-05-19T11:28:49+00:00May 19th, 2019|News|

AVIATION MONITORING COMMITTEE FOR 2019 HAJJ INAUGURATED

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) inaugurated the Aviation Monitoring Committee for 2019 Hajj.  The team is expected, among other duties, to evaluate status of different airports from where Muslim pilgrims will be airlifted to the holy land. They are to make recommendations to NAHCON as well as other air transport agencies on state [...]

2019-05-17T09:11:01+00:00May 17th, 2019|News|

NAHCON Congratulates Federal Government Over Drug Victim’s Release

The Chairman, Chief Executive Officer of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, (NAHCON), on behalf of management and entire staff of the Commission, felicitates with Nigerian government over the safe release from prison of Zainab Habib Aliyu, the innocent Umrah pilgrim from Kano who was implicated in a drug trafficking related issue in Saudi Arabia. The [...]

2019-05-03T14:40:47+00:00May 2nd, 2019|News|

NAHCON COMMENDS NDLEA

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) commends the effort of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for unraveling the drug trafficking circle of criminals notorious for planting drugs in innocent travelers’ luggage thereby implicating them in a crime they know nothing about.  The two agencies will continue to work together in ensuring a [...]

2019-04-30T12:07:40+00:00April 30th, 2019|News|

NAHCON to Hold National Training Workshop for Hajj Managers

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) will on 24th of April 2019 hold a one-day national training workshop for Hajj managers in Nigeria. The workshop comes up at JEMY’s Plaza, Plot 48, Justice Dahiru Mustapha Road Farm Center, Kano, from 10:00 am. Theme of the workshop is “Towards Achieving Acceptable Hajj”. Participants will include chief [...]

2019-04-25T10:31:40+00:00April 25th, 2019|News|