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2022 Hajj

21 Jun
Determined to beat the deadline to Saudi Arabia, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), has announced the deployment of additional aircraft to ferry intending pilgrims for the 2022 hajj exercise. NAHCON considered the additional flight operations amidst outcry of the slow pace of pilgrims' airlift to Saudi Arabia. So far, less than 10,000 pilgrims…
14 Jun
Confusion has continued to trail the approval of airlines for the 2022 hajj operations, as some states rejected the selection of a particular airline to convey their pilgrims
5 Jun
The Chairman, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan, has signed pilgrim airlift agreement with Max Air, Azman Air and FlyNas airlines.
2 Jun
Cooperation among relevant agencies would hasten smooth, safe and efficient airlifting of pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for the 2022 pilgrimage, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has stated.
30 May
The Lagos State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has concluded arrangement with the Federal Ministry of Health (Port Health Services) to inoculate all intending pilgrims for this year’s holy pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.
24 May
The Lagos State Government has urged intending pilgrims for the 2022 holy pilgrimage to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through the State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board to attend weekend lectures in their respective councils.
19 May
Persons older than 65 years of age have been barred from participating in the 2022 Hajj pilgrimage, according to a guideline released by Saudi authorities. The guideline also emphasized strict adherence to covid-19 protocols and health insurance for pilgrims preparing for this year's Hajj. The spokesperson of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Fatima…
24 Apr
As Nigerian Muslims anticipate the first normal hajj since 2019, many are starting to wonder just how “normal” it could be.
21 Apr
Executive Secretary, Kano State Pilgrims Welfare Board, Muhammad Abba Dambatta, yesterday, reminded Muslim faithful they would pay more for this year’s exercise.
11 Dec 2021
Saudi Arabia has said the suspension of flight operations from Nigeria has no bearing with participating of international pilgrims in the 2022 Hajj.

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