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Falalu Dorayi

Why Falalu Dorayi is one of most sought-after Kannywood directors

Falalu Dorayi is a Kannywood director known in the industry for his imaginative approach to filmmaking. “Directing is part of my life; and as a career, I try to be different from other directors in the industry," Dorayi told PREMIUM TIMES. His "difference" has made him one of the most…


Immigration Jobs: Oshiomhole accuses Jonathan, Abba Moro, of defrauding Nigerians

The Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, has accused the Federal Government of defrauding unemployed Nigerian youth of over N800 million in a spurious employment deal. The governor, who was addressing a rally of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Etsako Local Government Area of the state, also disputed claims by…

Yero Elrufai

Despite audio evidence, Yero denies threatening to attack APC, El-Rufai

Governor Ramalan Yero of Kaduna State has denied reports that he threatened to attack the All Progressives Congress and its governorship candidate in the state, Nasir El Rufai. Audio recordings obtained by PREMIUM TIMES had shown how the governor warned that if ever attacked by APC supporters, he will revenge.…


Nigerian Political Parties Discussion Series – NPPDS

Nigerian Political Parties Discussion Series is aimed at promoting issue-based politics and democratic accountability in Nigeria


Buhari takes new nickname; ‘HARIBUBU’

In this comical video animation by Buni TV, APC presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari takes new nickname 'HARIBUBU'.

Yero Campaign

APC does not have monopoly of violence — Yero

Governor Ramalan Yero of Kaduna State has warned the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, against violence, warning of consequences. Mr. Yero said this in Kaduna on Saturday at the inauguration of President Jonathan/Sambo state campaign committee in Kaduna. He warned the APC to avoid violence or face the wrath of…


Northern elders endorse Buhari, say PDP unfair to region

The Northern Elders' Forum (NEF) on Thursday said it would support APC Presidential Candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, in the forthcoming general elections. Ango Abdullahi, the spokesman of the forum, said this at a news conference in Zaria, Kaduna state, on Thursday. He said the measure became necessary due to the “unfair…

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Boko Haram threatens Cameroon

In a new video released by the terrorist group, Boko Haram, its leader, Abubakar Shekau, has sent threats to the Cameroonian President, Paul Biya, promising to attack the leader and his country. In the video, Mr. Shekau described the system of governance in Cameroon as unholy and demanded that Mr.…

Mukhtar Ramalan Yero

Kaduna inherited debt of previous governments – Yero

The Kaduna State government has said that the present administration inherited huge debts taken by past administrations since inception of the state in 1965. It added that as at December 31, 2013, the debt stood at N37.5billion. The State Commissioner of Finance, Sama’ila Aliyu, who disclosed this at a briefing…

Keeping it

Keeping It Real With Adeola – Obasanjo Vs Jonathan: Would It Get Worse?

This week on Keeping It Real, Adeola announces the winners of her 2014 Contest.

Mukhtar Ramalan Yero

Kaduna governor condemns attacks in Sanga, murder of district head

Governor Mukhtar Yero of Kaduna State on Sunday condemned the attack on Ambe-Madaki Village in Sanga Local Government Area of the state. The governor also decried the murder of the District Head of Zangang in Atakar Chiefdom, Yohanna Shinkut, describing the acts as "devilish and unwarranted’’. Mr. Yero, in a…

Mukhtar Yero, Governor of Kaduna

Southern Kaduna to get new University – Yero

The Kaduna State Governor, Ramalan Yero, has announced the establishment of a state-owned University of Technology in Kafanchan. Mr. Yero was speaking as the guest of honour at the annual Kagoro Cultural Day. also known as Afan Day Festival, in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna state. “In view of…


Kannywood’s finest, worst moments of 2014

Devoid of scandals, suspension of stars and producer​s​, actor​s'​ rivalry as recorded in previous years, 2014 was a glamorous one for the Kannywood industry. 2014 will be one year that fans and lovers of the Kannywood industry will not forget easily because of both joyous and sad events that occur…

Women scrambling

Video shows women scramble for food, money donated by Patience Jonathan at Aso Villa

Video shows how Mrs. Jonathan stirred pandemonium by distributing raw cash and food to women

Women scrambling

Video shows women scramble for food items donated by Patience Jonathan at Aso Villa

A video shot on December 17, 2014 shows market women and other members of the pulic scrambling for food items and cloth donated by First Lady, Patience Jonathan. President Goodluck Jonathan had recently declared publicly that he subscribes to the now famous idea of “stomach infrastructure”, saying no leader can…

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Video shows President Jonathan linking ex-Borno Governor, Ali Modu Sheriff, to Boko Haram

In a remark, long before the former governor joined his party, the PDP, President Jonathan argued strongly that Mr. Sheriff was a “friend” of Boko Haram.

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El-Rufai picks Kaduna APC chairman as running mate

The All Progressives Congress, APC, gubernatorial candidate in Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has chosen Barnabas Bantex as his running mate for the 2015 general elections. Mr. Bantex is the current chairman of APC in Kaduna State. Members of the party welcomed the choice of Mr. Bantex and applauded it as…

Sheik Gumi

I did not accuse Buhari of corruption, but his supporters must be reasonable – Sheik Gumi

A prominent Islamic cleric, Abubakar Gumi, has denied accusing a presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, of corruption. Mr. Gumi stated this in a facebook post on his wall on Christmas Day. The cleric was reacting to allegations that he accused Mr. Buhari of corruption during a visit to him by an…


Nigerian Political Parties Discussion Series – NPPDS

Nigerian Political Parties Discussion Series is aimed at promoting issue-based politics and democratic accountability in Nigeria

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Kaduna Governor, Yero, proposes N203.7bn budget for 2015

The Kaduna State Governor, Ramalan Yero, has presented a budget proposal of over N203 billion to the State House of Assembly. Highlights of the budget indicated that recurrent expenditure was pegged at over N72billion. This represents 35.72 per cent of the total budget. The capital expenditure was estimated at N130.9…

Sheik Gumi

I’ve received threats for criticising Buhari — Sheik Gumi

A prominent Nigerian Islamic cleric, Ahmad Gumi, said Tuesday he has been threatened for not supporting Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC. The Kaduna-based cleric raised the alarm on Tuesday in a Facebook post titled, “PDP v APC: It’s Not about Religion.” He said his…

Benedicta Akpan

Why I love Kannywood – Miss Heritage Nigeria, Benedicta Akpana

The 2014 Miss Heritage Nigeria, Benedicta Akpana, is one of the new faces in Kannywood. Ms. Akpana, in an interview with PREMIUM TIMES, revealed her experiences in the Hausa movie industry. “I am a lover of movies and I have acted in many Nigeria movies most of which are African…

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Kaduna launches mechanized agric programme for students

The Kaduna State government has flagged off the national school agriculture program in three government secondary schools in the state. The programme is aimed at training students on essentials of mechanized farming at secondary school level. Speaking at the launch of the programme,which took place at the Sir Kashim Ibrahim…


Boko Haram leader, Shekau, releases new video; vows to attack Emir Sanusi of Kano

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, has threatened to attack the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, in retaliation for the Emir’s call on Kano residents and other Nigerians to arm and defend themselves against the terror organization. In a new video released weekend, Mr. Shekau said his group does not…

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Keeping It Real With Adeola – Buhari vs Jonathan

This week on Keeping It Real, General Muhammadu Buhari wins the APC primary election to face President Goodluck Jonathan in 2015.