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Flashback: Why The Movie "District 9" Was Banned In Nigeria

Nigerians being a lover of films got the surprise of it all when the movie District 9 was released to the public.

The movie District 9 was banned by the Nigeria Government. The movie was banned from all cinemas across the country. The controversial science fiction film, District 9, was affirmed to denigrates the country image.

The movie was said to have portrayed Nigerians as addict, cannibals and Prostitutes. In the movie,it was revealed that the name of A Nigeria former president was clearly spelt out as the head of the criminal gang .The Malawaian who played the gang leader of the organisation named "Obasanjo"said Nigerians were not the only one portrayed as villains. Still, the government got the movie banned across the country.

Based on this premium, the then Minister of Information for Nigeria then, Dr Dora Akinyuili ordered the sanction of the movie from Nigeria cinemas and wrote to Sony pictures demanding apology for the attack on Nigeria.

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