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National Council for Arts and Culture

31 Jul
The Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Olusegun Runsewe has assured the newly elected executives of the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN)
29 May
The Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe, has said that children are the hope and the future of the country and as such their contributions to the development of the nation cannot be ignored.
14 Nov 2020
The National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR), during the week, held its annual Masters Lecture with a call for enhanced service delivery in the tourism and hospitality sector.   The Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe made the call in his Keynote address at the event.   There is…
24 May 2020
The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), last week Thursday, May 14, 2020, held a conference to set agenda for the creative industry.
5 Jan 2020
Mr Olusegun Runsewe, the Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), has debunked the allegation that he was found wanting by the recent National Audit Report
30 Aug 2019
The Director-General of the National Council for Arts and Culture, Segun Runsewe, has been on my mind lately, and not with admiration. He represents the typical policy dysfunction that is a trademark of our political system: one where people with the least understanding of a nuanced issue are given the task of directing it.
31 Jul 2019
The stage is set for yet another cultural watershed with the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) playing host to no less than 36 ambassadors, high commissioners and representatives of countries drawn from around the world to a pre-International Arts and Crafts Expo dinner in Abuja.
7 Jul 2019
A high-powered delegation from National Council for Arts and Culture led by the Director-General, Otunba Segun Runsewe, will embark on a weeklong facility tour in Benin starting from July 8 to 12. The aim is to ascertain the preparedness of the ancient city while building a groundswell of support from stakeholders who will partner the…
16 Jun 2019
The Government of President Muhammadu Buhari has deepened its commitment to the Creative, Culture Industries (CCIs). Recently, through the country’s apex bank, CentralBank of Nigeria (CBN), it introduced the Creative Industry Financing Initiative (CIFI) as a way to empower industry practitioners. The problem of unemployment remains a menace in spite of efforts at tackling it…
19 Jan 2019
The Director-General National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe has expressed immense joy with culture and tourism activities in Nigeria last year, promising to embark on culture evangelism tour of the 36 states of the federation this year. The NCAC DG particularly commended Lagos, Rivers, Cross-River, Kaduna, Plateau and Edo States for…
17 Nov 2018
Gabriel Olatunde Babawale, Professor of Political Economy at the University of Lagos has made landmark contributions to scholarship and national development. His giant strides as the Director-General, the Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilisation (CBAAC) between 2006 and 2014 remain evergreen. However, Babawale, now a Commissioner at the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission…
3 Jul 2016
In a bid to preserve, promote and develop indigenous language through traditional choral repertoire, the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), in association with its corporate ...


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