Sunday, June 20, 2021



Presidency, police commissioner shielding Rahama Sadau from arrest, petitioner alleges

A concerned citizen, Lawal Gusau, who petitioned the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, against the embattled Rahama Sadau, has alleged that some big shots at the Presidential Villa and a Commissioner of Police are shielding the Kannywood actress from arrest.

Rahama Sadau regrets sharing racy pictures after blasphemous comments on Prophet Muhammad

A controversial Kannywood actress, Rahama Sadau, has reacted to an avalanche of criticism over racy pictures she shared online.

El-Rufai spent N195m to upgrade school he enrolled his son – Shehu Sani

A former Senator who represented Kaduna Central Senatorial District in the 8th National Assembly, Shehu Sani, has taken Governor Nasir El-Rufai to the cleaners over the enrolment of his six-year-old son, Abubakar, into a public school in the state.

Police arrest Kano musician, Naziru Sarkin Waka, over ‘anti-Ganduje song’

Ace Hausa musician, Naziru Ahmad, has been arrested by the police at his Darmanawa residence in Kano metropolis. Mr Ahmad joined the league of Kano...

Kano Censorship Board to facilitate soft loans for Kannywood

The Kano State Censorship Board says it has began moves to obtain soft loans for Kannywood film and music industry. Malam Sani Tanko, the board’s...

We deserve ministerial slot, Kannywood tells Buhari

Stakeholders in the Kannywood Hausa film industry, on Monday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to consider them in his ministerial appointments.

Kannywood: Expert calls for industry’s re-evaluation

Kannywood deserves serious intervention, re-evaluation and boost from stakeholders, says film expert Muhsin Ibrahim Ibrahim, who recently authoured the first acclaimed book about Kannywood, said...

Kannywood actor to cut his long, trademark hair for Buhari

Kannywood actor, Bello Muhammed Bello, says he will cut off his trademark hair in fulfilment of a promise to do so, if President Muhammadu...

Kannywood actress Hadiza Gabon donate N500,000 to ailing colleague

Famous Kannywood actress Hadiza Gabon, has donated N500,000 to an ailing film producer Rabiu Arrahus who was due to undergo surgery following a car...

Kannywood reacts to Buhari’s re-election

The re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in the just concluded general elections had triggered reactions in the Hausa film industry, Kannywood.

Rarara, Ado Gwanja, others thrill crowd at Buhari’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. Some of...

2019: Aisha Buhari, Dolapo Osinbajo to lead APC women, youths Presidential Campaign team

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has been appointed the Chairperson of All Progressives Congress, APC, Women and Youths Presidential Campaign team for the 2019 election.

Cinema revolution best for Kannywood — Falalu Dorayi

A Film Director in Kannywood industry, Falalu A. Dorayi, has said that the cinema revolution is the best thing to happen to Kannywood film...

Untold story of Sadiya Adam, newly wedded Kannywood actress

Sadiya Adam Idris is one lady in Kannywood that most directors and producers allegedly kept falling over each other to take to bed.

Bride celebrates wedding with free medical outreach in Bauchi

Fati Musa, popularly known as ‘Macijiya’, is one of the fast-rising Kannywood actresses.

Rahama Sadau honoured in New York

Controversial Kannywood actress, Rahama Sadau has been honoured by the Women Illuminated Film Festival paralleled to the United Nation’s 62nd Annual Commission on the...

Rahama Sadau speaks on difficulties, gives advice to aspiring artistes

The expelled Kannywood actress, Rahama Sadau, on Saturday said her difficulty started when she started crisscrossing Nollywood and Hollywood. Ms Sadau stressed that the challenge...

Cinema takes over Kannywood films as DVD marketers count losses

Kano dealers in Hausa films popularly known as Kannywood, on Wednesday said that there was low patronage in the sale of DVD’s as viewers...

Kannywood, a Film Industry in Need of Revaluation, by Muhsin Ibrahim

As I wrote elsewhere, the relationship between cinema and the orthodox religious institutions is often marked by uneasiness if not outright hostility. From its...

Maryam Sanda: Kannywood is not to Blame, by Muhsin Ibrahim

Once again, Kannywood is being dragged into the limelight and for the same reason: moral issue. The story of the murder of husband, Bilyaminu...

Nollywood gets over N420m additional grant

The federal government says it has released the sum of N420.2 million to the Nigeria film industry popularly called Nollywood to improve and support...

Condemned Hausa film actress who escaped from prison recaptured

By Ibrahim Sulaiman A condemned prisoner, Rabi Ismail, who escaped from lawful custody in Hadejia Prison on December 16, 2011, has been recaptured by the...

KANNYWOOD: Gudun Tsira to gulp N10m – Producer

By Mustapha Usman, Kano An ambitious Hausa movie, Gudun Tsira would gulp a whopping ‎sum of N10 million, the film's producer, Nuhu Abdullahi, has revealed. At...

There’s no ‘sex for role’ in Kannywood, says budding actress

Budding actress, Aisha Mohammed, has dismissed a long-standing belief that Kannywood is a hub of sex. "Since I joined Kannywood, and lucky to make friends...

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