Monthly Archives: June 2018

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RE: SAUDI ARABIA STOP NIGERIAN PILGRIMS FROM 2018 HAJJ

The attention of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria has been drawn to the publication on some social media platforms and some online platforms that the Saudi Arabian authorities are threatening to block Nigerian pilgrims from attending the 2018 Hajj. We read with dismay the story and we want to allay the fear of Nigerians [...]

2018-06-21T10:33:50+00:00June 21st, 2018|News|

NAHCON PARTNERS NCAT ON AVIATION MANAGEMENT

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has expressed its readiness to partner with the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) Zaria, on capacity building of NAHCON staff, on aviation related matters in line with the Commission’s statutory roles. The Chairman/CEO NAHCON, Barr. Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammad, disclosed this when he received top management staff of [...]

2018-06-21T10:16:59+00:00June 21st, 2018|News|

NAHCON RELEASES CONTACT NUMBERS FOR COMPLAINANTS ON ONGOING UMRAH EXERCISE

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) wishes to draw the attention of its numerous clients to some crucial matters especially on the current Umrah exercise. As part of its supervisory duties, NAHCON has since dispatched a team of its staff to Makkah to monitor, evaluate, take necessary action and report on Umrah activities of [...]

2018-06-14T11:16:47+00:00June 14th, 2018|News|

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+00:00June 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+00:00June 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+00:00June 13th, 2018|News|