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The Acting Chairman of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Barrister Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammad has congratulated the newly nominated board members of the Commission.

Acting NAHCON chair congratulates newly nominated Hajj executives

The Acting Chairman of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Barrister Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammad, has congratulated the newly nominated board members of the Commission.
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NSCDC parades three alleged fake currency vendors

The Borno Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSDCD), said it had arrested three suspects over circulation of counterfeit currency in Maiduguri.

Flynas picks Lagos pilgrims’ luggage for tomorrow’s flight

Officials of the Saudi Arabia airline, Flynas, on Thursday stormed the Makkan Lagos pilgrims house to pick their luggage ahead of tomorrow (Saturday’s) flight to Lagos.

NAHCON sponsors honest Air Force personnel, selfless Imam to Hajj

An officer of the Nigeria Air Force, NAF, Corporal Bashir Umar who recently found and returned €37,000 belonging to a pilgrim at Kano Hajj Camp, has been selected by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, as member of the National Security team for Hajj.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari flags-off pilgrims’ airlift, urges participants to shun carrying kola nuts

President Muhammadu Buhari has flagged-off the commencement of airlift of intending Muslim pilgrims in for the 2019 hajj exercise to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
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NAHCON constitutes task force on visa violation

As part of measures to halt the occurrence of some pilgrims over-staying their visa permit while on Hajj, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has established a Task Force with the directive of curtailing such cases.
Hajj Pilgrims

NAHCON launches task force on visa violation, sets up committees

As part of efforts to forestall the issue of pilgrims over-staying their visa permit while on Hajj, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), has established a Task Force with the directive of being pre-emptive of culprits with membership drawn from various security agencies and NAHCON staff.
President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed the reports that his London trip was to compile the list of persons to be appointed as ministers during his second tenure.

President Buhari: Conditions of poor Nigerians, Almajiris upset me

President Muhammadu Buhari has frowned at the inability of the Nigerian elites to address the welfare and educational needs of the less-privileged members of the society.
Abdullahi Mukhtar

NAHCON chief tasks officials on providing selfless service to pilgrims

Alhaji Abdullahi Mukhtar, Chairman, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), has urged stakeholders in the exercise to redouble efforts in providing more effective services to pilgrims.
Abdullahi Mukhtar

Don’t transport criminals in Hajj flights – NAHCON warns airlines

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria on Saturday warned this year’s Hajj airline operators not to transport criminal elements in Hajj flights from Saudi Arabia back to Nigeria.
Hajj Pilgrims

Hajj: 55,000 Nigerians among two million pilgrims at Arafat

Nigeria’s contingent of 55,000 pilgrims to this year’s Hajj have moved to Mount Arafat on Sunday midnight to begin the Hajj proper in the Holy Land.

NAHCON: Hajj operations begin July 21 with Kogi delegates

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has said that the yearly airlift of pilgrims to the holy land of Saudi Arabia will begin on July 21.

Saudi Arabia imposes levy on frequent Nigerian pilgrims

Saudi Arabian authorities have imposed a compulsory levy equivalent of N163,000 on all prospective Nigerian pilgrims, who have performed Hajj or Umrah in the last two years.

NAHCON’s N1.5bn budget ‘under serious scrutiny’ – lawmakers

The National Assembly says it has put the N1.5 billion 2018 budget for the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) under serious scrutiny.

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PDP urges Bode George to work with Lagos exco

The national leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has urged Chief Bode George and other disgruntled chieftains of the party in Lagos state to put aside their personal and parochial differences and work with the executive committee in the state chapter.
An unnamed Nigerian player has been sacked by his Slovenian club side after he admitted to impregnating the Club President’s daughter.

Nigerian player sacked by Slovenian club for impregnating president’s daughter

An unnamed Nigerian player has been sacked by his Slovenian club side after he admitted to impregnating the Club President’s daughter.

Air traffic engineers call for training on cyber security

Air traffic engineers in the country have called on aviation authorities to invest more in building capacity of members in the area of cyber security in order to forestall cyber-attacks on the Communication Navigation and Surveillance/Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) domain.
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Adeniran Ogunsanya college to be upgraded to university – Lagos governor

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday said the state government owned Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education is to be upgraded to a University of Education.

Air Peace to commence flight operation to Ibadan

Onyeama explained that the recent Corporate Award of Excellence to the airline by University of Ibadan was in recognition of its unparalleled excellence in the delivery of safe and comfortable flights.