Runsewe urges NANTA to brace up for cultural promotion, as NCAA DG assures of robust relationship, partnership

Director General National Council for Arts and Culture, NCAC, Otunba Segun Runsewe has called on the members of the national association of Nigeria Travel Agencies, NANTA, to wake up and embrace the promotion and marketing of the rich Nigerian culture. He explained that Nigeria culture is one of the oldest in the world, and needs marketing communication initiatives that could unveil its iconic content and context to the world yet to experience the fullness of its diversity. ” Under of our National Festival of Arts and Culture, ( NAFEST), we…

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NCAC, FTAN collaborate to move association, industry higher

The newly elected Executive of the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) have been assured of a greater cooperation to move the association to higher heights. The director general, National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe gave the assurance in Abuja today when the newly elected Executive of the Federation paid him a courtesy call in his office. The director general who felt highly honoured said the visit which was timely, attested that NCAC is a dependable ally in the movement to change the narratives in the…

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NCAC holds training on reportage of rape for Nigerian Journalists

Photo Caption: R – L: Femi Adesina, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, director general, NCAC and RT. Hon. Abike Erewa Dabiri, Chairman Nigerian in Diaspora Commission at the Capacity Building for Journalists on reporting Rape organised by the National Council for Arts and Culture A one day training programme on professional reportage of rape has been held for Nigerian Journalists on the crime beat. The training program which was held by the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) in collaboration with Nigerian Television…

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Runsewe commends Gov Oyetola on Osun Adire Day

Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) Otunba Segun Runsewe, says the reawakening of cultural fashion by Osun state governor, Gboyega Oyetola, deserves national accolades. From August 27, Governor Oyetola has made it compulsory for all public and civil servants to wear the osun state variant of local Adire fabric, known as “Adire Eleko” to work as a way to revive the dying Cultural fashion of the people, noted for their artistic and Cultural tourism endowments. Otunba Segun Runsewe who is also the President, Africa region of the…

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Runsewe to document Iheanacho, Ndidi legacies for display of patriotism during English FA cup final

Photo Caption: L – R: Aliyu Badaki, 2nd Deputy President, Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) and Mr. Nkerewen Onurg, Acting National President, Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria. The director general, National Council for Arts and Culture and President World Crafts Council, Otunba Segun Runsewe has applauded Nigerian born Leicester player Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi for their common display of patriotism in form of cultural symbolism during the English FA Cup final match between their club…

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Runsewe: Plaudits and endorsements across board

By Frank Meke If the sky is truly the limit to the aspiration of humanity, then we need to redefine the parameters of expectations of men who breaks the limit of the skyline in order to leave behind legacies in socio-economic and political circles across the globe. In other words, there should be limitless insightful and progressive templates, worthy of breakthroughs in all areas of human endeavours, supportive of notions that nothing is impossible to those who dare to conquer. Otunba Segun Runsewe, Director General National Council for Arts and…

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President Buhari reappoints Runsewe for another four years

Just on the dot of the end of his first active and progressive four years as director general National Council for Arts and Culture, NCAC, Otunba Segun Runsewe, was handed another term of four years to deepen the Nigerian Cultural economy by President Mohammandu Buhari. Runsewe, arguably one of the brightest star of the president’s team under the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, was appointed four years ago in the month april, and by the latest development, all the speculations and anxieties about the future of NCAC, put to rest.…

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NCAC signs MoU with Korea on partnerships, development of creative, cultural industries

Photo Caption: The Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe and the Director, Korean Cultural Centre Abuja, Mr.Lee Jin Su as they sign the MoU National Council for Arts and Culture, NCAC has signed a Memorandum of understanding, MoU with the Cultural Centre of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Abuja. The MoU is aimed at establishing and encouraging an enduring partnership relationship for the development of all facets of the creative, mutual, cultural industries. Speaking during the signing of the MoU, the director…

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Runsewe calls for reinforcement of mutual cultural relationship between Nigeria, Bangladesh

The need to further establish and reinforce the mutual cultural relationship that exists between the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh and the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) and the Federal Government of Nigeria that dates as far back as 1971 has been emphasised. This diplomatic relationship should be explored for the benefit of mutual cultural benefits for both countries. The director-general, National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe stated this when the High Commissioner for the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh His Excellency, Masudur Rahman paid him a…

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Runsewe appeals to Edo Govt. to reconsider decision to suspend National Sports Festival

Director General National Council for Arts and Culture, NCAC, and patron Nigeria Union of Journalists ( NUJ), Otunba Segun Runsewe has appealed to Edo state government to reconsider the decision to suspend the ongoing national sports festival due to paucity of funds. Runsewe stated that the games is a veritable vehicle of National unity and an outpost to discover hidden young talents to help Nigeria sustain its leadership position in sports in Africa nay the world. The NUJ patron and President, Africa Region, World Craft Council (WCC), further noted that…

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