Otunba Olusegun Runsewe
Culture community in an evening of tribute for Floyd
The National Council for Arts and Culture, on Wednesday, June 10 evening, held a memorial in honour of George Floyd, who was killed while being arrested by the police
NCAC holds conference on COVID-19’s impact on Nigeria’s creative sector tomorrow
The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) will tomorrow hold a conference to set agenda for the creative industry. Titled, COVID-19: Impact on Nigeria’s creative sector, the conference has been convened by the Director General of NCAC, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe.
Art, culture light up Edo State as NAFEST 2019 ends in style
For close to three hours, eyes blearied with watch, somberly, sometimes, when rain descended like truthful lies gnawing. The ferocity of the rains was rising and ebbing like angry ocean.
Tourism key to Nigeria’s quest for economic diversification
Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, at the 2019 National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST), said as Nigeria hopes to diversify its economy and move the nation in the direction...
Development of arts, culture central to national growth, say Folklore experts
The need for Nigerians to value and up-grade the cultural artefacts at the disposal of the country has been canvassed. Speaking at the fifth yearly congress and 14th Conference of Nigerian Folklore Society ....
Apex bank lifts culture, creative industry with intervention fund
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…
‘Culture should be embedded in our educational curriculum’
Ezenwo Nyesom Wike is the Governor of Rivers State. He spoke to the media at the recently held National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST) on what his government is doing to promote culture and tourism in the state. GREGORY AUSTIN NWAKUNOR (Arts and Culture Editor) was there. How can culture be part of the…
Rivers State revs for NAFEST 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...