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Why I love Kannywood – Miss Heritage Nigeria, Benedicta Akpana

The 2014 Miss Heritage Nigeria, Benedicta Akpana, is one of the new faces in Kannywood. Ms. Akpana, in an interview with PREMIUM TIMES, revealed her experiences in the Hausa movie industry. “I am a lover of movies and I have acted in many Nigeria movies most of which are African…

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Kaduna launches mechanized agric programme for students

The Kaduna State government has flagged off the national school agriculture program in three government secondary schools in the state. The programme is aimed at training students on essentials of mechanized farming at secondary school level. Speaking at the launch of the programme,which took place at the Sir Kashim Ibrahim…


Boko Haram leader, Shekau, releases new video; vows to attack Emir Sanusi of Kano

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, has threatened to attack the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, in retaliation for the Emir’s call on Kano residents and other Nigerians to arm and defend themselves against the terror organization. In a new video released weekend, Mr. Shekau said his group does not…

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Keeping It Real With Adeola – Buhari vs Jonathan

This week on Keeping It Real, General Muhammadu Buhari wins the APC primary election to face President Goodluck Jonathan in 2015.

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Sudan repatriates 26 Nigerians over Ebola fears

The Sudanese authorities have denied 26 Nigerians entry into their country over suspicion that they were possibly infected by the dreaded Ebola Virus Disease, one of those repatriated has told PREMIUM TIMES. Hauwa'u Ibrahim Bakori, a second year student of Pharmacy at Al Ahfad University for Women, Omdurman, said she…

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Sorting of ballots at the APC presidential primaries

The agents of the contestants are collecting the ballot vote scored by their candidate and putting same inside the box.

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Comedian ‘Dan Ibro’ buried in Kano

Kannywood's celebrated comedian, Rabilu Musa, aka ‘Dan Ibro’ who died in the early hours of Wednesday has been buried according to Islamic rites in Kano. Dan Ibro passed away after suffering from a kidney disease. One of his colleagues, Falalu Dorayi, said the Kannywood industry will never have one like…

Rabilu Musa

Popular Kannywood comedian, Ibro, is dead

Kannywood's celebrated comedian, Rabilu Musa Ibro, has died. Ibro died in the early hours of Wednesday, a colleague of the artiste, said. Ibro will be buried in Kano Wednesday morning. Confirming his death, a colleague and a Kannywood movie producer, Hassan Hassan, said he received the news with shock early…

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2015: Yero defeats Aziz in Kaduna PDP gubernatorial primary

The incumbent Kaduna State Governor, Mukhtar Yero, has been declared winner of the state governorship primary election of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Declaring the result of the contest, the chairman of the PDP governorship primary election panel in the state, Steve Oruh, said Mr. Yero polled 970 votes…

Ex-Governor Ali Modu Sheriff and President Jonathan at a meeting with the President of Chad, Idris Deby

Ex-Borno Governor, Ali Modu Sheriff, in secret visit to arms-laden Chad-bound plane detained in Nigeria

A former governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff, widely accused of sponsoring Boko Haram insurgents in Nigeria, may be lobbying for the release of the Chad-bound cargo aircraft confiscated in Kano for transporting large consignment of military hardware, PREMIUM TIMES can report today. Sources at the Aminu Kano International…

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A’isha Togo is not my girlfriend – Aliyu Rara

Aliyu Hussaini, aka Rara, is a popular figure in Kannywood cinema. Known for his comic roles, Aliyu was born and raised in Gombe state. As a much younger man, he was part of local productions in Gombe, before moving to Kano to pursue his dream and join the Kannywood film…

Keep it Real

Keeping It Real With Adeola – Jonathan Seeks Re-election As Boko Haram Continues To Kill

President Goodluck Jonathan declares his intention for re-election, as Boko Haram kills 48 students on the assembly ground

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Why I’m contesting for House of Representatives seat – ex-NUJ President, Sani Zorro

In this interview with PREMIUM TIMES, a former National President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists and a House of Representatives aspirant, Sani Zorro, explains why he is in the race, why Jonathan should not implement the Report of the 2014 National Conference and the role of the media in…

Ramalan Yero, Kaduna state governor

Southern Kaduna dumps Yero, choses Aziz as sole candidate

The Southern Kaduna political, religious and community groups have adopted a sole candidate for the PDP governorship primaries. The group met in Kafanchan on November 23 to choose Zego Aziz, a Senator, as the region's choice for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, primaries. Speaking at the meeting a community leader,…

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Kaduna sends off first Christian pilgrims to Israel

The first Christian pilgrims from Kaduna State were airlifted from the state airport to Israel. The airlift was witnessed by the state Governor, Ramalan Yero, who led other top officials of the state government to bid the intending pilgrims farewell at the airport. Speaking at the airport, Governor Yero said…

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35 feared dead in roadside explosion near Mubi

Thirty-five people, including five soldiers and a local hunter, were feared killed in a bomb explosion at the Maraba–Mubi area of Adamawa state on Thursday, witnesses and security sources said. The area is about 18 kilometre from Mubi town. A witness told journalists in Yola, the state capital, that a…


Keeping It Real With Adeola – Is it true that the opposition party APC, is trying to Islamize Nigeria?

Find out why lawmakers jumped the gate of the National Assembly in Nigeria.

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Corruption Is Not Theft –

Corruption is not stealing. In this video, a lawyer quote Jonathan to defend an accuse

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Fashola presents 2015 budget proposal of N489.69bn

Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State on Monday presented a 2015 budget proposal of N489.69 billion to the state house of assembly for consideration. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) says the amount was the same as that of 2014. The breakdown shows that education got N82.11 billion or 16.6…

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Speaker Tambuwal picks Sokoto governorship form

The speaker of Nigeria's House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, has obtained nomination forms to contest as governor of Sokoto State. The speaker will contest on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC. The Speaker picked his nomination form in his home state, Sokoto, on Friday, three days after he…


Tinubu, Buhari and Jonathan talk politics – BUNI TV

President Jonathan, Bola Tinubu and Muhammadu Buhari have a late night talk on the Aso Villa grounds about Nigerian politics, friends and enemies.

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I will stop the damage to Lagos – Musiliu Obanikoro on Straight talk with Kadaria

Musliu Obanikoro said Lagos at the moment is suffering from disjointed development

Ibrahim Shema

Katsina Governor, Shema, caught on video urging supporters to “crush”, “kill” political opponents

A video depicting the Katsina Governor, Ibrahim Shema, prodding his party members to physically assault and possibly "kill" opposition politicians in the state, has gone viral on the internet. The amateur video was first posted on the internet on November 12. It shows the governor, dressed in white agbada and…

Ibrahim Shema, Katsina State Governor

Katsina Governor, Shema, caught on video urging supporters to “crush”, “kill” political opponents A video depicting the Katsina Governor, Ibrahim Shema, prodding his party members to physically assault and possibly "kill" opposition politicians in the state


APC are Yesterday’s men – Femi Aribisala on Straight Talk with Kadaria

Femi Aribisala blasts the APC and predicts the party's failure at the 2015 polls