Runsewe enjoins Ambassador designates to promote Nigerian culture economy

Photo caption: L – R: Amb. Suleiman Umar, Nigerian Ambassador to Congo, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, Director General National Council for Arts and Culture & President, World Craft Council (AR) and Amb. Oluwadare Awoniyi, Nigerian Ambassador to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela with Concurrent Aereditutior to the Republic of Columbia & the Republic of Ecuador Nigeria’s Cultural icon and director general, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe took time out to rollout the Nigerian Cultural map, with detailed and focal attention on state by state Cultural festivals…

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NTA, NCAC collaborate to combat menace of rape

The Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) have resolved together to tackle the menace of rape in Nigeria. The director-general, National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe and the director-general, Nigerian Television Authority, Mallam Yakubu Ibn Mohammed made this resolution when the NCAC boss paid a courtesy call on his counterpart in NTA headquarters Abuja. Runsewe started that the efforts of NTA on the issues of rape in Nigeria has drastically reduced the rate of rape as indicated by statistics from…

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ATBOWATON urges LASG to name Falomo or Ikorodu Ferry Terminals after Jakande

Photo Caption: Wife of late Jakande, Alhaja Abimbola, Mr. Gani Tarzan Balogun and ATBOWATON Lagos chapter chairman, Honourable Lawal, during the visit. President, Association of Tourist Boat Operators and Water Transporters of Nigeria (ATBOWATON), Mr Gani Tarzan Balogun has called on Lagos State Government to name either Falomo or Ikorodu Ferry Terminals after late Lateef Jakande, first civilian Governor of Lagos State. Mr Balogun explained that the late Jakande institutionalized the construction of jetties across the riverine communities in the state, thereby opening up the Lagos littoral communities to development…

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NIHOTOUR set for digital technology in skill acquisition training

Authorities of the National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism, NIHOTOUR have set in motion, the machinery for the application of digital technology in its skill acquisition training and capacity development delivery services as the nation’s apex Travel Tourism and Hospitality training Institute in the country. This disclosure was made by Alhaji Nura Sani Kangiwa, director general of the Institute when he received in audience, officials of Backbone Connectivity Network Limited (BCN), led by the managing director/chief executive officer, Alhaji Ibrahim Dikko at the Abuja headquarters office of NIHOTOUR. Speaking further,…

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Cameroon jails notorious cross dresser, vindicate Runsewe’s stand against culture deviants

Cameroon, one of Africa’s francophone countries, set a bold judicial precedence on Tuesday in Douala, sending out of circulation one of its unrepentant and notorious Cross Dresser, known as Shakiro to jail for promotion of homosexuality. A Cameroonian court of first instance sitting in the district of Ndokotti, Douala, found Shakiro and two others guilty of practising homosexuality, stating that the promoters of deviant cultures must be kept away from the society and so be locked away. Just like in Nigeria where notorious homosexuals and cross dressers have been arrested…

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Gov. Sanwo-Olu, Runsewe, Goni, NANTA president, Akporiaye others emerge winners at Tourism Awards

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has won the Best Tourism Governor in Nigeria, while Otunba Segun Runsewe, the director general National Council for Art and Culture, NCAC, emerged Tourism Personality of the Year, The fourth edition of the award which was held virtually on Saturday 6th February also saw Dr Adebisi Obawale win Best Tourism Commissioner, Alado of Ado Awaye, HRM Oba Ademola Folakanmi won Royal Support for Tourism, and Omotoke Fatoki emerged Young Tourism Personality of the Year while Lifetime Achievement Awards went to Chief Mike Amachree and…

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ZIROC Residence Hotel assures clients  of all inclusive safety, wholesome experience

Ziroc Residence, one of Nigeria’s leading hospitality player in Lagos State has assured its teaming clients  of all inclusive safety and  a  wholesome experience in 2021 as they continue to make the hotel their choice destination .  According to the management of the hotel,  Ziroc Residence,  has implemented several initiatives to avail guests comfort, safety and the right ambience for business and leisure particularly in this era of covid- 19 pandemic . “We are constantly implementing best-in-class solutions to ensure guests receive value for their money every time they stay at…

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Sirika emerges aviation man of the year as Capt. Boyo, Femi Adefope win Aviation/ Travel personality of the decade

Aviation minister, Senator Hadi Sirika has emerged aviation man of the year while the chief executive officer of Overland Airways, Capt. Edward Boyo was choosing as aviation Man of the decade. This is just as the Skylogistics boss, Mr Femi Adefope emerged Travel Personality of the Decade while Eko Hotels was selected Hotel of the Decade. It will be observed that every year since 1996 Travellers has had annual awards for the Best Performers in the industry. Travellers Magazine is the first travel magazine published in West Africa since 1993.…

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NCAC partners NYSC in uniting Nigeria, bringing sustainable peace

Photo Caption: D.G of NYSC Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim presenting a gift to the D.G NCAC Otunba Runsewe The director-general of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe has pledged his commitment to partner with the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) in the task of uniting Nigeria and bringing sustainable peace and social harmony in the country. The NCAC boss made this pledge when he received the director-general of National Youths Service Corps, Brigadier-General, Shuaibu Ibrahim in his office. While unveiling a joint agenda tagged “Partnership…

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NCAC partners with Potter Media for Ohafia Heritage Festival

The National Council of Arts and Culture (NCAC) in partnership with a Lagos based communication and marketing company, Potter Media Communications and Marketing Company, will in August this year hold a novel cultural festival cum tourism programme in Ohafia, Abia State. The festival, Ohafia Heritage Festival and Slave Route Tour (OH-FESRT), would provide local and international tourists the opportunity to experience the famous Ohafia War Dance (Egu Ikperikpe Ogu), a traditional dance festival that evolved from the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade era.  The festival will also offer tourists the opportunity to…

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