Monthly Archives: April 2017

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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+00:00April 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+00:00April 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+00:00April 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+00:00April 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+00:00April 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+00:00April 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+00:00April 13th, 2017|News|

REPORT OF 2017 HAJJ APPLICANT COMPANIES

NATIONAL HAJJ COMMISSION OF NIGERIA (NAHCON) ASSESSMENT OF TRAVEL AGENCIES FOR ALLOCATION OF  SEATS  FOR 2017 HAJJ S/N COMPANY’S NAME STATUS REMARKS 1  ASMAR TRAVEL AND TOURS LTD Disqualified IATA Invalid 2 ADSON TRAVEL AND TOURS LTD Qualified   3 AFRICANO GLOBAL LINKS Qualified   4 AGAJI TRAVELLING AGENCY LTD Qualified   5 AL- FAOZAN [...]

2017-04-13T16:52:23+00:00April 13th, 2017|News|

NAHCON’s MOVE TO WEED ILLEGAL HAJJ OPERATORS

One of the tasks which President Muhammad Buhari laid on the shoulders of the leadership of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) was to fight corruption and all ill-related practices that were associated with the conduct of the annual Muslim pilgrimage to the Holy Land of Makkah. The directive is an integral part of [...]

2017-04-13T16:50:17+00:00April 13th, 2017|News|

NAHCON PRESENT LICENSE TO STATES

In pursuant to the its Establishment Act, 2006, Section 4 subsection A  which empowers it to license and regulate both Hajj and Umrah operation in Nigeria, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, ( NAHCON ) yesterday (07/02/2017) presented operating license to Gombe state. The presentation which took place at the Headquarters of the commission in Abuja [...]

2017-04-13T16:47:32+00:00April 13th, 2017|News|