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Hundreds of youth attack, rob Kaduna residents

Youth in their hundreds on Saturday while in a procession attacked residents of Badarawa area of Kaduna state with dangerous weapons. The youth, popularly called the 'yan Shara' meaning sweepers, attacked traders and commuters at the popular Katuru road, stabbing and seizing mobile phones and money from any person they…

Zango Chilling with Fans

Adam Zango showers gifts on fans at premiere of ‘Gwaska Returns’

Flamboyant Kannywood actor, Adam Zango, has honoured some of his loyal fans with a grand reception in Kano during the premiere of his new film ‘Gwaska Returns’. The event, which took place at Shoprite in Kano on December 12, saw Kannywood celebrities including Nafeesat Abdullahi, Ali Nuhu, Ado Gwanja, Nura…

FILE PHOTO: Fuel queue in Abuja

Despite FEC order, fuel scarcity bites harder across Nigeria

Despite last Wednesday’s directive by the Federal Executive Council, FEC mandating the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, to bring an end to the fuel crisis across the country before last weekend, latest PREMIUM TIMES update shows the situation is far from abating. The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed,…

Ummah Shehu

Why I started producing films – Actress, Ummah Shehu

Kaduna-based Kannywood actress, Ummah Shehu, has described her move to start producing films as a dream she has nursed all her life. In a chat with PREMIUM TIMES HAUSA in Abuja, Ummah said producing movies was one thing she has always wanted to do even before joining the Kannywood film industry.  …

Rashid Ladoja

VIDEO: PDP Chairmanship: North’s offer reason we’re producing single candidate — Ladoja



Kaduna sacks 4,042 local government workers

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has approved the sack of 4,042 local government staff across the 23 local government areas of the state. Addressing a news conference in Kaduna, commissioner for local government and chieftaincy affairs, Jafaru Sani, on Tuesday said that the sack was part of the ongoing…


Why we need to make more English films in Kannywood – Actress, Fati SU

Kannywood star actress, Fati SU, has described her colleagues’ decision to start producing Kannywood films in English language as a welcome development. Fati, a Niger State University Public Administration graduate, disclosed this in a chat with PREMIUM TIMES HAUSA on Saturday. While she said it was long overdue, the soft-spoken…


Northern groups plan one million man march for Buhari

A coalition of Northern civil society groups has declared support for "the war against corruption by President Muhammadu Buhari's administration." It also said it plans to organise a one million-man march for the president. Rising from a meeting in Kaduna on Thursday, the group also described the acting Chairman of…

El-Rufai and NASS Members

Support my efforts to revamp Kaduna educational sector, El-Rufai tells NASS members

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai has called on the National Assembly members from Kaduna State to help save future generations from servitude by ensuring that quality public education is offered in the state. Mr. El-Rufai made this call in Abuja on Wednesday while holding a regular consultative meeting…


VIDEO: “Never again will we allow looting of public funds” – Buhari


Sadiq Daba with Dr Joe Odumakin  (Photo:  Dr Joe Odumakin)

WATCH VIDEO: Sadiq Daba in high spirit amid pain

[youtube] "Sadiq Daba in high spirit amid pain. His overwhelmed by your kind gesture. The account is now at N1.5m. kindly donate to Abubakar Sadiq Daba, UBA, 1005382276." Dr Joe Odumakin This video was recorded and published by Dr Joe Odumakin on her Facebook page.

Osinbajo Yemi

VIDEO: What was missing in Buhari’s mid-term scorecard – Osinbajo


APC Chieftain, Chief Bola Tinubu briefing State House Correspondents

VIDEO: Watch Tinubu blast Jonathan’s government



VIDEO: What we have achieved in government – Buhari


Senator Ali Ndume

VIDEO: Suspension: I leave everything to God – Ndume


Kannywood actress Rahama Sadau

Why MOPPAN is yet to recall Rahama Sadau to Kannywood

An official has told PREMIUM TIMES of the reason the Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria, MOPPAN, is yet to recall actress, Rahama Sadau, to Kannywood over three weeks after she tendered an apology letter. When this newspaper contacted the MOPPAN secretary, Salisu Mohammed, he said the body was taking…

Buhari 2

VIDEO: Buhari backs El-Rufai’s school reform plans, condemns incompetent teachers


El Rufai and Buhari [Photo:]

UPDATED: Buhari backs El-Rufai’s school reform plans, condemns incompetent teachers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday declared support for the primary school reform being undertaken by Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State. The governor has announced plans to sack about 22,000 teachers who failed a competency test. The Kaduna government has also commenced the process to recruit 25,000 competent teachers to…

Former Minister Tanimu Turaki

VIDEO: “Nigerians in 2015 elections has entered a ‘one-chance’ vehicle” – Tanimu Turaki


Kaduna Teachers  Answer sheet - Released by Kaduna state government

See ridiculous answers Kaduna teachers gave to ‘Primary 4’ questions

The Kaduna State government has released the answer scripts of some teachers who participated in the competency test set by the government. Basic questions like the full name of the governor, the three state of matter and so on were found difficult to answer by some of the teachers. The…

Abba Kyari and  Oyo Ita

VIDEO: Abba Kyari, Oyo-Ita ‘reconcile, hug each other



Kaduna provides ‘remedy’ for 22,000 teachers who failed primary four exam

The Kaduna State government has provided what appears a palliative ‎for the 22,000 teachers who failed the competency test conducted. PREMIUM TIMES reported how about two-thirds of primary school teachers in Kaduna failed to score up to 75 per cent when the test, made up of primary four questions, was…

Abdul M shareef, Kannywood Actor

Why I dumped music for acting — Abdul Shareef

Prominent Kannywood actor, Abdul Shareef, has told PREMIUM TIMES HAUSA why he dumped music to embrace acting. The actor, whose brother, Umar Shareef, is a popular Kannywood singer, said his foray into acting was by sheer providence. "I have always loved film making and acting. I worked my way into…

Ishaq Kawu, DG NBC

REVEALED: Watch NBC chief speak about Buhari’s ‘Supporters’ violating Nigeria’s broadcast rules


Ghost workers

VIDEO: How suspected ‘Ghost workers’ syndicate were arraigned