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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: 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.
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.
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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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.
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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.
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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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NAHCON trains states, tour operators on e-registration

The Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Division of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has conducted a training programme on Electronic Portal Registration for Hajj Tour Operator Companies in Nigeria.
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Hajj: Jigawa closes sale of seat June 18

Public Relations Officer of the Jigawa State Pilgrims Welfare Board (JSPWB), Alhaji Ibrahim Hashim, has disclose that the board would close sale of seats for the 2019 Hajj exercise on Tuesday, June 18.
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Hajj: Kwara pilgrims board fixes June 15 as payment deadline

The Kwara State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board on Thursday announced June 15 as deadline for full payment of Hajj fares by all intending pilgrims travelling with the board for the 2019 Hajj in Saudi Arabia.
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CSO commends pilgrims’ boards over low hajj fare despite global hike

The Independent Hajj Reporters, a civil society organisation that monitors and reports hajj activities, has commended Muslim Pilgrims Welfare boards in the states for their efforts in keeping the cost of hajj within N1.5 million, despite the increased in some hajj services in Saudi Arabia.
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Nasarawa pilgrims to pay N1.5 million as hajj fare

The Nasarawa state Muslims pilgrims welfare Board has approved the sum of over N1.539m (One million, five hundred and thirty nine thousand, six hundred and five naira, ten kobo.) as fare for this year’s hajj pilgrims in the state.
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.
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NAHCON reacts to release of Zainab Aliyu, warns pilgrims

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has reacted to the release of Zainab Aliyu by Saudi Arabia.
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NAHCON hires lawyers to defend Nigerian student in Saudi Arabia

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has commenced hiring of lawyers in Saudi Arabia to defend the Nigerian student Zainab Habib arrested by the Saudi authorities for being in possession of a banned substance.
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NAHCON holds workshop for hajj managers

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) will hold a one-day National Training Workshop for Hajj managers in the country on April 24.

Hajj: FCT begins orientation of intending pilgrims

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Abuja, will commence the first phase of its education and orientation exercise for intending pilgrims for this year’s Hajj at the weekend.

FCT Hajj board begins orientation for 2019 intending pilgrims

The Federal Capital Territory Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board will commence the first phase of its education and orientation programme for the 2019 intending pilgrims on April 13.

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