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Nollywood produced 274 films in Q1 2024


April 30, 2024

The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) says it received and classified 274 movies produced by the Nigerian film industry in the first quarter of the year.

Its Executive Director/CEO Dr Shaibu Husseini, who made this known in a statement today, said the figure was provided by the Department of Film Censorship and Classification of the board in its first quarter report, capturing all genres of films approved by the board.

The report is for onward submission to the relevant Federal Government agency as input for the compilation of the nation’s Gross Domestic Product for the first quarter (Q1 2024).

250 films out of the numbers verified and approved   were produced in English, while others include films in Yoruba, Igbo, Hausa and Hindi languages.