NAHCON: WORKING WHILE WAITING Article By Fatima Sanda Usara

Like any other nation with a Muslim population going on Hajj, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, is hopeful that foreign pilgrims will participate in Hajj 2022. Like many other individuals and nations, NAHCON is monitoring developments in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in relation to the said Hajj season. So far, recent [...]

2021-11-23T13:37:57+00:00November 23rd, 2021|News|

NAHCON FELICITATES WITH SULTAN ON 15th ANNIVERSARY

The Chairman, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Board Members and staff of the Commission join millions of loyalists in Nigeria and beyond in celebrating His Eminence, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar iii, CFR, mni, the Sultan of Sokoto on the 15th anniversary of his coronation as the 20th supreme leader of Muslims in Nigeria. The Sultan took over [...]

2021-11-08T13:12:49+00:00November 8th, 2021|News|

NAHCON GETS NEW SECRETARY

A new Secretary to National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has been appointed. He is Dr Rabi’u Abdullahi Kontagora. Dr Kontagora emerged successful out of over 400 applicants. Selection of the new Secretary to the Commission   ensued after rigorous screening handled by an independent group of consultants. Out of the total 448 applications received [...]

2021-11-08T11:32:01+00:00November 8th, 2021|News|

An Update From NAHCON’s Umrah Standing Committee

By Fatima Sanda Usara Umrah oversight role is a major function of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria. The Establish Act charges NAHCON to license, regulate and supervise businesses engaged in coordinating the movement of pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for Hajj and Umrah; to also control those companies providing accommodation and other services to [...]

2021-10-12T11:27:59+00:00October 12th, 2021|News|

NAHCON’s New Reception and its Rules

By Fatima Sanda Usara Visitors to the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) will henceforth enjoy a cozy allure in the Commission’s refurbished and upgraded lobby opened today, 5th October 2021. The new reception has been given a befitting facelift commensurate to a headquarter that epitomizes NAHCON’s recognition as Africa’s leaders in Hajj administration. [...]

2021-10-07T10:14:01+00:00October 7th, 2021|News|

NAHCON TO ESTABLISH CLINIC

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) is set to establish a staff clinic in the Hajj House headquarters of the Commission, Abuja. The establishment of the clinic which has been approved by the board is expected to become operational by mid-December 2021. In a clinic committee inauguration ceremony held Tuesday, September 28, 2021 in [...]

2021-09-30T19:10:18+00:00September 30th, 2021|News|

NAHCON CHAIRMAN CONSTITUES UMRAH STANDING COMMITTEE

Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan, Chairman of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) Wednesday, 25th August established a Standing Committee on Umrah in the NAHCON headquarters, the Hajj House. The  15 man committee is chaired by NAHCON’s Commissioner of Operations, Inspectorate  and Licensing, Alhaji Abdullahi Magaji Hardawa. The Standing Committee’s mandate includes constant evaluation of [...]

2021-08-27T17:12:02+00:00August 27th, 2021|News|

NAHCON CALLS FOR ADHERANCE TO SAUDI REGULATIONS ON PERFORNANCE OF 2021/2022 UMRAH EXERCISE

Following the anticipated resumption of Umrah for external pilgrims, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) hereby calls on intending Umrah pilgrims and respective Licenced Tour Operators to take note of regulations laid down by the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Hajj and Umrah for successful participation in the season. In a set of guidelines [...]

2021-08-05T10:41:34+00:00August 5th, 2021|News|

(Eid-el-Adha Message From NAHCON’s Chairman)

Let’s Turn the Pandemic into a Blessing Another eid-el-kabir has come upon us by the special grace of the Almighty Creator. He gives life to whom He wills and takes life even under the watchful eyes of the most skilled medical experts in the world. The most apt medical technology does not guarantee life [...]

2021-07-27T09:26:14+00:00July 22nd, 2021|News|
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