The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) has established a group to checkmate the increase of unlicensed and unclassified movies in the country.
According to the recently appointed Executive Director of the NFVCB, Alhaji Adedayo Thomas, the reconstituted task force is one of the mandates given to him by President Muhammadu Buhari, aimed at revitalizing the dying dreams of the founding fathers of the Nollywood, whose shear efforts brought the sector to phenomenal limelight, but have so far recorded pains as a result of the sabotaging works of unlicensed movies.
Thomas explained that the policy objectives of the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) of the Buhari administration is to increase film production by 15 percent on an annual basis, export videos to generate USD1 billion in foreign exchange by 2020 and improve enforcement of intellectual property rights for artistic works produced in Nigeria.
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A 19-year-old man who pretends to be a female prostitute popularly known as Jennifer Kpaakpa, real name Ushahemba Yaapera, who confessed to have slept with over 1000 men in the past five years said, her female genital organ works at night.
The suspect's real identity was discovered by the Police during a raid at a brothel along the railway bye pass at High level area of Makurdi, Benue Sate.
In an interview with news men, Jennifer who hails from Katsina-Ala LGA of the state, claims that his classmates in Secondary School initiated her to the mermaid world five years ago.
"For the past five years, I have operated like a woman. At night, I would stand on the road as a prostitute and men would pick me up at an agreed price. Usually, the female organ would manifest during my operations but at day time, I will remain in my normal masculine state...
Rapper Jay Z, who was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, yesterday June 15, took to his twitter handle to thank fans for appreciating him, this position made him the first rapper to be inducted into the prestigious group.
The Brooklyn wordsmith will join the likes of Ira Gershwin, John Lennon, Elton John, and Lionel Richie, after being handpicked by his peers.
Jay Z who has been in the rap game since 1996, has 21 Grammys and 13 solo No. 1 albums on the Billboard 200. Former US president, Barack Obama took out time to praise and congratulate him for his induction and called him the 'Greatest Rapper of all time'. Baby Face, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis were among the inductees who received the honor. Jay Z took to his twitter account to thank his fans. Read his tweets (from top to bottom) after the cut...
Chukwumeme Onwuamadike who is popularly known as Evans during his interrogation said, he has nothing to say to his kids. He also revealed that he would not have been arrested if his charms had not failed him at the last minute.