Nigerian film board approves 66 movies

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Abuja – The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) has verified and approved 66 movies for viewing for the month of February, 2014, a statement said in Abuja on Tuesday.

The statement issued by the Acting Head, Corporate Affairs of the board, Mr Caesar Kagho, said 34 of the movies approved were in English, 18 in Yoruba, 13 Hausa and 1 in Ibibio languages respectively.

It said only one “12“ category movie “Ebube“ an English language movie, was approved among the 66 movies.

It said 27 of the movies were classified for 15 Viewers. (viewers of 15 years of Age 15)

The movies for “15’’ include “A little shift (English) “Halwa“ (Hausa) ,“Ogomide“(Yoruba), “Away match“ (Ibibio), “Ere“ (Yoruba), “Joy of madness“ (English), “Zaman Aure“(Hausa).

The statement said 38 of the movies classified for 18 viewers included “Agbebo (Yoruba), “A Night with Governor“(English), “Mai ciki“ (Hausa),“Supreme verdict“ (English), “Eaga“(Yoruba) and “ina mazan suke“(Hausa) among others .

According to the statement, for movies classified for 15 viewers, consumers are to be mindful of fetish rituals, imitable technique, strong language, violence and sex.

It said for movies classified for 18, the consumer is to take note of the strong language, imitable technique rituals and sex contents in the movies.

According to the statement, other movies approved include “Strong mission (English), “Abdulmalik 2“ (Hausa), “Adee Ferani (Yoruba), “Open Actor“(English), “Taseri“(Yoruba), “Open Altar“(English),“Together Apart“ (English), “Tasere“ (Yoruba), Abban Syama (Hausa),“Chasing Shadows“ (English), the statement said.

The statement said the movie classifications ranged from 12 – 18 years. (NAN)

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