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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.

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.

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.

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.

APC South Africa commends President Buhari over boards appointment

The All Progressives Congress (APC), South Africa chapter, on Sunday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the constitution of the Governing Boards of Agencies and Parastatals.

Presidency defends board appointment list

The Presidency says there is nothing “scandalous or extraordinary’’ in the inclusion of the names of some dead persons in the list of appointments into boards of some agencies released on Friday.

Dead persons: SERAP asks President Buhari to withdraw board appointments

According to the organization, “Taking partisan politics out of the appointments to boards of agencies and parastatals is one surest way for Buhari to show that his government is truly one of change, that would do things differently from successive governments that apparently handed out board appointments to reward party members, supporters and cronies.”

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