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No Ban on Smoking and Ritual Scenes in Nollywood, Says NFVCB Executive Director

No Ban on Smoking and Ritual Scenes in Nollywood, Says NFVCB Executive Director

The Executive Director of the National Film and Video Censors Board, NFVCB, Dr.Shaibu Husseini has clarified the viral reports, claiming that he said the Federal Government had approved the prohibition of money rituals and smoking in Nigerian films. Husseini reportedly made the announcement at a national stakeholders engagement on smoke-free Nollywood in Enugu during the...

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Federal Government Takes a Stand: Prohibition of Money Rituals and Glamourizing Vices in Nigerian Films

Federal Government Takes a Stand: Prohibition of Money Rituals and Glamourizing Vices in Nigerian Films

The Executive Director/CEO  of  National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), Shaibu Husseini, says  the Federal Government has approved the prohibition of money rituals and glamourizing  of vices in Nigerian films. Husseini disclosed this while speaking at a National Stakeholders Engagement on Smoke-Free Nollywood held in Enugu on Wednesday, May 22.  The NFVCB boss said...

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Yul Edochie Sparks Controversy: The Real Reason Behind His Absence from Junior Pope’s Burial Ceremony

Yul Edochie Sparks Controversy: The Real Reason Behind His Absence from Junior Pope’s Burial Ceremony

Nollywood actor Yul Edochie has stirred controversy after revealing why he didn’t attend a burial ceremony. This is coming a few days after his late colleague Junior Pope was laid to rest in Enugu State on Friday. According to Yul Edochie, due to betrayal, he chose to stay away as he promised to provide details on the...

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Yul Edochie Calls Out Nollywood: Stop Portraying Nigerians as Stupid Abroad in Films

Yul Edochie Calls Out Nollywood: Stop Portraying Nigerians as Stupid Abroad in Films

Actor Yul Edochie has urged Nollywood filmmakers to refrain from producing movies where Nigerians travel abroad and exhibit foolish behavior. Yul shared his viewpoint on Instagram today, May 16, emphasizing that this portrayal undermines Nigerians. He highlighted that filmmakers in the West would not create films depicting a White man visiting Africa and causing trouble....

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AGN Imposes Ban on Unauthorized Photography and Video at Jnr Pope’s Burial Ceremony

AGN Imposes Ban on Unauthorized Photography and Video at Jnr Pope’s Burial Ceremony

The Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) has prohibited unauthorized photography and video recordings at Jnr Pope’s burial ceremony. The late actor died on 10 April while on the set of ‘Other Side of Life’ produced by Adanma Luke. In a recent Instagram post, Emeka Rollas, the AGN president, announced that the guild has designated 30...

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Nollywood Star Kanayo O. Kanayo Passes Down Ancestral Blessings to Son in Filmmaking Debut

Nollywood Star Kanayo O. Kanayo Passes Down Ancestral Blessings to Son in Filmmaking Debut

Renowned Nollywood actor Kanayo O. Kanayo, who recently welcomed his son Clinton Mbaise into the world of filmmaking, decided to honour African traditions by accepting his first paycheck for his work on set and gave him fatherly blessings. Kanayo stated that observing this culture from the ancestors has led to the progress of many people...

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Late Actor, Mr Ibu To Be Buried In June 

Late Actor, Mr Ibu To Be Buried In June 

Late Nollywood comic actor, John Okafor popularly known as Mr. Ibu will be buried on June 28 at his hometown Amuri, in the Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu State. The burial date for the late veteran was contained in the burial arrangements released by the family on Saturday, which was jointly signed by Elder...