National Hajj Commission of Nigeria
Hassan tipped to replace Muktar as NAHCON boss
A change of the baton is imminent at the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) as President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday recommended the appointment of Zikrullah Hassan for confirmation by the Senate.
Lagos begins arrangements for 2020 hajj
The Commissioner, Lagos State Ministry of Home Affairs, Uzamat Akinbile - Yussuf has paid an official visit to the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) in Abuja to deliberate on issues concerning Hajj exercise.
2019 Hajj: 40,821 pilgrims back home – NAHCON
National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) says it has transported 40,821 pilgrims back home from Saudi Arabia after the successful completion of 2019 Hajj.
NAHCON absolves self from failure to airlift 487 stranded hajj pilgrims
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has debunked the allegation that the body was responsible for the 487 intending Nigerian pilgrims left stranded in Kano, Nigeria.
NAHCON warns pilgrims against political discussions, campaigns during hajj exercise
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has warned pilgrims against engaging in any political activities, including discussions and rallies that are detrimental to the sanctity of the host country.
2,269 Lagos pilgrims perform Umrah in Makkah
Lagos State pilgrims, numbering 2,269, have completed their Umrah in Makkah, according to the state’s Amirul Hajj, Dr. Abdul Hakeem Abdul Lateef during a lecture at the Lagos State House in Makkah.
NAHCON launches suggestions, complaints portal for 2019 Hajj
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has launched a Communication portal to receive meaningful suggestions and complaints with the aim of assisting pilgrims to the 2019 Hajj. The commission made the announcement on its tweeter handle (@nigeriahajjcom) in Abuja on Monday . It said NAHCON was giving pilgrims the opportunity to send their suggestions…
2019 pilgrims to get new e-visa, says NAHCON
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has disclosed that Saudi authorities through the e-visa system have simplified document processing for the 2019 pilgrimage. A statement by its Head of Public Affairs, Fatima Usara, said the new system does not require intending pilgrims to undergo any physical screening in Saudi embassies. She said that under…
NAHCON steps up measures to tackle security lapses during 2019 Hajj
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has rolled out plans to check security lapses ahead of this year’s pilgrimage. A statement issued by the spokesperson of NAHCON, Fatima Usara, yesterday, said part of the measures was the inauguration of a 10-man central security monitoring team tasked with managing security matters in all aspects of…