• Hajj Commission uncovers 14 illegal tour operators in Kaduna

    Hajj Commission uncovers 14 illegal tour operators in Kaduna

    The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria has warned that 14 tour operators were operating illegally in Kaduna State.

    The commission made the disclosure in Kaduna on Thursday after inspecting some operators engaged in organising the muslim pilgrimage in the state.

    Malam Muhammad Gireri, who led the commission’s officials, said only seven of the tour companies in the state have valid licences.

    He said that the affected companies have been given a 21-day period within which to obtain valid operation licence.

    Gireri said: “Though we have […]

  • Hajj commission boss didn’t steal from pilgrims – Group

    Hajj commission boss didn’t steal from pilgrims – Group

    Civil Society Group for Good Governance, CSGGG, yesterday, faulted the recent allegation of N1.7 billion against the Chairman of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, Alhaji Abdullahi Mohammed, describing it as the handiwork of his enemies.

    Recently, Civil Society Network Against Corruption, CSNAC, a coalition of over 150 anti-corruption organisations, had urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to investigate alleged corrupt acts in the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, under the leadership of Mohammed.

    The petitioners told EFCC that […]