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14 Jul 2017
The hajj operator was recently awarded the second Best-Performing Tour Operator in Nigeria during last hajj exercise.
7 Jul 2017
The Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria (MMPN), Lagos State Chapter will hold its maiden edition of annual symposium on Thursday, July 20, 2017.This year’s edition would address challenges facing hajj operations in the country.
23 Jun 2017
Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), has urged the Federal Government to hands off hajj matters and review the act that set up the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON).
22 Jun 2017
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has disclosed that Saudi Arabia has not compensated the pilgrims who died in a stampede in 2015. The commission’s Secretary, Abdullahi M. Muhammad disclosed this in Abuja yesterday.
18 Jun 2017
As controversy continues to trail the alleged diversion of over 200 tonnes of date palms donated to Nigerian government from Saudi Arabia, National Hajj Commission (NAHCON), has come out to deny involvement or complicity.
16 Jun 2017
This year’s hajj fare of N1.5 million announced by the NAHCON has been generating ripples. The prospective pilgrims have wondered why the fare is higher than that of 2016, and therefore called for a reduction.
31 Mar 2017
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has insisted that it will deploy Information Technology gadgets and adopt online registration for the forthcoming 2017 hajj exercise.
22 Feb 2017
No fewer than 131 licensed operators have been approved by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) to participate in the forthcoming 2017 hajj operation.
20 Jan 2017
Succour is around the corner for intending pilgrims in Nigeria, as the Saudi Arabian government lifts the quota on number of pilgrims allowed to perform the yearly hajj rites.
21 Dec 2016
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) and state hajj boards have rolled out new guidelines for pilgrimage effective next year.
9 Dec 2016
The Chairman/CEO of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, (NAHCON), Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammed  has advocated a Strategic Action Plan to tackle ...
3 Dec 2016
No fewer than 100 companies operating illegal hajj and Umrah exercises have been given the marching orders by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) ...


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