NCAC DG, Runsewe plans nationwide tour, applauds upbeats in culture, tourism

Director-General National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe has expressed immense joy with culture and tourism activities in Nigeria last year, promising to embark on culture evangelism tour of the 36 states of the federation very soon. The NCAC DG singled out Lagos, Rivers, Cross-River, Kaduna, Plateau and Edo States for engaging and promoting robust culture and tourism activities in 2018, which helped create a window for organised local and international visits across Nigeria. Runsewe whose office organised some of the most notable cultural festivals in Nigeria last…

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How Runsewe parachute culture into limelight

By Frank Meke Sometime in late 2017, few weeks after his glorious appointment by President Buhari as Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe had breezed into a hospital in Abuja to see a friend of mine and industry big wig who suddenly took ill and was near breathless. It was past 12 mid night and he had rushed to the hospital at my invitation and a call to save a soul. Though Otunba is not a medical doctor, he does have this profound ability…

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Passion 4 wins 2018 Carnival Calabar best band

Passion 4 has emerged the best band at the just concluded 2018 Carnival Calabar In the keen contest, Seagull Band came second while Freedom Band came 3rd. Passion 4 Also won the Best Truck (Float) followed by Seagull Band on second and Freedom Band on 3rd position respectively. Passion 4 also confirmed its dominance by emerging the Best Costume Design, followed by Seagull and Masta Blasta, while Bayside Band won the Best Queen, Bayside Band won the Best King In the Cultural Carnival category, Akwa Ibom came first, followed by…

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Ooni hails Air Peace boss over contributions to Nigeria’s economy, peace

Photo Caption: Cultural Ambassadors Alfred Oladotun Taylor (2nd left) and MorounRanti Ashabi (2nd right) presenting an Ife artwork gift from the Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Adeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi, Ojaja II to the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema (middle) at Air Peace Corporate Headquarters in Lagos on Wednesday. Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi, Ojaja II has commended the chairman/chief executive officer of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema for his tireless contributions to the economic development and peace of the…

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We combine rich teams, flavours, culture to give guests richer experience- GM The Envoy Hotel

The Envoy Hotel is one of the leading Hotels in Abuja in quality service delivery, unique offerings, attention to details which distinguishes it from other hospitality outfits in Abuja. This classy Hotel with fantastic edifice located in a serene environment close to the diplomatic corridors on the diplomatic drive is hospitality redefined, excellent in security, distinct in style, grand with state of the art facilities, beautiful architectural master piece, a welcoming and courteous staff, best cuisines to carter for local and international guests. The Envoy is the first hotel in…

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Air Peace clears air on Lagos-Enugu flight incident

Air Peace has dismissed reports alleging that one of its aircraft almost crashed on the Lagos-Enugu route on Friday, describing the claims as an unfortunate misrepresentation of facts. A statement issued by the airline’s Corporate Communications Manager, Mr. Chris Iwarah on Monday said the aircraft experienced a change in cabin pressure en-route to Enugu and its flight crew had to do the normal technical manoeuvre by descending to a level comfortable enough for passengers on board. The carrier debunked insinuations that the aircraft involved in the incident might not have…

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Possession of firearms: Court releases Small Doctor, others with N5m bond each

.. Charges them to be of good behaviour  Chief magistrate A. O. Komolafe (Mrs.) of an Ebute-Metta Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, today, advised the hip pop musician, Temitope Adekunle, a.k.a. Small Doctor and three of his band members to be of good behaviour. Other respondents respondents counselled to be of good behaviour by the Chief Magistrate in a civil suit marked 3564/2018 are: Dare Osho, Sanusi Lateef and Hussein Darego. Mrs. Komolafe gave the advice while delivering ruling in a motion exparte brought before the court by the Police from…

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Lagos set to rock with spectacular ‘One Lagos Fiesta’

Lagos is set to rock this December with its One Lagos Fiesta starting from 24th to 31st. The Fiesta with the theme: A December to Remember promises to live up to its billing by surpassing previous events. The event in its fourth edition is set to give Lagosians something to cheer about this season. Speaking on Monday, December 3 during a press briefing at the Baguda Kaltho Press Centre Alausa, Ikeja on the 2018 One Lagos Fiesta, the Lagos State commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. Steve Ayorinde explained…

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Air Peace boss tasks cabin crew members on customer service

L-R: Air Peace Human Resources Manager, Mrs. Olubunmi Akano, Corporate Communications Manager, Mr. Chris Iwarah and Cabin Services Manager, Ms. Florence Opia during the 2nd Cabin Crew Fair organised by MamaJ Aviation Consult Limited at the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority Annex, Lagos on Saturday Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema has urged cabin crew members to deepen their customer service and crisis management skills to forge a better relationship between airlines and their passengers. Onyema made the call at the 2nd Cabin Crew Fair 2018 organised by…

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NAMA director of engineering conferred with NSE fellowship

Photo Caption NSE President, Engr. Adekunle Mokuolu (left) congratulating Engr. Farouk Umar on his investiture as Fellow, NSE. The director of Safety Electronics and Engineering Services in the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Engr. Ahmed Umar Farouk at the weekend made the list of 32 eminent Nigerians inducted into the prestigious Fellowship of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE).  The event which took place at the Nigerian Airforce (NAF) Conference Centre, Abuja was part of activities marking the 60th anniversary of the society. Speaking at the induction ceremony, the President…

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