Nigerian Actor Kanayo O. Kanayo fumes over ‘Money Rituals’ Ban in Nollywood movies

Written by: King Bygone

Veteran Nollywood actor, Kanayo O. Kanayo joins other prominent figures in Nigeria’s movie industry to strongly oppose the government’s new restrictions on rituals and other portrayals in film, music video, and skit content.

his came after the Minister of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy, Hannatu Musawa, under section 65 of the NFVCB Act 2004 approved the prohibition of Money Ritual, Ritual Killing, Tobacco, Tobacco Products, Nicotine Product Promotion and Glamorisation display in Movies, Musical Videos and Skits” Regulations 2024.

In reaction, Kanayo criticized the policy as “arrant nonsense,” questioning the reasoning of Barrister Hannatu Musa Musawa, for endorsing such constraints on filmmakers.

Kanayo O. Kanayo

In his words, “Arrant nonsense. This minister has no work, just like lair Mohammed.”

Kanayo O. Kanayo fumes over 'money rituals' ban in Nollywood

Additionally, veteran musician Mike Okri expressed his doubts about the government’s intentions, suggesting the ban might be an attempt to undermine the film industry.

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