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Muslim Rights Concern blasts Kaduna government for labelling Shiite IMN “insurgent group”

The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has condemned the Kaduna State Government for declaring the Shiite IMN an "insurgent group". The civic group described the action of the Kaduna State Government as "a very dangerous dimension." PREMIUM TIMES reported how the Kaduna State Government in its White Paper released on Monday…

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VIDEO: Gambian President,Yahya Jammeh, accepting defeat in Presidential election

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Gunmen attack Kaduna Senator, Shehu Sani’s campaign office

The campaign office of the senator representing Kaduna Central District, Shehu Sani, has been attacked by unknown gunmen, the police said. Suleiman Sule, the senator's aide, said some supporters of the lawmaker were meeting at the campaign office on Saturday when armed men invaded the property. No casualties were immediately…

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Seven party chairmen endorse Senator’s ‘indefinite suspension’ from APC

Seven local government chairmen of the All Progressives Congress in Kaduna State have endorsed the controversial suspension of a senator, Shehu Sani, from the party. The local governments, LGs, represented by the seven chairmen make up the Kaduna Central senatorial district which Mr. Sani represents in the Senate. The APC…

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APC Senator blasts El-Rufai: You are a failure, a “dubious progressive”

The lawmaker representing Kaduna Central in the Senate, Shehu Sani, has attacked Governor Nasir El-Rufai, describing him as a "dubious progressive." Mr. Sani, who was controversially suspended by a faction of the party in his home ward, blamed the governor for the act. "My "Indefinite suspension" by Governor Nasiru elrufai…

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APC ward executives accused of receiving N3 million bribe ‘suspend’ Nigerian senator

Two days after they were accused of being monetarily induced to suspend a lawmaker, a faction of the APC in a Kaduna ward has suspended Shehu Sani. The APC faction in Tudun Wada, Ward 6, Tuesday, announced the "suspension" of Mr. Sani who represents Kaduna Central in the senate. They…

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Kannywood singer releases love song for Rahama Sadau

Fast-rising Kannywood singer, Ahmad Danja, released his highly anticipated single titled 'Rahama Sadau' today. The track is an ode to the embattled Kannywood star actress, Rahama Sadau. In an exclusive chat with PREMIUM TIMES, Ahmad, who is the younger brother of a popular northern entertainer, Sani Danja, opened up on…

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Kannywood film review – ‘Basaja Takon Gidan Yari’

Director: Adam Zango Starring: Hadiza Gabon, Tahir I. Tahir, Adam Zango, Fati Washa and Isa Mohammed Genre: Drama/Thriller Year: 2016 Producer: Adam Zango Duration: 120 minutes Kannywood star, Adam Zango, stars as Jabir, in his long-awaited film about a man who goes about swindling shady rich men. Plot: Basaja Takun…

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Bauchi bans public gathering, processions

The Bauchi State Government has banned all gatherings in whatever form, and religious processions, in the state. The government made this known in a statement signed by the secretary to the state government, Bello Shehu, on Wednesday in Bauchi. “It has become imperative to impose a ban on all public…

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Nigerian medical student honoured in India

Nuhu Ibrahim, a Nigerian medical student at the Nims University, India, on Sunday won the ‘Global Youth Awards 2016’ at the Third World Youth Conference in India. Mr. Ibrahim was recognized by the conference for the work of his foundation, Alabura Foundation, in Bauchi State and other parts of north-east…

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UPDATE: Police cordon Mamman Daura’s street after minister’s kidnap

The police have confirmed the kidnap of a former Nigerian minister of foreign affairs, Bagudu Hirse, and have since cordoned the area where he was abducted. Aliyu Usman, the Kaduna police spokesperson, confirmed the kidnap to PREMIUM TIMES. Mr. Hirse was kidnapped on Sunday morning in Kaduna in front of…

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Gunmen kidnap ex-Nigerian minister

Gunmen on Sunday abducted Nigeria's former minister of foreign affairs, Bagudu Hirse. Daily Trust Newspapers reports that the ex-minister was kidnapped on Inuwa Wada road in Kaduna, in front of the home of Mamman Daura, a cousin of President Muhammadu Buhari. The paper quotes a witness as saying Mr. Hirse…

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Dasuki’s corruption trial adjourned to December

The trial of Sambo Dasuki and others was adjourned till December 7 for further hearing following a concession agreed upon by all the counsel concerned. The trial which came up at an FCT High Court, Maitama, before Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf could not go on. However, all counsel had a chambers…

Former NSA Sambo Dasuki and others arraigned over misappropriation at the FCT High Court in Abuja

Why Ex-NSA Sambo Dasuki was absent at father’s burial – Nigerian Govt.

The Federal Government onTuesday said it offered the detained National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, an opportunity to attend his father's burial on Tuesday. Former Sultan Ibrahim Dasuki was buried on Tuesday in Sokoto after his death on Monday evening. Conspicuously missing at the burial was the former Sultan's son, Sambo,…

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Former Sultan of Sokoto, Ibrahim Dasuki, is dead

The 18th Sultan of Sokoto, Ibrahim Dasuki, is dead. Mr. Dasuki died in a private hospital in Abuja on Monday night, family sources told PREMIUM TIMES. The deceased is the father to former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, who is currently facing corruption charges. The ex-Sultan died at the age…

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VIDEO: Shiites defy Kaduna Government, stage massive protest

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Shiites defy Kaduna Government, stage massive protest

Hundreds of members of the Shiite Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, on Saturday marched in Kaduna to demand the release of their spiritual leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. The protesters closed down the popular Ahmadu Bello way causing heavy traffic on the road. As they walked through the busy Gumi market, they…

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INTERVIEW: Adam Zango speaks on Kannywood, his foundation, Rahma Sadau

In this exclusive interview with PREMIUM TIMES, Kannywood A-list actor and singer, Adam Zango, speaks about his new foundation, his return to acting, embattled Kannywood actress, Rahama Sadau, amongst other issues PT: You recently launched a foundation called Zango Intervention Initiative. What is it all about? Zango: Zango Intervention Initiative…

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VIDEO: Top 5 Quotes On Trump’s Victory Against Clinton

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Nigeria appoints IT partners for fantasy games of league matches

The League Management Company, LMC, has signed two separate commercial partnerships with two service providers, Kari Xchange and Digital Mobility (VDL). A statement by Harry Iwuala, LMC’s media officer, issued on Wednesday in Abuja said partnerships were geared towards deploying technology for the league. He said that the drive would…

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Hadiza Gabon, Usman Uzee honoured at African Hollywood Awards

Kannywood actors, Hadiza Gabon and Usman Uzee were amongst the recipients of awards at the just concluded 20th African Hollywood Awards, which held in London. The event took place at 29, The Broadway Stratford, London E15 4BQ on Saturday, and had some of the finest Nigerian and British filmmakers and…

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Zango launches new recording studio

Kannywood actor cum singer, Adam Zango, has launched a new recording studio. The studio is already popular in Kannywood, and the Kaduna State-born artiste says he will shoot some of the videos of his Malaiya album there to prove its quality. Zango described the new edifice as a "classy, African…

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Nigerian officials tear-gas protesting Shiites demanding El-Zakzaky’s release

Scores of protesting Shiite members were dispersed by security operatives at the National Secretariat, Abuja, on Wednesday. The protesters, members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, gathered at the federal secretariat, Abuja, to demand the release of their spiritual leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, who was arrested by the Nigerian government…

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INTERVIEW: What I know about lesbianism, juju in Kannywood — Top Actress

Best known for her groundbreaking role in the hit movie, Sa’in’sa, Kannywood actress, Ummah Shehu, remains one of the most sought after actresses in Northern Nigeria. In this exclusive Interview with PREMIUM TIMES, the actress who is popularly called Ummah Sa’in’Sa, sheds light on several issues ranging from Adam Zango’s…

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Why I’m not attending Abuja social media event – Buhari’s aide

President Muhammadu Buhari’s personal assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, has explained why he did not attend the Social Media Panel organized by Enough Is Enough Nigeria, a social advocacy group, holding in Abuja from Thursday. Mr. Bashir told PREMIUM TIMES on Thursday that he officially wrote organisers of the…