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8 things Muslims should do on day of Eid

The Imam of the Harkatul Falahil Islam Juma’at Mosque Kaduna, Mohammed Mai-Iyali, has described eight Sunnah of the prophet every Muslim should do on the day of ‘Eid. 1 - One of the most important thing to do before going to Eid is to make sure he offer the Zakat…


17 rulings every Muslim should know about ZAKAT AL – FITR

Q: What is the ruling regarding Zakaah al-Fitr? ANS: Zakaah al-Fitr is mandatory upon every Muslim, young or old, male or female, free or enslaved. Q: With what is the Zakaah al-Fitr given? ‎ANS: A Saa’ (four handfuls) of food, dates, barely, raisins, and cheese; and according to the most…


Why film depicting Boko Haram atrocities won’t premiere in Nigeria – Producer

Dubbed Kannywood’s “bad boy”, Zaharaddeen Sani, is well known for the many villain roles he portrays in Kannywood flicks. His forthcoming movie “Abu Hassan” is highly awaited. Set in the north, the movie, a first of its kind in Nigeria, explores the intricacies behind the activities of a dreaded terror…


Top Kannywood actors storm Ghana for Sallah

Top Kannywood actor, Zaharaddeen Sani, and actresses Halima Ateteh and Jamila Naguda head to Ghana for Sallah Celebrations. The actors, according to Zaharaddeen Sani, are going to honour the invitation of some of their fans in Ghana who requested that they come and entertain them during the Sallah break. Ghanaians…


VIDEO: How we arrived at Hajj 2017 fares – Hajj Commission Chairman Speaks

KAsimu Yero

Senator apologises after photos of legendary Hausa movie actor sparked anger

Kaduna senator, Shehu Sani, has apologised after photos of a veteran Hausa movie actor he posted online sparked angry reactions from the man’s family. Ailing Hausa film legend, Kasimu Yero’s family reacted furiously to Mr. Sani’s decision to post the “insensitive” pictures after he visited Mr. Yero. The pictures of…


VIDEO: Airline operator justifies 2017 Hajj cost as announced by NAHCON

Rahama Sadau

Kannywood set to release six big movies for Sallah

Major Kannywood producers have concluded plans to release some long-awaited films during the Sallah festivities. Expelled actress-turned-producer, Rahama Sadau, will release her long-awaited big budget film “Rariya”. Directed by Yasin Auwal, Rariya is expected to hit the Cinemas on June 26. Ahead of the release of the film, Sadau has…

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai

In major restructuring, El-Rufai slashes Kaduna districts to pre-2001 numbers

The Kaduna State government has dissolved all districts and village units created in the state from the year 2001. The commissioner for local government and chieftaincy affairs, Jafaru Ibrahim, made this known in a press briefing in Kaduna on Sunday, text of which was sent to PREMIUM TIMES. Mr. Ibrahim…

FILE PHOTO: Boko Haram

VIDEO: Maiduguri residents scamper for safety during Boko Haram attack

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai

Kaduna Muslims beg El-Rufai for food aid during Ramadan

Fasting Muslim residents have called on the Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, to borrow a leaf from other Northern state governors by providing them food stuff in the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. Before the coming of the El-Rufai administration, fasting Kaduna residents enjoyed similar largesse from the state…

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VIDEO: Anger in Ogoniland over Nigerian govt’s delay to clean up oil spills

Aminu Kano

Aminu Kano’s wife, Shatu, is dead

Aishatu Kano, the wife of the late Kano-born politician and founder of the Northern Elements Progressive Union, NEPU, Aminu Kano, has died. She died in the early hours of Monday, Ahmed Mukhtar, a family member, confirmed to PREMIUM TIMES. Mrs. Kano, popularly known as Shatu, died after being ill for…

Rahama Sadau in ClassiQ's music video

Forgive Rahama Sadau, fans appeal to Kannywood body

Fans of the embattled Kannywood actress, Rahama Sadau, have called on the newly elected leadership of the Motion Pictures Practitioners of Nigeria, to recall the actress. Worried about her prolonged absence from Kannywood films, foremost Kannywood movie promoter and marketer, Hassana Dalhat, told PREMIUM TIMES that Sadau’s fans want her…


Kannywood actress Jamila Naguda named Vedan super seasoning Ambassador

Dazzling Kannywood actress, Jamila Naguda, has been unveiled as the brand ambassador of Vedan super seasoning. The endorsement ceremony took place in Kano with Jamila signing the contract papers. The actress shared the good news on her Instagram wall on Saturday after the ceremony. She also extolled actor Ali Nuhu…


VIDEO: How we are stopping Almajiri kids from joining Boko Haram – AUN

Halima, the second daughter and last child in Gen. Ibrahim Babangida’s family (R) and her husband, Alhaji Auwal Abdullahi, a businessman, during their wedding in Minna on Friday (11/5/17). 02633/12/5/2017/Callistus Ewelike/BJO/NAN

VIDEO: IBB’s daughter, Halima, weds in Minna

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Political victimisation suspected in demolition of APC chieftain’s house in Kaduna

Discordant tunes have continued to greet last month's demolition of a house of a top politician in the Kaduna State capital. A cross section of residents of the state have accused the state government of victimisation over the demolition. But the authorities said the structure was pulled down because it…

Hon. Ehiozywa Agbonayinma

VIDEO: PDP lawmaker asked Nigerians to keep praying for President Muhammadu Buhari

Hon. Ehiozywa Agbonayinma

INTERVIEW: Majority of PDP members in House of Reps are with Sheriff – Lawmaker

Nigeria’s main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has been enmeshed in a leadership crisis since May 21 last year when at a national convention in Port Harcourt, it sacked its acting National Chairman, Ali Sheriff, and announced a National Caretaker Committee led by Ahmed Makarfi, a former governor of Kaduna…


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Ummah Shehu

Supremacy Tussle in Kannywood: Umma Shehu blasts Ummi ZeeZee, says she’s a small fry

A-list Kannywood actress, Umma Shehu, has described her colleague, Ummi ZeeZee, as a small fry. Ms. Umma, said this in a recent chat with PREMIUM TIMES Hausa. Her statement was a response to ZeeZee’s interview with the same paper wherein she described herself as the best actress in Kannywood. ZeeZee…

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Kannywood star, Lawal Ahmed, wins big at Katsina Heroes Award

Kannywood actor, Lawal Ahmed, won a Mercedes E320 car at the Katsina Heroes Award which took place in Katsina State last week. The Katsina Heroes Award is an annual event organised to honour Katsina State indigenes who have excelled in different fields of endeavour ranging from the academics, entrepreneurship, entertainment…

Participants at the Kaduna Economic and Investment Summit in Kaduna on Wednesday (5/4/17).
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Buhari commends Kaduna’s investment drive

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Kaduna State government for adopting the Ease of Doing Business Committee model created by the federal government at the beginning of this administration in a bid to promote investment for economic growth. This was contained in a goodwill letter by the president which was…

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VIDEO: How Jigawa Govt’s land grab for Chinese firm threatens livelihood of 150,000 citizens