Sirika, Lai Mohammed, Runsewe, Coker to grace NANTA AGM in Lagos

The minister of state for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, the minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the director general of the National Council for Art and Culture, NCAC, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe and the director general of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation, NTDC, Folarin Coker are among the dignitaries expected to grace the Annual General Meeting, AGM of the National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies, NANTA on the 27th of March at the Muson Centre in Lagos. Also expected at the AGM are the Ooni of Ife, His Majesty…

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Governor Wike declares NAFEST 2018 open in Port -Harcourt

Photo Caption: L – R: The DG National Council of Arts and Culture, (NCAC) Otunba Segun Runsewe, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state and his wife suzzette Eberechi Wike during the opening ceremony of NAFEST at the Sharks Stadium in Port – Harcourt on Tuesday, October 23. Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Tuesday declared open the 31st National Festival of Arts and Culture, NAFEST Rivers 2018, amid pomp and ceremony at the Sharks Stadium, Port Harcourt. Governor Wike dressed in beautiful Rivers Traditional Attire with a walking stick…

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NCAC DG visits Amchree, Nigerian father of tourism, applauds him for tourism development in Rivers

The director general of the National Council of Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Olusegun Runsewe on Monday October 22 paid a courtesy visit to the Nigerian father of tourism, chief Mike Amachree in Port- Harcourt, River state. Runsewe who is in Port – Harcourt for the 2018 National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST) applauded chief Amachree for his contribution towards the development of tourism, art and culture in River state and Nigeria in general. He assured the Nigerian father of tourism that this year’s NAFEST in the state is…

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AKWAABA 2018: SA Tourism excites guests as Senator Ita Giwa, Banky W, others visit stand

South African Tourism once again demonstrated to guests, and dignitaries at the just concluded AKWAABA African Travel Market why the country is the prime destination for leisure, tourism, shopping and business in Africa and beyound. The South African Tourism stand played host to dignitaries and guests in the tourism and entertainment industry in Africa and beyound like, the director general of the National Council for Arts & Culture (NCAC), Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, Senator Florence Ita-Giwa, top Nigerian musician, Banky W, popular Ghanian actor, Van Vicker and a host of others.…

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Lagosians flood NCAC’s skill acquisition centre

It was a spectacular outing for the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) at the 2018 AKWAABA Travel Market which opened in Lagos on Sunday, September 9, as hundreds of Nigerians trooped to the Council’s Skill Acquisition Centre for training.   Some of the Skills imparted to trainees at the expo which was held at the Eko Hotel and Suites from September 9 – 12, included soap making, bead making, pomade making, painting, Antiseptic and AOG Design.   Explaining the objective of the programme to the dignitaries that visited…

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14th Akwaaba opens in Lagos amid funfare as NCAC offers free skill acquisition programme

The 14th Akwaaba African Travel Market opened on Sunday September 09 in Lagos in a colourful ceremony attended by dignitaries in the travel and tourism industry in West Africa, Africa and beyound. The opening ceremony of the expo was followed shortly by the Jollof rice contest among Nigeria, Ghana and The Gambia. At the contest, the best of the chefs from the three countries slugged it out to determine which country cooks the best Jollof rice. Though the result of the contest is still expected as the judges who are…

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Art & Craft to take centre stage at Nigeria-South Africa bi-national commission

Photo Caption R-L: Director general of the National Council of Art and Culture, NCAC, Otunba Segun Runsewe presenting gift to the South African deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Bobby Moroe during during courtesy call on the diplomat in Abuja recently. The development of Nigeria’s Art and Craft sector will now take centre stage amongst other issues at the next edition of the Nigeria-South Africa bi-national commission slated for later this year. This was revealed during a courtesy call on the South African High Commission in Abuja by the director-general National…

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NCAC mounts world class exhibition in Moscow

As part of Nigeria’s outing at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) has mounted a world-class Cultural Exhibition in Moscow, Russia. The Nigerian Cultural Exhibition Stand, which is heavily embellished with the nation’s arts, crafts and historical materials, has continued to witness impressive influx of Nigerians in Russia, friends of Nigeria and a wide range of other spectators. The Cultural Centre, which is the central point for rallying support for the Super Eagles in Moscow also provides a platform for showcasing Nigeria’s cultural…

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Russia 2018: NCAC showcases Nigeria’s Art, Council to the world

Nigeria’s presence in Russia at the moment is not limited to the activities of the Super Eagles on the football fields. As the players are exhibiting their talents and projecting Nigeria’s football prowess, so also is the Director General of National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe is showcasing Nigeria to the world. In Moscow, there is an ongoing exhibition of football as well as arts and culture. The exhibition opened earlier in the week and has been witness an influx of visitors. Incidentally, it is the only…

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