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NAHCON: Beyond Organizing Hajj

By Fatima Sanda Usara The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, is a government agency like many others. It is responsible for organizing, coordinating and regulating Hajj operations and recognized by Saudi Arabia as the Nigerian Hajj mission. It has a public service structure answerable to the presidency and liaises with any other agency, parastatal [...]

2019-10-21T13:00:47+00:00October 21st, 2019|News|

INVITATION FOR APPLICATION TO PROVIDE PILGRIMS’ ACCOMMODATION FOR NIGERIAN PILGRIMS IN MAKKAH AND MADINAH FOR 2020 (1441AH) HAJJ SEASON 

The Nigeria Hajj Affairs Office invites all interested owners of pilgrims’ accommodation to apply for the provision of pilgrims’ accommodation services to Nigerian pilgrims in Makkah and Madinah for the 2020/1441 AH Hajj season. 1)     Application’s Requirements A)     Proof of identity of the Company i)     Copy of Commercial registration/license of the company with Saudi Arabia (original to be [...]

2019-10-15T13:44:54+00:00October 15th, 2019|News|

INVITATION FOR APPLICATION TO RENDER CATERING SERVICES TO NIGERIAN PILGRIMS AT MAKKAH, MADINAH, JEDDAH AIRPORT, AND MASHA’ER (MUNA AND ARAFAT) FOR HAJJ 2020

The Nigeria Hajj Affairs Office hereby invites all interested qualified licensed and officially registered companies to provide catering services in the field of preparing, packaging and delivering of nutritious meals for Nigerian pilgrims in Makkah, Madinah, Jeddah Airport and the Holy sites of Muna and Arafat for the 1441 AH/2020 Hajj season. 1)  Application’s Requirements: A)     Proof of Identity of the [...]

2019-10-15T13:45:44+00:00October 15th, 2019|Announcement, News|

INVITATION TO REGISTER COMPLAINTS AND SUGGESTIONS ON SERVICES RENDERED DURING THE 2019 HAJJ AND UMRAH OPERATIONS 

In furtherance of its statutory functions to regulate, supervise and perform oversight functions over organizations, associations or similar bodies engaged in organizing and coordinating the movement of pilgrims to perform Hajj or Umrah, as outlined in section 4(1)(a) of NAHCON (Establishment Act) 2016; the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), wishes to inform members of [...]

2019-09-26T17:06:19+00:00September 26th, 2019|News|

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|