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Cleric urges youths to shun cultism, drug abuse

The Yoruba Youth Socio-Cultural Association (YYSA) has called on National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCD) to ban production of films with suicide scenes.

Police train NFVCB officers to combat unclassified, pirated films

Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has trained officers of the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) as Supernumerary (SPY) Police to enhance its fight against unclassified, pirated films and video works.

NFVCB chief cautions youths against pornographic, violent films on internet

Mr Adedayo Thomas, Executive Director, National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), has advised youths against watching and sharing pornographic, violent and other unwholesome video contents on the internet.

Kunle Afolayan decries segregation in filmmaking in Africa

Kunle Afolanya, veteran Nigerian filmmaker says there is so much segregation in filmmaking between the Francophone and Anglophone countries in Africa.
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Nollywood: Scholar calls for creation of film villages

A university lecturer, Dr Rasheedah Liman, has called for the establishment of Film Villages in different zones of the country to ensure ease of shooting movies by filmmakers.
Mr Adedayo Thomas, Executive Director of NFVCB (left) receiving award from Mr Chris Ikechukwu, NUJ president, at the 2019 Press Freedom Awards in Abuja. (Photo- NAN)

Maikanti Baru, others receive Press Freedom Awards

Dr Maikanti Baru, the Group Managing Director, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Mr Adedayo Thomas, Executive Director of National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) have been honoured at the 2019 Press Freedom Awards.

Nigeria, France sign film distribution agreement

The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) and the Allaince Franciase, have signed a joint agreement between the two parties for the French-Nigerian Film Distribution Conference.

Nollywood producers, distributors advised to shun films that debase societal values

Industry stakeholders have called on producers and distributors in the Nigerian movie industry to eschew films and video works that erode values that define the African people.

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.

Stakeholders: Consistent citizen education needed to curb hate content

Educators and other stakeholders have called for sustained citizens enlightenment by relevant authorities to curb the spreading of hate contents on social media platforms.
Prof. Olu Obafemi, the President, Nigerian Academy of Letters (NAL) speaking on how oil hindered creative industry

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.

Censors board seeks government’s support against uncensored movies, songs

National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) has called on the government, through the security agencies, for support in the fight against piracy as well as unclassified and uncensored movies and songs.
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Tunde Kelani: Why I cannot continue as NFVCB chairman

Ace Cinematographer and director, Tunde Kelani, has resigned as the chairman of the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB).
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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.

Supreme Court dismisses NFVCB’s appeal against film retailers

The Supreme Court on Friday declared that the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) lacked the regulatory power over activities of retailers of film, music and video products.

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.

Court orders police to pay N10 million damages to Alaba filmmaker

Mr Chukwuma had instituted a N100 million fundamental rights enforcement suit against the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) and the Nigeria Police Force after he was arrested and detained for almost two months, last year.

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