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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Runsewe commends organisers of 3rd Abuja annual trade fair

The director-general of the National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe has praised the designers of the Wuye ultra-modern market in Abuja. This was during the occasion of the opening of the 3rd Wuye annual trade fair held in Abuja with Runsewe as special guest of honour. Runsewe said that the market has a friendly environment for business with over 1600 number of lockup shops, a well- furnished fire station which will serve the whole of Wuye district and its environs. This year’s Wuye trade fair was declared…

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INAC 2018: Bangladesh shine as NCAC launch Diplomacy Day for Peace

Guests at the International Arts and Craft (INAC) Expo were once again treated to a double doze of non-stop music and dance entertainment by Bangladesh on 23rd November as the Expo winds down to a grand finale. The pulsating, rhythmic cultural routines from a very colourful troupe invited standing ovation from all in attendance. Earlier, the director-general, National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe speaking on the day dedicated to Bangladesh and Ogun State, said Ogun State had done Nigeria proud with the electrifying performances combined with exquisite…

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23 countries arrive Abuja for INAC 2018

No fewer than 23 countries are set to arrive Abuja for the 2018 International African Arts and Crafts Expo (INAC) which has been expanded to an intercontinental affair. The International Arts and Crafts Expo is slated for 17th to 24th of November in Abuja. Briefing journalists at the FCT exhibition pavilion which is the venue for the expo, the director-general, National Council for Arts and Culture Otunba Segun Runsewe said everything is now in place to align the exhibition with global standards. Taking the journalists on a facility tour, Runsewe…

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Governor Lalong, Runsewe, stakeholders to drive Plateau economy with Culture, Tourism

The Plateau state Governor, Simon Bako Lalong, the director-general, National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe and stakeholders have resolved to drive the Plateau economy with Culture, Tourism. This is coming against the background of the identification of Culture and tourism as key drivers in transforming the socio-economic fortunes of Plateau state and by extension, Nigeria. The resolve by Governor Lalong along with culture and tourism experts was further corroborated by Runsewe while delivering a speech at the first Plateau Tourism Conference held in Jos with the theme:…

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