Month: December 2023

Military can achieve mandate with culture as veritable tool – CDS Musa

*Hails Runsewe for repositioning cultural sector Nigeria’s Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Lt. General Christopher Musa has commended the efforts made by the Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe for what he described as ‘constantly reawakening the consciousness of Nigerians on the need to sustain the country’s rich cultural […]

Lagos Govt, FAAN to create welcome Desk for tourists at MMIA

Lagos Government, Thursday, disclosed of plans to partner with the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) with the aim of creating a welcome desk at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja, to ensure seamless operations for arriving tourists.  Lagos Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs Toke Benson-Awoyinka, who disclosed this during an interactive […]

Stakeholders call on govt to develop cultural markets in states

Stakeholders made up of state commissioners for culture and tourism, permanent secretaries, and directors in the culture and tourism ministries from the 36 states of the federation and Abuja have called on states government to build cultural markets in each state. They said such development would help create employments, wealth and preserve the rich culture […]

Tourism picks up in Ikotun as SCOAN marks 3rd post T.B. Joshua anniversary

Three years after the passage to eternity of the founder and Senior Pastor of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), Prophet T. B. Joshua, Ikotun-Lagos,the headquarters of the church is gradually recovering from the loss. The economy and livelihood of most of the residents of this Lagos suburb is tied to tourist traffic to […]

Pan-Afrika Drum Festival partners NUJ for media nite out in Canada

The National headquarters of Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) has shown its readiness to collaborate with the Drum Online Media Incorporation, Canada, the organisers of the annual Pan-Afrika Drum Festival in Canada for the 2024 edition of the estival, slated for June 27 and 28 in Mississauga and Toronto, Canada. This was contained in a […]

Nigeria must use culture as tool for economic empowerment, says Runsewe

The Director General of National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) Otunba Segun Runsewe has reiterated the need for the country to use arts and culture as economic tools to empower the people.  Runsewe said this during his visit to Nike Arts Gallery Abuja with states culture and tourism commissioners and other delegates to the […]