In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 14th, August, 2020

Drama As Censors Board Destroys Pornographic Movies, Others Value N3.5 Billion

Drama As Censors Board Destroys Pornographic Films, Others Worth N3.5 Billion

Mr Adedayo Thomas, Government Director/CEO of the NFVCB, made this recognized in an interview with the Information Company of Nigeria.

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The Nationwide Movie and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) has seized and destroyed pornographic and different unapproved movies and video works value N3.5 billion in three years.

Mr Adedayo Thomas, Government Director/CEO of the NFVCB, made this recognized in an interview with the Information Company of Nigeria(NAN) on Friday in Asaba, Delta State.

Thomas mentioned that the gadgets have been seized from markets throughout the nation throughout raids carried out by the board officers.

He defined that the gadgets seized included manufacturing gear, DVDs, CD copies of multiple-in-one movies and different uncensored overseas and native movies, in addition to pornographic supplies.


“Over the previous three years, we now have confiscated and destroyed over N3.5 billion value of unapproved movie and video works throughout the nation.

“In a single seizure, supported by the Nigeria Customs Service, we intercepted and seized empty CDS value over N500 million, earmarked for unlawful video duplication.

Thomas talked about that the collaboration with the police had hastened the arrest and prosecution of entrepreneurs and distributors of illicit movies and video works.

He, nonetheless, appealed to filmmakers to make sure whole compliance with the NFVCB laws, including that the board was organizing collection of media literacy programmes aimed toward elevating consciousness within the movie business.

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