NAHCON approves 110 tour operators for 2024 Hajj

December 2, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has approved 110 private tour operators’ companies for the issuance of 2024 Hajj licences and slots allocation. A statement by an assistant director at the Commission, Mrs. Fatima Usara, indicated this Friday in Abuja. Usara said the development resulted from the thorough screening of the respective companies after meeting the requirements for the Read More

Hajj2024: NAHCON to review guidelines on national medical team

November 24, 2023 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

In a bid to reposition the activities of the the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Acting Chairman Malam Ahmad Jalal Arabi, has inaugurated a 15-man committee to review the guidelines of the National Medical Team in order to step up the operations for 2024 Hajj. Speaking during the inaugural event, held at the Hajj House Thursday in Abuja, the Read More

IHR thumbs up new NAHCON CEO Arabi, hails former board

October 20, 2023 Ahmid Lawal 0

The Independent Hajj Reporters (IHR) has congratulated the newly appointed chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Alhaji Jalal Arabi, describing the appointment as “a round peg in a round hole”. A statement issued Thursday by IHR National Coordinator, Malam Ibrahim Mohammed, also commended the immediate past board of NAHCON headed by Barr Zikirullah Kunle Hassan for services Read More

2023 hajj: NAHCON, local airlines sign agreement

May 10, 2023 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) and the four Nigerian Airlines approved for the airlift of pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for the 2023 hajj finally laid the truce with the signing of the 2023 Hajj Airlift Agreement between the two parties. The four airlines, Air Peace, Azman Air Services, Aero Contractor and Max Airline last week refused to sign Read More

Hajj 2023: NAHCON screens 10 air carriers, 3 cargo companies, inaugural flight to depart Nigeria May 21

March 2, 2023 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Ahead of the 2023 Hajj exercise, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) Wednesday commenced the screening of the airline and cargo company that would airlift Nigerian intending pilgrims. NAHCON during the inauguration of the screening committee on air carriers/cargo companies, in Abuja, said no fewer than 10 air carriers and 3 cargo companies indicated interest to participate in this Read More

Hajj 2023: NAHCON to screen airline by March

February 14, 2023 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) will commence screening of airline for the 2023 Hajj exercise first week of March, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and chairman, Alhaji Zikrullah Hassan, has said. He stated this Tuesday during an interactive session with journalists in Abuja. He said the commission learned a lot from challenges recorded during the 2022 Hajj operations. NAHCIN Read More

Attention NAHCON!

February 13, 2023 Jamilu Bello Dogarawa 0

The 2022 Hajj exercise left some of us with indelible challenges coming after the two years suspension by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia due to the Covid-19 pandemic that affected many countries including Nigeria. The financial aspect was highest in the history of the the National Hajj Commission, NAHCON. The commission asked all the pilgrims to pay N2.5 million, which Read More

Jalingo appointed Hajj Institute registrar, visits NAHCON chair

December 15, 2022 Ahmid Lawal Abuja 0

Alhaji Ibrahim Abubakar Jalingo has been appointed as the new registrar of Hajj Institute of Nigeria. After assuming office, he recently visited the chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan, and other principal officers of the commission. Alhaji Jalingo was accompanied to NAHCON headquarters by Dr Aliyu Tanko, the coordinator, #HajjSavingsScheme (HSS) & Hajj Read More