6 Jul 2021
Chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) Zikrullah Hassan, has said that the ban of international pilgrims from the 2021 hajj exercise will create a backlog crisis for Nigeria in subsequent years. Hassan spoke on Tuesday at a one-day seminar, themed "Hajj, Communications and Covid-19 Pandemic" organised for State Pilgrims Welfare Boards (SPWBs)…
18 Jun 2021
The Lagos State Commissioner for Home Affairs, Prince Anofiu Olanrewaju Elegushi will formally address the state’s intending pilgrims regarding the banning of pilgrims from Nigeria and other countries
13 Jun 2021
Saudi Arabian Government, yesterday, shocked the Muslims world, again, as it barred international pilgrims for 2021 hajj.
28 May 2021
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has said that the information making the rounds on 45,000 slot for foreign pilgrims is a suggestive guideline emanating from the Health ministry
27 May 2021
Intending pilgrims for the 2021 hajj will be compelled to pay special customs duties and taxes introduced by Saudi Arabia authorities.
11 May 2021
Following the pronouncement by Saudi authorities that the 2021 will hold, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has said it is still awaiting further communication on admissibility of foreign pilgrims.
10 May 2021
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has expressed optimistism that Nigeria would be given slots for the 2021 Hajj.
29 Mar 2021
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria NAHCON has asked the 36 states and the FCT Muslim Pilgrims boards and agencies to begin COVID vaccination for all intending pilgrims for the 2021 hajj exercise. The directive was contained in a circular dated March 26, 2021, titled: "Need For Urgent Covid-19 Vaccination for the Intended 2021 Pilgrims".…
5 Mar 2021
Lagos State Commissioner for Home Affairs, Prince Anofiu Olanrewaju Elegushi, has urged intending pilgrims for 2021 Hajj exercise to endeavour to take the COVID-19 vaccine whenever it arrives the country.
15 Jan 2021
The Executive Secretary of the Board, Alhaji Salau Babatunde, who disclosed this in a statement, indicated that intending pilgrims are to pay initial hajj fare deposit of N1.2 million, in not more than three installments.