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30 Mar 2019
The Director General of the National Council for Art and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe has called for adequate attention to the development of the country’s culture industry. Runsewe, who made the call at the 43rd annual general meeting of National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies (NANTA) held in Lagos, noted that culture provides a…
20 Jan 2019
The Director General of National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe, has commended culture workers, stakeholders and administrators...
27 Dec 2018
Plans are underway by the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) to expand the scope of the Employees’ Compensation (ECS) scheme to include the informal sector of the economy. The Managing Director of the Fund, Adebayo Somefun stated this at the just-concluded Art and Culture Expo organised by the National Council of Arts and Culture…
2 Dec 2018
The atmosphere was electrifying. There were no tired bodies, only smiles, laughter and sound belching from the music box at high level. Participants were in excited chatters, as the 11th International Arts and Craft (INAC) Expo came to a close in Abuja. Held at the FCT Exhibition Pavilion and Events Centre, Abuja from November 17…
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…
11 Nov 2018
Otunba Segun Runsewe is a big man with huge ambition. He has a ‘can do’ spirit, which many are beginning to appreciate. His tenure as the Director-General of the Nigerian...
21 Oct 2018
According to the Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe, the Council is fully prepared to showcase the glamour of Nigeria’s diverse cultures to the world during the festival, which is billed to hold from October 21 to 27.
30 Sep 2018
With less than three weeks to the opening of this year’s National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST), Rivers State has indicated its readiness...
16 Sep 2018
Otunba Olusegun Runsewe is the Director General of National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), a parastatal under the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture.
14 Jul 2018
As Port Harcourt, the Rivers State Capital prepares to host this year’s National Festival for Arts and Culture (NAFEST) in the coming days, Rivers State Government has assured participants...
20 May 2018
The Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Olusegun Runsewe has described Nigeria as the heart and soul of African culture. Runsewe, who led a 22-man delegate from eight African countries to the Arts and Creative Design Training in Shenzhen....
5 Apr 2018
Meanwhile, eight of the graduands have been sponsored by the parastatals to undergo a training on finishing and packaging of local products to meet international standard.  


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