Kano state Hisbah officials on Friday, November 27, were alleged to have conducted a door-to-door search at Hills and Valley, a holiday and relaxation resort situated at Dawakin Kudu town in the state.
Sahara Reporters reported that Hisbah officials arrived at the resort and commanded the resort’s staffs to take them around the resort as they allegedly looked for ”sinners”.
Hisbah os Sharia police is an agency that was established to forestall Sharia law in some Northern states in Nigeria.
It recently banned sagging of trousers, stylish haircuts, playing of music at social events by disk jockeys, and seizing tricycles that have profane pictures from their riders, smoking and other activities or acts that go against the teachings of Islam.
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No Increase In Petrol Pump Price In March – NNPC Assures Nigerians
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has debunked earlier reports that there will be an addition in the pump price of petrol in this month, March, 2021.
Dr. Kennie Obateru, the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, in a press release, informed that the Corporation was even thinking of any increment in the price of petrol in March in order not to destabilise the current talks with organized labour and other stakeholders on an viable framework that will stop any hardship to the ordinary Nigerian.
Obateru, also warn petroleum products marketers not to be involved in an arbitrary price increase or start hoarding of petrol product so as to create unnatural scarcity and thereby generating unnecessary hardship for Nigerians.
The Corporation further assured Nigerians that it has adequate stock of petrol to keep the nation for over more than a month and advised motorists and petrol users to avoid panic buying.
It also solicit relevant the authorities in charge of petrol regulations to check of the activities of petrol marketers and immediately sanction those who involved in products hoarding or arbitrary increase of pump price for their selfish gain.