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Whitney Houston’s daughter, Bobbi Kristina, dies

Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of late singer, Whitney Houston, has died aged 22, a family representative has said. Reported by the BBC and on Houston's website, Kristen Foster said she passed away on Sunday surrounded by her family and was "finally at peace in the arms of God". Bobbi…

Buhari and Amanpour

Video: Buhari backs talks for girls if Boko Haram ‘can deliver’

In an exclusive interview during his visit to America, Muhammadu Buhari speaks with Christiane Amanpour about terrorism, corruption, and his meetings with Obama.


Davido, Psquare, Dbanj win MTV 2015 awards   

Nigeria's Psquare, Dbanj, and Davido  won big at the MTV Africa Music Awards 2015.   The awards took place on Saturday in Durban, South Africa.   Other Nigerian singers who won awards were Yemi Alade, and Patoranking. The Mavin crew's "Dorrobucci" clinched the Best Song of the Year.   Psquare…

Nigeria Muslims pray to mark end of Ramadan

What Islam says if Eid Prayer and Juma’at (Friday), coincide on the same day

Today, July 17, is Eid el-Fitr, a major Islamic festivity marking the end of the annual Ramadan fast, one of the five pillars of Islam. With the celebration holding today, it means the Eid prayer to be performed Friday morning is coinciding with the Jumaat prayer, another Sunnah obligatory prayer…

Ali and Zango

Adam Zango, Ali Nuhu reconcile after row over actress Sadau

Kannywood’s most celebrated actors, Ali Nuhu and Adam Zango, have finally reconciled their differences. "In the spirit of Ramadan and Sallah, Adam Zango and actor friend Ali Nuhu are now happy good friends again," said Hassana Dalhat, a movie promoter and an associate of the two actors. Zango and Nuhu…

Binta Masi Garba

Video: My father was a driver for IBB. We were poor – Sen. Binta Garba

Kadaria Ahmed host Adamawa female Senator, Binta Masi Garba on "Straight Talk with Kadaria" She spoke about her political journey, gender, Boko Haram insurgency and faith.

Beggars (1)

Kaduna beggars defy government orders, return to streets

Beggars, on Monday, returned to the streets of Kaduna, in defiance of a ban against street begging issued by the state government last Tuesday. The state government issued a ban against street hawking and begging on major streets in the state capital and surrounding local government areas. In a statement,…

Floyd Mayweather after his 48th win

World boxing champion, Mayweather, stripped of WBO title

World boxing champion, Floyd Mayweather, has been stripped of the WBO welterweight belt won from Manny Pacquiao in May. Mayweather won the contest by unanimous decision, with two judges scoring it 116–112 and the other 118–110. He failed to pay the WBO a $200,000 (£128,000) fee to administer the fight…

Aisha Aliyu Tsamiyab 2

Kannywood: My wish is going to school first before marriage — Aisha Tsamiya

Barely three years in the Kannywood film industry, Aisha Tsamiya, has almost become a household name. The actress credits her success to determination and focus. “When I finally made up my mind to start acting, I never thought I could be this famous in a short time,” Ms. Tsamiya told…


Rademal Falcao joins Chelsea

Colombia striker, Rademal Falcao, will return to the Premier League on another season-long switch from Monaco after spending an unhappy 2014-15 campaign at Manchester United. The London club have agreed terms with Monaco over the season-long loan of the striker. The Colombian international, who was a £50 million signing for…

Buhari arrives APC Nec Meeting

Video: President Buhari’s arrival at APC NEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari arrived at exactly 11am. He was received by APC National Chairman John Oyegun in company of Senate President Bukola Saraki, Speaker Dogara and other top members of the party.

House fracas

NASS Crisis: We stand by our list of principal officers — APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned what transpired at both chambers of the National Assembly on Thursday in Abuja. In a statement issued by the party's National Secretary, Mala Buni, APC said the party stood by the lists sent to the Senate President and the Speaker of the House…

House fight

Video: House of Representatives rowdy session over principal offices

Some members of the All Progressives Congress in the House of Representatives have vowed to ensure the position of the party on the choice of principal officers in the House, prevails. Explaining the reason for rancorous session, Nasiru Daura, Katsina State, who spoke on behalf of the lawmakers loyal to…

Nasir El-Rufai

El-Rufai condemns Kaduna gang fight, directs prosecution of culprits

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has condemned a gang fight that occurred in Ungwan Rimi area of the state. A notorious gang popularly known as (Yan Daba) attacked each other at Unguwan Rimi area in the late hours of Monday and early hours of Tuesday and left one person…

President Muhammadu Buhari on Day One at Presidential Villa

PHOTO NEWS: President Buhari’s first day in Aso Rock

Today is President Muhammadu's Buhari's first working day in Aso Rock, as Nigeria's presidential palace is called. Mr. Buhari had since his inauguration on May 29 operated out of a temporary office in Defence House, in the Maitama District of Abuja. On Sunday, the president slept in Aso Rock for…

Aliko Arsenal

Arsenal FC will be mine soon –Dangote

Nigerian business magnet, Aliko Dangote, has said that he will soon acquire London based Premiership club, Arsenal FC. He made this known in an interview with BBC Hausa service on Tuesday. He said he will have enough time and resources to buy the club after he finishes building his refinery…

Adam Zango

Nafisa Abdullahi confirms romance with Adam Zango

Kannywood actress, Nafisa Abdullahi, has confirmed her relationship with Adam Zango, saying she can no longer deny her love for him. Ms. Abdullahi, on her Instagram page under a picture of Mr. Zango, wrote she did not care what people would say about them but only hoped and prayed the…

Flying Eagles

FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015: Video highlights of Nigeria’s Flying Eagles matches

The Nigerian Flying Eagles were eliminated from the ongoing FIFA U-20 tournament in New Zealand after they lost 0-1 to Germany in the round of 16. In the group stage of the tournament, the Flying Eagles played in Group E. They lost 2-4 to Brazil in their first match, then…

Market Kaduna

Ramadan: Prices of food items rise in Kaduna, Zaria, others

Ahead of the annual Muslim fasting ritual which is expected to begin on Thursday, prices of food stuff and commodities have skyrocketed in markets around Kaduna metropolis and neighbouring towns. A visit to some of the markets by PREMIUM TIMES reporter showed that prices of food stuff doubled and some…

Wassh Waziri

Kannywood producers, promoters blame piracy for decline in movies production

Some Kannywood producers and promoters have blamed the recent decline in the number of movies released by the industry on piracy. A producer and actor, Wassh Waziri, said although measures are being taken to curtail the menace of piracy, the menace was still on-going at an alarming rate. “Let me…

Chuck Blazer

Fifa official, Chuck Blazer, admits receiving bribes

A former Fifa top official, Chuck Blazer, has admitted that he and others on the executive committee agreed to take bribes in connection with the choice of South Africa as 2010 World Cup hosts. Mr. Blazer was the second highest official in Fifa’s North and Central American and Caribbean region…

L-R: Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh and other service chiefs

Video: Stars on their shoulders. Blood on their hands: War crimes committed by the Nigerian military – Amnesty International

A report released Wednesday titled: Stars on their shoulders. Blood on their hands: War crimes committed by the Nigerian military, AI alleged that over 7,000 men and boys suspected to be member of the Boko Haram have died in military detention since March 2011, and more than 1,200 others have…

Nasir El-Rufai

El-Rufai dissolves parastatals, agencies, LGAs

Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has ordered the dissolution of all boards of government parastatals, agencies and councils of local government areas. In a statement by the secretary to the state government, Balarabe Abbas, Wednesday, the government also relieved all political appointees, including chief executives who were not civil servants,…

Muhammadu Buhari taking oath of office in Abuja

“I belong to everybody and I belong to nobody” – Pres. Muhammadu Buhari Inaugural Speech

"A few people have privately voiced fears that on coming back to office I shall go after them. These fears are groundless. There will be no paying off old scores. The past is prologue," -- Muhammadu Buhari.

Buhari taking oath of office

Nigeria2015 Transition: History is made as Buhari Takes Over – Inauguration Parade

This is the first democratic transfer of power from one political party to another in Nigeria’s history.