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.
NCAC poised for better performance – Runsewe
Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, Director General of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) says the council will be repositioned for better performance.
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.
New heads of culture, tourism yet to resume duties
Over one week after the announcement of their appointments, new heads of agencies and parastatals in the nation’s culture and tourism sector are yet to resume duties formally.
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.
With N8.3b capital allocation… It’s a lean purse for information, culture ministry
When Information and Culture Minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, was asked early last year to comment on the amount allocated to the ministry in the 2016 budget, a little over N45.1 billion...