Film Censors Board Destroys Porn Films Worth Over N10 Million In Abuja

Film Censors Board Destroys Porn Films Worth Over N10 Million In Abuja

By Daily Times NG on July 9, 2014
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A typical Nigerian film market in Lagos. | AFP/Getty Images

The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) is to destroy two million copies of pornographic and unwholesome movies valued at N10 million.

This is contained in a statement signed by the Acting Head, Corporate Affairs of the board, Caesar Kagho, in Abuja.

It said the unwholesome movies were sized within FCT and its environs between January and June 2014.

According to the statement, 60 per cent of the movies are of pornographic content while 40 per cent are uncensored, unwholesome and pirated.

The statement said the seizures were carried out in Gwagwalada, Karu, Kubwa, Wuse market and Airport road in the FCT.

It said further that NFVCB was currently working with the Federal Ministry of Environment to secure a dump site to burn the seized films.

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