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NFVCB to authenticate movie labels to curb piracy

Mr Adedayo Thomas, Executive Director of National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), on Friday said the board was set to introduce authentication labels to curb distribution of unclassified and pirated films and videos.

NFVCB’s chief donates campaign office for President Buhari re-election

The Executive Director of the National Film and Video Censor Board (NFVCB), Adedayo Thomas, recently donated a building for the campaign operations of President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a second term under his party, All Progressives Congress (APC).
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Don: Oil hinders development of Nigeria’s creative industry

Prof. Olu Obafemi, the President, Nigerian Academy of Letters (NAL) said Nigeria’s dependence on oil as major source of revenue had hindered the development of its rich creative industry.

African filmmakers to market films at 2019 Cannes Film Festival

African filmmakers, artistes and distributors will get a section to market their films at the 2019 edition of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival (Festival de Cannes) in France.
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Pro-Buhari group trains 5,000 volunteers, donates campaign office

The Lagos Change Group, one of President Muhammadu Buhari’s support groups, has trained 5,000 volunteers to sensitise voters to support his re-election.

Police arraign censor board boss for stealing generator

Adedayo Thomas, the Executive Director of the National Film and Video Censor Board (NFVCB), who police accused of stealing a generator set, has appeared in a Wuse Zone 6 Magistrates’ Court, Abuja.

Kayode Soremekun: There is bound to be terrorism in Nigeria

The Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), Prof. Kayode Soremekun, has decried the gap between the rich and poor citizens.
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Bisi Fayemi tasks Nigerian writers on Nigeria’s democracy

The wife of Ekiti State governor, Mrs Bisi Fayemi, has urged Nigerian writers to ensure that their works aimed at strengthening the nation’s democracy.
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Envoy: Jamaica seeks collaboration with Nollywood

Nigerian High Commissioner to Jamaica, Janet Olisa, says that country’s motion picture industry is seeking collaboration with Nollywood.

NFVCB: Unclassified, uncensored work killing film industry

Alh. Adedayo Thomas, the Executive Director, National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), has said that unclassified and uncensored works are killing the film industry in Nigeria.

NFVCB: Next edition of Big Brother Naija must be hosted in Nigeria

The next edition of the Big Brother Nigeria reality show should be hosted in Nigeria, says Adedayo Thomas, executive director, National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB).

NFVCB declares popular Mexican soaps aired on local TV stations illegal

The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), says Mexican Soaps, aired on some local Television stations in Nigeria are unclassified and unlicensed.

NFVCB: Nigerian movie industry needs at least 774 cinemas

Adedayo Thomas, the Executive Director, National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) on Thursday says Nigerian movie industry needs at least 774 cinemas across the country for it to tackle the menace of piracy.

Censors Board seizes films worth N300m, prosecutes 5 suspects

The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) said it seized uncensored, unclassified and pirated films worth over N300 million and prosecuted five suspected pirates in 2017.

National Assembly to amend Act establishing Film Censors Board

Sen. Suleiman Adokwe, Chairman Senate Committee on Information and National Orientation, says the National Assembly will soon amend the act establishing the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB).

Censors Board seizes pirated films worth N200m

The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) said it seized uncensored, unclassified and pirated films worth about N200 million and arrested 12 suspected pirates between March and December, 2017.

Film censors board confiscates pirated materials worth N150 million at Alaba market

The National Film and Video Censors Board, NFVCB, has seized pirated materials worth N150 million at the Alaba International Market in Lagos and arrested five suspects.

Censors Board seizes pirated films worth N150m

The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) said it has seized uncensored, unclassified and pirated films worth about N150 million in Edo, Kaduna and Lagos States.

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