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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.
Olusegun Runsewe

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.
Olusegun Runsewe

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.
Olusegun Runsewe

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.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

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.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor bans use of English in traditional events

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti has banned the use of English as a means of communication during any traditional event in the state.
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Women societies join federal government in fight against nudity

In a bid to stem the current tide of public display of nudity and immorality among youths in Nigeria, the National Council of Women Societies and the National Council for Arts and Culture have decided to embark on far-reaching youth sensitisation initiatives.
Laraba Shoda

NCAC, NCWS to clamp down on indecent dressing

The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) is set to partner with the National Council for Women Society (NCWS) to clamp down on nudity and indecent dressing in Nigeria.
The musician, Augustine Kelechi, otherwise known as Tekno, was seen in a viral video dancing with the semi-clad women on Friday and spraying them with money, hitting them in the buttocks, an act which many Nigerians described as obscene.

NCAC vows to sanctions Tekno over nude dance

The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) says it will sanction a Nigerian Musician, Augustine Kelechi, popularly known as “Tekno”, and use him as a scapegoat to teach others serious lesson.
Olusegun Runsewe

Otunba Runsewe: Lekki naked dance negates Nigerian culture

Still on the video which went viral over the weekend of some girls seen dancing naked, which musician Tekno noted was not to promote any negativity, Director General National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe, has thrown his weight behind Lagos government decision to fish out brains behind the Lekki public naked dance, saying the show negates the beauty of Nigerian culture and way of life.

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