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Shiites protest across Northern Nigeria, demand El-Zakzaky’s release

Thousands of Shiite IMN members on Wednesday held protest marches in major cities across northern Nigeria to demand the release of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, who has been in detention without trial since December 2015. The cleric was detained after over 300 members of the IMN were killed by soldiers…

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VIDEO: Contraceptive use among Nigerian women on increase

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Adam Zango to perform at event marking Canada’s 150th anniversary

Kannywood actor and singer, Adam Zango, has been invited to perform at the Canadian 150th anniversary. An excited Zango shared the news with his 49,000 Instagram followers on Thursday. It read, “As part of the events commemorating Canada’s150th anniversary, the Nigerian communities in Canada are excited to recognise you for…

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Naira exchanges at N495/$ amidst N500/$ speculation

The Naira on Thursday depreciated further at the parallel market, ebbing close to the projection of speculators, the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports. At the twilight of 2016, speculators forecasted that the Naira would exchange at N500 to a dollar. The Nigerian currency lost N3 to trade at N495…

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VIDEO: Would you join MMM if it returns?

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VIDEO: Nnamdi Kanu’s supporters protest demanding his immediate release

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UPDATE: Niger Government declares 3-day mourning for late ex-Governor Kure

A former Governor of Niger State, Abdulkadir Kure, is dead. He died on Sunday at a German hospital where he was receiving treatment for an undisclosed ailment. Mr. Kure would have been 70 years old by February 26 this year. A friend of the family, resident in Abuja, confirmed to…

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Kerosene scarcity bites harder across Nigeria

The scarcity of kerosene, used by millions of largely poor Nigerians for cooking, has hit major cities causing huge increase in price. The situation has also caused some residents to turn to alternatives such as firewood and cooking gas. Three of the most affected cities are Kaduna and Zaria in…

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Kaduna relaxes curfew in two local governments

The Kaduna State Security Council has relaxed the 24-hour curfew in Jema’a and Zangon-Kataf local government areas with immediate effect. However, the 24-hour curfew remains in effect in Kaura Local Government Area. Scores of people have been killed in the three local governments in ethno-economic crises, mainly between nomadic Fulani…

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Why we went on rampage in Sambisa – Nigerian soldiers

Nigerian soldiers who revolted against their superior officers inside the dreaded Sambisa forest in December were protesting the poor treatment meted out on them by military authorities, PREMIUM TIMES can authoritatively report today. PREMIUM TIMES had exclusively reported the breakdown of discipline among soldiers of the 21 Brigade of the…

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VIDEO: Why we went on rampage in Sambisa – Nigerian soldiers

https://youtu.be/X_zr5gf068M Nigerian soldiers who revolted against their superior officers inside the dreaded Sambisa forest in December were protesting the poor treatment meted out on them by military authorities, PREMIUM TIMES can authoritatively report today. PREMIUM TIMES had exclusively reported the breakdown of discipline among soldiers of the 21 Brigade of…

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WATCH: The truth about MMM

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VIDEO: Nigerians reacts to MMM suspension

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VIDEO: Nigerians reacts to MMM suspension

Millions of Nigerians panicked last month following a decision by promoters of deposit money scheme, MMM, to suspend new payouts to subscribers. Many of the subscribers had planned to use their payouts for the Christmas and New Year celebrations. PREMIUM TIMES caught up with some Abuja residents and asked about their…

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Producer lists 10 Kannywood goals for 2017

Ahead of 2017, foremost Kannywood producer, actor&promoter, Wassh Waziri Hong, reveals 10 major goals his industry plans to attain in 2017, in this chat with PREMIUM TIMES’ Mohammed Lere. 1.Kannywood will witness massive development in 2017 and this include producing as many children programmes in Hausa as possible. 2. My…

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Rahama Sadau ‘not converting to Christianity’

Expelled Kannywood actress, Rahama Sadau, has debunked rumours making the rounds on social media that she has concluded plans to convert to Christianity in the United States. Rahama is currently in the U.S. months after honouring an invitation by singer, Akon. An audio recording has been shared on WhatsApp by…

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Police deploy more officers to southern Kaduna

Amid rumours on social media of fresh attacks in southern Kaduna, the state police have assured residents of protection. Speaking to PREMIUM TIMES, the Kaduna state commissioner of police, Agyole Abeh, called on residents to disregard rumours of imminent attacks. “I am calling on the people to please disregard such…

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Top 10 achievements, failures of Kaduna Governor Nasir El-Rufai in 2016

Governor Nasir El-Rufai superintends over Kaduna, considered the political capital of Northern Nigeria. PREMIUM TIMES reviews the successes and achievements of the governor in the outgoing year, 2016. 1. Zaria Water works – Over a million population of Zaria residents will soon have running water in their homes. Governor El-Rufai…

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VIDEO: Governor Shettima berates soldiers for denying freed Chibok girls access to parents

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VIDEO: Boko Haram terrorists fleeing after military air strike on Sambisa Forest

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday provided further details of how its gallant troops descended on and captured the dreaded Sambisa Forest from where the terrorist Boko Haram group had launched deadly attacks on Nigeria for years. SEE VIDEO BELOW POST. Briefing journalists in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, the Theatre…

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EXCLUSIVE (VIDEO): Governor Shettima berates soldiers for denying freed Chibok girls access to parents

The Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, on Monday queried the decision of Nigerian soldiers and the officials of the State Security Service who prevented the 21 freed Chibok girls from mingling with their families. PREMIUM TIMES reported how the girls were prevented from meeting with or celebrating Christmas with their…

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Top 5 Kannywood controversies in 2016

As Kannywood reflects on the giant strides of 2016, it is also worth looking back at some of the major controversies that rocked the industry. Here, we break down Kannywood’s 5 biggest controversies of 2016. 1 – Rahama Sadau’s expulsion from Kannywood After an emergency meeting on October 2, The…

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6 deaths confirmed as more details of Southern Kaduna killings emerge

At least six people were killed early Sunday when armed persons invaded Goska, a village in Jema'a Local Government Area of Kaduna State. As the details of the attack on an area placed on 24 hours curfew emerge, the News Agency of Nigeria reports that one of the victims is…

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Top 10 Kannywood movies of 2016

The movie year is just about over, and a review of the past twelve months makes it clear that Kannywood movie producers, directors and actors have really upped the ante. From action thrillers to romantic comedies and dance movies, it was indeed a great year for Kannywood movies. With just…

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Again, Shiites defy Kaduna government, hold rally demanding release of El-Zakzaky

Hundreds of Shiite IMN members on Saturday held a protest march in Kaduna to demand the release of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. The protest by the Shiites occurred despite a ban on processions and rallies by the Kaduna State Government and the police. The government, which had earlier outlawed the…