Lalong, Runsewe celebrate culture, tourism at NAFEST
Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, and Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Segun Runsewe, among other dignitaries recently celebrated culture and tourism at the 33rd National Festival of Arts and Culture (Nafest), held in Jos, Plateau State. Nigeria's iconic cultural diversity was on display, as over 22 states and Federal Capital Territory (FCT),…
Jos set for Culture Feast as Lalong promises memorable outing
The Plateau State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong, and Chairman, Plateau State Council of Chiefs, Da Jacob Buba Gyang, have assured the Federal and state governments that the National Festival of Arts Culture (NAFEST) slated for November 21 to 28 will be a reference point in organisational management, as well as showcasing the best of Plateau…
NCAC activates virtual tour of Nigeria
The National Council for Arts and Culture has unveiled a Virtual Cultural Tour of Nigeria. This cultural tour held on Saturday, June 27, 2020, is the seventh in the series of zoom meetings the Council has held since the Covid-19 lockdown. Speaking during the programme, the Director-General of NCAC, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, said the essence…
A voyage around Benin, home of arts, culture
Benin Kingdom, located in the thick equatorial rain forest zone of present-day southern Nigeria, with its rich vegetation, which supports agriculture and provides most materials for craft industries...
Plateau plans to host mother of all NAFEST in 2020
Plateau State has begun preparations towards a successful hosting of the 2020 edition of the National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST).
Osinbajo commends Benin monarch for strengthening nation’s cultural diversity
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, commended the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, for strengthening the country’s cultural diversity through the ongoing National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST) being hosted by Edo State.
Elvina Ibru in lead role as Emotan hits NAFEST stage
After a superlative performance in The Bling Lagosians, the baby of Michael Ibru dynasty, Elvina Ibru, is set for the mythical Benin story of passion and dedication, Emotan.
Edo blames Wednesday’s flood on shoddy NDDC job
Edo State government has sympathised with victims of the flood that wreaked havoc in the state, blaming the devastation on the shoddy job done by contractors of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
Culture, tourism development, tasks before Lai Mohammed
With the retention of Alhaji Lai Mohammed as Minister of lnformation and Culture, stakeholders in the culture arm of the ministry have called on the minister to pay more attention to the sector this time around.
Oba of Benin extols Runsewe’s drive as NAFEST 2019 Beckons
As stakeholders in the arts and culture sector gear up for this year’s NAFEST holding in Benin, Edo State, His Royal Majesty, the Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, has extolled the Director-General of the National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe. The revered monarch said Nigeria needs great…