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VIDEO: Bring back our girls or resign – Chibok families tell Buhari

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Top 5 most talented actors in Kannywood | Bello Bello, Ali Nuhu, others

Some Kannywood actors and actresses are blessed with multiple talents – that is besides acting. A number of them are multi-lingual, others are good dancers and singers, and some can direct and produce movies. No doubt, many fans know little of those extra skills. Here are some of the most…

Yakubu Gowoon

VIDEO: Why I visited Buhari

Former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, who visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House on Tuesday, said he went to inform the president about his trip abroad, to also discuss other matters affecting the nation.

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Touching lives across the globe our greatest achievement at 20 – Sahara Group’s Tonye Cole

The privilege to inspire youths to reach for their dreams and provide platforms to facilitate socio-economic development to beneficiaries across the globe is priceless to Sahara Group, Tonye Cole, the organisation's executive director and co-founder has said. Sahara Group, a leading African energy conglomerate with operations in 8 countries across…

VOX POP: Will you operate joint account with your spouse? — Watch reactions

Marriage is generally seen as a union of two people, which is a gateway to ensuring they both feel at ease sharing everything. But does that include bank accounts? PREMIUM TIMES decided to speak to a cross section of Abuja residents, asking them if they would operate the same bank…

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Turkey transfers international students, others to universities with no “coup” ties

The Turkish government has directed all students affected by the closure of some higher institutions in the country to resume full academic classes in other government-owned institutions in the country. A statement by the Turkish Embassy in Nigeria said all students including international students will relocate to the nation’s state…

Adam Zango

Adam Zango, other Kannywood actors swear with the Quran, say “We are not gay”

Popular Kannywood actor, Adam Zango, has denied speculations circulating in the Hausa film industry that he was involved in gay activities with some of his colleagues in the industry. Mr. Zango denied this on a Desmims Television talk show in Kaduna on Thursday. “I am here to tell the whole…

Hakan Cakil

How Nigeria helped Turkey during coup attempt — Ambassador

The Turkish ambassador to Nigeria, Hakan Cakil, has spoken of his country's gratitude to Nigeria for its support during the July 15 failed coup. Mr. Cakil said his country will never forget the support. He was addressing Turkish nationals in Nigeria on Thursday, who protested in the Nigerian capital, Abuja,…

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Turkish citizens protest in Nigeria as President Erdogan widens coup clampdown

Citizens of Turkey resident in Nigeria on Thursday protested in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, calling for support for President Tayyip Erdogan who survived a coup attempt on July 15. The protest was organised by two groups - Musiyad and Little Turkey Nigeria. The protesters, about a hundred, embarked on a…


VIDEO: What Jonathan told Buhari

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday said he was against the disintegration of Nigeria, saying he was working with other leaders to find solutions to the renewed crisis in the Niger Delta.

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VIDEO: Nigerians react to call for Dogara’s resignation

As allegations of budget padding continued to rock the House of Representatives, some Nigerians have been calling on Speaker Yakubu Dogara to step aside to allow for unfettered investigation of the matter. The speaker's supporters have however insisted that the speaker remained innocent until prove guilty. They therefore believe he…

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VIDEO: Two hospitalised as car falls off Abuja bridge

An unidentified driver and a passenger escaped death on Wednesday when a car they were travelling in fell off a bridge in Abuja. The vehicle missed the Jabi Lake by a few inches. The accident occurred at about along the busy Shehu Yar’Adua Expressway opposite the Jabi Lake Mall.…

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VIDEO: MILESTONES: Ndoma-Egba reaps APC reward, medicinal plant man takes charge at OAU

These are are the key social events we saw last week


Kannywood: Yakubu Mohammed, Hannatu Bashar, five others bag awards in Lagos

Kannywood actress, Hannatu Bashar, has won the best promising act award, Kannywood Category, in the just concluded City People Entertainment Awards. The award ceremony, which is an annual event, was held in Lagos on Sunday and was fully attended by film and music celebrities from Nigeria and Ghana. [caption id="attachment_207496"…

Binta Gbinije

VIDEO: How to impart money saving skills in your child, by Binta Gbinije

Binta Max-Gbinijie, Chief Executive Officer Stanbic IBTC Trustees spoke on the topic 'Money, Values and Children' at PREMIUM TIMES’ Abuja dialogue session on parenting for Nation Building on July 9, 2016. Mrs. Gbinije says, “It’s key that children and teenagers know how important it is to spend wisely”.


As poverty, unemployment grows, more Nigerians turn to football betting

Blaise Thompson regularly reads up his favourite betting website, before leaving his home at Sunny Vale Estate, in Abuja, to stake between N2, 000 and N10, 000 a week, at a nearby outlet. If there are varieties of top football teams against weaker sides, Mr. Thompson said, he can wager…

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VIDEO: MILESTONES: Key social events that captured our attention last week

Hadiza Bala Usman, one of the initiators of the #BringBackOurGirls campaign group and former Chief of Staff to Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, was on Monday, July 11, appointed Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Hadiza El-Rufai

VIDEO: Six ways to raise a good child – Hadiza El-Rufai

Mrs. El-Rufai says the way children turn out in the end is not dependent on parenting but on DNA make-up, as well as the behaviour of their parents. Hadiza spoke on the topic'Parenting by Example' at PREMIUM TIMES’ Abuja dialogue session on parenting for Nation Building on July 9, 2016.…


Kannywood: Nigeria to establish world-class film village in Kano

The Nigerian government will establish a world-class film village in Kano, with a view to standardizing local film production and creation of jobs. Speaking at an interactive session with Kannywood film practitioners in Kano on Thursday, lead promoter of the project and a member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin…

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VIDEO: How my wife Eunice was killed – Pastor Olawale Elisha

Olawale Elisha, husband of Eunice Elisha, who was killed while preaching early Saturday in Abuja, has shared more details of how his wife of 16 years and mother of seven children was brutally hacked to death in our nation’s capital.

Femi Gbajabiamila

VIDEO: Two reasons people believe law makers don’t attend plenaries – Femi Gbajabiamila

The Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, in this interview with PREMIUM TIMES’ Festus Owete, Mohammed Lere and Hassan Adebayo, speaks on his defeat in the race for Speaker, why Nigerians are not sympathetic to lawmakers, the huge salaries and allowances earned by the lawmakers and other issues.…

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VIDEO: MILESTONES: Governors lose in-law, church honours Iwu, Bukky Ajayi breaks hearts

These are the social events that captured our attention last week.

Sarkin Kano

VIDEO: Kano Durbar – Hawan Daushe

The Kano emirate Council on Thursday held the traditional Hawan Daushe Durbar as part of activities marking the Eid el Fitr Sallah celebrations in Kano. The event which held at the outer court of the Emir of Palace in Kano was graced by thousands of the city’s residents and it…

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VIDEO:MILESTONES: The social events that captured our attention last week

Ajibola Ogunshola, former Chairman of Punch Nigeria Limited, was on Thursday, June 30, honoured with the fellowship of the Nigerian Mathematical Society (NMS).


Why National Assembly budgets, lawmakers’ pay should be made public — Gbajabiamila

The Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, in this interview with PREMIUM TIMES’ Festus Owete and Hassan Adebayo, speaks on his defeat in the race for Speaker, why Nigerians are not sympathetic to lawmakers, the huge salaries and allowances earned by the lawmakers and other issues.