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KANNYWOOD: It will take Kannywood years to get back on its feet – Hassana Dalhat

Kannywood film marketer and promoter, Hassana Dalhat, has said that the Hausa film industry will remain challenged for a very long time before any miracle to get it back on its feet happens. She said this is especially in terms of generating revenue for itself. In an interview with PREMIUM…

Sadiya-Umar-Farouq Message

PROMOTED: COVID-19 Lockdown Briefing by Minister of Humanitarian Affairs


Nigerian Lawyer - Mike Ozhekhome

VIDEO: Lawyers speak on Supreme Court judgement dismissing Yari’s review appeal

Reading the majority judgement, Justice John Okoro said the apex court lacked the jurisdiction to review its own judgement. “The finality of the Supreme Court is sealed,” he held. “The application is a gross abuse of court process, it is frivolous. “The application is hereby dismissed.” Justice Okoro further awarded…

Market Woman

VIDEO: Traders lament closure of Wuse market in Abuja

One of the market women, who gave her as Nneka, told our reporter although the closure of the market was necessary, "government handling will likely expose the people to untold hardship and difficulties." [youtube]

Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha.

VIDEO: 7 Measures to tackle COVID-19 Spread in Nigeria – Boss Mustapha

The Nigerian government has announced the immediate closure of all the country's borders to human traffic. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, stated this while addressing a news conference on Monday. [youtube]

VIDEO: Nigerian governors visit Lagos explosion site, donate N200 million

Representatives of the Nigeria Governors' Forum on Saturday visited the Abule Ado explosion site in Lagos for an on-the-spot assessment of the devastating effects of recent gas explosions that claimed many lives and destroyed several properties worth billions of naira.

Zaharadden Sani and his Dog

INTERVIEW: KANNYWOOD: Why I chose dog as lead actor for my new film – Zaharadden

Kannywood's Zaharadden Sani, popularly called Kannywood Macho Man, has told PREMIUM TIMES that for the first time Kannywood will see a film that will feature a dog as the lead actor. Sani said he always wanted to do something different in Kannywood. PT: Why did you choose a dog as…

Viewing centers in Kaduna

Coronavirus: Nigerian football fans, viewing centres lament suspension of European leagues

Football viewing centres in Kaduna town are counting their losses following the suspension of major European football leagues to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Many countries in Europe, which is hard hit by the pandemic, such as Italy, England, France, Spain and Scotland have announced the suspension of…

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomole Photo: DailyPost

VIDEO: Why we took Oshiomhole to court – Afolabi

Mr Oshiomhole was suspended on Wednesday following an application filed by an applicant, Oluwale Afolabi, in January, before Justice Danlami Senchi. Mr Afolabi's interlocutory injunction application challenges Mr Oshiomhole's continuous right to parade himself as the party national chairman after initial suspension by his primary ward in Edo State. [youtube…

Ihedioha Supreme Court judgement

VIDEO: Lawyers speak on Supreme Court judgement dismissing Ihedioha’s review appeal

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed an application filed by Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), asking it to set aside a judgement that declared Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) the Imo State governor. [youtube]

Maryam Booth

Nude Video: Maryam Booth sues ex-lover Deezell

Nigerian actress, Maryam Booth, has sued her ex-lover, Ibrahim Rufai, also known as Deezell for allegedly leaking a three-second video of her fully unclad on social media. PREMIUM TIMES reported how Maryam accused Deezell of leaking the video. Deezell denied the allegation. Maryam has filed a lawsuit against Deezell at…

Govenor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos explaining how Italian brought #Coronavirus to Nigeria

VIDEO: Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos explaining how Italian brought #Coronavirus to Nigeria

Nigeria has recorded its first case of Coronavirus after an Italian national tested positive to the virus, the Federal Ministry of Health has said The case was confirmed on Thursday [youtube]

Buba Galadima

AUDIO: Sacking me from my house is injustice – Buba Galadima

“This is injustice and attempt to humiliate me. But, God will not let them. They sacked me and over 50 people that sleep in this apartment. We don’t know where to go. We will remain on the streets. We will remain on the streets until God provides another place for…

Sadiq Sani Sani

I won’t stop dancing in movies – Sadiq Sani

Kannywood actor, Sani Sadiq, has revealed that he will not stop dancing in Hausa movies until when he gets old and cannot dance again. Sadiq said this in an interview with BBC Hausa on Wednesday. Sadiq said he will not stop dancing in Hausa films ''not anytime soon because I…

Patrick Lumumba

VIDEO: Are you honourable members or horrible members? Lumumba

Nigeria's development has been slow-paced for too long, largely due to lack of visionary leadership, an anti-corruption advocate told federal lawmakers on Wednesday. Patrick Lumumba, a former director of Kenya's anti-corruption commission, also asked the Nigerian lawmakers if they are 'honourable members or horrible members.' He referred the lawmakers to…

Ibrahim Rufai, also known as Deezell

Nude Video: Deezell sues ex-lover Maryam Booth, demands N10 million

Ibrahim Rufai, also known as Deezell, has sued his ex-lover and popular Kannywood actress, Maryam Booth, for false accusation and defamation of character. PREMIUM TIMES reported how Maryam accused Deezell of leaking a three seconds video of her fully unclad on social media. “In a situation like this, one needs…

Buhari Visit to Maiduguri

Boko Haram: Protesters boo Buhari in Maiduguri

Protesters on Wednesday booed President Muhammadu Buhari when he travelled to Maiduguri to "sympathise" over recent Boko Haram attacks. A video circulated on social media showed hundreds of protesters on the road while the president's convoy drove past. "Buhari, we don't like you. We don't want you anymore," the protesters…

Yele Sowore and Shehu Sani

VIDEO: I’ve not been freed – Sowore

A Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, and a former senator, Shehu Sani, were at the Federal High Court in Abuja Monday to observe the trial of an activist, Omoyele Sowore. [youtube]

Odinkalu Chidi

VIDEO: Rule of law is totally messed up in Nigeria – Odinkalu

A Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, and a former senator, Shehu Sani, were at the Federal High Court in Abuja Monday to observe the trial of an activist, Omoyele Sowore. A former chairman of Nigeria's human rights commission, Chidi Odinkalu, was also in court for the trial. Mr Soyinka arrived at…

Maryam Booth

Actress Maryam Booth threatens to sue ex-lover over nude video

Kannywood actress, Maryam Booth, has accused her former lover, Ibrahim Rufai, of leaking her nude video on social media. #MaryamBooth trended on social media platform including Twitter, Facebook and Instagram on Friday after a leaked nude video of the actress was leaked. The three seconds nude video was shot in…

Actor accuses Kano govt of shutting studio over PDP membership

Kannywood actor and singer, Sani Danja, has criticised the Kano State government for locking up his photo and recording studio in Kano. He called the action a political clampdown on the 'opposition' in the entertainment industry. The actor, who spoke with the BBC Hausa, said it was indeed a clampdown…

From L to R, minister of information, Lai Mohammed, minister of health, Osagie Ehanire, permanent secretary Abdulaziz Abdullahi

VIDEO: Coronavirus: Nigeria Intensifies surveillance, sets up response teams – Minister of Health

Mr Ehanire said the committee was formed because Nigerians are looking up to the government to protect their health. He said the committee will coordinate the prevention and response activities in preparation for the eventuality of an outbreak in the country. “The committee was put in place to oversee the…

Maryam Sanda in court

VIDEO: Maryam Sanda sentenced to death for killing husband

The Federal Capital Territory High Court, on Monday, found Maryam Sanda guilty of killing her husband, Bilyaminu Bello. Ms Sanda was sentenced to death by hanging by the judge. The Nigerian police charged Ms Sanda for culpable homicide in November 2017 and sought the death penalty against the accused in…

KANNYWOOD INTERVIEW: I want to look beyond acting in 2020 – Fati SU

Fati SU, a popular Kannywood actress, says she will be taking time off the Hausa film industry for other personal engagements. Fati has featured in many movies and is sought by many Kannywood movie producers and directors. In this interview with PREMIUM TIMES in Abuja, Fati said she will be…

Toyin Osadolo

VIDEO: Abuja gardeners earn big selling flowers

“Here in Abuja, go and look around, other gardeners doing well are all looking up to me,” Mr Ezeala said. His wife quickly quipped: “Flower business gives you the opportunity to meet ‘big men’, as flowers are usually purchased by the elite.” [youtube]