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Abdullahi Sule, Nasarawa State

VIDEO: Why we accept community policing in Nasarawa – Gov Sule

The governor of Nasarawa State, Abdullahi Sule, has disclosed that the state has introduced community policing. He said the introduction of community policing in the state is to complement the police and other security agencies in combating crime. [youtube]

A POS agent, Jane David explaining their challenges

VIDEO: How introduction of N50 charge on POS transaction threatens Financial Inclusion

The federal government recently mandated the Central Bank of Nigeria to strictly implement Merchant Service Charge, which would impose more charges on all POS transactions. To this end, the central bank issued a circular to banks and other stakeholders titled, ‘Review of Process for Merchants Collections on Electronic Transactions.’ Accordingly,…

VIDEO: Furious Borno governor accuses soldiers of extortion

The Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, has accused security personnel of the Nigeria military and police of collecting bribes of N1000 from travellers who do not have national identity cards.

Simon Mallam [PHOTO:]

Atomic energy chairman, son, three others killed in Kaduna explosion – Presidency

The presidency has confirmed that at least five people were killed in the gas explosion that occurred Saturday in Kaduna. President Muhammadu Buhari also expressed deep sadness over the explosion which led to the death of the Chairman, Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission, Simon Mallam, his son and three others at…

late Simon Mallam [PHOTO: apexnews]

Chairman, Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission, Simon Mallam, is dead – Official

The Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission, Simon Mallam, was one of the many people killed in a gas explosion on Saturday, an official said. PREMIUM TIMES reported the explosion which occurred around 2.00 p.m. on Kachia road by Anguwn Boro in Kaduna. Residents of the area…

Zango pays N47 million for secondary education of 101 orphans

Kannywood: Top five success stories in 2019

The year 2019 witnessed successes recorded by celebrities in the Hausa film industry. Many actors recorded successes and commendations from within and outside Nigeria for their various contributions to the Hausa movie industry. PREMIUM TIMES reviews some of these achievements. 1 - Zango pays N47 million for secondary education of…

Adam Zango and Ali Nuhu

KANNYWOOD: Top five controversies that rocked Hausa Film Industry in 2019

The Kannywood movie industry was immersed in several controversies in 2019. Movie producers said the Hausa film industry suffered low patronage in 2019 due to the films showing only in cinemas. It also witnessed verbal and physical squabbles among players, leading to several controversies. Here is Premium Times' pick of…

Wassh Waziri hong

INTERVIEW: What we’re doing to synergize Kannywood with Nollywood – Wash Waziri

The Vice President, Actors Guild of Nigeria (North-West), Wash Waziri, has called on Kannywood actors and actresses to step up their game in 2020. He also spoke on what the guild is doing to ensure more northern actors get Nollywood roles. In an interview with PREMIUM TIMES' Mohammed Lere in…

Rahama Sadau Birthday

Rahama Sadau dazzles fans, friends at birthday bash

Nigerian actress, Rahama Sadau, dazzled friends and fans invited to her 26th birthday bash in Kaduna on Sunday. The birthday party coincided with the launching of her new eatery and beauty parlour, Sadauz Home, which she set up in Kaduna. Her close associate and colleague, Fati Washa, stood beside her…

Kannywood actress loses father

Kannywood actress, Hafsat Idris, announced the demise of her father on Saturday. Hafsat posted the picture of her sick father on her Instagram page holding him to herself while crying. Thousands of fans and colleagues have extended their condolence messages to her. According to a close associate of Hafsat, the…

Omoyele Sowore

VIDEO: How SSS invaded court premises whisked away Sowore

[youtube] The publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, on Friday accused the State Security Service of trying to kill him after his release on Thursday night.

Ifeanyi Ejiofor - IPOB

VIDEO: Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer speaks from hiding

A lawyer to Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Ifeanyi Ejiofor, who was declared wanted by the police on Tuesday has accused the police of attempting to assassinate him. Mr Ejiofor is also the lawyer to Nnamdi Kanu, the IPOB lawyer who fled Nigeria after being granted bail during trial. Mr…


VIDEO : INVESTIGATION: How child labour boosts milk production at FrieslandCampina in Nigeria

[youtube] Yusufa and Tijani are not the only child workers here. Mohammed Isah, 13, also works on the cattle farm at Osomo and several others also do in other parts of Oyo State, such as Fashola, Maya, Saki, and Alaga, where FrieslandCampina WAMCO, the Nigerian subsidiary of Dutch dairy giant Royal…

BBC Hausa - Fati Nijar and HRH Sirajo Jan Kado, Sarkin Hausawa of Europe

Singer Fati Nijar turbanned ‘queen of Hausa singers in Europe’

At a glamorous ceremony in Paris, on Saturday, the 'Sarkin Hausawa' of Europe, Sirajo Jan Kado, turbanned Kannywood female singer and actress as 'the Queen of Hausa singers in Europe.' The event which took place at the emir's palace in Paris also saw the turbaning of eight others. According to…

VIDEO: How APC thugs led by a Senator chased us from polling unit in Bayelsa – Protesting voters


10:09 am PU 008 WARD 04 UKWAJA Idah LGA kogi East. Total number of Reg voter: 630. Afolabi Omolara the INEC presiding officer said voting started 8 am. Asked if there were issues concerning the Card Readers. She said initially they had slight issues with it but after the machine was restated it began to work fine.

VIDEO: How political parties are inducing voters with money at Lokoja Polling Unit – Voters


Seriake Dickson

BayelsaDecides: ” No election in Southern Ijaw” – Governor Dickson


Protesters - Revolutionary Tunde @IsaacOgunmoyole

VIDEO: Man presumed to be Buhari booed in London

Over a dozen people gathered at the Abuja House in London to boo a Nigerian official they believed to be President Muhammadu Buhari. The protesters gathered in front of the building to boo the official who was driven in a black painted car with a Nigerian diplomatic plate number (FGN1).…

The protesters

VIDEO: SSS officers shoot to disperses unarmed peaceful protesters

Despite video and photo evidence of its officers' brutality against protesters and journalists on Tuesday, the State Security Service has claimed it conducted itself as a "professional and responsible organisation." Peter Afunanya, a spokesperson for the SSS, said in an email Wednesday afternoon that operatives initially allowed the protesters to…

Rahama Sadau and Fati Washa

KANNYWOOD: Sadau, Washa win big at Africa Films Award in London

Kannywood top actresses, Rahama Sadau and Fati Washa, were some of the winners from the Hausa movie industry on Saturday at the 23 Africa Films Award 2019 in London. The annual event took place at the Old Town Hall, the Broadway, Stratford, London. Washa won the best actress award in…

Peter Obi on Supreme court Judgement

VIDEO: Peter Obi reacts to Supreme Court judgement

The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, challenging the election of President Muhammadu Buhari. The apex court announced the decision on Wednesday, hours after it commenced the hearing of the appeal. The Supreme Court panel, led by Chief…

40 years old Yagana Bante from Gasaki community

VIDEO: Despite health risks, firewood use still thrives in Nigerian communities

Though Nigeria ratified the Paris agreement on climate change in 2017, the country still grapples with the challenge of women and children suffering from the effect of constant use of firewood and charcoal. The International Centre for Energy, Environment, and Development (ICEED) said 93,000 Nigerians die annually as a result…

KANNYWOOD: Zango pays N47 million for secondary education of 101 orphans

Kannywood actor and singer Adam Zango has paid a private secondary school in Zaria, Kaduna State about N47 million to sponsor 101 orphans and less-privileged children in the school. The management of the school confirmed that Mr Zango paid N46,714,520 for the students who are in senior secondary 1 to…

Abandoned Kombili- Daika bridge

VIDEO: Unexecuted, abandoned N224 million constituency projects in Plateau

Life in Kombili village in Mangu LGA is not an easy one. The people have no source of drinking water but wells serve as their fountain of life. They have no electricity but make use of battery-powered torchlights and kerosene lanterns. They have very poor road networks and would have…

Kannywood: Ali Nuhu honoured in India

Kannywood actor and producer, Ali Nuhu, has been honoured by Northern Nigerian students studying in India. Ali Nuhu was invited by the students groups to join in the celebrations of the Hausa annual cultural day in India. The actor, who was present at the event, was decorated with Indian costumes…