Tag: Hisbah

Ado AminuAugust 9, 2021

Mannequins and erections | An in-depth view of the Hisbah mannequin ban in Kano

It is a given, that you can’t help but roll your eyes when you read a headline like, ‘Kano Hisbah ...

Ado AminuJuly 1, 2021

Nigerians are subsidising human rights violations by Hisbah in Kano. When does it end?

It has almost become a tradition – the kind you know will happen but that you are not sure when ...

Ado AminuApril 16, 2021

3 Muslims on how the culture of public humiliation for not fasting changed how they feel about Ramadan

On 10 April, just days ahead of the commencement of Ramadan, I wrote this piece calling upon world leaders who ...

Ado AminuFebruary 5, 2021

Shari’ah: A mistake that should never have been allowed

When former Executive Secretary of Nigeria’s Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Professor Usman Yusuf revealed while speaking on Arise News’ The ...

Ado AminuNovember 27, 2020

Black Friday: A section of Nigeria playing by its own rules remains dangerous for everyone

Every other day an item of news or two will make its way out of Northern Nigeria and shock the ...

Michael IsaacNovember 9, 2020

The Kano government may be imposing Sharia law on non-Muslims and we’re worried

Reports indicate that the Kano State Hisbah Board has destroyed well over 1,975,000 bottles of beer- worth over N200 million. ...

September 5, 2013

Oh yes, it’s ladies night! – 21 commercial sex workers arrested in Jigawa

by ‘Jola Sotubo 21 sex workers in Jigawa State have had their business interrupted as they have been arrested by ...

December 4, 2012

Another bomb blast injures 3 Shari’a guards in Kano

by Akan Ido A bomb explosion in Kano yesterday injured three paramilitary personnel. The Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was said ...

July 15, 2012

Endorsed by the Vice Presidency: Kano weds 250 couples

by Isi Esene This might not be your dream wedding but it surely serves its purpose. The Kano State Government ...

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