Nigeria: Why I Produced Kannywood’s First English Movie – Jammaje

INTERVIEWBy Aliyukwaifa@dailytrust.com Malam Kabiru Musa Jammaje is a linguist who specialises in English Language. He is a presenter of English learning programs in various radio stations in Kano, Jigawa and Kaduna states. Recently, he joined Kannywood’s band of movie producers with the release of his first Kannywood English movie ‘There is a Way.’ In this […]

‎INTERVIEW: Nigeria is dancing on the cliff – Ex-U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria

Former United States Ambassador to Nigeria and an expert on Nigerian and African affairs, John Campbell, in this one-on-one interview with PREMIUM TIMES Washington Bureau reporter, Bisi Olanipekun, discusses Nigeria, his new book on South Africa and the U.S.-Africa relations especially with the incoming Trump administration. PT: As a former ambassador and political counsellor to […]

Why Kaduna Must Have Change of Government – Suleiman 

Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, veteran journalist, is founder of the Northern Emancipation Network which has been in the forefront of the struggle for good governance in all northern states of Nigeria. In this interview, Suleiman gives an insightful assessment of how 2019 politics is likely to play out in Kaduna and gives reasons why he believes the […]

INTERVIEW: Why Nigerians are yet to feel impact of N0.75 trillion capital projects spending – Finance Minister

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, was one of the speakers at the ongoing Wealth Creation Platform organised by the Kingsway International Christian Centre in Lagos. PREMIUM TIMES’ Jayne  Augoye had an interview with Mrs. Adeosun on Saturday some minutes into the event where she outlined critical steps the Muhammadu Buhari administration is taking to […]

WHY KADUNA 2019 WILL BE INTERESTING – Abdul-Azeez Suleiman

The Northern Emancipation Network has been in the forefront of the struggle for good governance in all northern states of Nigeria. In this interview, its leader, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman gives an insightful assessment of how 2019 politics is likely to play out in most states, particularly in Kaduna where he said the group is carrying out […]

INTERVIEW: Why Nigerian Shiites should be allowed to fully practise their faith — U.S. Envoy

U.S. President Barack Obama’s Special Representative to Muslim Communities, Shaarik Zafar, was in Nigeria recently as part of his maiden visit to sub-Saharan Africa to meet with government officials and civil society representatives on issues of promoting educational and economic opportunities and accountable governance. At the end of a workshop on anti-corruption tools for religious […]

60% Housing Stock In Nigeria Is Imported – Aliyu

Mallam Ibrahim Aliyu is the chairman of Urban Shelter Limited and former managing director of Nigeria Industrial Development Bank now Bank of Industry. In this interview with CHIKA OKEKE, he regretted that 60 per cent of Nigeria’s housing stock was imported saying that over 70 per cent of workers rent houses. Many PMIs have been […]

INTERVIEW: How we spent N3 billion on 2016 Hajj – Kano Governor

The Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, said the state spent over N3 billion on this year’s pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia by Muslims from the state. Mr. Ganduje said the expenditure covered subsidy on accommodation and medication of the state’s pilgrims in the exercise, and sponsorship of officials and medical personnel to the hajj. Mr. Ganduje, […]

Jonathan’s govt better than Buhari’s administration

One of the three factional leaders of the All Progressives Congress in Kano State, Hussaini Mairiga, in this interview with TED ODOGWU, urges the party’s national leaders to resolve the lingering crisis in the state. You were recently quoted to have described President Muhammadu Buhari as a failure. Why did you say that? Yes, because […]

60% Housing Stock In Nigeria Is Imported – Aliyu

By Chika Okeke, Mallam Ibrahim Aliyu is the Chairman of Urban Shelter Limited and former managing director of Nigeria Industrial Development Bank now Bank of Industry. In this interview with CHIKA OKEKE, he regretted that 60 per cent of Nigeria’s housing stock was imported saying that over 70 per cent of workers rent houses. Many […]