ANJET honours Runsewe, Alabi, Ogbeni Awe, Uko, inaugurates executives, patrons

It was celebration time at the recently held tourism seminar by the Association of Nigerian Journalists and Writers of Tourism (ANJET) in Lagos, when the umbrella body for travel writers in the country honoured some of the operators in the tourism sector, and inaugurates its new executives as well as patrons. On the honour list were the director general of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, a patron of the association; and Chief Samuel Alabi of Eko Hotels and Suites, who is also a patron…

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Runsewe, Pastor Balogun admonish Christians to uphold tenets of Christianity

Photo Caption: DG, NCAC, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe (left) and Pastor Peter Balogun of Citizens Church during the launch of 4 books at the International Conference Centre in Abuja on Sunday. Christians have been enjoined to uphold the tenets of Christianity as enshrined in the Holy Bible and other Christian literature in order to build a more prosperous nation. Both men gave the counsel in Abuja on Sunday during the launch of four books written by Pastor Peter Balogun all reflecting several themes aimed at enhancing the spiritual life of Christians.…

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Runsewe decry Lekki naked dance, says it negates beauty of Nigerian culture

Director general National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe has thrown his weight behind Lagos government decision to fish out brains behind the Lekki public naked dance, saying the show negates the beauty of Nigerian culture and way of life. Runsewe who has zero tolerance for attitudes and culture unbecoming of well brought up Nigerian young persons, described the Lekki public show as unacceptable, Jezebelistic and sin against Nigerian culture which must be condemned, rediculed and rejected by Nigerians from all works of life. The NCAC boss…

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Runsewe appointed chairman of Africa China Culture Exchange Society

.. Promises to strengthen culture economy of Africa, China Director general National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) and President, Africa region of the world crafts council (WCC), Olusegun Runsewe, has been appointed chairman, Africa China Exchange Society (ACCAES). Runsewe who in two years has changed the narratives of Nigeria’s cultural economy and fostered strategic cultural exchange among African nations through multi-cultural marketing platform, was chosen by the global body for his visionary leadership in fronting Africa Arts and Crafts, for driving an excellent cultural  exchange platform between African countries…

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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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