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MOPPICON Check out Twitter reactions to controversial bill

Most Nollywood practitioners took to Twitter to respond to the MOPPICON bill which they have described as 'outrageous,' 'elitist,' 'one-sided' and 'unnecessary.'

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Asaba versus New Nollywood play

Asaba versus New Nollywood

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The Motion Picture Practitioners Council of Nigeria (MOPPICON) Bill was created over 10 years ago after a group of industry practitioners sat to draft it.

Recently, Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, announced the inauguration of a Ministerial Committee aimed at fast-tracking the passage into law of the MOPPICON Bill.

Following the announcement, Nollywood practitioners have reacted via various social media platforms, including Twitter.

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Check out Tweets from various actors, directors and managers.

 

 

 

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In 2015, the  bill which 'seeks to confer a professional status to the practice of filmmaking in Nigeria,' was reportedly declared missing after passing through various bodies.

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