Federal Govt Bans Money Rituals, Other Vices In Nollywood Movies, Skits | MarvelTvUpdates

The Federal Government has approved the prohibition of money rituals and glamourising of vices in Nigerian films.

This was disclosed by the Executive Director/CEO of National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), Dr Shaibu Husseini, at an event in Enugu on Wednesday, May 22.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria, Husseini said: “When my predecessor approached the former Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Muhammed on the need to make a subsidiary legislation to curtail the display of smoking in Nigerian movies, he saw the need to include money rituals.

Others included in the regulation are ritual k+llings and glamourising other crimes in order to further sanitise the film industry.

Today, I am delighted to announce to you that the Minister of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy, Hannatu Musawa, pursuant to section 65 of the NFVCB Act 2004 has approved the regulation.

The minister has approved the Prohibition of Money Ritual, Ritual K+lling, Tobacco, Tobacco Products, Nicotine Product Promotion and Glamorisation display in Movies, Musical Videos and Skits Regulations 2024.”

We have also forwarded the approved copy to the Federal Ministry of Justice for Gazette,” he said.

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