Nigerian operators lose N150bn to 2020 Hajj cancellation

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.

Saudi Arabia urges Muslims to delay Hajj payment until CONVID-19 is tamed

A senior Saudi official urged more than 2 million Muslims intending to perform the hajj to delay making plans this suggesting the pilgrimage could be cancelled due to the new coronavirus pandemic.

95,000 Nigerians to perform Hajj in 2020

No fewer than 95,000 Nigerian Muslims are expected to perform the 2020 Hajj pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Buhari approves appointment of new chairman for NAHCON

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.

2019 Hajj: 28, 612 pilgrims back home in 59 flight – NAHCON

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), says it has so far transported 28, 612 pilgrims back home in 59 flights.

24,993 Nigerian pilgrims from 21 states now in Saudi Arabia

No fewer than 24,993 Nigerian pilgrims from 21 States have arrived the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for this year’s Hajj.

HAJJ 2019: NAHCON trains staffs on ICT, releases times-table

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.

HAJJ 2018: Airlifts of Adamawa pilgrims back home to commence on Tuesday

Airlifts of Adamawa pilgrims from Mecca, Saudi Arabia, back home in Yola, is set to commence on Tuesday, 11th September. The Chairman, National Hajj Commission...

HAJJ 2018: Adamawa Pilgrims Board begins biometric data capture

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
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