UPDATE ON NAHCON’s Offshore Assignments

The screening and inspection of Service Providers’ documents and facilities in Saudi Arabia is ongoing. It would interest the public to know that the Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah had instructed Nigeria, and other participating countries too, to enter contract agreement with selected services providers responsible for accommodation, catering, and transportation, latest by 15th [...]

2022-05-09T10:50:23+00:00May 9th, 2022|News|

NAHCON CHAIRMAN UNDERTAKES IMPORTANT VISIT TO SAUDI ARABIA

The Chairman, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON led a delegation to Saudi Arabia to familiarize with the new management of Mutawifs Company for Pilgrims from Africa non Arab countries popularly known as Mu’assasa. The visit was necessitated by the need to acquaint NAHCON leadership with the new set-up sequel to the establishment’s status having [...]

2022-03-14T16:22:20+00:00March 14th, 2022|News|

NAHCON DIRECTS SPWBs ON HAJJ SAVINGS SCHEME

As part of preparations for 2022 Hajj, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), has directed State Muslims Pilgrims’ Welfare Boards/Agencies and Commissions (SPWBs) to migrate Hajj fare deposits made by intending pilgrims into the Hajj Savings Scheme (HSS) platform with Ja’iz bank. The HSS platform was approved as the unified registration option due to [...]

2022-03-07T10:27:17+00:00March 7th, 2022|News|

Saudi Arabia Restores Direct Flight from Nigeria

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, (NAHCON) received the pleasant news of the uplifting of direct travel ban into Saudi Arabia effective from the 5th of March 2022. This came via a circular released by General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA). In addition, a near total cancellation of covid-19 restrictions were announcedindicative of a return [...]

2022-03-06T11:18:14+00:00March 6th, 2022|News|

NAHCON Visits SSS 3rd March 202

The Chairman, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan led a delegation to the Director-General State Services (DGSS); Yusuf Magaji Bichi at the Service Headquarters in Abuja on Thursday, 3rd March, 2022. While addressing the DGSS, Yusuf Magaji Bichi, the NAHCON Chairman stated the purpose of the visit which was to solicit [...]

2022-03-04T17:02:27+00:00March 4th, 2022|News|

NBTE Dispatches Inspection Team to HIN/ NAHCON Receives FEC Nod on PPP

A team of inspectors from the National Board for Technical Education, (NBTE) were at the Hajj House from 15th – 17th December 2021 for a two-day statutory Resource Visit and Institutional Accreditation. The exercise is among the processes of granting approval for the licensing of new institutions such as the Hajj Institute of Nigeria (HIN), to be [...]

2021-12-22T13:56:16+00:00December 22nd, 2021|News|

NAHCON PROTECTS INTEREST OF ITS STAKEHOLDERS

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) was established as a body charged with responsibility to “license, regulate, supervise and perform oversight functions over organizations, associations (corporate or non-corporate) or similar bodies engaged in- (i)     Organizing and coordinating the movement of persons from Nigeria to Saudi Arabia to perform the Hajj or Umrah,..” among other functions as [...]

2021-12-22T13:41:34+00:00December 22nd, 2021|News|

NAHCON CHAIRMAN CONDOLES FAMILY OF LATE BABALAKIN

On behalf of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), its Board Members and entire staff, the Chairman, Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan expresses condolence to the family of late Hon. Justice Bolarinwa Babalakin, JSC (rtd.), who passed away on Saturday, 4th December 2021. Alhaji Hassan noted that the late Justice Babalakin contributed immensely to nation building and indeed [...]

2022-03-04T11:27:46+00:00December 22nd, 2021|News|

NAHCON HAS LOST A BOARD MEMBER

With a deep sense of loss but with total submission to the will of the Almighty Creator, NAHCON mourns the passing away of its Board Member, Alhaji Ibrahim Ogbonnia Amah, the Commissioner representing Southeast on the Commission’ s 4th Board. The sad moment befell on the night of 30th November 2021 at the Lagos University Teaching [...]

2022-03-04T11:29:35+00:00December 22nd, 2021|News|
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