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Both Governor Simon Lalong and Senator Gyang have noted that the purported invitation for the turbaning of one Alhaji Samaila Abdullahi as Sarkin Kerana is a threat to the peaceful coexistence of the people of the North-Central State.

Commissioners seek November date for NAFEST 2020

State Commissioners for Information and Culture have pleaded with Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State to consider November for hosting the 2020 edition of the National Festival for Arts and Culture in the interest of all stakeholders
The NCAC boss had last week produced and kitted security agencies, the media and a select group of professionals in the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic with branded facemasks made exclusively from Adire and Ankara fabrics.

NCAC launches facemask campaign to stem spread of coronavirus

The NCAC boss had last week produced and kitted security agencies, the media and a select group of professionals in the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic with branded facemasks made exclusively from Adire and Ankara fabrics, and also gave out sanitisers made from locally sourced materials in order to promote homegrown products to fight against the pandemic and also open avenues for cultural economy.
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NCAC to create awareness on wearing face masks

The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) says it plans to launch a campaign to create awareness on how wearing face mask in public will help to contain COVID-19 spread.
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Defamation: Ex-NCAC director sues Segun Runsewe, seeks N50 million damages

A former Director, Extension Services (External Relations) of the National Council for Arts and Culture, Mr Hilary Ogbechie has sued the Director–General of National Council for Arts and Culture, Olusegun Runsewe, before an Abuja High Court, seeking N50million as general damages for alleged defamation of character.
Timi Bello, Director of Business FCT; Kayode Aiyegbusi, Chairman FCT HQ; Thespian Isreal Eboh, National President, NANTAP; Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, DG NCAC; Oludotun Osunsanya (FTA) and Ngozi Duru, Sec. Gen. FCT Chapter, at the Council’s headquarters, Abuja.

NANTAP supports NCAC chief on protection of government property

The National Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners (NANTAP) has come out in support of Otunba Segun Runsewe, Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture and Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu.

Segun Runsewe: Why powerful forces are after me

The Director General of National Council For Art and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe, has explained why some powerful forces want him hounded into jail and removed from office.
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Court sentences Otunba Runsewe to prison for contempt

Justice Jude Okeke of an FCT High Court on Thursday sentenced Chief Olusegun Runsewe, Director-General of the National Council of Art and Crafts to prison for contempt of court.
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Segun Runsewe: Ritual not culturally acceptable way of making money

Mr Olusegun Runsewe, the Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), has joined other Nigerians to condemn the alleged murder of a final-year student of the Lagos State University (LASU).
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Olusegun Runsewe: 30 countries to participate in 2019 INAC

Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Chief Olusegun Runsewe, on Friday said no fewer than 30 countries would participate in the International Arts and Crafts Expo slated to hold in Abuja.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 2

House of Reps vow to reclaim Arts and Culture land allocated to individual

The House of Representatives has vowed to reclaim the land belonging to the National Council for Arts and Culture within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) that has been ceded to an unnamed individual.
Legendary highlife musician, Sir. Victor Uwaifo, has called on government and corporate bodies to take over his private music museum to save it from total rot.

Victor Uwaifo: Why I want government to take over my museum

Legendary highlife musician, Sir. Victor Uwaifo, has called on government and corporate bodies to take over his private music museum to save it from total rot.
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Olusegun Runsewe urges Nigerian women to emulate Queen Idia’s virtues, courage

Mr Olusegun Runsewe, Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), on Wednesday urged Nigerian women to emulate the legendary Queen Idia’s virtues of patience and courage to conquer life challenges.
Mr Olusegun Runsewe, Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), on Tuesday, rewarded Mrs Florence Robinson’s hard work, as she bagged contract to fry “akara” for NAFEST tourists.

Woman bags contract to fry ‘akara’ for NAFEST tourists

Mr Olusegun Runsewe, Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), on Tuesday, rewarded Mrs Florence Robinson’s hard work, as she bagged contract to fry “akara” for NAFEST tourists.

NCAC chief commends Air Peace for rescuing Nigerians in South Africa

Allen Onyema, Chairman, Air Peace, has been commended for rescuing Nigerians in South Africa over the ongoing xenophobic crisis in that country.

Xenophobia: NCAC chief commends Air Peace boss for rescuing stranded Nigerians

Mr Olusegun Runsewe, Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), has commended the Air Peace Chief Executive Officer, Mr Allen Onyema, for his prompt evacuation of Nigerians caught up in the xenophobic attacks in South Africa.
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CAN happy with federal government over position on same sex marriage

Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has commended the resolute stance of the Federal Government against same-sex marriage and transgender sexuality in Nigeria.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Businessman drags EFCC, NCAC, others to court for freezing his 12 bank accounts

A 54-year-old man, on Monday, sued the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) over an alleged unlawful freezing of his thirteen bank accounts.
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My problems with BBNaija – NCAC chief

National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) says though the reality show Big Brother Nigeria (BBNaija) platform has united and empowered youths, its erotic content is inimical to the Nigerian culture.

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