Kannywood Movie Review: Bikin Yar Gata

The movie is another take on Cinderella.

Entertainment Round-Up: P-Square’s Paul Okoye set for March 22 traditional wedding in Port Harcourt

D’banj is a “legendary womaniser”, says UK newspaper Nigerian music star, D’banj, has been labelled a “legendary womaniser” by the UK Newspaper, Daily Mail. The label was with respect to rumours of a romance between Real Housewives of Atlanta star, Kenya Moore, and “Africa Prince”. According to the Daily Mail, based on reports in Nigerian […]

Meet Kannywood’s only female director – Muhibbat Abdussalam

Muhibbat was inspired by her husband, Hassan Giggs. Muhibbat Abdussalam is a phenomenon in the Hausa film industry, being the first and, presently, the only female director in Kannywood. Her husband, Hassan Gigs, who inspired her to become a director, is a producer and director himself. In this exclusive interview with PREMIUM TIMES, the movie […]

Kannywood Movie Review: Fatima Mohammed is Shu’uma

The actress brings a sweet mischievousness to the role

Kannywood: Rabi Mustapha is dead

Actress died on Wednesday


Nigeria Entertainment Round-up: Skales may move to Timaya’s Dem Mama Records

This week’s entertainment news

Movie Review: Kanywood meets Nollywood; Ibro and Osuofia in MAJA

The highly anticipated comedy was released last week

Seun Kuti {Photo credit: OkayAfrica}

Nigeria Entertainment roundup: Seun Kuti condemns anti-gay law

Entertainment roundup for the week. Music video director, Clarence Peters accused of stealing concepts Entertainment website, Nigeria Entertainment Today (thenet.ng) has accused music video director, Clarence Peters, of stealing video concepts. In a piece titled, How Clarence Peters stole concepts, footage for Ice Prince and Tiwa Savage Music Videos, NET detailed how Peters, who is […]

Kannywood: Comedian, Shehu “Golobo” Jibril, is dead

Golobo died on Thursday

I brought John Okafor, Nkem Owoh to Kannywood – Usman Uzee

Usman won multiple awards for Oga Abuja

Kannywood singer, Naziru Ahmed, weds

Nazir got married on Sunday.

Kano government warns residents against movie piracy

Kano is the base of the Kannywood movie industry.

PREMIUM TIMES Top five Kannywood movies of 2013

The best and the brightest of Kannywood movies

INTERVIEW: Kannywood needs training school for actors – Fati Musa

Fati Musa said her favourite Nollywood actress is Mercy Johnson.

MTN Kannywood Awards: Ali Nuhu, Sani Danja, others win

The award held in Kano on Saturday night.

INTERVIEW: Kannywood director, Balala, to release own movie in 2014

The actor is known amongst his peers as the Wizkid.

Kannywood: I won’t return to dancing – Rahama Sadau

Rahama also said Tonto Dikeh is her favourite Nollywood actress.

Chinese movie recorded officially in Hausa set for airing

Popular Kannywood actress, Fati Musa, was among those taken to China for the project.

Kannywood’s Mustapha Badamasi weds Amina

The event was attended by popular Kannywood actors.

Kannywood’s Ali Nuhu wins at NEA awards

 He won the best supporting actor in film award.

Kannywood to release first science fiction movie ‘ADUNIYA’

Ibrahim Maishinku is the lead actor in the movie.

Kannywood: I have been divorced only once – Adam Zango

The actor said he has no official social media accounts.

Kannywood: Adam Zango releases new music video ‘Sabon Salo’

The video is not yet for sale in Kano. Popular Kannywood singer and actor, Adam Zango, has released a new music video album. The video was released during last week’s Sallah celebration. The video was shot in Kaduna and its lead track, earlier released as a single titled ‘MAMAYE,’ was shot in the Sahara sand […]

Kannywood producers lift suspension on Nafisa Abdullahi

The actress is currently on location for a movie. Popular Kannywood actress, Nafisa Abdullahi, who was recently suspended from taking part in movies by the Arewa Film Makers Association of Nigeria, AFMAN, has been recalled from suspension. Nafisa was suspended for allegedly violating some of the association’s rules governing the conduct of artists in the […]

Kannywood movie set

Exclusive (Pictures): The making of Kannywood’s first seasonal movie ‘YAMUTSIN RAYUWA’

The movie is shot in Kano, Kaduna, Abuja, and Sudan. Top actors and actresses in Kannywood are currently on location for the shooting of what could be the first seasonal movie in the Hausa movie industry. The movie, titled ‘YAMUTSIN RAYUWA’, is shot in various locations including Kaduna, Kano, Abuja, and Sudan with the shooting […]