Press Release: NAHCON Meets Ulama Members On Covid-19, Others

Press Release NAHCON Meets Ulama Members On Covid-19, Others The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) held an interactive meeting with Nigeria’s Ulama community on the importance of confronting disinformation and unsubstantiated rumor about the efficacy and safety of the COVID-19 Vaccine. Speaking at the session held on Monday, 8thMarch 2021 at the Chelsea [...]

2021-03-09T09:55:16+00:00March 9th, 2021|News|

Press Release: No Hajj Seats Have Been Allocated to Nigeria

No Hajj Seats Have Been Allocated to Nigeria Our attention has been drawn to an advert circulated on Instagram and probably other social media platforms claiming that it is official, Nigeria finally got 50,000 slots for Hajj 2021/1442 AH. The advert is calling on intending pilgrims to deposit today to secure their Hajj seat. [...]

2021-03-18T14:17:15+00:00March 1st, 2021|News|

The Sultan of Sokoto Lays Foundation for NAHCON’s Juma’at Mosque

His Eminence, The Sultan Of Sokoto, and President-General, Nigerian Supreme Council For Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III (CFR, mni,) on the 24th February 2021 paid a historic courtesy visit to the NAHCON headquarters in Abuja. The visit coincides with the board’s first year in office. As part of the activities to mark [...]

2021-02-25T15:04:13+00:00February 25th, 2021|News|

Re: Federal agencies paid N3.77bn in fictitious ‘estacodes’ to top staff, families

Re: Federal agencies paid N3.77bn in fictitious ‘estacodes’ to top staff, families   By: Fatima Sanda Usara A report by one ICIR, International Centre for Investigative Reporting, published online on 4thof February 2021 refers. The said report indicts 10 MDAs whose officials allegedly spent 3.7bn Naira collectively on “fictitious estacode’. For NAHCON, the report [...]

2021-03-18T14:18:40+00:00February 22nd, 2021|News|

Face of Hajj House: One Year After

Face of Hajj House: One Year After   By: Fatima Sanda Usara The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria moved into its permanent headquarters at the twilight of the Barrister Abdullahi Mukhtar led 3rdNAHCON board. This followed series of bureaucratic hiccups, from which the commission emerged successfully. Unceremoniously then, Barrister Mukhtar moved into the edifice to [...]

2021-02-22T10:57:37+00:00February 22nd, 2021|News|

President Buhari Lauds NAHCON

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) for its initiative at weaning itself of government fund and at generating revenue for its activities. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Hajia Zainab Ahmed conveyed the President's message during the courtesy visit of the board and management of NAHCON [...]

2021-03-18T14:21:20+00:00February 15th, 2021|News|

FCT Minister Commends NAHCON Leadership for Achievements So Far

A team from the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) led by its Chairman, Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan paid a familiarization visit to the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mallam Musa Bello in his office in Abuja, Thursday, 11thFebruary 2021. The visit, according to Alhaji Kunle Hassan was to formally introduce the fourth board [...]

2021-02-12T09:23:08+00:00February 12th, 2021|News|

NAHCON REITERATED ITS FOUR CARDINAL OBJECTIVES AT OSUN STATE GOVERNMENT HOUSE

The National Hajj Commission Of Nigeria is poised to religiously implement its four cardinal objectives viz; making hajj affordable to Muslims irrespective of their financial status, reduction in the number of days been spent for Hajj in Saudi Arabia, Hajj Savings Scheme and Hajj  Training Institute. This was disclosed by the Chairman/CEO of the [...]

2021-02-09T11:50:50+00:00February 8th, 2021|News|

Only Tour Companies with Current Umrah Licence Should Process Umrah Visas

Only Tour Companies with Current Umrah Licence Should Process Umrah Visas: By Fatima Sanda Usara The Chairman, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan, has once again appealed to new Saudi Arabian Ambassador to Nigeria, His Excellency Faisal Al-Ghamdi, to cooperate with NAHCON in ensuring that only Private Tour Operators with valid [...]

2021-02-01T11:41:12+00:00February 1st, 2021|News|

NAHCON holds Hajj Savings Scheme (HSS) Sensitization in Kwara State

Kwara State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board in conjunction with the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, has launched Hajj Savings Scheme in the state to enable the less privileged Muslims have opportunity to observe hajj pilgrimage. At the official launching ceremony in Ilorin, Kwara State, the NAHCON Chairman, Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan noted that [...]

2021-02-02T09:30:18+00:00February 1st, 2021|News|
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