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Missing General: IPC Condemns Harassment Of Journalist

The International Press Centre (IPC) has called on the military authorities to act with civility in their search for the missing retired Major General, Idris Alkali. This follows a “brutal” military operation in Dura-Du in Jos South Local Government Area (LGA) of Plateau State in the efforts to unravel the circumstances surrounding the missing of […]

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#Osundecides2018: IPC Condemns Process That Gave APC Victory

As the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has returned Adegboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of the Osun State governorship election,International Press Centre (IPC) has condemned humiliation of journalists during the exercise which ended Thursday. Basing its conclusion on media reports,IPC,in a statement signed by its Safety Desk Officer, Melody Akinjiyan,said […]

Media Urged To Combat Hate Speech Against Women

Dayo Emmanuel The media has been urged to play active role in combating gender related hate speech though objective and conflict sensitive reporting. The call was made at a media roundtable organised by the International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos recently. Themed ‘The role of the media in combating gender related hate speech online through objective […]

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IPC Condemns Attack On NUJ Secretary, Journalists

 The International Press Centre (IPC) Lagos has condemned the attack on the Secretary of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Osun State Council and some other journalists on Monday 16th of July, 2018. In a release signed by Melody Akinjiyan Program Officer/Safety Desk Officer, details from Nigerian Tribune has it that, “Suspected hoodlums attacked some journalists […]

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Hate Speech: IPC Warns Against Bill,Calls For Release Of Daily Independent Journalist

The International Press Centre (IPC),based in Lagos, Nigeria, has called on the Senate to drop the proposed hate speech bill that seeks to recommend death sentence for purveyors of hate speech. The bill, which is being sponsored by Senate Spokesperson, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, proposes that anyone found guilty of any form of hate speech […]

Electoral Process: IPC Tasks Students On Participation

Dayo Emmanuel Nigerian students have been encouraged to get involved in the country’s electoral process. The call was made at a forum organised by the International Press Centre (IPC) with support from Action Aid and UK Aid. Titled Campus Conversation on governance, elections and related electoral issues, the event held at Ikorodu, Lagos was designed […]

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IPC Tasks Students On Participating In Electoral Process

  Nigerian students have been asked to develop the power of imagination and creativity in order to position for opportunities to enhance their future. The call was made by a human rights activist and erstwhile student leader, Mr. Wale Adeoye recently in Lagos. Adeoye addressed student representatives from the University of Lagos and Yaba College […]

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Shooting Of AIT Reporter: IPC Calls For Thorough Police Investigations

The International Press Centre, Lagos-Nigeria is calling for thorough police investigations over the shooting of female Africa Independent Television (AIT) reporter, Miss Owei Patience by gunmen on Friday, 8th December 2017. According to reports from The Nation online, “Owei, who covers the Government House, was attacked by gunmen at about 10:30 pm on Friday while […]

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IPC Demands Justice For Attacked Journalists

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria has said there should be urgent justice for all attacked journalists in the country through investigation and diligent prosecution of the alleged perpetrators. IPC made the call today as journalists, other media professionals and freedom of expression groups mark the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists. […]

Mrs. Jumoke Anifowoshe delivering her paper at the event

2019 Elections: IPC Advances Women Participation Ahead Electoral Process

Lagos-based media NGO, the International Press Centre (IPC) recently held a one-day Stakeholders’ forum on Advancing Women Participation Ahead the 2019 Electoral Process in Lagos. The event, in furtherance of a series of citizens engagement programmes which began in 2014 drew participants among community members from 18 communities across six Local Government Areas in Lagos […]