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|


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|


The attention of the Commission has been drawn to an impersonator who has been calling some of our Hajj stakeholders and asking the public to be ready for an online zoom meeting he is arranging on behalf of the Commission; while requesting for 6 digits code among others. In view of the above, NAHCON [...]

2021-05-28T14:36:11+00:00May 13th, 2021|News|

NAHCON Awaiting Pronouncement on 2021 Hajj. 

The news from Saudi Arabia that 2021 Hajj will hold bears glad tidings for the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) and indeed the entire Muslim world. Although no mention was made on the admissibility of foreign pilgrims for the Hajj season in the brief piece of information released by the Kingdom’s Ministry of [...]

2021-05-28T14:41:05+00:00May 10th, 2021|News|

TRIBUTE: NAHCON Staff in Mourning for DR. Ashiru Sani Daura

By Fatima Sanda Usara Deaths occur every day, but some deaths shake the community more than others do. One cannot help but to salute the soul of one whose death throws the larger society into sober moods. Sheikh Dr Ashiru Sani Daura’s death only added to what almost everyone knew about him: that this [...]

2021-04-27T11:16:56+00:00April 25th, 2021|News|

NAHCON Meets AHUON on New Policies

The management of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) held a meeting with members of the Association of Hajj and Umrah Operators in Nigeria (AHUON) to address issues of relevance to their operations. Among the items discussed is the restructuring of zonal and outreach offices for convenience and necessity for them to liaise with [...]

2021-04-27T11:19:52+00:00April 16th, 2021|News|


The Chairman, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan, his Commissioners, management and staff of the Commission today, 29thMarch 2021 were vaccinated with the Oxford Astra-Zeneca vaccine against Covid-19. Hitherto, the Commission had sent letters advising State Pilgrims’ Welfare Boards and intending pilgrims to register and receive jabs of the vaccine under [...]

2021-03-30T13:08:35+00:00March 30th, 2021|News|

More Governors Embrace the Hajj Savings Scheme (HSS)

More Governors Embrace the Hajj Savings Scheme (HSS) as a Potential Wealth Creating Venture As more state governors embrace the HSS for its econometrical attraction, the North East launching of the Hajj Savings Scheme took place today, Thursday 25thMarch 2021 in Bauchi. Taking a cue from Malaysia where the Tabung Haji boasts of deposits to [...]

2021-03-25T15:37:10+00:00March 25th, 2021|News|
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