Ogun State shines at INAC expo focal on Ankara economy

Ogun State contingent, put up a fantastic Cultural show of force, Thursday night in Abuja, at the ongoing International Arts and Crafts Expo, pulled all strings, showcasing its rich Ankara and Batik fabric economy, spiced with gastronomical outing of the famed Ofada Rice, to the delight of participants and invited dignitaries. Olusegun Olaotan, Permanent Secretary, Ogun state Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, took to the expo podium to recast the diversity of the state rich Cultural tourism Endowments, from Ankara fabrics, natural resources, rich flora and fauna ecosystem and…

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NCAC DG extols virtues of Professor Sule Bello, expresses sadness over his demise

The Director General of the National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe has extolled the virtues of Professor Sule Bello, a foremost Professor of History who passed on to eternal glory on Sunday. Otunba Runsewe in his condolence message to the family of Professor Bello described his death as not only painful but also very sad. The NCAC boss said that he was a great Historian, World Class Intellectual and a patriotic Nigerian, adding that the gap his death has created will be very difficult to fill. Otunba…

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New dawn for tourism as FTAN honours Runsewe with Nigerian Tourism and Culture Brand Icon Award

It was a night of glowing tributes to a tourism, art and culture icon, Otunba Segun Runsewe, the Director General of the National Council for Art and Culture, NCAC, who was honoured by the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria, FTAN, with the Nigerian Tourism And Culture Brand Icon Award for his immense contribution to the growth and development of tourism in Nigeria. Runsewe was honoured with the first award instituted by FTAN for achievers in the the tourism and culture industry in Nigeria at a well attended and colourful…

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FTAN set to honour Otunba Runsewe with first Nigerian Tourism Award

The Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria, FTAN is set to honour Otunba Segun Runsewe the director general of National Council for Arts and Culture, NCAC, with the First Nigerian Tourism Awards to on the 24th of September at Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos. The President of the Federation, Mr Nkereuwem Onung made this announcement in Abuja during the Inauguration of the FCT Council of FTAN. He said that the Nigerian Tourism Awards will be an annual Recognition for major Players who have Made huge Contributions to the Growth…

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Runsewe hosts diplomatic community to dinner to Herald 2021 INAC Expo

Members of the Diplomatic Community in a group photograph with Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, DG National Council for Arts and Culture & President World Craft Council, African Region In a strategic bid to ensure that the 2021 International Arts and Crafts (INAC) Expo meets its desired objectives, the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) played host to the Diplomatic Community in Nigeria to a Pre-INAC dinner in Abuja. Speaking at the occasion, the Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture Otunba Olusegun Runsewe explained that the purpose of the…

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IBB Golf Club seeks support from NCAC on independence day golf tourney

Photo Caption: Director General NCAC Otunba Segun Runsewe and other members of IBB 2021 independent day Golf tournament led by the assistant captain Mike Ekoja in a group photograph The IBB International Golf and Country Club have solicited the support of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) to make the 61st Independence day Golf Tournament a success. A delegation from the Club which comprised members of the tournament planning committee was at the office of the Director General, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, in Abuja on a courtesy visit. In…

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Igbo Cultural group inaugurate Runsewe’s Statue in Igboukwu, Anambra state

A life size sculpture of the image of the director general, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) Otunba Segun Runsewe, was unveiled Saturday, August 28, 2021 in Etiti village, Igboukwu, the ancestral home of the Igbo nation in Anambra state, as the key agenda to herald the new Yam festival across the south east of Nigeria. The historical project and first in perpetual remembrance of any Nigerian in Public sector tourism administration in Nigeria, was inaugurated by MBIDO Igbo Association, an inter agency Committee on Culture, Arts and Tourism…

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Gov Bello appoints Runsewe to head Kogi’s Advisory Committee on Culture, Tourism

Kogi state Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has appointed a nine man Tourism intervention advisory committee, headed by Otunba Segun Runsewe, director general National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), as chairman. The appointment of Otunba Segun Runsewe, who is also the President, Africa region, World Craft Council (WCC), a week after he lead the 36 states commissioners and directors of Arts and Culture to a technical meeting on National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST), in Ekiti state, reaffirms Governor Bello’s determination to change the narratives of culture and tourism…

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2021 Ekiti NAFEST: My ultimate goal as NCAC DG is to use Culture to unite Nigeria – Runsewe

.. As Ekiti state First Lady receives award of Mama NAFEST 2021 Photo Caption: Director General National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe presenting an Award of Mama NAFEST to the wife of the governor of Ekiti State, Erelu Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi The director general of the National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe who is also the President of the World Crafts Council, African Region has said that his ultimate goal as the director general of the National Council for Arts and Culture is to use…

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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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