July 21, 2024
Federal Government Bans Smoking, Money Rituals In Skits, Nollywood Films
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Federal Government Bans Smoking, Money Rituals In Skits, Nollywood Films

Shaibu Husseini, the Executive Director/CEO of National Film and Video Censors Board, NFVCB, says the Federal Government has approved the prohibition of money rituals and glamourising of vices in Nigerian films.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the board’s CEO made the announcement at a National Stakeholders Engagement on Smoke-Free Nollywood which was held in Enugu on Wednesday.

He also said Nigeria is facing what he labelled as an industry emergency requiring bold and ambitious actions from all parents, guardians and stakeholders.

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The event was organised by the NFVCB and Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa, CAPPA.

Movie producers, directors and actors drawn from different parts of the country, as well as leaders of various guilds and associations in the Nigerian film industry were present at the event.

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