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Kaduna begins registration for 2020 Hajj on October 15

The Kaduna State Government says registration of intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for year 2020 Holy pilgrimage will begin on Oct. 15.

NAHCON reviews 2019 Hajj, Umrah operations

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria has said that it has commenced a review of 2019 Hajj and Umrah activities with a view to improving its operations ahead of 2020 Hajj.
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Controversy trails Max Air emergency landing at Minna airport

Pilots flying a Boeing 747 operated by Max Air from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on September 7, 2019 experienced difficulties while attempting to land at the Minna International Airport, Niger State. The aircraft had 560 passengers, and 19 crew on board.
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Hajj: NAHCON completes airlift of pilgrims to Nigeria

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria has concluded the transportation of pilgrims back to Nigeria with the last flight, NGL 2124 Max Air, signifying the end of 2019 Hajj operations,
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 concludes bringing hajj pilgrims back home

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has concluded the transportation of pilgrims back home with the last flight NGL 2124 Max Air, signifying the end of 2019 Hajj operations,
Abdullahi Mukhtar

NAHCON: No plane carrying Muslim pilgrims crash landed in Minna

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) said media report that a Max Air aircraft carrying over 500 pilgrims from Saudi Arabia to Nigeria crash landed at Minna International Airport on Saturday was false.

NAHCON: 31,435 hajj pilgrims back home

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) says it has transported 31,435 pilgrims back home in 65 flights from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Hajj: Kaduna pilgrims’ board announces break in airlift of pilgrims

The Kaduna State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has announced a break in the airlift of its pilgrims back home from Saudi Arabia.
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NAHCON organises special flight for hajj returnees

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), a body responsible for the coordination of hajj operations in Nigeria and Saudi, has organised a special flight to transport some Nigerian pilgrims back home.

Medview, NAHCON bicker over pilgrims airlift contracted to Saudi Arabia

Nigerian carrier Medview Airlines and the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) are at loggerheads over alleged breach of the terms of the contract for the airlift of pilgrims for the 2019 Hajj in Saudi Arabia.
Hajj Pilgrims

2,737 Nigerian pilgrims return home after 2019 hajj

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has so far transported 2,737 people back to Nigeria out of some 45,450 Nigerians, who performed hajj in Saudi Arabia this year.
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 begins return flight with Lagos, Katsina pilgrims

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria on Saturday began the transportation of Nigerians who performed the 2019 pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia back to Nigeria with 432 pilgrims from Lagos State.

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.

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.
Isa Muhammadu Dodo

Hajj exercise very successful – Nigerian envoy

Nigeria’s participation in this year’s hajj exercise has been described as successful by the country’s ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Muhammadu Dodo.
President Buhari at the event

President Buhari congratulates pilgrims for successful completion of hajj rites

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebrations.

NAHCON takes Hajj visitations to Nigerian pilgrims in Mina

The leadership of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) on Monday carried out its annual visitation to different tents housing states’ Pilgrims in Mina, Saudi Arabia.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

Hajj: President Buhari congratulates pilgrims

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

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