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NAHCON: Joining the Fight Against COVID-19

NAHCON: Joining the Fight Against COVID-19 By Fatima Sanda Usara The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) is an agency committed to protecting welfare of its staff, stakeholders and other Nigerians of all faiths.This explains why its social outreach initiatives, such as the quiz prize from NTA’s “As You Answer the Call” program is reserved [...]

2020-04-03T22:25:02+00:00April 3rd, 2020|News|

Temporary Suspension of Plgrims’ Education and Sensitization Activities

Temporary Suspension of Plgrims’ Education and Sensitization Activities This is to notify the general public that the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) had issued a circular with reference number NAHCON/SB/33/VOL.XVIII/260 to all States’ Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Boards/Agencies/Commissions to suspend pilgrims’ sensitization activities nationwide until further notice. The directive became necessary in the light of [...]

2020-04-01T11:15:26+00:00April 1st, 2020|News|

“THE DEATH OF ALHAJI SANI DALHATU IS A GREAT LOSS NOT ONLY TO KADUNA STATE BUT TO THE ENTIRE MUSLIM UMMAH” – SAYS NAHCON BOSS.

NATIONAL HAJJ COMMISSION OF NIGERIA (NAHCON) PRESS RELEASE 20/03/2020 “THE DEATH OF ALHAJI SANI DALHATU IS A GREAT LOSS NOT ONLY TO KADUNA STATE BUT TO THE ENTIRE MUSLIM UMMAH” – SAYS NAHCON BOSS. NAHCON Chairman, Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan in company of his Commissioners and Management Staff made this statement when they travelled to [...]

2020-03-23T15:06:28+00:00March 23rd, 2020|News|

NAHCON SCREENS AIRLINES FOR THE AIRLIFT OF NIGERIAN PILGRIMS FOR HAJJ 2020

NAHCON SCREENS AIRLINES FOR THE AIRLIFT OF NIGERIAN PILGRIMS FOR HAJJ 2020.   Abubakar Bello Kaoje The preparations for Hajj 2020 is in earnest, earlier on in January, 2020, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has placed advertisements in our major National dailies, inviting the prospective Airlines and Cargo carriers, both locally and internationally [...]

2020-03-23T14:03:51+00:00March 23rd, 2020|News|

HAJJ OPERATORS TO OBTAIN CERTIFICATION FOR FUTURE HAJJ OPERATIONS.

PRESS RELEASE HAJJ OPERATORS TO OBTAIN CERTIFICATION FOR FUTURE HAJJ OPERATIONS. This was disclosed by Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan, the Chairman/CEO National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), during a courtesy call to the Hajj House by Nasrul-lahi-li Fathi Society of Nigeria (NASFAT). He stated that the Hajj Operations/Services has become an industry and that in [...]

2020-03-23T14:01:26+00:00March 23rd, 2020|News|

SUPREME COUNCIL FOR SHARIA IN NIGERIA PAYS A COURTESY VISIT TO THE NAHCON’S CHAIRMAN

PRESS RELEASE SUPREME COUNCIL FOR SHARIA IN NIGERIA PAYS A COURTESY VISIT TO THE NAHCON’S CHAIRMAN By Abubakar Bello Kaoje The Chairman National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, Alhaji Zikirullahi Kunle Hassan, received in audience, the distinguished members of the Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria, who paid a courtesy visit to  him in his Office. [...]

2020-03-23T08:58:52+00:00March 23rd, 2020|News|

UMRAH REFUNDS

PRESS STATEMENT UMRAH REFUNDS   Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah recently released a circular informing the general public of its resolve to refund Umrah visa fees and other service charges. This is sequel to suspension of lesser Hajj activities by the Kingdom’s authorities as a measure towards halting the spread of COVID-19 infection. [...]

2020-03-06T10:50:53+00:00March 6th, 2020|News|

NAHCON CHAIR CALLS FOR REDUCTION IN HAJJ FARE RECEIVE MAJOR BOOST

NAHCON CHAIR CALLS FOR REDUCTION IN HAJJ FARE RECEIVE MAJOR BOOST The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) efforts to reduce the cost of Hajj has receive a major boost from an unlikely group (accommodation and Catering service providers in Saudi Arabia) who have pledged their support to bring down the prices of their services [...]

2020-03-04T14:03:11+00:00March 4th, 2020|News|

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|