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PRESS RELEASE: MINISTER DECLARES NIGERIA LASSA FREE

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Folorunso Adewole has expressed the confidence that Nigeria would soon be at the verge of being declared Lassa fever free. The minister made this known at a stakeholders’ meeting held at the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation on Tuesday, 24th of April, 2018, saying [...]

2018-06-13T15:38:32+00:00 June 13th, 2018|News|

REJOINDER TO ADVERTORIAL ON NAHCON AND BIOMETRIC DATA EXERCISE IN ADAMAWA STATE: OPEN LETTER TO SECRETARY TO THE GOVERNMENT OF THE FEDERATION

Attention of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has been drawn to an advertorial on page 29 of Daily Trust newspaper, published 31st May, 2018. The advertorial in reference is an open letter to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha, appealing to his office to prevail on NAHCON to relocate [...]

2018-06-13T15:26:46+00:00 June 13th, 2018|News|

President Buhari Requests Saudi Arabia to Review Hajj Visa Policy

President Muhammadu Buhari has moved to ease Hajj visa processing difficulties faced by intending pilgrims in Nigeria for the 2018 Hajj season. A formal letter to King Salman Bn Abdul-Aziz of Saudi Arabia, was conveyed,  Wednesday, by Nigeria’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, His Excellency, Justice Isa Dodo, Rtd accompanied by Nigeria’s Consul-General, in Jeddah, [...]

2018-06-13T08:21:06+00:00 June 13th, 2018|News|

NAHCON CRASHES COST OF MAKKAH ACCOMMODATION

In its bid to reduce the cost of Hajj for 2017, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has negotiated downward the cost of accommodations to be used by the Nigerian pilgrims in Makkah for this year. This followed the rigorous negotiations between the Commission and the landlords/reputable agents in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. [...]

2017-04-13T17:10:11+00:00 April 13th, 2017|News|

MUCH ADO ABOUT NAHCON’S RELEGATION AND PROBE

“Your service to pilgrims is trust. Don’t attempt to give me, my staff or any official from state pilgrims’ boards one kobo…Allah will judge,” Chairman/CEO of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Barr. Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammad, warning against corruption in Hajj management. It is quite unfortunate that at the time the National Hajj Commission [...]

2017-04-13T17:07:45+00:00 April 13th, 2017|News|

NAHCON TASKS MEDIA ON FAIR REPORTAGE

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has charged media practitioners to uphold the principles of balance and fair reportage of issues and events in order not to engender peace and stability in the Country. The Chairman/CEO of NAHCON, Barrister Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammad, MON, FCIA gave the admonition when he received in audience the executive [...]

2017-04-13T17:05:02+00:00 April 13th, 2017|News|

HAJJ 2017: NO GOING BACK ON ONLINE REGISTRATION – NAHCON TO DEPLOY IT FOR 2017 HAJJ REGISTRATION

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has insisted that it will encourage the promotion of online registration for the 2017 Hajj exercise. The Chairman/CEO of the Commission, Barr. Abdullahi Mukthar Muhammad, MON, FCIA, restated this while declaring open the collaborative partnership between the Commission, the Pakistani’s Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) and states IT [...]

2017-04-13T17:02:26+00:00 April 13th, 2017|News|

COURT GRANTS NAHCON LEAVE TO SEAL ILLEGAL COMPANIES

The Federal High Court, Kano, has granted the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), an order exparte to close down 13 unregistered Hajj and Umrah Tour operating companies in Kano. The court order was sequel to the motion exparte application filed on the 27th February 2017, by the commission against the companies for operating Hajj and [...]

2017-04-13T16:57:52+00:00 April 13th, 2017|News|

NAHCON SOLICITS MEDIA SUPPORT FOR 2017 HAJJ

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has enlisted the support of the media in achieving success during the 2017 Hajj exercise. The Chairman/CEO, Barr. Abdullahi Mukthar Muhammad, MON, FCIA, made the request on Monday during a courtesy visit to the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) and Voice of Nigeria (VON) corporate headquarters in Abuja. Barr. [...]

2017-04-13T16:56:07+00:00 April 13th, 2017|News|

COMPANIES WITH CURRENT HAJJ LICENCE

In line with the provision of Section 4 Sub-section (1a) and Section16 (1) & (7) of NAHCON (Establishment) Act 2006, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria wishes to inform the general public that the under listed Companies have been duly registered and Licensed to operate Hajj services. Therefore, Intending Hajj pilgrims are hereby cautioned not [...]

2017-04-13T16:53:48+00:00 April 13th, 2017|News|