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Kannywood actress, Rahama Sadau, honoured in U.S

Kannywood actress, Rahama Sadau, has been honoured by the Women Illuminated Film Festival paralleled to the United Nation’s 62nd Annual Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), in New York. The inaugural festival, highlighted works of women filmmakers, Features, documentaries. Rahama who was honoured as a ‘shining light’ of the…


El-Rufai directs security beef-up along Kaduna-Plateau border

Security agencies in Kaduna State have been directed to work with their counterparts in Plateau State to contain the crisis along the border between the two states. The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, gave the directive on Tuesday. Mr. El-Rufai made this known in a statement signed by his spokesperson,…

Prominent Islamic cleric criticises wedding of Ganduje’s daughter to Ajimobi’s son

A prominent Kaduna-based Islamic preacher, Ahmed Gumi, has described the glamorous wedding of Fatima Ganduje and Idris Ajimobi, children of two Nigerian governors, as a disgrace to Islam and parenting in northern Nigeria. Mr. Gumi also warned the people of Kano to be cautious of what he called the "wrath…

VIDEO: We shouldn’t give women too much opportunity – Nigerian lawmaker


AUDIO: What Buhari actually said in Taraba about Mambilla, Benue killings


AUDIO: What Buhari actually said in Taraba about Mambilla, Benue killings

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said that the number of persons killed in herdsmen and farmers clashes and other violent attacks in Mambilla Plateau, Sardauna Local Government Area of Taraba State, and Zamfara combined were more than those who lost their lives in Benue State. Speaking in Jalingo during a…

VIDEO: Hauwa Leman Heart Wrenching Abduction at Rann, Borno

VIDEO: Boko Haram contacted me over abducted #Dapchi girls – Aisha Wakil

Kannywood make-up artist produces first movie

Multi-talented Kannywood make-up artist, Mansur ‘Makeup’, has commenced shooting and production of his first movie in the industry. Mansur had told PREMIUM TIMES of his plan to venture in to film production. “I have always wanted to produce a movie, but I also want to be good in my work.…


El-Rufai, Police speak on Kaduna mayhem

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has directed the arrest and prosecution of all persons responsible for Monday's mayhem which occurred in Kasuwan Magani in Kajuru local government area. The government said that security agencies must, ''investigate the incident, arrest and make available for prosecution the perpetrators.'' There was pandemonium…


VIDEO: What Buhari told freed lecturers, policewomen


KANNYWOOD: Fati SU dazzles fans with enthralling pictures on Instagram

Kannywood actress, Fati SU, has flooded her Instagram page with captivating pictures tagging them the 2018 faces of Fati. It has been a show of style among the actors and actress of Kannywood since January 2018 as they flood their Instagram pages with new photos. Adam Zango, Rahama Sadau, Nafeesat…

VIDEO: 70 per cent of Nigeria’s foreign missions are under funded – Senator Sani


Kaduna initiates Fellows Programme to empower youth

The Kaduna State Government said it will begin the Kashim Ibrahim Fellows Programme in June 2018. The inaugural class of the fellowship will resume in June 2018 for a year-long period of work and study intended to help build leadership ability in promising young people, aged between 25 and 35…

El-Rufai responds to APC faction’s query

The governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai, has responded to a query issued to him, Friday, by a faction of the All Progressive Congress in the state, describing it as a "sham and laughable". The Shuaibu Inuwa Wada-led Kaduna state factional APC, had issued a query to the governor and…

VIDEO: Workers protest as NHIS Executive Secretary Yusuf resumes


Adam Zango, Ali Nuhu reconcile after months of acrimony

Kannywood most celebrated actors, Adam Zango and Ali Nuhu, have finally reconciled after a spat that began in 2017. The altercation between the two was like a melting ice moment that almost fractured the entire industry. Zango and Nuhu initially fell apart over a scandal involving Rahama Sadau in February…


How we are addressing petrol scarcity – Kaduna governor

The Kaduna State Government has warned petroleum products marketers against the diversion of the products to the black market, an act that has worsened scarcity of the product in the state. The state government stated this shortly after the state executive council meeting in Kaduna on Monday. The government also…


We’ve won a victory for public education in Kaduna – El-Rufai

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Monday said the state has secured a major victory for public education by defeating an indefinite strike by the Nigerian Union of Teachers, NUT without recalling any of the sacked teachers. The NUT, supported by the Nigeria Labour Congress, had called the strike…

How I landed my first role in Kannywood big budget movie – Hajara Isah

Kannywood actress, Hajara Isah, is fast becoming a household name in the Hausa movie industry. Quite lucky, her first movie role was in Adam Zango’s big budget movie, Gwaska, released in 2015. PREMIUM TIMES had a chat with the 22-year-old actress in Abuja recently where she spoke about her foray…

2019: APC chairpersons reject party’s senator, endorse opponent

The chairpersons of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the six local governments that make up Kaduna Central Senatorial district have endorsed a rival candidate as senator for the zone. The district is currently represented in the Senate by Shehu Sani, an activist and member of the APC. Mr. Sani…

VIDEO: Osinbajo delivers ‘Africa Rising’ Lecture at Harvard Business School


Kaduna the State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Agyole Abeh, left, with Deputy-Commissioner of Police Operations, Abdulrahman Ahmed, during a press briefing by the Kaduna State Police Commissioner of Kaduna on the planned protest by National Labour Congress (NLC) and Nigeria Union Teachers (NUT) in Kaduna.

Showdown looms in Kaduna: Police, State govt ban rally; NLC vows to proceed

The Kaduna State Government and the police have warned against the mass protest scheduled for the state capital on Thursday. However, the Nigeria Labour Congress has vowed to proceed with the rally called over the sack of workers by the state government. The President of the NLC, Ayuba Wabba, on…

Teachers strike will not stop Kaduna’s education reforms, El-Rufai says

The Kaduna State Government on Monday commended teachers who shunned the strike called by their union and reported for duty in their schools. The government vowed that the strike will not affect its education reform. The Nigerian Union of Teachers had called on teachers to stay away from schools, which…


Strike: Obey NUT, get punished, El-Rufai warns Kaduna teachers

The Kaduna State Government has warned its school teachers not to obey the call by the Nigerian Union of Teachers to embark on an indefinite strike starting on Monday. Academic activities are scheduled to resume in all government schools on January 8 across the state after the Christmas and New…