Saudi Arabia lifts quota on Muslim pilgrims
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.
Muslim pilgrims’ boards release new guidelines for hajj
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) and state hajj boards have rolled out new guidelines for pilgrimage effective next year.
NAHCON orders closure of illegal hajj/Umrah operators
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) ...
How NAHCON expands horizon of friendship through Hajj operations
The overall verdict of most of the participants at this year’s Hajj from Nigeria has been in A-Plus for the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) for the great improvements in the of provision of feeding...
Kana: Why wanaging pilgrim‘s health demands in Saudi Arabia can be tasking
Interestingly, one of the biggest challenges is not even medical. What I have found most challenging has to do with administrative and other social issues. As you observed, we deal with people from different backgrounds.
Saudi-based Nigerians urge support for Buhari’s economic reforms
The need to support the current administration’s efforts to revive the economy was stressed at the weekend as Nigerians living in Saudi Arabia marked the country’s 56th independence anniversary.
NAHCON seeks partnership in pilgrims’ management
In a bid to expand the scope of cooperation on pilgrim matters, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), has commenced a discussion with some countries.
Dead man not Nigerian pilgrim, says mukhtar
Investigations have begun into the circumstances leading to the discovery of a dead body suspected to be a stowaway in a Saudi Arabian airliner, Flynas, which conveyed some Nigerian pilgrims into Abuja last Tuesday, September 20.