After Accra, jollof rice challenge moves to Lagos
As guests and stakeholders in the travel and tourism sector of Africa gear up for this year’s Akwaaba Africa Travel Market, organisers have announced that the D.G of National Council of Arts and Culture...
Agency plans big for Africa’s Craft Expo 2017
The 2017 regional arts and crafts market, which is its 10th edition, holds between August 27 and September 17 at NCAC permanent site, popularly known as Arts and Crafts Centre.
Cultural wealth tops agenda as NCAC hosts Commonwealth delegates
The National Council For Arts and Culture (NCAC), last weekend, launched Nigerian culture to prominence as he played host to delegates to the 16th Commonwealth Speakers and Presiding Officers Conference (African Region) that ended last week.
‘Re-engaging cultural resources for national development’
The richness of artistic and cultural industries of Nigeria to stimulate development in all ramifications is not in doubt. What appears to be lacking is the political will and visionary leadership to harness the latent resources for national development.
AMAA 2017…National Theatre misses opportunity to host Africa
If there’s any structure in Lagos that distinctly portrays the city as a centre for arts and culture in Nigeria, it’s the iconic National Arts Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos.
228 years old Igarra’s ‘Aba festival’ gets endorsement
As part of efforts to promote culture and tourism, Edo state Government yesterday has endorsed the 228 years old Aba festival held once in six years in Igarra, Akoko-Edo local government area.
Culture and tourism development… more talk, less action
The stagnation and indifference witnessed in the culture and tourism arm of the ministry of information and culture, sends negative signal, not only to the art community but the nation’s cultural landscape.
Outrage as Buhari sidelines minister, names culture, tourism officials
There is outrage in the nation’s culture and tourism sector at the manner President Muhammadu Buhari appointed new heads of agencies and parastatals last weekend.
ChoralFest International contest set to hold
National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) held a mini-exhibition concert last week at the Ayo Babalola Centre for Arts and Cultural Expression, Surulere, Lagos.