Peter Psquare Okoye has reacted to reports that the Federal Government is set to stop Entertainers from shooting their music videos, movies etc, outside of Nigeria.
This was disclosed by the Minister of Information, Lai Moammed when he paid a visit to the headquarters of the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) today July 15th.the
“This government has agreed that henceforth, whatever we consume in Nigeria in terms of music and films, must be made in Nigeria. We cannot continue to go to South Africa or any other country to produce our films and then send them back to be consumed in Nigeria. The Broadcasting Code and the Advertising Code are very clear on this. For you to classify a product as a Nigerian product, it must have a certain percentage of Nigerian content”.
According to Lai, Nigerian entertainers patronise the economy of other countries whenever they go outside Nigeria to shoot their videos;