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Hajj: Nigerian pilgrims urged to be security conscious

Nigerian pilgrims to the 2019 Hajj have been advised to be security conscious as their movement from Madinah to Makkah entered second day on Friday.

Hajj: Pilgrims hail feeding, accommodation arrangements

Pilgrims from Lagos State have lauded the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) and State Pilgrims Welfare Board for providing adequate meal and accommodation for them.

Hajj: Civil society warns air carriers on flight delay

A civil society group, Independent Hajj Reporters, has tasked air carriers approved for 2019 hajj operations to abide by the agreement it entered with pilgrims for seamless airlift of Nigerian pilgrims to Saudi Arabia.

Hajj: Jigawa government urges intending pilgrims to guard luggage against drug syndicates

Alhaji Yakubu Mohammad, Hadejia Zonal Officer, Jigawa Muslims Pilgrims Welfare Board, has advised the state 2019 intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia, to always guard their luggage against drug syndicates.

Hajj: 1,084 Kaduna pilgrims airlifted to Saudi Arabia

The Kaduna State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has so far transported 1,084 pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for the 2019 Hajj in two flights.

Hajj: 1,529 Muslim pilgrims depart Kano, Lagos, Kaduna for Saudi Arabia

A total of 1,529 Muslim pilgrims have so far been airlifted from Kano, Lagos and Kaduna airports for this year’s Hajj to Saudi Arabia.

Hajj: First batch of Kaduna pilgrims take off

The first set of intending pilgrims (542) from Kaduna State have left Kaduna International Airport on Sunday, for Saudi Arabia for the 2019 Hajj, the Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board of the state has said.
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Hajj: Governor Oyetola urges Osun pilgrims to obey Saudi laws, pray for state

The governor, State of Osun, Adegboyega Oyetola, has urged the 2019 Osun pilgrims to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to conduct themselves in line with the law of the holy land.

Hajj: More than 2,000 pilgrims in Madinah – coordinator

More than 2,000 Muslim pilgrims arrived in Madinah for the 2019 Hajj as at Friday, July 12, Alhaji Ahmed Maigari, the Madinah Coordinator for National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) said.
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.

Hajj: Kogi begins airlift of pilgrims

The Kogi State Hajj Commission has concluded arrangement for the airlifting of the intending pilgrims to the kingdom of Saudi Arable, saying the first batch would take off from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on July 15, 2019.
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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.
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.

Hajj: Gombe to transport first batch of pilgrims to Saudi Arabia on July 20

The Gombe State Muslim Pilgrims’ Welfare Board says it plans to transport its first batch of pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for 2019 Hajj on July 20.
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.

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.
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900 intending pilgrims to perform hajj from Nasarawa

Nasarawa state Muslim pilgrims welfare board Saturday said about 900 intending pilgrims will perform this year’s hajj from the state.
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Gombe emir appointed state Amirul Hajj

The Gombe State Governor, Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya has appointed the Emir of Gombe, Alhaji Abubakar Shehu Abubakar III as Amirul Hajj and Head of state’s delegation for the 2019 hajj team.
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Reduction in Hajj fare commended

Efforts of the Hajj stakeholders that culminated in reduction of the 2019 Hajj fare by over N50,000 across states have been commended by the Independent Hajj Reporters, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) that monitors and reports Hajj and Umrah activities in the country.

Intending hajj pilgrims from Daura begin orientation

The Daura Zonal Pilgrims Office in Katsina State has commenced pilgrims orientation for the conduct of the 2019 Hajj exercise scheduled to begin in July.
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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.

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