My desire is to remarry – Fati Bappa Bararoji

July 10, 2020 ALIYU ASKIRA 0

Fati Bappa Bararoji, 18, stars in Kannywood; she owns a film production company called Bararoji Productions which has produced more than 20 successful films. Fati, a divorcee, hails from Kano state. In this interview with ALIYU ASKIRA, she speaks on her rumoured death, marriage plans, business and other issues. Background I was born and brought up in Fagge Quarters, Kano; Read More

I’ve lost count of guys interested in dating me – Zpreety

July 3, 2020 ALIYU ASKIRA 0

Zulaihat Ibrahim, also known Zpreety within Kannywood, came into Kannywood a few years ago and within a short time, she became a celebrity. This is as result of her acting skills and unique dancing steps. This Kebbi state-born actress in this chat with ALIYU ASKIRA says she has lost count of the number of guys that have indicated interest in Read More

Why my films reflect northern Muslims’ culture – Hauwa S. Garba

April 3, 2020 ALIYU ASKIRA 0

Kannywood actress Hauwa S. Garba popularly called mama by friends and colleagues has featured in several successful films and is working on several others yet to be released into the market. She speaks to ALIYU ASKIRA on the movie industry, her plans to produce popular and high budget movies as well as her challenges among others. Kannywood appears to be Read More

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Why I almost quit Kannywood – Bilkisu Abdullahi

March 6, 2020 Editorial III 0

Bilkisu Shema, a Fulani beauty, can be the toast of any producer or director to be featured as a lead actress in any film to attract good returns and fame. In this brief interview with ALIYU ASKIRA, she says she relocated to Kano to stay with her guardian after her father who hitherto lived in Lagos died. She also speaks Read More

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Kannywood’s ‘hottest’ spinsters

February 28, 2020 Editorial III 0

Hafsat Idris Barauniya and Fati Washa can be described as the most successful Kannywood actresses in Kano. Both have done well for themselves and are reported to own posh cars, chains of property in Kano, Kaduna and Sokoto, as well as loaded bank accounts. However, both actresses have one area of lack, a vacuum in their life that they wish Read More

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Rumble in Kannywood over Ganduje’s N5m gift ‘diversion’

February 28, 2020 Editorial III 0

These are not the best of times for the Executive Director, Kano State Films and Censorship Board, Ismail Na’abba Afakallah, as he has been linked to alleged diversion of N5 million donated by the Kano state Governor, Abdullahi Umar Gaduje, to family of Late Ibro Rabilu Musa Danlasan daughter. The money, which was said to have been in support of Read More

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My aim is to make Kannywood Exclusive a leader in Nigerian media industry – Doro

January 31, 2020 Editorial III 0

One of the developments the social media spawned as a vehicle of information dissemination in northern Nigeria was the emergence of news outlets that operate outside the norm. Many of them are located in popular applications such as Facebook and Instagram. They may be regarded as “one-man show” and operate without formal structure such as office space, unfiltered or even Read More

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I’ve no regrets to have been married 6 times –Adam A. Zango

January 18, 2020 Editorial III 0

In this interview with ALIYU ASKIRA, Adam A. Zango, who hails from Zango local government area of Kaduna state, says that he has finally realised that Northerners particularly those from Kano and Kaduna axis that believe very much in Sharia Law are no longer comfortable with his way of life. Consequently, he also says that they have given a blackout Read More

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Social media criticisms don’t bother me – Rahama Sadau

January 11, 2020 Editorial III 0

Rahama Sadau is one Kannywood actress that achieved success within a short time. She joined the industry through King Ali Nuhu and they both featured in her first new films – Gani ga wane and Halwa. Since then, according to her, she has not looked back. Rahama, in this interview with ALIYU ASKIRA, says she has already seen the good, Read More

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Why I joined active politics –Rukayya

December 21, 2019 Editorial III 0

Rukayya Umar Santa alias Dawayya, whose parents are based in Saudi Arabia, in this brief chat with newsmen, said she came to Nigeria at the age of 15 and joined Kannywood, but that when the going was though for her, she took a leave and returned when she was fully prepared for the industry. ALIYU ASKIRA was there. About six Read More

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I’m seriously waiting for the man after my heart – Maryam Musa

December 14, 2019 Editorial III 0

Kano is the heart of the Hausa movie industry popularly known as Kannywood. It is where 28-year-old Maryam Waziri Musa resides and plies her trade as an actor. In this exclusive interview the Gombe State indigene, speaks about her passion for acting, plans for marriage and why she cannot play romantic roles in movies. How did your acting career begin? Read More

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Why I want to have my husband to myself for life – Fati Ladan

November 2, 2019 Editorial III 0

It was naira reign when former Kannywood actress Fati Ladan and her Husband Yerima Shetima, renowned activist, politicians and president general of Arewa Youth Congress celebrated the naming ceremony of their daughter, Aisha Humaira. The ceremony attracted A-class players in Kannywood including Sadiq Abbas, Adam A. Zango, Al-ameen Buhari, Abubakar S. Garba, Usman Uzee, Zahradeen Sani, Kabiru A. Zango, Buzun Read More

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Fans can trek to Lagos for my phone number –Zee Pretty

October 28, 2019 Editorial III 0

Beautiful Kannywood actress Zee Pretty hails from Zuru Kebbi state. She joined Kannywood few years ago and has become a celebrity and a household name. In this interview with ALIYU ASKIRA she speaks on her career and plans for the future. Most of your fans only know you as Zee Pretty which made you popular in the social media, who Read More