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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|

New Milestones from NAHCON’s First Pre Hajj Meetings:

NAHCON Settles with Adillah Establishment in Madinah The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has successfully retained its previous year’s hotel accommodation in Markaziyya District of Madinah. This attainment was possible due to the early expression of interest by the Commission, because accommodation in this area are limited and in high demand, thus reserved on [...]

2018-12-27T13:19:48+00:00December 27th, 2018|News|

Tough Penalties Await Saudi Immigration Violators

By Fatima Sanda Usara In continuation with activities of NAHCON’s first Pre-Hajj visit, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria’s team carried out a tripartite meeting on 13th of December 2018. The team first met with the President of General Car Syndicates, the agency in charge of pilgrims’ transportation throughout Hajj season., Abdulrahman bin Mayouf AlHarbi. Meeting [...]

2018-12-17T09:41:43+00:00December 17th, 2018|News|

Nigeria Signs MoU on 2019 Hajj

Nigeria’s Minister of state, Foreign Affairs, Hon. Khadija Bukar Abba Ibrahim, today signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 2019 Hajj on behalf of the country. The agreement signing ceremony was conducted in the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, Makkah Saudi Arabia led by Dr. Muhammad Saleh bin Taher Benten, the Saudi Arabian Minister of [...]

2018-12-13T09:28:01+00:00December 13th, 2018|News|