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The Executive Director of the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), Alhaji Adedayo Thomas, has commended the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, for setting up the COVID 19 Creative Industry Committee.
The Federal Government has thrown its weight behind the educational film and documentary on Nigeria, it was learnt.
The National Film and Video Censors Board says Nigerian movies generated nearly between N6.4bn and N6.7bn at cinemas nationwide in 2019.
The National Film and Video Censors Board has ordered cinemas nationwide to stop showing a recently released movie, Sugar Rush.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross Rivers and Mr Adedayo Thomas, the Chief Executive, National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) have been honoured for their contributions to the development of the Nigerian movie industry.
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.
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 Afolanya, veteran Nigerian filmmaker says there is so much segregation in filmmaking between the Francophone and Anglophone countries in Africa.
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.
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.
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.
An artisan, Abdullateef Babatunde, on Thursday told an Ile-Tuntun Customary Court in Ibadan to dissolve his marriage of eight years to estranged wife, Omotayo, because she forced an illegitimate child on him.
He said: “radio is essential in communication and probably the most important. I also believe in the midst of serious talk, sometimes you need to lighten the burden of the listener; that has always been at the back of my mind. You are in for a whole load of fun, information and entertainment and you don’t want to touch the dial.”
The National Broadcasting Commission has fined a radio station, Nigeria Info, N5m, for a recent comment made by a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr Obadiah Mailaifa.
Chelsea midfielder, Tiemoue Bakayoko, will reportedly accept a pay cut in order to return to Milan this summer.
Mr Clement Oha, the new Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) Administrative Secretary in Ebonyi has assumed duty.
The Kaduna State Police Command on Thursday evening confirmed killing of 21 locals in some communities in Atyab Chiefdom, Zangon Kataf local government area of Kaduna State despite the curfew imposed on the council.
Out of the new cases reported from 22 states of the federation, Lagos is leading with 117 new cases of the virus.
The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, on Tuesday, announced that the registration of Batch C of its N-Power programme has closed.
The Police in Nasarawa State have arrested 27 suspects over alleged armed robbery and kidnapping in the state.
A General Court Martial presided over by Maj. Gen. P. Fekrogha on Wednesday sentenced Army Lance Corporal Babangida Ibrahim to 55 years imprisonment for killing a World Health Organisation worker, Bello Abdullahi, in Zamfara State and stealing his property.