September 19, 2016

15 dead, 11 missing after boat crash in Thailand

A boat carrying Muslim pilgrims sank on Thailand’s Chao Phraya river leaving at least 15 people dead, a provincial governor said. The accident happened on Sunday afternoon near the ancient city of Ayutthaya, a popular vacation spot, when a boat packed with pilgrims returning from a mosque hit a concrete […]
August 20, 2016

Nigerian government warns pilgrims against carrying hard drugs and kola nut to Saudi Arabia

The federal government of Nigeria has warned prospective Muslim pilgrims for the 2016 Hajj exercise to resist any temptation to take hard drugs to Saudi Arabia, reminding them that it attracts death penalty. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, stated this […]