Pilgrims arrive in Mecca for second pandemic hajj
Pilgrims began arriving in the holy city of Mecca on Saturday for the second downsized hajj staged during the coronavirus pandemic, circling Islam's holiest site.
NCPC begins screening of intending pilgrims, warns against abscondment
The Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) on Friday, began screening of all intending pilgrims from Gombe State, warning against absconding
Saudi introduces stringent conditions for hajj
Intending pilgrims for the 2021 hajj will be compelled to pay special customs duties and taxes introduced by Saudi Arabia authorities.
Lagos begins weekend lectures for intending pilgrims
The Hon. Commissioner, Lagos State Ministry of Home Affairs, Prince Anofiu Olanrewaju Elegushi, is set to flag-off weekend lectures for the state’s intending pilgrims performing the 2021 Holy pilgrimage....
Pilgrims ex-boss canvasses coordinated approach to COVID-19
Former Executive Secretary, Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Reverend Tor Uja, has canvassed a more coordinated approach in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic.
NAHCON promises affordable hajj regime for pilgrims
The Chairman, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan, has assured that all hands are on deck to ensure an affordable Hajj regime for intending pilgrims across the country.
Lagos begins refund of excess payment to pilgrims
The Lagos State Government has commenced payment of N100,000.00 to all the pilgrims that performed this year’s Holy pilgrimage in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It would be recalled that the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) in July, mandated all the States to review downward their hajj fare and refund the excesses to all…
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.