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|

NAHCON GETS THREE NEW DIRECTORS

The Chairman, Board and Executive Management of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON have approved the promotion of three industrious staff of the Commission to the position of Directors. The promoted persons are, Alhaji Maigari Ahmad: Director Admin (CEO’s Office). He doubles as Acting Secretary to the Commission. The others are Alhaji Aliyu [...]

2021-07-27T11:24:07+00:00July 22nd, 2021|News|

ENTRY VISA INTO SAUDI ARABIA WILL NOT SECURE HAJJ PERMIT FOR ANYONE; NAHCON CAUTIONS

            ENTRY VISA INTO SAUDI ARABIA WILL NOT SECURE HAJJ PERMIT FOR ANYONE; NAHCON CAUTIONS Intending pilgrims are advised to take this caution alert seriously. It has come to the attention of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) that some travel agencies are collecting Hajj fares from intending pilgrims [...]

2021-07-13T09:44:45+00:00July 13th, 2021|News|

NAHCON SETS REVIEW PANEL FOR HAJJ SAVINGS SCHEME

A Hajj Savings Scheme (HSS) Strategic Review and Planning Meeting was organized by NAHCON. Held Wednesday, 9th June in Abuja, the meeting was conducted as a medium for stock taking and to work out further lines of action towards achieving greater success. Panel of reviewers comprised National Hajj Commission of Nigeria’s (NAHCON) delegation led by [...]

2021-06-15T15:41:46+00:00June 15th, 2021|News|

Hajj 2021 for Foreign Pilgrims Has Been Cancelled

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has received news of the cancellation of Hajj for international pilgrims for the 2021 season. The Commission’s officials in Saudi Arabia have confirmed that state television and radio stations in the Kingdom have announced the news. NAHCON respects the decision of Saudi Arabia in this regard no matter [...]

2021-06-12T16:17:55+00:00June 12th, 2021|News|

If Tomorrow Never Comes for Foreign Pilgrims to 2021 Hajj

By Fatima Sanda Usara Every interested Muslim is eager to know what tomorrow holds for foreign pilgrims to Hajj 2021. But asides those in the Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah and their cohorts, the one being asked does not know better than the questioner. The uncertainties beclouding everyday normalcy that we used to take [...]

2021-06-07T13:50:23+00:00June 7th, 2021|News|

ATTENTION!!! INTENDING PILGRIMS AND GENERAL PUBLIC

INTENDING PILGRIMS AND GENERAL PUBLIC The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) here brings to the notice of hopeful pilgrims and the general public fraudulent activities linked to the sponsorship of Hajj 2021 and some dubious persons advertising Hajj slots under the guise of being assured of Hajj allocation. The Commission therefore warns the [...]

2021-05-28T14:51:34+00:00May 28th, 2021|News|

Ministry of Hajj and Umrah Yet to Make Pronouncement on 2021 Hajj

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) as a body officially responsible for organizing Hajj and Umrah activities in Nigeria notices an information on 2021 Hajj making rounds most especially in the social media relating to guidelines for this year’s Hajj. The Commission would like to clarify that so far, the material is emanating [...]

2021-05-28T14:39:17+00:00May 23rd, 2021|News|
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