Nigerian airlines, tour operators and other service providers in the travel and tourism industry will lose an estimated sum of about N150billion following the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s decision to limit this year’s Hajj to residents only, investigations have revealed.
A new chairman for National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, (NAHCON), Malam Zikrullah Olakunle Hassan has emerged after the expiration of the tenure of the immediate past chairman of the commission Barrister Abdullahi Mukhtar.
A head of the 2019 Hajj operations, the National Hajj Commission has commenced training of states' pilgrim board staffs on Information and Communication Technology (ICT).
Dr. Umar Bobboi, Executive Secretary, Adamawa Pilgrims Welfare Board disclosed this on Sunday in an interview with Newsmen in Yola.
The Adamawa state Muslims Pilgrims Welfare Board have on Tuesday kick-started the biometric data capture of this year's intending pilgrims from the state at the board’s premises in Yola, the state capital