NAHCON Signs Airlift Agreement with 2019 Air Carriers

Three airlines have been approved by the presidency for 2019 Hajj operations. They are Max Air Ltd, Medview Airlines Plc,  and FlyNas of Saudi Arabia. During an Airlift Signing Agreement held today, 20th May, 2019 at the Nigerian Hajj Commission’s Head Office in Sokoto House Abuja, the Chairman of the Commission, Barrister Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammad [...]

2019-05-21T09:33:36+00:00May 21st, 2019|News|

Central Security Committee Begins Groundwork for 2019 Hajj

The Honourable Chairman of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, Barrister Abdullahi M. Muhammad, on 14th of May 2019 inaugurated a central security monitoring team for 2019 Hajj. The 10- man group draws membership from the country’s security agencies namely, National Intelligence Agency (NIA); Department of State Security Service (DSS); the Nigerian Police Force (NPF); the [...]

2019-05-19T11:28:49+00:00May 19th, 2019|News|


The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) inaugurated the Aviation Monitoring Committee for 2019 Hajj.  The team is expected, among other duties, to evaluate status of different airports from where Muslim pilgrims will be airlifted to the holy land. They are to make recommendations to NAHCON as well as other air transport agencies on state [...]

2019-05-17T09:11:01+00:00May 17th, 2019|News|

NAHCON Congratulates Federal Government Over Drug Victim’s Release

The Chairman, Chief Executive Officer of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, (NAHCON), on behalf of management and entire staff of the Commission, felicitates with Nigerian government over the safe release from prison of Zainab Habib Aliyu, the innocent Umrah pilgrim from Kano who was implicated in a drug trafficking related issue in Saudi Arabia. The [...]

2019-05-03T14:40:47+00:00May 2nd, 2019|News|


The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) commends the effort of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for unraveling the drug trafficking circle of criminals notorious for planting drugs in innocent travelers’ luggage thereby implicating them in a crime they know nothing about.  The two agencies will continue to work together in ensuring a [...]

2019-04-30T12:07:40+00:00April 30th, 2019|News|

NAHCON to Hold National Training Workshop for Hajj Managers

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) will on 24th of April 2019 hold a one-day national training workshop for Hajj managers in Nigeria. The workshop comes up at JEMY’s Plaza, Plot 48, Justice Dahiru Mustapha Road Farm Center, Kano, from 10:00 am. Theme of the workshop is “Towards Achieving Acceptable Hajj”. Participants will include chief [...]

2019-04-25T10:31:40+00:00April 25th, 2019|News|

Commencement of Biometric Capturing Exercise for 2019 Hajj

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) is pleased to inform the general public that biometric capturing exercise for intending pilgrims to 2019 Hajj has kicked off in some states. The states where the exercise has kicked off are those that have successfully uploaded details of their registered intending pilgrims on the e-portal and have [...]

2019-04-10T08:09:34+00:00April 10th, 2019|News|

NAHCON Defends Budget Proposal

NAHCON Defends Budget Proposal The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, on 2nd April 2019, submitted its 2018 budgetary performance report and defended the 2019 proposed budget to the Senate Committee on Federal Character and Inter-Governmental Affairs in the National Assembly Complex, Abuja.Senator Danjuma Laah, representing Kaduna south, is Chairman of the Committee, assisted by Senators Rafi’u Ibrahim Salihu and Joshua Lidani as members. The Senate Committee on Federal Character [...]

2019-04-07T16:17:39+00:00April 7th, 2019|News|


The National Hajj Commission is pleased to announce the commencement of online application process for National Medical Team, via NAHCON’s website by clicking “E-Hajj Portals” and then “NMT application form” from the “Main Tab”. The application portal would be opened on 25th March, 2019 and to close on 8th April, 2019. Please note that only [...]

2019-04-01T08:09:31+00:00April 1st, 2019|News|