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Hajj 2024: NAHCON airlifts 32,836 pilgrims from Saudi Arabia

Nigeria, July 9 -- The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has said a total of 32,836 Nigerians who participated in the 2024 pilgrimage have been airlifted from Saudi Arabia. The commission ... Read More


APC affirms support for Gov Sani's leadership in Kaduna

Nigeria, July 7 -- Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State have passed a vote of confidence in Governor Uba Sani's government. The leaders took the decision at the Umaru Yar'ad... Read More


Hajj: $200 million upgrade plan for Muna excites Nigerian pilgrims

Nigeria, June 29 -- The tents accommodating Nigerian pilgrims in Muna, Saudi Arabia, are set to undergo a major expansion and renovation. The service provider, Ithraa Alkhair Group, has announced a s... Read More


Pilgrims excited over news of early return to Nigeria; airlift begins on Saturday

Nigeria, June 20 -- Nigerian pilgrims in Saudi Arabia have expressed joy after receiving the news of an early return from the Chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Jalal Arabi.... Read More


Intense Heat: Saudi govt suspends devil stoning in Jamrat

Nigeria, June 17 -- The Saudi Authorities have imposed a temporary ban on visiting Jamrat between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. due to extreme heat. According to a statement released by the Ministry of Hajj and... Read More


Hajj: Islamic clerics, pilgrims offer special prayers for Tinubu, Nigeria

Nigeria, June 15 -- Some Nigerian Islamic clerics performing the 2024 pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia offered special prayers for President Bola Tinubu during Arafat on Saturday. The clerics are Bala Lau,... Read More


Hajj: NAHCON officials nab fake pilgrims in Saudi

Nigeria, June 14 -- NAHCON officials on Friday apprehended two Nigerians posing as pilgrims at the Muna camp in Saudi Arabia. The impostors, Abu Mahmud and Ismaila Yahaya, were caught mingling with g... Read More


Why I chose to do things differently at NAHCON - Arabi

Nigeria, June 14 -- The chairperson of the National Hajj Commission (NAHCON), Jalal Arabi, has said doing things differently from what he met at NAHCON was the reason for the successes the commission ... Read More


HAJJ: Nigerian lawmakers commend NAHCON on pilgrims' feeding, accommodation in Saudi

Nigeria, June 12 -- Some Nigerian senators on Tuesday conducted an on-the-spot assessment of the Nigerian pilgrims' accomodations and feeding arrangements in Madinah, Saudi Arabia. The lawmakers, led... Read More


NAHCON completes airlift of Nigerian pilgrims

Nigeria, June 10 -- The Nigerian Hajj Commission (NAHCON) has completed the airlift of all intending pilgrims to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the 2024 Hajj. NAHCON Assistant Director of Public Aff... Read More