Nigeria to ban films featuring ritual killings

Nigeria’s parliament has declared ritual killings a national emergency.

Minority leader Toby Okechukwu blamed the vice on Nollywood films with storylines that feature juju.

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The film licencing board has been directed to ban all productions that have ritual killings as part of the plot.

The move follows the murder earlier this month of a 20-year-old woman in a suspected ritual killing case that has shocked the country.

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Those behind the killing are accused of planning to use her body parts in some kind of money-making juju.

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Source: Asaase


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