Sunday 16 July 2017

Henceforth, FG to Ban Any Music Video Shot Abroad


The Federal Government of Nigeria is
set to issue a ban on shooting of music
videos as well as movies outside the
The Minister of Information, Mr Lai
Mohammed made this known on
Saturday in Lagos when he paid a
visit to the headquarters of the
Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON).
During his visit, Lai Mohammed said:
‘This government has agreed that
henceforth, whatever we consume
in Nigeria in terms of music and
films, must be made in Nigeria”
“We cannot continue to go to
South Africa or any other country
to produce our films and then send
them back to be consumed in
“The Broadcasting Code and the
Advertising Code are very clear on
this. For you to classify a product
as a Nigerian product, it must
have a certain percentage of
Nigerian content.”

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