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Hard cores refer to those materials that expose the human organs in their natural state so provocatively, while the soft cores refer to those indecent exposures of half nakedness or nudity.

Presently, film producers, directors and actors are expressing gross lack of cultural values and discipline in their artistic creations and representations, which this paper identifies as counterproductive to the society, as the value attached to the industry is depreciating gradually.

Investigations have proved that the availability of sophisticated equipment and materials in this 21 century, the introduction of Information Communication Technologies (ICT) and the quest for stardom by some nascent artist have contributed immensely to the production, distribution and viewing of these destructive contents.

defines pornography as, “a depiction of licentious or lewdness, or a portrayal of erotic behaviour designed to cause sexual excitement.” An online encyclopaedia defines pornography as, “the collection of pictures, writings and other materials that are sexually explicit, and sometimes equate sex with power and violence.” For the purpose of this study, pornography can best be described as those sexually explicit materials intended to create unnecessary sexual arousal, capable of mis-directing and undermining the value of sex to the viewers.

Pornographic materials are classified into hard core and soft core.

Pornography is a poor sex educator; most of them are too explicit for younger children who out of mental immaturity could adopt such behaviours to the detriment of the society.

The fact that today’s children have unguarded access to the media is an issue of great concern.The level at which Nigeria movie industry (Nollywood) has continued to churn out pornographies, in exchange to educative movies in Nigerian market is worrisome.In the good old days of the industry, movies were directed towards societal norms and ethics of African culture and tradition.Sexual tendencies are portrayed in such an unrealistic and tempting manner that neglects intimacy and romance.Duruaku recognized the power of art when he wrote: There is hardly anything in the world with power to turn or bend this way and that way the morals of men than art.Suffice it to say that, when movies are bereaved of moral and educative values, the adverse effect cannot be farfetched.