Censors Board Confirms Ban of 50 Shades of Grey

The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) has confirmed that the movie 50 Shades of Grey, has been banned from Nigerian cinemas. The ban was confirmed in a statement signed by its Acting Head of Corporate Affairs, Mike Ekunno.

The Board cited public interest for the decision and asked cinemas across the country to stop screening the movie forthwith.

The statement also disclosed that the censors board is unwavering in its roe as the industry’s gatekeeper. Ekunno also added that the apex movie regulatory agency has approved 23 movies for the months of December, 2014 and January, 2015.

Credit: NAN

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