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19 Feb
Uzee Usman is an actor and film producer who has developed the finesse of combining the peculiar standards in Nollywood and Kannywood to produce acceptable movies.
29 Nov 2021
My attention was caught recently by this apparently succinct summation of the idea and personality of Nigeria as a movie, with all its implications, its innuendos, its positives
24 Aug 2021
A Sharia court sitting Kano state has sentenced Kannywood actress and blogger, Sadiya Haruna, to six months in Islamic school for “uploading sexual contents on her social media handles.” Haruna was arrested on Friday by the Head of Surveillance Department of Kano State Hisbah Board, Malam Aliyu Usman. She was then detained in the custody…
2 Jul 2021
Veteran Kannywood actress Zainab Musa Booth has died. She was 61-years-old. Booth died on Thursday after a brief illness, according to her colleague Ali Nuhu, who announced her passing on his Instagram page. “By Allah’s Grace, Haj Zainab Musa Booth has passed away," Nuhu wrote in the caption. "May Allah have mercy on her soul…
26 Nov 2020
It is a pathetic and unjust decision by MOPPAN to dismiss the popular actress, Rahma Sadau from the Kannywood industry and its call on other film industries to follow suit.
20 Jun 2020
Even though he took to driving and was doing well at it, Al-Meen Buhari’s ambition was to contribute to growing and building a better society
28 Mar 2020
One of the biggest challenges that many screen celebrities have to contend with is managing the huge fame and attention that come with their being top players in the moviedom. They have become the darling of young people, who consider them as role models, and who would not stop at cheering anytime they set their…
15 Feb 2020
A few days ago, Kannywood actress Maryam Booth accused her ex-boyfriend, Ibrahim Ahmad Rufuai aka Deezell of leaking her nude video following an alleged failed plot to blackmail her. In a statement posted on her Instagram page on Saturday, February 8, Booth said she didn’t want to talk until "forensic research and investigations" have been completed.…
15 Feb 2020
The Alhassan Kwalle-led Kannywood Guild of Artistes has said that it will not ban Kannywood top actress Maryam Booth whose nude video was leaked by her ex-boyfriend on social media and went viral days ago.
16 Jan 2020
Mavins recording artiste Hadiza Blell, popularly known as Di’Ja, is set to appear in her first acting role in a new Kannywood film titled "Mati A Zazzau". In the film, Di’ja stars in a lead role opposite Sadiq Sani Sadiq. "Mati A Zazzau" is a sequel of the 2014 Kannywood hit comedy film, ‘Mati Da…
26 Oct 2019
Like the English language movie divide of the Nigerian movie industry, dubbed Nollywood, Kannywood, which is the name used to describe the movie industry in northern Nigeria, boasts of a number of emerging actresses who have become household names.
22 Jun 2019
Kannywood actress, Fati Isa Asirka, contested this year’s governorship election in Kano State on the platform of Restoration party of Nigeria (RPN), but she didn’t make the cut. Although she lost the election, Fati, who revealled shortly after she declared her intention to contest, that she was in the race to use the platform of…

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