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Censors Board has Banned Jade Osiberu’s “Sugar Rush” from Cinemas | Here’s the Scoop



The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) has unfortunately ordered the ban of Jade Osiberu’s “Sugar Rush” in cinemas.

The blockbuster movie which just hit the cinemas this past Christmas stars some of Nollywood’s finest, including Bimbo Ademoye, Bisola Aiyeola, Adesua Etomi-Wellington, Tobi Bakre, Omoni Oboli, Williams Uchemba.

In a statement signed by NFVCB’s Executive Director, Adedayo Thomas, it states that the temporary approval given for the movie exhibition has expired. Adebayo also took responsibility for delaying the final approval of the movie.

Read the statement below.

Jade Osiberu took to social media to appreciate viewers for support and hoping that the issues surrounding the ban of the movie will be resolved quickly.

It reads:


  1. by_stander

    January 12, 2020 at 7:04 pm

    Nigerians need to know that unless civil servant shields are removed and compensation for infringing on the inalienable rights of Nigerian citizens becomes a thing with direct financial consequence to the civil servant that is responsible for problem, you can expect things like this to continue to happen whether by mistake or deliberately.

    People that have worked and made investments are being punished because one man or one organisation can not do their job properly.

  2. DatEnuguChic

    January 14, 2020 at 4:57 pm

    I have seen the movie and it was beautiful. I pray that they restore the screening in cinemas. This is someone’s investment please.

  3. Fleur

    January 15, 2020 at 3:27 am

    Why is the govt meddling in the movie business? Beyond reason.?


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