Lagos Pilgrim Dies during Hajj Devil Stoning Ritual

lawale Ajimotokan in Mina, Saudi Arabia A middle aged woman pilgrim from Lagos State, slumped and died in the early hours of Sunday morning in Mecca. She reportedly died during the devil stoning ritual at Jamarat Aqaba, outside Mina. Sources attributed her death to exhaustion as the patient was known to be hypertensive. It was […]

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Sultan declares Tuesday Eid-el-fitr day

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has declared Tuesday June 4, as the Eid-el-Fitr day marking the end of Ramadan fast. The Sultan announced the sighting of the new moon of Shawwal in a radio and television broadcast in Sokoto on Monday. Abubakar said that the new moon was sighted in Kaduna, Kebbi, […]

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