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Kannywood actress, Mrs Rukayya Umar, has cautioned social media users against showing the faces and images of rape victims to protect them from stigma.

Kannywood actress cautions on revealing identities of rape victims

Kannywood actress, Mrs Rukayya Umar, has cautioned social media users against showing the faces and images of rape victims to protect them from stigma.
A famous Hausa television station in Kano, Arewa 24, has complied with the Kano State Censorship Board’s order to stop airing two drama series.

Kano TV station obeys board’s order halting airing of offensive dramas

A famous Hausa television station in Kano, Arewa 24, has complied with the Kano State Censorship Board’s order to stop airing two drama series.
Kannywood actor Ali Nuhu

Ali Nuhu: I have not contracted coronavirus

Amidst reports in certain quarters that top Kannywood movie star, Ali Nuhu, had contracted the Coronavirus which has now assumed a pandemic level, the movie star has come out to say that there was no truth in the report.
Ibrahim Rufai, also known as Deezell, has sued his ex-lover and popular Kannywood actress, Maryam Booth, for false accusation and defamation of character.

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.
Kannywood actress, Maryam Booth, has accused her former lover, Ibrahim Rufai, of leaking her nude video on social media.

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.
29 Nigerian words and expressions were added in the latest (January 2020) updates of Oxford English Dictionary.

Full list of Nigerian words in Oxford dictionary latest update

29 Nigerian words and expressions were added in the latest (January 2020) updates of Oxford English Dictionary.

Oxford dictionary adds Danfo, Okada, Tokunbo, K-leg, 25 others in latest update

Oxford English Dictionary has added 29 Nigerian words and expressions in its January updates to the dictionary.
Kannywood top actresses, Rahama Sadau and Fati Washa, were some of the winners from the Hausa movie industry on Saturday at the 23 Africa Films Award 2019 in London.

Rahama Sadau, Fati Washa win big at Africa Films Award in London

Kannywood top actresses, Rahama Sadau and Fati Washa, were some of the winners from the Hausa movie industry on Saturday at the 23 Africa Films Award 2019 in London.
Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso

Kannywood is on the brink of collapse – actor

A kannywood actor, Zaharadden Sani, has called on the Nigerian government to urgently look into the Kannywood film industry as it is in the brink of total collapse.
Binta Kofar Soro

Kannywood mourns mother actress Binta Kofar Soro

The Hausa Film Industry, Kannywood, has lost a member, Hajiya Binta Kofar Soro, who was popular for her motherly role in movies.
A famous Kannywood actress, Sadiya Kabala, has cautioned her colleagues against growing rate of hate speech on the social media targeted at their colleagues in the industry.

Actress cautions colleagues against hate speech on social media

A famous Kannywood actress, Sadiya Kabala, has cautioned her colleagues against growing rate of hate speech on the social media targeted at their colleagues in the industry.

Kannywood: Expert calls for industry’s re-evaluation

Kannywood deserves serious intervention, re-evaluation and boost from stakeholders, says film expert Muhsin Ibrahim.
Prince Adam A Zango

Kannywood artist Adam Zango declares support for Atiku Abubakar

Popular Kannywood entertainer and Muhammadu Buhari supporter, Adam Zango, has dumped his support for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Vehicular and human activities have been suspended in different parts of Kano where the campaign trail of President Muhammadu Buhari landed on Thursday.

Famous Kannywood artistes thrill crowd at APC’s campaign in Kano

Prominent Kannywood Artistes on Thursday thrilled the crowd at President Muhammadu Buhari re-election campaign rally held at the Sani Abacha stadium in Kano.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday appointed his wife, Aisha, and the wife of the Vice-President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, to serve on the Presidential Advisory Committee on the Elimination of Drug Abuse in the country.

Aisha Buhari, Dolapo Osinbajo lead APC women, youth presidential campaign

First Lady Aisha Buhari has been appointed the chairperson of the All Progressives Congress Women and Youths Presidential Campaign team for the 2019 election.
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Emir Sanusi gets official ‘chief singer’

The Kano State Emirate Council has announced its plan to turban a Kannywood singer, Naziru Ahmad, as “Sarkin Maiwakar Sarkin Kano” (Chief Singer of the Emir of Kano) Muhammadu Sanusi II.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

2019: Atiku Abubakar to revamp entertainment industry, tackle piracy

Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, says if elected, he will implement policies that will foster development of the Entertainment industry and protect practitioners against piracy.
Ish'aq Modibo Kawu

NBC completes digital mapping of Nigeria

Malam Is’haq Modibbo Kawu, Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), on Tuesday said that the commission had completed work on digital mapping of the entire country.

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Church excommunicates cleric over attempt to sleep with woman

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In view of this, the Commissioner of Police Akwa Ibom State, Imohimi Edgal, wishes to reaffirm to the general public that the State government directives will be vigorously enforced.

Police arrest five for rape in Akwa Ibom

Akwa Ibom State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP. Fredrick Nnudam, disclosed this in a statement, Thursday in Uyo, the state capital.
Earlier this month, UEFA indefinitely suspended the Champions League, Europa League and the European Championship playoffs amid the ongoing concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Champions League and Europa League last-16 venues confirmed by UEFA

UEFA has confirmed that the outstanding Champions League and Europa League last-16 second leg matches will be hosted by the clubs who were scheduled to play at home.

DisCos advocate CBN-funded massive roll-out of meters to address power challenge

Power Distribution Companies (DisCos) have advocated a Central Bank-funded massive meters roll-out project, to ensure that electricity customers were adequately metered.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC confirms 17 political parties for Ondo guber poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed that 17 out of the 18 registered political parties will be contesting the October 10, 2020 Ondo state governorship election.