Tag: Mecca

Saudi Arabia bans camels from entering Mecca to protect pilgrims’ health

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 2, 2018

Saudi Arabia said Thursday it banned five vehicles loaded with camels from entering Mecca in a bid to protect pilgrims from contagious diseases. Omar Al ... Read More

Tomorrow (Thursday 31st day of August/9th day of Dhul-Hijja, 1438 AH is  Arafat Day

Abdul Jimoh- August 30, 2017

It is the day millions of muslims from all over the world currently performing holy pilgrimage in Saudi-Arabia, will position themselves in Arafat - a ... Read More

Hajj: NAHCON lauds Saudi Arabian Govt. over handling of 2 pilgrims’ harassment

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 26, 2017

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has commended Saudi Arabia for responding quickly to the alleged maltreatment of two Nigerian pilgrims by officers at ... Read More

Paul Pogba: World’s Most Expensive Footballer, Visits Mecca For Lesser Hajj

Suleiman Idris- May 29, 2017

Paul Pogba in MeccaWorld’s most expensive player Paul Labile Pogba has ignited the internet with posts that revealed his religion as Islam. The Manchester United ... Read More

Hajj Commission Approves N1.5m as Hajj Fare for Kaduna Pilgrims

Suleiman Idris- May 28, 2017

  The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has approved a flat rate of N1,535,505 as the Hajj fare for Kaduna State intending pilgrims for 2017 ... Read More

2017 Hajj: Board Sets June 8 Registration Deadline…..

Suleiman Idris- May 26, 2017

  The Oyo State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has set June 8 as deadline for payment, registration and submission of international passports for all intending ... Read More

HAJJ 2017: No Going Back On Online Registration – NAHCON

Suleiman Idris- March 31, 2017

  The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has insisted that it will encourage the promotion of online registration for the 2017 Hajj exercise.   ... Read More

Report of 2017 HAJJ Applicant Companies

Suleiman Idris- March 22, 2017

     The Presidency NATIONAL HAJJ COMMISSION OF NIGERIA (NAHCON) ASSESSMENT OF TRAVEL AGENCIES FOR ALLOCATION OF  SEATS  FOR 2017 HAJJ S/N COMPANY’S NAME STATUS REMARKS ... Read More

Court Grants National Hajj Commission of Nigeria Leave To Seal Illegal Companies

Suleiman Idris- March 22, 2017

The Federal High Court, Kano, has granted the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), an order exparte to close down 13 unregistered Hajj and Umrah Tour ... Read More

National Hajj Commission Ratifies 2017 Hajj Seat Allocation

Suleiman Idris- March 20, 2017

The management of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), today (02/02/2017) met to ratify the 2017 hajj seat allocation to the 36 states pilgrims’ ... Read More

Hajj 2016: Gov sani Bello Commends Amirul Hajj for Prudent Management of Resources

Suleiman Idris- January 6, 2017

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has commended the effort of 2016 Amirul Hajj for the prudent management of resources which led to about ... Read More

First Nigeria Contingent To Hajj Under Their Way Back Home

Henry Solomon- September 17, 2016

Nigerian Pilgrims (Photo: NAN) The Nigeria's first contingent of pilgrims to this year’s Hajj pilgrimage left Jeddah International Airport for Nigeria on Saturday. The Flynass ... Read More

The Month Of Zul Hijjah: Importance Of Fasting On The Day Of Arafat

Suleiman Idris- September 8, 2016

It is one of the most important days in the Islamic calendar. The virtues and blessings of this day are immense. There is no other ... Read More