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NAHCON set to return Nigerian pilgrims home

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) says it is set to transport all Nigerian pilgrims back home, beginning from Aug. 17.

Hajj: Nigeria losses nine pilgrims in Saudi – NAHCON

The number of Nigerian pilgrims that died while performing the 2019 Hajj in Saudi Arabia has risen to nine, the Chairman, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Ibrahim Kana, has announced.

Hajj: Saudi Arabia advises pilgrims on rain forecast

The Saudi Civil Defense has urged all pilgrims to stay safe, cautious and avoid low grounds after the Meteorological Centre’s warning about a possible downpour in Makkah and its environs.

NAHCON floats medical ‘caravan’ for Hajj days

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON)’s medical team has introduced a Caravan System of health delivery to the pilgrims this year in the Mashaa’ir (religious sites) areas of Muna, Arafat and Muzdalifah.

Hajj: NAHCON confirms death of Katsina pilgrim

The Chairman, Medical Committee, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Dr Ibrahim Kana, has confirmed the death of a female pilgrim from Katsina State in Makkah.

Nigerian pilgrim dies in Saudi Arabia

The pilgrim died in her accommodation Tuesday morning, the head of Nigeria’s medical team, Ibrahim Kana, 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.

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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Nigeria reviews hajj medical guidelines

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has inaugurated a Medical Guidelines Review Committee on existing medical guidelines for pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia.

Isaac Adewole: Osun won $20 million to boost healthcare system

The Federal Government says Osun State Government has won $20 million under the Save One Million Lives Initiative to kick start the improvement of healthcare system.

Nigerian hajj pilgrim dies in elevator pit

A pilgrim from Niger was on Wednesday feared dead in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, after mistakenly falling into the pit of an elevator under repair.

Hajj: NAHCON, Saudi health ministry to engage Nigerian pilgrims on health awareness

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) says it has revived its Health Awareness Committee (HAC) to collaborate with Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health in creating awareness among Nigerian pilgrims.

Nigeria loses female pilgrim in Saudi Arabia

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has confirmed the death of a female Nigerian pilgrim in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

Hajj: NAHCON revises medical provision for pilgrims

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), says measures are in place to ensure provision of qualitative medical services to pilgrims during Hajj 2018.

NOUN Nursing programme fully accredited by NUC, NMCN – vice-chancellor

The Vice-Chancellor, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) Prof. Abdalla Adamu, says the institution’s Nursing programme has been fully accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC) and Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN).

Nigerian hajj pilgrims death rises to 14

The number of Nigerian pilgrims who died during this year’s Islamic pilgrimage has risen to 14, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, has said.

2017 Hajj: 58% intending pilgrims transported – NAHCON

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, (NAHCON) said 37,388 out of the 65,271 intending Nigerian pilgrims for the 2017 hajj had been transported to Saudi Arabia as at Aug. 16.

Hajj: NAHCON opens 3 clinics in Saudi Arabia

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) said it has opened three clinics to provide adequate healthcare services for Nigerian pilgrims in Saudi Arabia.

NAHCON provides 1,490 Hajj pilgrims with medical services

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, has said that about 1490 Nigerian pilgrims currently in Saudi Arabia for Hajj have been provided with medical services.

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