Every preacher will have to go and get ONLY one
year license (renewable every year). That is, you
must always preach without an expired license or you risk 2 years imprisonment.
If you invite any external preacher (i.e. preacher
outside kaduna state), such a person must be
licensed for the duration of his/her stay and the
body issuing the license has the right to reject
external preacher they feel is not qualify to preach in Kaduna state.
Every preacher who want to be licensed will
appear before a screening committee. If he/she
scales through, he/she will only be given licensed
for one year.
The law criminalizes the use of CDS, Flash Drive and other communication gadgets except in
religious building or inside your house.
That means, you will be arrested for listening to
preaching or religious music inside your cars or in
any open place except in your house or religious
If you preach without license, you are guilty of
offense punishable with 2 years imprisonment or a
fine of 200,000.
You can’t use microphones/loudseakers in your
church after 8pm you are guilty of offense
punishable with 2 years’ imprisonment or a fine of 200,000.
Since all preaching must be done within a
building, it means public evangelism will be
criminalized. Those who preach early morning,
known by some as morning cry and preaching
inside bus if arrested will be fined N200,000.
This could also means, people will not be allowed
to go out for evangelism on streets or move with
vehicles with address systems to advertise their