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EXPLAINING THE HAJJ SAVINGS SCHEME

EXPLAINING THE HAJJ SAVINGS SCHEME By Fatima Sanda Usara, With additional report by Ahmad Sani The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, is fine-tuning plans to introduce The Hajj Savings Scheme in the nearest future. The scheme is a strategy to assist Muslims incapable of raising Hajj fare instantaneously to make small deposits over a [...]

2019-10-31T14:31:10+00:00October 31st, 2019|News|

NAHCON’s 2020 Budget Presentation

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria yesterday, 22nd of October defended its 2019 budget performance and presented its 2020 budget proposal before the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs. Senator Adamu Muhammad Bulkachuwa, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, chaired the annual budgetary exercise that took place in Senate Conference Room 022. Making his submission, [...]

2019-10-25T15:22:08+00:00October 25th, 2019|News|

NAHCON: Beyond Organizing Hajj

By Fatima Sanda Usara The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, is a government agency like many others. It is responsible for organizing, coordinating and regulating Hajj operations and recognized by Saudi Arabia as the Nigerian Hajj mission. It has a public service structure answerable to the presidency and liaises with any other agency, parastatal [...]

2019-10-21T13:00:47+00:00October 21st, 2019|News|

INVITATION FOR APPLICATION TO PROVIDE PILGRIMS’ ACCOMMODATION FOR NIGERIAN PILGRIMS IN MAKKAH AND MADINAH FOR 2020 (1441AH) HAJJ SEASON 

The Nigeria Hajj Affairs Office invites all interested owners of pilgrims’ accommodation to apply for the provision of pilgrims’ accommodation services to Nigerian pilgrims in Makkah and Madinah for the 2020/1441 AH Hajj season. 1)     Application’s Requirements A)     Proof of identity of the Company i)     Copy of Commercial registration/license of the company with Saudi Arabia (original to be [...]

2019-10-15T13:44:54+00:00October 15th, 2019|News|

INVITATION FOR APPLICATION TO RENDER CATERING SERVICES TO NIGERIAN PILGRIMS AT MAKKAH, MADINAH, JEDDAH AIRPORT, AND MASHA’ER (MUNA AND ARAFAT) FOR HAJJ 2020

The Nigeria Hajj Affairs Office hereby invites all interested qualified licensed and officially registered companies to provide catering services in the field of preparing, packaging and delivering of nutritious meals for Nigerian pilgrims in Makkah, Madinah, Jeddah Airport and the Holy sites of Muna and Arafat for the 1441 AH/2020 Hajj season. 1)  Application’s Requirements: A)     Proof of Identity of the [...]

2019-10-15T13:45:44+00:00October 15th, 2019|Announcement, News|

INVITATION TO REGISTER COMPLAINTS AND SUGGESTIONS ON SERVICES RENDERED DURING THE 2019 HAJJ AND UMRAH OPERATIONS 

In furtherance of its statutory functions to regulate, supervise and perform oversight functions over organizations, associations or similar bodies engaged in organizing and coordinating the movement of pilgrims to perform Hajj or Umrah, as outlined in section 4(1)(a) of NAHCON (Establishment Act) 2016; the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), wishes to inform members of [...]

2019-09-26T17:06:19+00:00September 26th, 2019|News|

PRESS STATEMENT: NAHCON CONCLUDES HAJJ 2019 RETURN JOURNEY

  The Max Air NGL 2124, last flight to Nigeria safely landed Abuja at about 4:09am of 12th September 2019 signifying the end of the 2019 Hajj operations.  It took off at 11: 55pm, 11th September, Nigerian time. The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria therefore has the honour of expressing gratitude to the Almighty for [...]

2019-09-12T11:05:48+00:00September 12th, 2019|News|

NAHCON Cautions Against Misinformation on NGL 2092

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria has noticed different versions of reports on Max Air flight NGL 2092 also referred to as Niger iii, which departed Jeddah airport at 2: 34 am on 7th September 2019, with 559 Niger pilgrims. It was the 75th flight on the Commission’s return trip schedule. NAHCON is pleased to note that the [...]

2019-09-09T10:31:06+00:00September 9th, 2019|News|

NAHCON DELEGATION ASSESSES CLINICS

NAHCON DELEGATION ASSESSES CLINICS By Fatima Sanda Usara A delegation of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) comprising board members, senior management staff and journalists on Sunday, 18th August, visited seven Nigerian clinics within Makkah to assess the level of their operations. Chief Doctor, Dr Usman Galadima, took the team, headed by board member representing [...]

2019-08-23T16:29:37+00:00August 23rd, 2019|News|

NAHCON CONGRATULATES SAUDI ARABIA FOR SUCCESFULLY CONCLUDING 2019 HAJJ SEASON

The Chairman, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammad, congratulates the Saudi Arabian government for successfully hosting pilgrims from all over the world in the 2019 Hajj season. The Chairman made the commendation on the heels of the recently concluded Minah Hajj rites which ended peacefully, and pilgrims returned safely to Makkah. The NAHCON Chairman praised the Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah for their professional handling of the activities which [...]

2019-08-18T04:49:47+00:00August 18th, 2019|News|