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A building razed down in the Mambilla-Plateau attack

VIDEO: How latest Mambilla Plateau violence unfolded; leaving deaths, destruction

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Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai

PHOTOS: See Primary four questions Kaduna teachers could not answer

About two third of primary school teachers in Kaduna State failed to score up to 75 per cent when asked to write examinations meant for primary four students. This was disclosed by the governor of the state, Nasir El-Rufai on Monday while receiving a World Bank delegation in his office.…

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INTERVIEW: After Kannywood, my next big plan is getting a husband – Actress, Fati Garba

Kannywood actress, Fati Garba, has become a household name in less than four years. In this interview with PREMIUM TIMES, the Niger-State born actress speaks about her craft and passion for acting. PT: What motivated you to become an actress? Fati: I have always dreamt of becoming an actress and I…

VP Summit

VIDEO: Osinbajo at the Financial Times Africa Summit; What Makes Africa Work

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, delivered the keynote address at this year's Africa Summit, themed “What Makes Africa Work" in London, United Kingdom on 9th of October, 2017. [youtube] Video- Office of the Vice President

City Awards

Ali Nuhu, son win at City People Awards 2017

The annual City People Awards has been held and as usual Kannywood was not left out in the awards. The award which held on October 8 at Balmoral event centre, Oregun Ikeja, Lagos, was in recognition of veterans and rising stars in the Nigerian movie industry. Aminu Momo won the…

El-Rufai visits Tafa, assesses damage caused by tanker explosion

The Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has visited Tafa, Kagarko Local government area of the state to assess the level of damage caused by Saturday's tanker fire. Tafa village, which serves as a rendezvous for tanker drivers, is a notable spot for tanker accidents because drivers making stopovers usually park their…

Mother silhouette with baby

VOX-POP: Do you do exclusive breast feeding to your baby?


Ibe Kachikwu 
Minister of State for Petroleum

WATCH: Kachikwu arrives Villa to meet with Buhari


Kannywood Editor

INTERVIEW: Why I am Kannywood’s most sought-after editor – Aminu Mu’azu

Aminu says his quest for perfection and professionalism has made him the pick of every director and filmmaker in the Industry. In an Interview with PREMIUM TIMES in Abuja, the movie editor said “I believe in perfection and that is my ingredient.” PT: Every producer and director in Kannywood wants…

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai

Kaduna govt. assures residents of safety ahead of October 1

The Kaduna state government has assured residents of its readiness to sanction any person or group spreading rumours that could destabilise the peaceful co-existence of the people in the state. In a statement signed by the spokesperson to Governor Nasir El-Rufai, Samuel Aruwan, the government informed residents that law enforcement…

Ali Ahmadu

VIDEO: Young Chibok Boko Haram attack victim walking in Dubai Hospital



VIDEO: ” Most of the excess luggage carried by Nigerian pilgrims consist of trash” – NAHCON



Kannywood actor Lawal Nuhu eyes House of Reps seat in 2019

Kannywood A-list actor, Lawal Ahmad, has said that he will contest the House of Representative seat for Bakori/Danja Federal Constituency in 2019. The award-winning actor said this in an exclusive chat with PREMIUM TIMES on Thursday. He said, “I took this bold decision for the massive support I get from…


Kannywood: Hadiza Gabon features in first Nollywood movie

Kannywood award winning actress, Hadiza Gabon, has featured in her first Nollywood movie. Following the footsteps of Ali Nuhu, Sani Danja, Yakubu Mohammed and Maryam Booth, Hadiza will feature beside Mike Ezuruonye who invited the actress to feature in his new film titled "Lagos real fake life." Hadiza shared some…

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Kaduna APC endorses Buhari, El-Rufai for 2019

The All Progressives Congress in Kaduna State has endorsed the re-elections of President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Nasir El-Rufai in 2019. The APC in the state made this known at a stakeholders' meeting with party leaders from the 255 electoral wards of the state on Saturday. The meeting at the…

Turkish citizen, Abdülkadir Erkahraman with IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu. [Photgo credit: Daily Post Nigeria]

Turkey denies supporting Nnamdi Kanu’s IPOB

Turkey has denied supporting the secessionist agitations in Nigeria and disowned a Turkish citizen, Abdülkadir Erkahraman, who has expressed support for the Biafran agitation. Mr. Erkahraman identifies himself as the President of the International Nations Commercial Association in Turkey. He visited Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra,…

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Lil Ameer’s death, a loss to Kannywood – Adam Zango

Kannywood actor, Adam Zango, has described the death of Hausa singer, Lil Ameer, as a loss to Kannywood entertainment industry. Adam made this known on his Instagram page on Friday while paying tribute to the late singer. Zango wrote, “May Allah forgive you my brother and I pray Aljannat should…

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai

Resume or get sanctioned, Kaduna Government warns striking university lecturers

The Kaduna State Government has said that it regards as unlawful the strike embarked upon by the Kaduna State University, KASU branch of Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. In a statement signed by Governor Nasir El-Rufai's spokesperson, Samuel Aruwan, on Friday, the government affirmed that there is no trade…

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai

Abia violence: Kaduna govt assures residents of safety

The Kaduna State Government has assured residents of the state of their safety. A statement by the government on Thursday said the government and security agencies had taken appropriate action to protect life and property in the state. “The Kaduna State Government wishes to assure all residents of their safety.…

Cross section of Minister at the Federal Executive Council Meeting in Abuja on Wednesday (13/9/17)
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Buhari’s minister chides Atiku; says ‘Money cannot buy votes in Nigeria again’

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung has said that never again will any Nigerian politician win an election in the country by giving money to the electorate. Mr. Dalung said this while speaking with a local tea maker (Mai Shayi) in Jere Town, on his way to the…

President Muhammadu Buhari (2nd l) cutting the tape to inaugurate the Olam Feed Mill, Hatchery and Breeder Farm Facility in Kaduna on Tuesday (12/9/17). With him are: Gov Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna (l) Gov Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi (2nd r) Olam Regional Head, Asia and Africa, Mr Ranveer Singh Chauhan and the State Chief of Protocol (SCOP) Amb Lawal Kazaure
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Nigeria must feed itself – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Kaduna inaugurated Africa’s biggest hatchery and feed mill constructed by Olam Grains at the cost of over $150 million. Buhari, who inaugurated the company, had his speech read by Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh. He described Olam as one of the largest agro-based companies…

Stoning of the devil in Makkah, Saudi Arabia

VIDEO: Hajj 2017: The symbolic stoning of the devil in Jamarat


Left to Right: Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar

UPDATED: Even if Buhari runs in 2019, I will support Atiku, Minister says

The Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, has restated her position that she will support a former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, for the 2019 presidential election. Mrs. Alhassan, in an interview with BBC Hausa, added that even if President Muhammadu Buhari decides to contest in 2019, she would still support…

Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan

SHOCKING: Buhari’s Minister endorses Atiku for 2019

The Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, has endorsed a former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, for the 2019 presidential election. The minister made the endorsement when she led a private visit to Mr. Abubakar, a chieftain of Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress. "Your excellency, our father and our president by…


El-Rufai pays tribute to late veteran actor Kasimu Yero

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has described the late veteran actor, Kasimu Yero, as a shining star and a colossus of the creative industry. The governor said that the veteran actor, who died at 70 on Sunday afternoon, will be missed. In a statement by his spokesperson, Samuel Aruwan,…