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NAHCON Cautions Against Misinformation on NGL 2092

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria has noticed different versions of reports on Max Air flight NGL 2092 also referred to as Niger iii, which departed Jeddah airport at 2: 34 am on 7th September 2019, with 559 Niger pilgrims. It was the 75th flight on the Commission’s return trip schedule. NAHCON is pleased to note that the [...]

2019-09-09T10:31:06+00:00September 9th, 2019|News|

NAHCON’s Minah Visitation Begins to Bear Fruits

By Fatima Sanda Usara The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, on 12 of August 2019 went on visitation to pilgrims’ tents in Minah with the goal of felicitating with the pilgrims on eid el kabir celebration as well as a fact finding mission aimed at improving on services being provided for the hujjaj. Sequel [...]

2019-08-15T15:34:09+00:00August 15th, 2019|News|

NAHCON CONCLUDES AIRLIFT OF NIGERIAN PILGRIMs

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria is pleased to announce the completion of 2019 Hajj outbound airlift of Nigerian pilgrims to Saudi Arabia. The operation spanned 93 flights that conveyed 44, 450 pilgrims from State Pilgrims’ Welfare Boards/Commissions and Agencies. The last Flynas aircraft that departed Abuja this morning of 6th August transported 301 pilgrims left [...]

2019-08-06T23:52:55+00:00August 6th, 2019|News|

NAHCON URGES PILGRIMS TO CONCENTRATE ON WORSHIP

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, once again advises Nigerian pilgrims to concentrate on acts of worship while in Saudi Arabia which is the primary purpose for embarking on Hajj. The Commission furthermore counsels its pilgrims to follow instructions of their respective pilgrims welfare boards or Tour Operator Companies, as the case may be, [...]

2019-08-02T22:45:59+00:00August 2nd, 2019|News|

Zamfara Pilgrims Gain Additional Discount in 2019 Hajj Fare

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria is pleased to announce additional reduction of 200 Riyals from 2019 Hajj fare for pilgrims of Zamfara state. This cut followed renegotiation with the state’s home/accommodation owner in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. The amount, which is equivalent to N16, 492.08, has decreased the Zamfara state fares to N1, 467, 896.57 [...]

2019-07-22T12:49:09+00:00July 21st, 2019|News|

SUMMARY OF 2019 HAJJ AIRLIFT OF PILGRIMS TO SAUDI ARABIA

2019 HAJJ SUMMARY OF AIRLIFT OF PILGRIMS FROM SAUDI ARABIA TO NIGERIA S/N DATE CARRIER FLIGHT NO ORIGIN STATE DEPARTURE TIME NO OF PILGRIMS DESTINATION OFFICIALS REMARKS Total Airlift 1. 17/08/2019 FLYNAS XY7434 JEDDAH LAGOS 15:00hrs 432 LAGOS 0 0 432 2. 18/08/2019 MAXAIR NGL2002 JEDDAH KATSINA, KOGI ZAMFARA  03:35hrs 499 KATSINA 5 KATSINA [...]

2019-09-13T22:51:48+00:00July 9th, 2019|News|

National Medical Advance Team Departs For Hajj Assignment

The Chairman National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, Barrister Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammad today, Sunday 7th of July bade farewell to a 15 man National Medical Advance Team to Saudi Arabia. In his usual manner, the Chairman advised members to remain steadfast in the discharge of their responsibilities and to give pilgrims the best attention they [...]

2019-07-08T18:32:01+00:00July 7th, 2019|News|

NAHCON DISPATCHES ADVANCE TEAM FOR 2019 HAJJ

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) today, 5thJuly 2019, dispatched its first team of officials to coordinate the 2019 Hajj activities in Saudi Arabia. Addressing the team at the International Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, Chairman of the Commission, Barrister Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammad, admonished them to remember that they are travelling [...]

2019-07-08T19:13:05+00:00July 6th, 2019|News|

NAHCON: For the Attention of Nigerian Pilgrims

By first week of July, the Saudi Arabian airspace would begin to receive pilgrims from different countries, signifying onset of 2019 Hajj season. All things being equal, NAHCON is honoured to be among those whose pilgrims will be making early entrance for the pilgrimage within the first week of the season, 10th of July to be precise. Here are few developments that pilgrims should expect [...]

2019-07-02T16:51:48+00:00July 2nd, 2019|News|

PRESS RELEASE HAJJ FARES FOR 2019 GET DOWNWARD REVIEW

Fares for the 2019 Hajj exercise have been reviewed downward by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria. The downward review was the result of re-classification of land transportation routes as well as reduction of their rates on the portal of the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Hajj and Umrah on transportation routes that will be used [...]

2019-06-24T15:30:35+00:00June 24th, 2019|News|