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PRESS REALEASE SUSPENSION OF UMRAH VISITS   The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) hereby draws attention of intending pilgrims from Nigeria to Saudi Arabia for Umrah or to visit the Prophet’s mosque in Madinah to suspend the arrangement until further notice. This has become necessary following the temporary suspension of Umrah by the Kingdom [...]

2020-02-28T11:12:43+00:00February 28th, 2020|News|

Pilgrims May Enjoy Advantage of New Enhanced Passports, Reduction of Airport Screening Time in Nigeria

Pilgrims May Enjoy Advantage of New Enhanced Passports, Reduction of Airport Screening Time in Nigeria Nigerian pilgrims to 2020 Hajj may benefit from a newly enhanced international passport booklet preliminarily released in Abuja, Kano, Lagos and Port Harcourt. This was revealed Wednesday 19th February, 2020 when NAHCON Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle [...]

2020-02-21T12:17:31+00:00February 21st, 2020|News|

Fourth Board Prepares for First Offshore Assignment

Press Statement Fourth Board Prepares for First Offshore Assignment The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria has constituted a team of staff to proceed on the first official assignment to be carried out by the fourth NAHCON board. It is a pre Hajj team to make necessary accommodation and feeding arrangements for the 2020 Hajj. Inaugurating [...]

2020-02-21T04:53:18+00:00February 21st, 2020|News|

Fourth Board Prepares for First Offshore Assignment

Press Statement Fourth Board Prepares for First Offshore Assignment The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria has constituted a team of staff to proceed on the first official assignment to be carried out by the fourth NAHCON board. It is a pre Hajj team to make necessary accommodation and feeding arrangements for the 2020 Hajj. Inaugurating [...]

2020-02-19T13:47:50+00:00February 19th, 2020|News|

Salute to an Achiever

Salute to an Achiever By Fatima Sanda Usara On the 24th of May 2015, the baton of leadership of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, changed hands from those of the gentle but devoted Mallam Musa Bello, to those of the firm and unapologetic Barrister Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammad. They had one thing in common, to [...]

2020-02-17T11:11:05+00:00February 17th, 2020|News|

Barr. Zikrullah resumes as NAHCON  Chairman /CEO

Barr. Zikrullah resumes as NAHCON  Chairman /CEO By: Mousa Ubandawaki. The long awaited official resumption of the newly appointed Chairman /CEO of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) Alhaji Zikrullah Olakunle Hassan finally materialized yesterday with hand over of documents and paraphernalia of office to the new helmsman by the former chief executive officer by [...]

2020-02-14T15:01:05+00:00February 14th, 2020|News|

Abdullahi formally Hands Over to Zikrullah

Press Release Abdullahi formally Hands Over to Zikrullah Former Chairman of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Barrister Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammad formally handed over affairs of NAHCON to the newly appointed Chairman and leader of the fourth NAHCON board, Alhaji Zikrullah Olakunle Hassan. The handing over ceremony took place in the Hajj House Conference room [...]

2020-02-14T04:40:27+00:00February 14th, 2020|News|

NAHCON PAYS CONDOLENCE VISIT TO SAUDI EMBASSY

PRESS RELEASE NAHCON PAYS CONDOLENCE VISIT TO SAUDI EMBASSY    The outgoing Chairman of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Barrister Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammad accompanied by the incoming NAHCON Chairman, Barrister Zikrullahi Hassan, today, 4th February 2020, led some senior management staff of the commission to pay a condolence visit to the Deputy Ambassador to Saudi Arabia in Nigeria, Mr. Muhammad Fauzan, over [...]

2020-02-05T12:05:33+00:00February 5th, 2020|News|

Governor El-Rufa’i Lays Foundation for Kaduna Pilgrims’ Hotel

Governor El-Rufa’i Lays Foundation for Kaduna Pilgrims’ Hotel The Executive Governor of Kaduna state, Mallam Nasiru El-Rufa’i today, 2/2/2020 performed the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of Kaduna state pilgrims’ hotel facility in the Mando transit camp, Kaduna.   Speaking on the occasion, Mallam Nasiru revealed the magnitude of the project’ importance having spent the [...]

2020-02-05T10:11:05+00:00February 5th, 2020|News|
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