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Kannywood star actress, Nafeesa Abdullahi. [PHOTO CREDIT: BBC]

Kannywood mourns as Nafeesat Abdullahi loses mother

Colleagues have condoled with Kannywood star actress, Nafeesa Abdullahi, on the death of her mother. Nafeesat announced the death of her mother on her Instagram page on Saturday. "16 years ago one of the two walls shattered, when my father died, and you never allowed us felt his absence, you…

VIDEO: Abuja Building Collapse: Many burried in debris – Building expert

VIDEO: Two feared dead, many trapped in Abuja building collapse

Mahmoud Abubakar Balarabe, SAN

VIDEO: Tears as NBA President, others pay tribute to Raufu Mustapha


#FreeSamuelOgundipe: Protest rocks Abuja over police detention of PREMIUM TIMES journalist

VIDEO: #FreeSamuelOgundipe: Protest rocks Abuja over police detention of PREMIUM TIMES journalist


Dino Melaye

VIDEO: ” What happened today was a democratic coup” – Dino Melaye


Sheikh Ahmad Algarkawi,

UPDATED: Kidnapped Kaduna cleric, Sheikh Algarkawi, freed

The Kaduna Islamic cleric kidnapped last week, Ahmad Algarkawi, has been freed, the police said on Sunday. Mukhtar Aliyu, the spokesman for the police in Kaduna, confirmed the release to PREMIUM TIMES. "Yes the sheikh has been rescued by the police in Kaduna. And as far as I know there…


Kaduna court to decide El-Zakzaky’s bail October 4

A Kaduna High Court on Thursday fixed October 4 to rule on the bail application of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim Zakzaky, and his wife Zinat. The presiding judge, Gideon Kurada, adjourned the matter after counsel to the defendants, Maxwell Kyon, moved the application for…

VIDEO: Large Crowd in Sokoto tell Tambuwal to join PDP


IMN protesters

Zaria Killings: Court frees scores of Shiite IMN members of wrongdoing

A Kaduna High Court on Tuesday freed scores of Shiites accused of wrongdoing by the Kaduna State Government in the violence of December 2015 that led to the massacre of over 300 Shiites. The judge, D.S. Wyom, discharged all the accused while ruling in a no case submission filed by…

Suleman Hunkuyi

2019: Kaduna APC replies Hunkuyi

The Kaduna State All Progressive Congress has said that it will not be distracted by the recent comments made by the senator representing Kaduna North, Suleiman Hunkuyi, that he is back to the Peoples Democratic Party to help the party regain power in 2019. Mr Hunkuyi is among 14 senators…

VIDEO: What you need to know about Hepatitis – Dr Tavershima Adongo


Mr Ephraim Ikpe, Publisher The Waves newspaper

Nigerian journalist suspended from Union for publishing fake stories

A newspaper publisher in Nigeria has been suspended from a local press union for publishing fake stories. The suspended journalist, Ephraim Ikpe, was reported to the union for using The Wave, a local newspaper he publishes in Akwa Ibom State, to run fake stories against Cletus Ukpong who is PREMIUM…

Mr Essien Ndueso, media aide to Governor Udom Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom governor’s aide makes U-turn, says rot in public school “very ugly”

A media aide to the Akwa Ibom governor who has been campaigning strenuously to discredit PREMIUM TIMES investigative series on public schools in the state has finally admitted to the rot in one of the affected schools. The aide, Essien Ndueso, has also been on a smear campaign against our reporter,…

VIDEO: “I will negotiate, persuade, talk but not derail from core principles of APC” – Oshiomhole


INTERVIEW: Cancellation of proposed film village bad for Kannywood – Ummah Shehu

Kannywood's Ummah Shehu has told PREMIUM TIMES that not having a film village in Kano was a big disaster for the kannywood entertainment industry. In an interview with the actress and producer in Abuja, Ummah said Kannywood would have been a world class entertainment label if the proposed film village…

President Muhammadu Buhari (M) congratulating the Newly elected National Chairman of APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole (R) While Vice President Yemi Osinbajo looks on during the closing ceremony of the party’s 2018 National Convention at the Eagles Square Abuja on Sunday (24/6/18) 03376//24/6/2018/ICE/NAN

VIDEO: No minister is above the party – Oshiomhole


APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole

VIDEO: We are talking to aggrieved members of APC – Oshiomhole


Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel

CPJ, CLO, others tackle Akwa Ibom govt over attack on Premium Times journalist

The Akwa Ibom State Government has come under severe criticism for sponsoring a smear campaign against a PREMIUM TIMES journalist, Cletus Ukpong. Mr Ukpong’s name and photograph appeared in fake stories in local newspapers in Akwa Ibom immediately PREMIUM TIMES began running his investigative series which exposed the rot in…

VIDEO: While votes counting is ongoing, PDP supporters celebrate ‘victory’on the street of Ado Ekiti

While votes counting is ongoing, PDP supporters celebrate 'victory'on the street of Ado Ekiti

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom govt launches attack on Premium Times journalist who exposed collapsed schools

The Akwa Ibom state government has launched a blistering media campaign against a PREMIUM TIMES journalist, Cletus Ukpong, whose investigative reports exposed the rot in public schools in the oil-rich state. The six-part investigative series, which have prompted debates on the state government priorities and spending, detailed the harrowing experience…

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai

Hunkuyi, Ashiru, Sani no match for El-Rufai in 2019 – Aruwan

Samuel Aruwan, the spokesperson to Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has said that no governorship aspirant in the state can defeat Mr El-Rufai in 2019. "None of the current aspirants for the position of governor of Kaduna State can beat Malam (El-Rufai). They only aspire to be there but they…

‘Reformed APC’ names leaders (SEE LIST)

The splinter faction of Nigeria's ruling party, APC, has named its national and state leaders. The faction, which calls itself "Reformed APC" addressed a press conference in Abuja on Wednesday. Buba Galadima, who read the text of the press statement, was announced as the national chairman of the faction; while Kassim Afeguba, a…

VIDEO: How Buhari’s ministers, officials shortchanged my child in railway scholarship – Mother


VIDEO: BBOG members harassed at the Villa gate by security operatives