Friday, 24th March 2023
Breaking News:


9 Jul 2022
At least 1500 intending pilgrims to the 2022 Hajj did not make it to the Holy land due to disappointments experienced during outbound airlift operations.
8 Jul 2022
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has confirmed the death of Hasiya Aminu, a pilgrim from Kaduna state. She died in her sleep shortly after returning from the Mount Arafat, according to her neighbours in the tent. Dr Usman Galadima, Chief of Operations and Head of Nigerian Medical Mission, told the News Agency (NAN)…
8 Jul 2022
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) on Friday expressed regrets over its inability to transport 1,500 intending pilgrims for the 2022 Hajj.
8 Jul 2022
The Kano State Pilgrims Welfare Board says 600 intending pilgrims who paid for the 2022 Hajj fares through the board will not perform the pilgrimage.
8 Jul 2022
Despite repeated assurances from the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) that no eligible pilgrim would be stranded, hope of some of 4,000 faithful may has been dashed.
7 Jul 2022
Following logistics challenges that resulted instranded pilgrims to this year’s pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, Chairman of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Zikrullah Hassan, has reportedly, been obstructed from travelling to the holy city.
6 Jul 2022
Less than 24 hours to closure of the 2022 pilgrimage, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), yesterday, announced deployment of additional air carriers to evacuate intending pilgrims.
5 Jul 2022
Of the 43,008 worshippers billed for the trip, 27,359, inclusive of 527 staff, as well as committee and board members, had been conveyed.
4 Jul 2022
The General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA) in Saudi Arabia has extended landing permits of Nigerian Hajj carriers from July 4 to July 6.
4 Jul 2022
National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has explained the reasons it has been having challenges in airlifting pilgrims to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the 2022 Hajj.
2 Jul 2022
The Chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan, has assured that no registered pilgrim for the 2022 Hajj would be left in Nigeria
29 Jun 2022
National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has solicited the “understanding of those aggrieved due to the failure to be counted among this year’s successful Hajj applicants.”


3 mins ago
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) said that gender equality in the digital space could increase the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the country by over 50 per cent.
30 mins ago
Two Jos based businessmen, Moses Dalyop and Abdulmumuni Yakubu, have sued IGP Usman Baba over their alleged unlawful arrest, demanding N10 billion as damages.
39 mins ago
Twitter influencer Chude Franklin Nnamdi, who was arrested by the Nigerian Police Force (NPF), is expected to be released from detention today, according to Omoyele Sowore, the African Action Congress (AAC) candidate in the 2023 presidential election.
42 mins ago
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has confirmed the evacuation of banknotes from its vaults to commercial banks across the country.
1 hour ago
Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni urged greater support Friday for crisis-torn Tunisia, warning at Brussels summit of the risk of a "migratory wave" towards Europe if the situation deteriorated.