Azman Air, one of the leading indigenous airline, has announced plan to restart lesser hajj (Umrah) flight operation beginning from September 11, 2021.
4 Oct 2020
Mask-clad Muslims circled Islam's holiest site along socially distanced paths on Sunday, as Saudi authorities partially resumed the year-round umrah pilgrimage
23 Sep 2020
Saudi Arabia will gradually resume the year-round umrah pilgrimage for Muslims from October 4, the interior ministry said Tuesday, seven months after it was suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic.
20 Mar 2020
Hajj and Umrah tour operators in Nigeria are counting losses recorded as a result of the suspension of Umrah (lesser hajj) services by Saudi authorities occasioned by coronavirus pandemic.
8 Nov 2019
In an effort to improve hajj operation in the coming year, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, (NAHCON) has revieved 2019 hajj operation.
9 Sep 2019
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.
15 May 2019
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari is due to visit Saudi Arabia on lesser Hajj and will depart Abuja on Thursday, a government statement released on Wednesday said. Buhari's five-day visit to the Middle East country is on the invitation of King Salman Bin Abdulaziz. "The President, accompanied by close personal aides, will embark on the journey…