Immorality: Kano Hisbah bans male DJs from officiating female events

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In a bid to prohibit the mixing of males and females during events, the Kano State Hisbah Board has banned male Disc Jockeys (DJs) from officiating at female-dominated events across the State. The Commander-General of the board, Sheikh Aminu Ibrahim Daurawa, disclosed this at a recent meeting with representatives of DJs in the State. “As an Islamic state, it is unacceptable for us to allow the indiscriminate mixing of males and females at the same event. This can promote and spread immorality”, Daurawa said. Reacting to the development, the representative…

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Kano mass wedding: Hisbah allocates 50 slots for Journalists

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The Commander-General of the Kano State Hisbah Board, Sheikh Aminu Daurawa, announced that in the upcoming mass wedding in the state, 50 slots have been allocated for journalists to have their loved ones participate if they desire. Sheikh Daurawa made this announcement during a press briefing in Kano yesterday. Following the success of the last mass wedding, which saw about 1,800 couples married off, the Board decided to extend the invitation to interested members of professional groups and trade unions. Sheikh Aminu Ibrahim Daurawa stated that: “We have allocated 50…

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Kano: Hisbah warns under-aged girls to shun immoral acts

The Kano State Hisbah Board has cautioned under-aged girls to abstain from all forms of immoral acts. The Commander-General of the Board, Dr. Harun Ibn-Sina, gave the warning in a statement in Kano. “Our warning is to under-aged girls to desist from leaving their parent’s house to stay with their boyfriends. We received several reports that these girls leave their parent’s houses to live with boyfriends, as husband and wife. “The Board arrested a man who lied to an under-aged girl that he was a medical doctor. He enticed her…

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Kano Hisbah apprehends eight suspects over phone snatching in mosque

The Hisbah Board in Kano State has stated that it has arrested eight young men and women, suspected of phone snatching and other criminal activities at Al-Furqan mosque, in Nasarawa GRA. The arrest of the suspects was confirmed to newsmen on Tuesday by the Commander-General of the Board, Sheikh Harun Ibn Sina. He explained that the suspects were apprehended in the afternoon while taking drugs and other intoxicants near the mosque. The Commander-General described their action as inappropriate as Islam prohibits Muslims from engaging in immoral acts during the fasting…

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Kano Hisbah arrests 20 children for street begging

The Kano State Hisbah Board has arrested 20 children in Kano for violating the law against street begging. This is contained in a statement issued yesterday by the Public Relations Officer of the board, Lawal Ibrahim, in Kano. It quoted the Commander-General of Hisbah, Dr. Harun Ibn-Sina, as saying that all the 20 children, who were all boys were aged 12 and 14. “They were arrested on Tuesday evening, during a special raid in markets, motor parks and under the bridge. Most of the children were from Katsina and Borno…

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Sokoto: Tambuwal signs Hisbah Commission law

The Sokoto State Hisbah Commission Bill has been signed into law by the State governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal. According to a statement issued by the Governor’s Special Adviser Media and Publicity, Muhammad Bello, quoted the governor as saying the Commission in any way does not contravene any existing law as far as the Nigerian Constitution is concerned.  Tambuwal said the new Hisbah Commission is not a legalistic gimmick to bring in anything other than the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The governor appealed to residents of the state…

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Hisbah destroys 3,000 bottles of alcohol in Jigawa

The Jigawa State Hisbah Board has destroyed over 3,000 bottles of alcohol confiscated in Kazaure local government area. The local Government commandant, Bello Musa Kazaure, disclosed this after the destruction of the alcohol in Kazaure. He said the move was in line with the Command’s efforts to checkmate immoral act and social vices within the society. Bello said the bottles of alcohol were confiscated from bars in Gada joint, in Kazaure town. He added that this was the fifth exercise carried out by the officers of the Command in the…

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Hisbah arrests alleged sex party specialists in Bauchi

No fewer than six youths who allegedly specialise in organising sex orgies and fomenting trouble in Dolan village, in the Tafawa Balewa local government area, in Bauchi State, have been arrested by the State’s Hisbah Command. The commissioner in-charge of Hisbah and Shari’ah implementation, Aminu Idris, disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Bauchi. Idris, who identified the culprits as: AbdulRa’uf Kabir – 25, Dabo Yusuf 26, AbdulRazaq Isah – 24, Habu Umar – 27, Yaron Nuhu-Maikaji – 30, and AbdulRashid Shehu – 31, said they were using a primary school…

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Kano Hisbah Police impounds truck with alcoholic drinks worth N25m on Xmas day

The Kano Hisbah Police has impounded a truck laden with alcoholic drinks worth over N25 million on Christmas day. Making the announcement, the Public Relations Officer of the Kano State Road and Traffic Agency (KAROTA), Nabilusi Abubakar, said the agency, in conjunction with the Hisbah Police, intercepted the truck along Hadeja Road, in Kano metropolis, on its way to Bello Road to offload its contents, following an intelligence report. Abubakar added that the agency had warned that its men would continue to be vigilant to check the activities of persons…

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Kano: Hisbah bans radio station from saying: ‘Black Friday’

Says Friday holy in the State  The Kano State Hisbah Board, which is tasked with the duty of enforcing Sharia law in the State, has written a letter to a radio station, 96.9 Cool FM, in the metropolis, for using the term: ‘Black Friday’ in their programmes, saying Friday is considered holy in the State. Black Friday is an informal name for the Friday following Thanksgiving Day in the United States, which is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of every November. The term is used worldwide to mean a day…

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