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Hisbah Conducts Door-to-door Search For ‘Sinners’ In Kano
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Hisbah Conducts Door-to-door Search For ‘Sinners’ In Kano

Officials of Hisbah in Kano State on Friday conducted a door-to-door search at Hills and Valley, a holiday and relaxation resort located at Dawakin Kudu, Kano metropolis. SaharaReporters gathered that staff of the resort were made to take Hisbah personnel round all parts of the building. During the search, operatives of the Islamic security outfit searched all rooms and spaces to detect 'sinners’. Despite condemnation from Nigerians, Hisbah group has continued its push for Islamic agenda in the North. The agency established to enforce Sharia law in some states in the region recently banned stylish haircuts, sagging of trousers, playing of music at social events by disk jockeys and seizing tricycle from riders for adorning them with pictures considered to be obscene and ag...
Redeemed Church Opens Inside Beer Parlour In Lagos
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Redeemed Church Opens Inside Beer Parlour In Lagos

Over time, there have been debates over churches operating within the premises of "unholy"  places such as a bar, hotel or brothel. The argument in defense of the churches has always been that there is no better place to situate a church than "a place of sin"  like a bar or a brothel since Jesus Christ himself said  in Mark 2:17 that , "It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners." While this is a reasonable defense enough, people still continue to find  it absurd that some churches are housed within the premises of a brothel and similar places. Infact, some churches actual share same room with a night club. For instance, there is a popular brothel/night club on Toyin Street in Ikeja which after operating on Saturday night,...