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ECONOMY-FINANCE

Did Hisbah Forget That Raw Product Being Used To Produce Beer They Detest Is Gotten From The North?

There have series of vituperations coming from different angles all over the country concerning the ongoing destruction of beer commodities in the Northern part of the country by the Hisbah operatives. This very gesture which contributed immensely to the decision of the Southern governors for states to start charging and collecting VAT has continued regardless of the fact that it has been affecting the economic situation of the country in terms of revenue generation.

  9 months ago ago
Did Hisbah Forget That Raw Product Being Used To Produce Beer They Detest Is Gotten From The North?

SOCIETY

Reactions as Hisbah announced the confiscation of 5,760 cartons of beer amid VAT controversy

Lawan Ibrahim-Fagge, the spokesman of the Kano State Hisbah Corps, a religious police force in Nigeria's Kano state responsible for the enforcement of Sharia law, has announced that two vehicles loaded with 5,760 cartons of assorted beer have been confiscated by them on the Kano/Madobi road and this has been generating reactions from people.

  9 months ago ago
Reactions as Hisbah announced the confiscation of 5,760 cartons of beer amid  VAT controversy

SOCIETY

Alcohol Destruction: Hisbah Only Enforces State Laws

The Hisbah police is a state agency responsible for eliminating immorality and indecency in Kano state and other northern states like Zamfara, Borno etc. Their activities are fully backed by the laws of the states from which they operate. The recent destruction of alcoholic drinks by officers of Hisbah has generated mixed reactions, especially across social media platforms.

  9 months ago ago
Alcohol Destruction: Hisbah Only Enforces State Laws

POLITICS

"Political Sharia Is Not Sharia, Hisbah Is Mute When It Comes To Touching Money From Alcohol" -Aisha

A well known human rights activist, Aisha Yesufu has dragged Hisbah, making it known that the Islamic Police always destroy peoples businesses, but will never reject money gotten from the same business they destroyed. Aisha Yesufu made this known while reacting to a statement that was recently made by the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike.

  9 months ago ago

SOCIETY

Yesterday, Hisbah Destroyed 5760 Cartons Of Beer Yet Kano Gets Lion's Share From VAT On Beer - Reno

Reno Omokri has joined Nigerians to share insight into the current VAT-related issues. Reno who spoke via his Twitter handle, berated Kano state government for the destruction of some cartons of beer in the state. Reno asserted that Kano's Hisbah destroys beer in their state and yet receives the Lion's Share from VAT on the same goods.

  9 months ago ago
Yesterday, Hisbah Destroyed 5760 Cartons Of Beer Yet Kano Gets Lion's Share From VAT On Beer - Reno

POLITICS

Kano's Hisbah Destroyed 5,760 Cartons Of Beer, Yet They Get The Lion's Share From VAT OF Beer - Reno

Reno Omokri has taken to his official Twitter handle to react over the Value Added Tax ordered by the Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, saying he is in support of his decision. According to Information gathered from a reliable source, the governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, while addressing business owners during a stakeholder's meeting in Port Harcourt, the state capital, said that the oil firms, construction companies, and other business owners operating in the state to start paying their Value Added Tax to the state government beginning this September.

  9 months ago ago
Kano's Hisbah Destroyed 5,760 Cartons Of Beer, Yet They Get The Lion's Share From VAT OF Beer - Reno

SOCIETY

Alcoholic Drinks And Islam: A Tale Of Kano Hisbah Group.

The Kano Hisbah group was established by the Kano state government in the year 2003, the group’s aim is to promote what is right (in Islam), and preventing immortality. The Hisbah Corps, which operates under the jurisdiction of a Hisbah Board composed of government officials, secular police officers, and religious leaders, is highly decentralized with local units supervised by committees composed of officials and citizens in the communities in which they operate.

  9 months ago ago
Alcoholic Drinks And Islam: A Tale Of Kano Hisbah Group.

POLITICS

2 Reasons Why Hisbah Should Allow Both The Rich And Poor To Abide By Their Islamic Laws

(Photo Credit: Premium Times Nigeria) The Islamic Police in Kano State known as Hisbah has enacted many Islamic laws in the state which draw punishment when violated. In time past many people have been prosecuted in one way or the other for violating the Islamic laws in place in the state.

  10 months ago ago
2 Reasons Why Hisbah Should Allow Both The Rich And Poor To Abide By Their Islamic Laws

SOCIETY

Is The Reason Given By The Islamic Police, Hisbah For Arresting Only Poor People Justifiable?

The Islamic Police, known as Hisbah, that is operating in some Northern states has come under serious criticism in recent times. It should be recalled that the group is saddled with the responsibility of enforcing Islamic laws in the Northern part of the country. However, it has been observed over time that the Hisbah only go after poor people.

  10 months ago ago
Is The Reason Given By The Islamic Police, Hisbah For Arresting Only Poor People Justifiable?

SOCIETY

One Thing Hisbah Police May Need to Do About The Report of Kano State Having 2 Million Drug Addicts

Drug abuse has always led to several mental, social, and social problems. Once a person is addicted to illegal drugs, it is very difficult to get out of it. This can destroy a person's view of life forever. Drug abuse is very frowned upon in every developed country because of how much harm it can cause its victims and society.

  10 months ago ago
One Thing Hisbah Police May Need to Do About The Report of Kano State Having 2 Million Drug Addicts

POLITICS

Recent activity of Hisbah in Kano could further justify Wike's insistence of collection of VAT.

Governor Wike recently made a controversial move to stop the federal inland revenue service which is a federal government agency from collecting value-added tax from companies and industries located in Rivers state. This move from Governor Wike has raised lots of criticisms and reactions, especially from some northern governors like Governor Masari of Katsina State who vowed to challenge Wike's decision in court.

  9 months ago ago
Recent activity of Hisbah in Kano could further justify Wike's insistence of collection of VAT.

SOCIETY

Aisha Yesufu Reacts To Wike's Statement That States Destroying Alcoholic Drinks Can't Enjoy Rivers VAT

It was reported today that the governor of Rivers State, Governor Nyesom Wike said that states destroying alcoholic drinks should not be enjoying Rivers VAT. This statement that was made by the Rivers State governor caused several Nigerians to react differently. Based on that note, Aisha Yesufu decided to react.

  9 months ago ago
Aisha Yesufu Reacts To Wike's Statement That States Destroying Alcoholic Drinks Can't Enjoy Rivers VAT

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Did Hisbah forget that the raw material used to make the beer they despise comes from the north?

There have been a slew of complaints from all over the country about the ongoing destruction of beer commodities in the northern part of the country by Hisbah operatives. This gesture, which greatly influenced the Southern governors' decision to allow states to begin charging and collecting VAT, has continued despite the fact that it has had a negative impact on the country's economic situation in terms of revenue generation.

  9 months ago ago
Did Hisbah forget that the raw material used to make the beer they despise comes from the north?

SOCIETY

Video: Hisbah intercepts 3,600 bottles of beer hidden among bags of chicken feed in Kano

A video showing the moment the Sharia Police in Kano State intercepted a truck carrying 3,600 bottles of beer hidden among bags of chicken feed, has surfaced online. It was gathered that the vehicle was on its way from Kwanar Dangora to Kiru town in Kano State when it was apprehended by Hisbah officers.

  9 months ago ago
Video: Hisbah intercepts 3,600 bottles of beer hidden among bags of chicken feed in Kano

SOCIETY

Vehicles Loaded With Assorted Beers Were Seized By Hisbah In Kano State

Kano State Hisbah Board says they have confiscated two vehicles loaded with 5,760 cartons of assorted beer on the Kano/Madobi road. This was contained in a statement issued by the Public Relations Officer of the board, Lawan Ibrahim-Fagge, in Kano on Wednesday. The statement quoted the Commander General of the board, Dr. Harun Ibn-Sina, as saying, while inspecting the vehicles at the board's headquarters, that they were apprehended by Hisbah officials around 4:00 am on Wednesday, "Hisbah has prohibited sales of beer in the state to avoid being intoxicated".

  9 months ago ago
Vehicles Loaded With Assorted Beers Were Seized By Hisbah In Kano State

SOCIETY

(Opinion) Kano First Lady Arrest, What Hisbah Cannot Do The EFCC Can

In August 2021, the son of the Kano State governor Abdulazeez Ganduje reported his mother Hajiya Hafsat Ganduje to the EFCC for allegedly swindling him up to the tune of N35 million. Theft and any related crimes are forbidden in Islam, being a Sharia State, the Kano State Sharia Police Hisbah should have swung into action by inviting or arresting Hajiya Hafsat Ganduje to hear the allegation against her by her son.

  8 months ago ago
(Opinion) Kano First Lady Arrest, What Hisbah Cannot Do The EFCC Can

POLITICS

'Kano Created Hisbah'- Reno Tackles Afenifere For Begging Buhari For State Police

In a recent news, it was gathered that Afenifere, begged President Muhammadu Buhari for the creation of state police in other states particularly in Yoruba speaking states. They made this assertion due to the growing insecurity in Nigeria adding that Nigerian police force alone, can't curb security issues.

  10 months ago ago
'Kano Created Hisbah'- Reno Tackles Afenifere For Begging Buhari For State Police

SOCIETY

Hypocrisy is When Hisbah Destroy Cartons of Beer, Yet Kano Gets Lion Share From VAT on Beer – Omokri

A socio-political activist and former presidential aide, Reno Omokri, has described the recent destruction of over 5,760 cartons of beer by the Kano State Hisbah Board as hypocritical. The Islamic police had also destroyed 1,975,000 bottles of beer worth over N200 million in Kano metropolis on November 8 2020.

  9 months ago ago
Hypocrisy is When Hisbah Destroy Cartons of Beer, Yet Kano Gets Lion Share From VAT on Beer – Omokri

SOCIETY

Hisbah confiscates two vehicles carrying 5,760 cartons of beer in Kano

Kano State Hisbah Board said it confiscated two vehicles loaded with 5,760 cartons of assorted beers on the Kano / Madobi road. This was included in a statement released on Wednesday by the board's public relations manager, Lawan Ibrahim-Fagge, in Kano. The statement quotes the commission's commanding general, Dr Harun Ibn-Sina, as saying, during the inspection of the vehicles at the commission's headquarters, that they were apprehended by Hisbah officials at around 4 a.m. Wednesday.

  9 months ago ago
Hisbah confiscates two vehicles carrying 5,760 cartons of beer in Kano

RELIGION

Islam: A Religion That Frowns At Alcohol Consumption And May Even Punish Alcoholics By Flogging Them

Most Christians have argued on whether consumption of alcohol is a sin according to what the Holy Bible says about alcohol consumption, for drinkers, they feel it is not a sin because of what the bible says in the book of 1 Timothy Chapter 5 vs 23 when Apostle Paul told Christians at Ephesus not to take only water, but also take little wine for the sake of their stomach to help manage their infirmities.

  9 months ago ago
Islam: A Religion That Frowns At Alcohol Consumption And May Even Punish Alcoholics By Flogging Them