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Kannywood actress, Nafeesat, directs first movie

A Kannywood actress, Nafeesat Abdullahi, has announced that she will be directing a movie for the first time. "All your prayers are needed. I will be putting the director's cap for the first time," she said on Friday. Under her label, 'Nafs Production', she will be directing the new film…

Adebayo-Shittu

VIDEO: Why MTN fine was reviewed by the President – Shittu

The law guiding each agency is very clear. My role as the Minister of Communications is to provide the appropriate policy direction for them. What happened between MTN and NCC was about operational issues. Those are different: policy is different from operation. If I give you instruction, sell this thing…

VIDEO: Elisha Abbo weeps, apologises to Nigerians

"It is with a deep sense of remorse and responsibility that I, Senator Elisha Abbo profoundly apologise to all Nigerians, the Senate, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), my family, friends as well as our mothers, the Nigerian women. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXnCE-9D0_s&w=560&h=315]

VIDEO: Nigerian senator caught on camera assaulting woman at sex toy shop

Nigeria's youngest senator has been caught on camera physically assaulting a woman at an adult toy shop in Abuja. Elisha Abbo, representing Adamawa North Senatorial District, descended on the woman after she pleaded with him not to physically assault the shop owner whom the senator had accused of insulting him…

VIDEO: How we can tackle insecurity in West Africa – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the security challenges in the West African subregion can only be effectively tackled if a common strategy is adopted by member states. Mr Buhari stated this at the opening of the 55th ordinary session of the Summit of the ECOWAS, in Abuja on Saturday. He…

Mrs Victoria Govina: pleads desperately for assistance to ensure the release of her 18 year old son John, on bail. Mr John was detained before his 18th year, over allegations of murder

VIDEO: How my teenage son was arrested by police – Mother

In this interview with Delta State based middle-aged trader, Victoria Govina mother of a teenage inmate, John, the woman narrates the incident that led to her son's arrest. According to Ms Govina, her 18-year-old son who was arrested before attaining the age of 18 is only a victim of circumstance…

VIDEO: Our priorities in Nigeria – World Bank

The World Bank Country Director in Nigeria, Rachid Benmessaoud, said the bank’s mission in the country was to fight poverty and build prosperity. “Our priorities, during our engagement with the governors was around investing in human capital, investing in people to have access to basic education, health services, social protection.…

Kayode Fayemi NGF

VIDEO: Why Nigerian governors borrow from World Bank – Fayemi

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) on Wednesday met with World Bank officials to review the bank’s engagements in the country and at state levels. NGF Chairman and Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, disclosed this while addressing reporters after the meeting that was held in Abuja. Mr Fayemi said that…

Kannywood ZeeZee releases first musical single

Kannywood’s ZeeZee releases clip of first music video

A Kannywood actress, Ummi ZeeZee, has announced the release of her new musical single. The song is titled Janglover. [gallery type="rectangular" ids="335337"] Zeezee released a clip of the single on her Instagram page on Sunday. "The Video Album will drop soon," Zeezee wrote on her Instagram page. The 17 seconds…

The Kaduna State government says the new ASD mosque violated building plan

Kaduna govt opposes new mosque for violating building plan

The Kaduna State government has spoken about its opposition to the new ASD Juma'at Mosque in the state capital Kaduna businessman, Sani Dauda, popularly known as ASD, built the mosque in his house. The mosque began operations two weeks ago. However, the development control department of the state blocked worshipers…

Mob blocks Abuja-Kaduna road over ‘extra-judicial killing’

Irate youth at Azara and Jere communities along Kaduna-Abuja road blocked the highway on Friday evening over an alleged killing by security operatives. According to one angry youth, Bello, the police at the Azara check-point killed one person and injured another resident ''for not giving them N50 bribe''. PREMIUM TIMES…

VIDEO: I am focused on achieving three things at the Senate – Okorocha

“I am here to do things dear to my heart. One of them is: the bridge connecting the south-east to other ethnic groups seems to be very faulty, resulting from the politics we have played in the south-east. It will be my pleasure to reconnect this bridge so that the…

Senator Ali Ndume addressing journalists after his loss to Ahmed Lawan for the seat of the Senate President

VIDEO: I don’t see myself as a loser – Ndume

Borno South Senator, Ali Ndume, said the All Progressives Congress (APC) should commend him for insisting on running in the election of the Senate President of the ninth Senate. Mr Ndume eventually lost the election to the candidate endorsed by the APC, Ahmed Lawan. Mr Ndume said his insistence on…

VIDEO: We are yet to take position on state police – Nigerian governors

The governors of the 36 states of Nigeria on Friday said no position has been taken on the creation of state police in the country. The chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Kayode Fayemi, stated this at the end of a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential…

Goje Danjuma after meeting with Buhari

VIDEO: Why I stepped down for Lawan – Goje

Danjuma Goje, a Nigerian senator (APC-Gombe Central), on Thursday explained why he decided to step down his ambition for Ahmed Lawan (APC-Yobe) in the race for the Senate presidency in the ninth Assembly. Mr Goje, who thanked his supporters and associates across the country, spoke with reporters after a meeting…

VIDEO: Why I want to be the next senate president – Lawal

“I believe that is the way to go, we want to go to the ninth Senate focused and united right from onset, kickstart our activities which is very important at this time. “The country needs a Senate that is focused and united for optimum performance and I believe that the…

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai

El-Rufai reappoints spokesperson Aruwan, other aides

The Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has reappointed three of his senior special assistants. A government statement signed by the principal private secretary to Mr El-Rufai said the governor has begun making appointments to offices that do not require confirmation or approval by the State House of Assembly. "Samuel Aruwan,…

KANNYWOOD: MOPPAN moves to sanction producers who make love-themed films

The President of the Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (MOPPAN), Kabiru Maikaba, has said that soon, the Kannywood film regulatory body will stop producers from making love-themed movies. Mr Maikaba, who spoke to BBC Hausa on Thursday, said the Kannywood film producers concentrate more on producing love-themed movies instead…

VIDEO: What we did to 2019 budget – Dogara

"The executive proposes what they intend to do and the representatives of the people in the National Assembly decides what is the priority." [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YS4WWsAHyXo&w=560&h=315]

Buhari Signing

VIDEO: How National Assembly padded 2019 budget – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the 2019 appropriation bill of N8.92 trillion into law but said adjustment of the budget by the National Assembly may affect its smooth implementation. Speaking at the event which took place at the president’s mini-conference room, Presidential Villa, Abuja, Mr Buhari said the addition…

Magajin Garin Daura, Musa Umar. [PHOTO CREDIT: DailyTrust]

District head of Buhari’s community, Daura, still in captivity three weeks after kidnap

Exactly three weeks since the Magajin Garin Daura, Musa Umar, was kidnapped by gunmen at his residence in Daura, President Muhammadu Buhari’s home-town, no news of his whereabouts has been heard yet. Mr Umar was whisked away by four gunmen in Daura town on May 1. The gunmen, suspected to…

Top Kannywood actors get new endorsements

Kannywood top actors, Ali Nuhu, Usman Uzee and Maryam Booth are now CarXie ambassadors. The actors signed an endorsement agreement with the company’s representatives in Abuja on Friday. Like Uber and Taxify, CarXie is a Nigerian car hire service operating in many states of the country including Lagos, Abuja, Kaduna,…

Governor Nasir El-Rufai

VIDEO: If you believe everything that comes out of the Nigerian Senate, you will have mental health problems -El-Rufai

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Nasir El-Rufai - godfatherism

VIDEO: I have no apology for my comment on godfatherism in Lagos – El-Rufai

Speaking after his meeting with the president Muhammadu Buhari, governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna said he discussed security matters affecting his state with Mr Buhari. He said the meeting also discussed the Abuja/ Kaduna expressway. He assured that “based on the measures taken so far by security agencies, the Kaduna/Abuja…

Akinwunmi Ambode

VIDEO: Why I visited Buhari – Ambode

Governor of Lagos state Akinwunmi Ambode speaks about tenure as governor after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1awAb2EWwg&w=560&h=315]