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NAHCON Prepares for Digital Switch

  The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) led by Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan, the NAHCON’s Chairman, paid an appreciation and consolidation visit to NITDA (National Information Technology Development Agency) in company of Commissioner Planning, Research, Information, Statistics and Library Services (PRSILS), Sheikh Suleiman Momoh, and others.   Received by the Director General (DG) [...]

2020-11-10T10:14:06+00:00November 9th, 2020|News|

TRIBUTE TO LATE ALHAJI SALIHU BUTU

It is with heavy heart but with total submission to the will of the Almighty that the NAHCON Chairman, Board, Management and entire staff of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, mourn the shocking death of our brother and colleague, Alhaji Salihu Abdullahi Butu. Before his sudden demise, Late Butu was the Acting President of Association [...]

2020-10-31T18:47:30+00:00October 31st, 2020|News|

COMMITTEE TO USHER IN SAUDI SCREENING OF PILGRIMS IN NIGERIA INAUGURATED

PRESS STATEMENT COMMITTEE TO USHER IN SAUDI SCREENING OF PILGRIMS IN NIGERIA INAUGURATED   A Nigerian Coordinating Committee that will ensure smooth introduction of Saudi immigration screening of Nigerian pilgrims in Nigeria, popularly known as the Makkah Route Initiative (MRI), was on Wednesday 28th October 2020, inaugurated in Hajj House, the NAHCON headquarters. The initiative [...]

2020-10-30T09:59:29+00:00October 30th, 2020|News|

Press Statement: NAHCON MOURNS LOSS Of SHEIKH ADAM IDOKO

  The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) commiserates with the family, friends and Muslim world over the loss of one of our own, the learned Sheikh Adam Idoko who died yesterday, 14th October 2020 in Abuja. In his lifetime, he had been a patron of the Nigerian Muslim pilgrimage to Makkah and a champion [...]

2020-10-15T10:07:31+00:00October 15th, 2020|News|

NAHCON Takes Makkah Route Initiative to Nigerian Immigrations Service

Management of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, today, 14th October 2020 visited the Comptroller General of Immigration Service, Muhammadu Babandede in his office. The visit was to facilitate smooth coordination and eventual realisation of the Makkah Route Initiative (MRI) aspiration of the NAHCON. Thus far, the NAHCON Chairman, Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan has held [...]

2020-10-15T10:04:36+00:00October 15th, 2020|News|

FAAN MD Pays Courtesy Visit to NAHCON Chairman

By Ahmad Mu’azu A team from Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah is expected in Nigeria to assess level of preparedness and the possibility of including Nigeria in the Saudi Arabian Makkah Route Project initiative. The Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan stated this when he [...]

2020-10-15T10:01:23+00:00October 15th, 2020|News|

MINISTER OF INTERIOR PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR SAUDI’S MAKKAH ROAD INITIATIVE IN NIGERIA

By Ahmad Mu’azu The minister of interior Rauf Aregbesola, has promised to support the National Hajj commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) in its move to implement the Makkah Road Initiative. The minister made the promise when he received NAHCON’s Chairman/CEO Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan and his management team at the Ministry of Interior for a [...]

2020-10-15T09:58:28+00:00October 15th, 2020|News|

Government Has no Business Sponsoring Pilgrims: Emir of Muri

By now, it is no longer news that NAHCON’s delegation under the leadership of its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan has been traversing the country to shore up support for Hajj Savings Scheme and Hajj Training Institute. In addition to visiting state governments and royal fathers for this purpose, the team [...]

2020-09-30T14:51:09+00:00September 30th, 2020|News|

WELCOME, HAJJ SAVINGS SCHEME – ELIXIR TO SPIRAL COST OF HAJJ

The NAHCON (National Hajj Commission of Nigeria) in collaboration with JAIZ Bank launched the much awaited HSS (Hajj Savings Scheme). The programme or initiative is a unique and creative way to reduce the cost of Hajj and make seamless preparation towards Hajj. Though contained in the NAHCON Establishment Act 2006, the Commission over the last [...]

2020-09-30T14:45:58+00:00September 30th, 2020|News|
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