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NAHCON chairman meets Saudi envoy, lauds kingdom’s efforts during Hajj

The Saudi Ambassador to Nigeria, Adnan Bustaji met at his office in Abuja Monday with Abdullahi Mukhtar, Chairman of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria...

Sukuk: Experts make case for Islamic financial system to engender development

An Islamic finance expert from South Carolina, United States of America, Professor Monzer Khaf has urged the federal government of Nigeria to adopt sukuk...

2019 Elections: Sultan urges Nigerians to shun conflict, violence

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has urged Nigerians to shun all forms of conflict and violence before, during and after the...

22,000 Nigerian pilgrims return home – NAHCON

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has said Friday that about 22,000 Nigerian pilgrims have so far returned home safely. This was announced...

NAHCON warns pilgrims against carrying prohibited items on-board

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has warned pilgrims against carrying prohibited items, not only in their hand luggage but also in their...

2019 Hajj: NAHCON set up committees on central accommodation, uniform identity for Nigerian pilgrims

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has begun preparations for 2019 Hajj by setting up three committees that will look into possibility of...

Why Saudi Arabia introduced bio-metric data capturing – NAHCON

The need to checkmate human trafficking and the activities of over stayers and absconders in Saudi Arabia after pilgrimage led to the introduction of bio-metric data capturing by...

2018 Hajj: Reps urge NAHCON to reduce fares

The House of Representatives has urged the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) to undertake a downward review of hajj fares for 2018 pilgrimage...

NAHCON to introduce Savings Scheme for Nigerian intending pilgrims

The National Hajj  Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), the National Assembly and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as well as the Nigeria Deposit Insurance...

2018 Hajj: Civil society urges NAHCON to extend March deadline

Independent Hajj Reporters has urged the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) to extend the March deadline for the registration of pilgrims for 2018...