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Fifty Shades of Grey may be banned in Nigeria

23 February 2015, 12:16

Lagos-  There are indications on social media platforms that the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) has ordered the removal of explicit movie, Fifty Shades of Grey from cinemas across the country, reports Nigerian Entertainment Today(NET)

Social media platforms, especially Twitter, has been agog with news of the ban on the controversial movie.

The Fifty Shades of Grey movie is already showing in a  number of cinemas in the country and  is rated 18 at the moment.

Also read: Censors Board push for proper marketing of movies

 The movie which  premièred on Saturday, February 14, 2015 all over the world is based on a 2011 bestselling erotic romance novel by British author, E. L. James.

It is the first instalment in the Fifty Shades trilogy that traces the deepening relationship between a college graduate, Anastasia Steele, and a young business magnate, Christian Grey.

The movie is notable for its explicit scenes featuring elements of sexual practices involving bondage/discipline, dominance/submission, and sadism/masochism.

Read more at NET

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