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Federal Government Lodges Complaints Against Big Brother Naija With The NBC

Pearl Emmanuel

The 'live sex' in the ongoing Big Brother Naija TV reality show appears to have gotten to the Federal Government, as it recently lodged a complaint with the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) against the show.

The complaint prompted a game plan for dispatch of an altered unscripted TV drama where the genuine Nigerian culture will be shown, Nigerian dishes will be eaten and Nigerian dresses worn.

Otunba Segun Runsewe, the National Council for Arts and Culture Director-General, unveiled this when visited by Dr Gloria Shoda, the President of the National Council of Women Societies.

It is expected that the NCAC will speak to the 2008 Nudity Bill, 'A Bill for an Act to rebuff and deny bareness, sexual terrorizing and other-related offenses in Nigeria,' sponsored by the previous executive, Senate Committee on Women and Youth, Eme Ekaette.

"We will speak to that charge You can't face a conflict without a lawful system; we are certainly going to be aware of that,” Runsewe affirmed.

"I will take up the issue of Big Brother Naija; I have spoken with authorities of the National Broadcasting Commission since what is happening presently is horrendous.

“Having relationships on screen isn't our very own piece culture by any stretch of the imagination.

"Give me a chance to utilize this discussion to reveal to Nigerians that another Big Brother Naija is headed coming and we are working with Startimes.

“We are doing BBN that will mirror the genuine Nigerian culture. We are as of now taking a shot at everything that will be eaten, there will be Nigerian nourishment, the dresses will be Nigerian dresses.”

The NCWS President said she was worried about the negative effect of the live sex on Nigerian adolescents.

Shoda stated, "Having live sex in front of an audience is the thing influencing my reasonableness and it is affecting adversely on the small kids coming up. Does it imply that they can't go without sex for a quarter of a year? I'm denouncing the sex content on BBN.”