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Shi'ite procession  from Kaduna to Zaria

Video: Shi’ite march in Kaduna

Business activities were paralysed for about five hours on Monday in Kaduna State as some members of the group marched from Birnin-Gwari and some other neigboruing towns to Zaria to attend the grand Arba’been lecture to be delivered by the group’s leader, Ibraheem Zakzaky on December 3.

Shi'ite procession  from Kaduna to Zaria

Shi’ite trekkers defy suicide attack, march in Kaduna

The Shiite Islamic Movement Monday continued its procession to Zaria in Kaduna State despite losing some of its members in a bomb attack last week. About 20 members of the group died when two suicide bombers attacked the group during its procession from Kano to Zaria on Friday. The bombers,…

Bello Haliru Mohammed, former PDP Chairman

EXCLUSIVE: Why EFCC arrested Yuguda, Bafarawa, ex-PDP Chairman’s sons, others over $2billion arms deal

PREMIUM TIMES has obtained further details regarding why a former Minister of State for Finance, Bashir Yuguda, was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Mr. Yuguda was nabbed in Abuja and taken into custody at about 4pm Monday and was still being questioned as at 9PM alongside other…

Ali Nuhu

Ali Nuhu denies death rumour

Ali Nuhu has debunked the rumour that he is dead. The popular Nigerian actor was rumoured to have been killed by armed robbers who reportedly attacked him at his residence in Kano. However, in an interview with BBC Hausa Service on Sunday, the Kannywood actor said no such robbery occurred.…

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Tuface receives traditional title

Nigeria musical icon, Tuface Idibia, Tuesday was turbaned Tafidan Kudenda’ in Kaduna state. Tuface was turbaned at the palace of the traditional ruler of the Kudenda community, Gabriel Galadima, in Chikum local government area. According to the taditional ruler, Tuface was honored with the title because of his pet project…

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai

El-Rufai to shame Kaduna elites who build on school land

The Kaduna State government is set to shame individuals who build on land meant for public schools by naming them, an official has said. Samuel Aruwan, who speaks for Governor Nasir El-Rufai, said the names will be made public soon. There have been public altercations between owners of such buildings…

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Fuel scarcity grounds businesses in Kaduna

Business activities have drastically slowed down at the popular Gumi market and other business places in Kaduna over fuel scarcity. Most business owners are witnessing low patronage due to the scarcity as fuel is now sold for between 170 and 200 naira per litre and only at the black market.…

Mai Aya

Kannywood’s Hafsat Sharada ‘Mai Aya’ is dead

Popular Kannywood actress, Hafsat Sharada, died in the early hours of Tuesday after a brief illness. Popularly known as Mai Aya, the actress was the oldest female actress in the industry. She died at the age of 70. Her most recent movie was one she acted alongside hilarious comedian, Akin,…

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai

​​Suspended Kaduna Local government Chairman reinstated​ for his “courage”​

The Chairperson of the Interim Management Committee of Kaduna North local government council has been recalled from suspension. In a letter of recall, dated November 13, 2015 and signed by Balarabe Lawal, the Secretary to the State Government, ordered the immediate reinstatement of the chairperson, G.A. Kurfi. Mr. Kurfi was…

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Ali Nuhu, Adam Zango, others win awards in London

Two of Kannywood's leading actors, Adam Zango and Ali Nuhu, were honoured at an award ceremony in London on Saturday. Zango won the best actor while Nuhu was voted outstanding actor at the 19th African Film Awards in London at an event held at the Stratford town hall. The awards…

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Don Jazzy’s Mavins to hold ‘almost-free’ concert

Don Jazzy and his crew have announced to the public that they would be holding an almost free concert in December. The Mavins made the pronouncement on Thursday at the Intercontinental Hotel, Lagos, where they revealed their plans to hold a Christmas concert that would be almost free for their…

Rasky Moore

VIDEO: Borno man displaced by Boko Haram turns Reggae singer at Abuja IDP camp

Abandoning normal life in towns to take up shelter in a refugee camp can be heartbreaking and boring. But having a Reggae star in a refugee camp can spark some fun in the gloom. That's exactly how Raski Moore is cheering his fellow Internally Displaced Persons in a shelter in…

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Tinubu commissions new cab project in Kaduna

Former governor of Lagos state and a leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, was in Kaduna on Wednesday to commission the state's new car hire services scheme. Mr. Tinubu was invited by the state governor to lead the commissioning of the project. The car hire service scheme was…


Kannywood: Ali Nuhu launches first Kannywood video on demand site

Kannywood multiple award winning actor, Ali Nuhu, has launched his video on demand website. The website is the first of its kind in the Kannywood movie industry. All movies acted by the star would be rented and sold online at “For someone like me who has fans all over…

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​Kaduna govt. recovers ​1​6​5 ​stolen ​cattle,​ ​sheep

The Kaduna State Joint Operation Yaki and the Anti-Robbery Patrol Team of Kajuru Division have recovered 145 cattle and 20 sheep​​ in Lebere bush of the state. Confirming the development, spokesman to Governor Nasir El-Rufai, Samuel Aruwan, said the rustlers were nabbed by security personnel as they fled into the…

Saraki and Buhari

Video: What Buhari told Saraki at the Villa

In an unusual step, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday personally delivered to President Muhammadu Buhari, a list of nominees cleared by the Senate for appointment as ministers, breaking with past protocol that required presidential aides to transmit the letter.

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai

El-Rufai vows punishment for “religious blasphemy” falsehood

The Kaduna State government has cautioned citizens of the state to desist from making provocative and inciting statements that could jeopardize the peace and unity of the state. The state gave the caution after its Security Council meeting on Tuesday. A statement signed by Samuel Aruwan, the spokesperson to Governor…

Zango and Wife

Kannywood: Adam Zango marries again

Popular Kannywood actor and director, Adam Zango, has married another wife. He married Ummul Kulsum, a Cameroonian. The marriage came as a surprise to many of his fans and colleagues as the plan was kept secret. Zango now has three wives, and the latest bride came barely three years in…

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Emir of Borgu, Haliru Dantoro Kitoro III, is dead

The Paramount ruler of Borgu kingdom, Niger state, Haliru Dantoro Kitoro III, has died. He died Friday in Germany after a brief illness, reports say.‎ Reports say he was 77. Confirming his death, Umar Nasko, a family member and Niger State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the…

Adam Adamu

Video: What Adamu Adamu told senators #MinisterialScreening

Adamu Adamu said his passion for writing made him joined the New Nigerian Newspapers in 1984 and within two years he became the Deputy Editor and Chairman of the Editorial Board.

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Video: How Buhari addressed IBB, others at Council of State meeting

Watch how president Muhammadu Buhari addresses past Nigerian leaders when he arrived at the council of state meeting last week.

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Fire razes popular Abuja shopping mall, Grand Square

A popular shopping mall at the central business district area of Abuja, Nigeria's capital city, was razed on Friday afternoon, PREMIUM TIMES learnt. Witnesses said the entire shopping area was razed as customers and staff were seen fleeing the scene. A staff of the mall who spoke to PREMIUM TIMES…

Amaechi senate

Video: “Rivers State panel of inquiry never indicted me”- Amaechi

After stalling the screening of former Rivers State governor, Rotimi Amaechi, three times, the Senate on Thursday screened the former governor for ministerial position. While fielding questions from the senators, Mr. Amaechi said he disliked corruption, adding that he was not indicted in the whole report of the Judicial Commission…

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Kannywood: Twitter verifies Ali Nuhu’s handle

Kannywood's most celebrated actor, Ali Nuhu, Friday, got his twitter handle, @alinuhu verified. Ali Nuhu is the first Kannywood celebrity to have his account verified. He joined twitter in 2010 and has over 72, 000 followers. Fans tweeted congratulatory messages to @alinuhu to congratulate him for making proud the Hausa…

Aisha Alhassan

Video: What Aisha Alhassan told senate before taking a bow #MinisterialScreening

Senator Aisha Alhassan debunked the rumour that president Buhari was trying to compensate her with a ministerial position so that she can drop her governorship case currently at the election tribunal.