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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…

Aisha Buhari

How Mamman Daura’s family blocked me from Aso Rock apartment — Aisha Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari's wife, Aisha, has given a rare insight into the power struggles at the State House, with details of how husband's relatives physically confronted her. In an interview with BBC Hausa, Mrs Buhari confirmed the authenticity of a video that circulated online last week, saying she was the…

Mansura Isah and Sani Danja

KANNYWOOD: Why I set up NGO – Actress Mansurah

Mansurah Isa is a household name in the Kannywood movie Industry. Not just for her intriguing presence but also as the wife of Nigeria’s top actor and singer, Sani Danja. Mansurah who juggles as a film producer and a humanitarian spoke on why she set up an NGO to cater…

Former Vice President, Namadi Sambo; Photo credits: Desert Herald

I don’t own shares in Kaduna Electricity Company – Former VP, Sambo

Former Vice President, Namadi Sambo, has described as ‘total falsehood and fallacy’ a story linking him to ownership of Kaduna Electric Power Distribution Company of Nigeria (KAEDCO). In a statement personally signed by Mr Sambo and made available to PREMIUM TIMES by his media aide, Ahmed Maiyaki, he denied any…

Why I left Kannywood – Adam Zango

Popular Hausa film actor/producer Adam Zango has given reasons why he left the Kannywood movie industry. In a nine-minutes video post on his Instagram page, Zango said his colleagues were envious of his success. He also denied that he was recruiting underage girls to feature in his new movie ‘Sabon…

Mo Ibrahim

VIDEO: Bill Gates, Mo Ibrahim, Dangote discuss climate change on Africa

African head of states and business leaders met on Monday to chart a way forward for the development of the African continent. The event, Future Africa Forum, held in New York. It was organised by the Africa Centre, a not-for-profit institution focused on tackling historical stereotype around the African continent.…

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai

Kaduna govt speaks on new kidnappings

The Kaduna State government has debunked reports on social media platforms that bandits kidnapped 13 persons on Abuja-Kaduna highway on Monday. In a statement signed by the Kaduna commissioner of Homeland and Internal Security, Samuel Aruwan, on Tuesday, the state denied the rumour. Mr Aruwan said the abduction took place…

Maryam Yahaya

Kannywood actress debunks death rumours

Kannywood actress Maryam Yahaya has debunked rumours that she is dead. Maryam made this known to the public in a video post on her Instagram page on Friday. She also said at no point was she sick in recent time. Maryam said “I read on social media pages that I…

Mahmood Yakubu - INEC Chairman

VIDEO: How Buhari’s refusal to sign electoral amendment bill affected 2019 elections – INEC Chairman

" We were far too busy with so many things during the election to worry about matters that we have no control over. Amendment of the electoral framework is entirely for the Executive and the National Assembly. But we proceeded in the knowledge that there was legal backing because we…

Nigeria Police officers are working with the military to counter insurgency.

Armed men in military uniform kidnap six people – Police

The police have confirmed the kidnap of six persons in Rijana village along Kaduna-Abuja expressway. The Kaduna police spokesperson, Yakubu Sabo, said the kidnap occurred on September 7. Mr Sabo said the armed persons wore military uniform to commit the act. He said two of the victims were however abandoned…

KANNYWOOD: Adam Zango plans to release films only on YouTube

To beat the menace of film piracy in Nigeria, Kannywood actor and producer Adam Zango says he will now be releasing his new films only through his YouTube channel. In a video post on his Instagram page, Zango said his new movie, Gudun Mutuwa, will be released on October 10…

Honourable Ibrahim Dabo

Kaduna lawmaker kidnapped, freed after ransom payment – Family

A Kaduna lawmaker was kidnapped on Friday afternoon but freed hours later after the payment of ransom, family members told PREMIUM TIMES. The police confirmed the kidnap but were yet to speak on the release of Ibrahim Dabo as at the time of this report. Mr Dabo represents Zaria constituency…

Nigeria Police officers are working with the military to counter insurgency.

Gunmen storm Kaduna community, kill five people, burn houses

Gunmen on Thursday evening attacked a community in Kaduna State, killing at least five people, residents and the police have said. Several houses were also burnt in the attack. The attack occurred at a village in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Bege Katuka, the Interim Management Committee Chairman…

Emmanuel Apah

VIDEO: How I feel after winning gold medals for Nigeria – Emmanuel Apah

Emmanuel Appah had won the three gold medals across the categories in the 61kg on Monday to give Nigeria a big boost on the overall medals standing. Another Nigerian weightlifter, Folashade Rafiatu Lawal, has won three gold medals for Nigeria at the ongoing 2019 African Games in Morocco. Lawal who…

Uba Sani

Tribunal dismisses PDP’s petition against Uba Sani’s election

The National and State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Kaduna on Saturday dismissed the petition of Lawal Adamu against the election of a senator, Uba Sani, for lack of evidence. Mr Adamu, candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 National Assembly election had asked the tribunal…

Mamora and Osagie

VIDEO: Our mission for Nigeria’s health sector – Ministers

The newly inaugurated health ministers reported at the Federal Ministry of Health, in the Federal Secretariat, Abuja, a few hours after the inauguration. Addressing journalists, Mr Ehanire said he would be following up with the agenda of the president on the delivery of quality healthcare delivery to the masses. Mr…

Suspected Taraba kidnap kingpin Hamisu Wadume

VIDEO: How I was freed by soldiers – kidnap kingpin Wadume

Hamisu Wadume, a suspected kidnap lord in Taraba State, has been re-arrested, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt from official sources. Police spokesperson, Frank Mba, said in a statement that Mr Wadume was arrested on August 19 in Layin Mai Allo Hotoro, Kano State. The official statement came hours after PREMIUM TIMES…

Kannywood group elects new executives

The Arewa Film Makers Association of Nigeria has concluded election in to various offices of the Association. The election, which took place on Saturday in Kano, was successful and winners have been presented with certificates. Various offices were contested for and winners have emerged. Veteran kannywood actors, who are also…

El-Rufai attends Sallah Durbar, gets new title

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Friday attended the annual Sallah Durbar in Lere town. Mr El-Rufai, who arrived Lere at 2:00 p.m., went straight to the palace of Sarkin Lere, Abubakar Muhammed II, who was waiting for him at the entrance of the palace. They both attended the…

VIDEO: Significance of Arafat day by Dr Bashir Aliyu Umar

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Abuja-Kaduna gridlock as tanker drivers blocked the highway.

Abuja-Kaduna Gridlock: Thousands of travellers spend the night on road

Despite the reopening of the Kaduna-Abuja road, as announced by the Kaduna State Government, thousands of road users passed the night on the road as the gridlock persisted. The Kaduna-Abuja road was blocked by angry tanker drivers in the early hours of Friday. The drivers insisted that Governor Nasir El-Rufai…

Kaduna-Abuja highway

Kaduna-Abuja road reopens after hours of gridlock

The Kaduna-Abuja highway is now open for travellers who were held in a gridlock from the early hours of Friday. The road was locked down for more than six hours with thousands of travellers stranded. The Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, in a statement…

Former Vice President, Namadi Sambo; Photo credits: Desert Herald

#RevolutionNow: Former Vice President Sambo disowns social media accounts

A former vice president, Namadi Sambo, has described as "mischievous and unsolicited" posts made on some Facebook and other social media pages in his name allegedly by unknown persons. A Facebook page which bears the former vice president’s name and picture shared a comment in Hausa, saying: “I am supporting…

El-Zakzaky

Kaduna govt moves to frustrate El-Zakzaky’s medical leave granted by court

The Kaduna State Government has filed at the Kaduna High Court "terms for strict supervision of the medical leave" granted an Islamic cleric, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife Zeenah Mr El-Zakzaky and his wife were granted leave to travel to India by a Kaduna high court after their lawyers proved…