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NAHCON RATIFIES HAJJ 2017 SEAT ALLOCATION

The management of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), today (02/02/2017) met to ratify the 2017 hajj seat allocation to the 36 states pilgrims’ welfare Boards as well as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and the Armed Forces. At the meeting which was presided over by the Chairman/CEO, Barr. Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammed MON, FCIA, [...]

2017-04-13T16:41:28+00:00April 13th, 2017|News|

NAHCON/NCPC COLLABORATE ON RELIGIOUS HARMONY

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) and its opposite number, the Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) have agreed to join forces with the ultimate aim to end the perennial sectarian crises in the country. The resolution was taken at the end of an interactive meeting held between the leadership of the two organizations in [...]

2017-04-13T16:39:32+00:00April 13th, 2017|News|

APPLICATION FOR AIRLIFT OF NIGERIAN PILGRIMS UNDER STATE PILGRIMS’ WELFARE BOARDS/AGENCIES/COMMISSIONS FOR HAJJ 2017

Interested Nigerian/Foreign airlines/carriers with requisite operating authorization and capacity are hereby invited to submit applications in accordance with the prescribed application form, for the airlift of pilgrims under the State Muslim Pilgrims’ Welfare Boards/Agencies/Commissions to and fro the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for 2017 Hajj. The outbound airlift of intending Nigerian pilgrims to Saudi Arabia [...]

2017-04-13T16:36:35+00:00April 13th, 2017|News|

REGISTRATION OF CARGO OPERATORS/ CARGO AGENTS/AIRFREIGHT FORWARDERS TO AIRFREIGHT PILGRIMS’ EXCESS LUGGAGE FOR 2017 HAJJ

In line with the Excess Luggage Policy of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), all luggage in excess of the maximum allowed limit of 32kg checked-in suitcase and 8kg hand luggage per pilgrim are to be air freighted bycargo operators/ cargo agents, as the designated Hajj carriers are not allowed to carry such excess [...]

2017-04-13T16:31:22+00:00April 13th, 2017|News|

NAHCON CALLS FOR SYNERGY ON DRUG TRAFFICKING.

Stakeholders in the Hajj industry have been call upon to redouble their effort towards eradicating criminality, particularly drug trafficking during the Hajj and Umrah exercise. The Chairman/CEO of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, (NAHCON), Barr.  Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammad, MON, FCIA, made the call when he hosted the Director-General of of National Orientation Agency (NOA), in [...]

2017-04-13T16:27:34+00:00April 13th, 2017|News|

NAHCON, STATE BOARDS PUSH FOR IMPROVED SERVICES IN 2017 HAJJ

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) and State Hajj Boards, Commissions and Agencies have taken serious measures to ensure improved services and 100% drug-free, as well as hitch-free 2017 Hajj operations. The commission and the boards have therefore rolled out stringent conditions that must be accomplished by intending pilgrims to qualify them for the [...]

2017-04-13T16:25:07+00:00April 13th, 2017|News|

STATE GOVERNMENTS GIVE FACELIFTS TO HAJJ BOARDS

 Following the inspection being carried out by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) on the facilities of State Muslim Pilgrims’ Welfare Boards/Commissions/Agencies across the country, some state governments have started giving facelifts to their Hajj regulators to conform with required demand for licensing by the national regulatory agency. Some of the inspected states have well-equipped [...]

2017-04-13T16:21:23+00:00April 13th, 2017|News|

APPLICATION FOR PROVISION OF ACCOMMODATION/HOUSING SERVICES FOR NIGERIAN PILGRIMS IN MAKKAH AND MADINAH FOR THE 2017 (1438) HAJJ SEASON APPLICATION FOR PROVISION OF ACCOMMODATION/HOUSING SERVICES FOR NIGERIAN PILGRIMS IN MAKKAH AND MADINAH FOR THE 2017

مكتب شؤون الحج لدولة نيجيريا APPLICATION FOR PROVISION OF ACCOMMODATION/HOUSING SERVICES FOR NIGERIAN PILGRIMS IN MAKKAH AND MADINAH FOR THE 2017 (1438) HAJJ SEASON The Nigeria Hajj Affairs Office (NAHCON) invite expert, qualified, licensed and officially registered institutions to provide services of accommodation for pilgrims, arriving from Nigeria, both in Mecca and Medina for the [...]

2017-04-13T16:19:15+00:00April 13th, 2017|News|

INVITATION FOR APPLICATION TO PROVIDE FEEDING SERVICES FOR NIGERIAN PILGRIMS IN MAKKAH, MADINAH, MASHA’EER, JEDDAH AND MADINAH AIRPORTS FOR 2017/1438 HAJJ SEASON

 The Hajj Affairs Office of Nigeria (NAHCON) hereby invites reputable, competent, licensed and registered Caterers to apply for the provision of feeding services to Nigerian pilgrims in Makkah, Madinah, Masha’eer, Jeddah and Madinah Airports for the 2017/1438 Hajj season. 1. CONDITIONS OF APPLICATION: a) Evidence of valid Registration with Saudi relevant Authorities (Saudi Ministry of [...]

2017-04-13T16:09:42+00:00April 13th, 2017|News|