Tag: Hajj

One Million People to Perform Hajj Pilgrimage This Year – Saudi Arabia Authorities

Henry Solomon- April 9, 2022

Authorities in Saudi Arabia have announced that One million people will be allowed to perform this year's Hajj pilgrimage. A statement issued this Saturday by ... Read More

#COVID19: NOA, Hajj Commission To Sensitize Intending Pilgrims

Suleiman Idris- February 6, 2021

Ahead of Hajj Prigrimage to Saudi Arabia, Director-General of the National Orientation Agency (NOA), Dr. Garba Abari and Chairman National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), ... Read More

Ministry of Hajj and Umrah: Selection of Hajj 2020 pilgrims to follow rigorous health standards

AMT Tanimu- July 6, 2020

The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has indicated that health standards are the primary selection criteria for Hajj 2020 pilgrims. As per the Saudi government’s ... Read More

Face Mask Mandatory, Gathering Ban During Hajj – Saudi Arabia

AMT Tanimu- July 6, 2020

Saudi Arabia on Monday said all the intending pilgrims in 2020 Hajj must wear face masks at all times, while workers would ensure no overcrowding ... Read More

Statement by the Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah

AMT Tanimu- June 22, 2020

In light that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has spread to more than 180 countries around the world, and that deaths related to COVID-19 have reached almost ... Read More

Independent Hajj Reporters Review 2019 Pilgrimage

AMT Tanimu- January 24, 2020

The Independent t Hajj reporters has held its annual review of Hajj Exercise and celebration of successful Hajj operation. The event jointly organised with the ... Read More

Benten Thumps up Saudi Authority on Umrah Charges

AMT Tanimu- September 11, 2019

Saudi Minister of Hajj and Umrah, Dr. Muhammad Saleh Benten, has thanked King Salman and crown prince Muhammad Bin Salman for the royal decree to ... Read More

2,000 Katsina Pilgrims Return from Hajj

Henry Solomon- August 24, 2019

(Photo: NAN) At least 2,000 pilgrims from Katsina State have returned home after performing the 2019 Pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, according to an official. Alh. ... Read More

Saudi, NAHCON Assist Nigerian Pilgrims With Water Following Unbearable Heat

Abdul Jimoh- July 26, 2019

Saudi Arabia authorities, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) and concerned organisations have continued to assist Nigerian pilgrims with water following the harsh weather ... Read More

First Batch Of 529 Kano Pilgrims Transported To Holy Land

Abdul Jimoh- July 12, 2019

The First batch of 529 intending pilgrims from Kano State were on Friday transported to Saudi Arabia for the 2019 Hajj.The News Agency of Nigeria ... Read More

Hajj 2018: Black Market Operators Besiege Nigerian Pilgrims For Forex

Abdul Jimoh- July 26, 2018

Foreign exchange black market operators are making a brisk business from Nigerian pilgrims in Madinah, since the arrival of the first batch from Kogi for ... Read More

Hajj: Lagos Pilgrims Board assures of hitch free exercise

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 30, 2018

The Lagos State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board (LAMPWB) has assured intending pilgrims for the 2018 Hajj of a hitch-free exercise. Mr. Muftau Okoya, Executive Secretary ... Read More

2018 Hajj: FCT Pilgrims’ Board Begins Orientation For Intending Pilgrims

Abdul Jimoh- May 2, 2018

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, says it will commence the first phase of its orientation and education programme for 2018 intending ... Read More

National Hajj Commission Refunds to 2017 Pilgrims N820m

AMT Tanimu- February 21, 2018

Adamu Abdullahi, Abuja: The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria released the sum of Eight Hundred and Twenty Million, Two hundred and Eighty-three, Nine Hundred and ... Read More