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NAHCON Chairman, Alhaji Zikrullah Hassan, said this on Friday in a Sallah message in Abuja on Friday.

NAHCON advocates saving scheme for Hajj management

The Chairman, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Alhaji Zikrullah Hassan, has advocated the establishment of Hajj saving scheme for effective handling of hajj nationwide.The Chairman, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Alhaji Zikrullah Hassan, has advocated the establishment of Hajj saving scheme for effective handling of hajj nationwide.
NAHCON Chairman, Alhaji Zikrullah Hassan, said this on Friday in a Sallah message in Abuja on Friday.

NAHCON schedules July for pilgrimage registration

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has scheduled the end of July for the commencement of registration of intending pilgrims for the 2021 exercise.
NAHCON Chairman, Alhaji Zikrullah Hassan, said this on Friday in a Sallah message in Abuja on Friday.

NAHCON urges intending Hajj pilgrims to remain calm

Following the recent decision by the Saudi Arabian Government that only residents of the Kingdom would perform this year’s hajj, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has urged intending pilgrims to remain calm as necessary arrangements were in place to protect their interest.
NAHCON Chairman, Alhaji Zikrullah Hassan, said this on Friday in a Sallah message in Abuja on Friday.

NAHCON felicitates with Nigerian Muslims on Eid-el-Fitr

NAHCON Chairman, Alhaji Zikrullah Hassan, said this on Friday in a Sallah message in Abuja on Friday.
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NAHCON suspends 2020 pilgrims sensitization exercise

As part of measures to curb the spread of the dreaded Coronavirus, otherwise called “Covid-19 global pandemic” by the World Health Organization(WHO), the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), has announced the immediate suspension of all ongoing sensitization of pilgrims ahead of the 2020 Hajj operation.
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.

Coronavirus: NAHCON orders Nigerian pilgrims refund as Saudi Arabia confirms fifth case

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria has asked tour operators to refund pilgrims who paid for Umrah (lesser hajj) following its suspension by Saudi Arabian authorities due to coronavirus.
Hajj Pilgrims

Coronavirus: Nigerians urged to suspend pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has urged intending pilgrims from Nigeria to Saudi Arabia for Umrah or to visit the Prophet’s mosque in Madinah to suspend the arrangement until further notice.
Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

Senate confirms central bank, hajj commission nominees

The Senate on Thursday confirmed nominees appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari to serve on the board of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON).

DSMIA: Delta Muslims not at war with Buhari over Musa appointment

Delta State Muslims Indigenes Association (DSMIA), has dispelled the claim that Muslims in the state were at loggerheads with President Muhammadu Buhari over the appointment of Alhaji Sadiq Musa as Commissioner on the Board of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCOM.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano government approves N79 million counterpart fund to improve healthcare delivery

Kano State Government has approved N79 million as a contribution for the implementation of 2019 Health Work Plan.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Senate passes bills seeking to establish Federal University Gashua, Federal Polytechnic Orogun, others

The Senate on Wednesday passed six bills seeking to establish and give legal backing to Federal Universities and Polytechnics across several States of the Federation.
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President Buhari approves additional nominees for NAHCON

President Muhammadu Buhari has formally approved the nomination of Ahmed Kadi Amshi as Chairman, National Assembly Service Commission.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari approves Ahmed Amshi as new chairman of National Assembly Service Commission

President Muhammadu Buhari has formally approved the nomination of Ahmed Kadi Amshi as Chairman, National Assembly Service Commission.
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Aare Musulumi praises President Buhari over Dhikrullah Hassan’s nomination as NAHCON chairman

The Aare Musulumi of Yorubaland, Alhaji Dawud Akinola, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for nominating a Muslim from the South West, Alhaji Dhikrilullah Hassan, as the chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON).
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.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda, during the plenary on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. 3

President Buhari seeks confirmation of hajj commission members by Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday requested the Senate to confirm the appointment of the Chairman and Members of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON).
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Travel agent sues NAHCON chairman over tenure elongation

A travel agent, Masu’d Muazu, has dragged the Chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Abdullahi Muhammad, before a Federal High Court in Abuja for an alleged unlawful stay in office.
President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Abuja on Friday after a three-day official visit to South Africa.

Islamic Centre applauds President Buhari over successful Hajj operations

The Umar Bn Khattab Islamic Centre Kaduna has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari over the success of Hajj operations since his assumption of office.

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Police arrest five for rape in Akwa Ibom

Akwa Ibom State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP. Fredrick Nnudam, disclosed this in a statement, Thursday in Uyo, the state capital.
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Champions League and Europa League last-16 venues confirmed by UEFA

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DisCos advocate CBN-funded massive roll-out of meters to address power challenge

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The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC confirms 17 political parties for Ondo guber poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed that 17 out of the 18 registered political parties will be contesting the October 10, 2020 Ondo state governorship election.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

FIDA, NCWS, others fault Governor Ayade over Justice Ikpeme

International Federation of Women Lawyers, FIDA, Nigeria; Women in Politics and National Council for Women Society, Nigeria, among others civil society organisations, have described the refusal of Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State and members of the state House of Assembly to confer Justice Akon Ikpeme as the Chief Judge of the state, as gross injustice.