A consortium of four media development and media freedom organizations have opposed the proposed amendment of the Nigerian Press Council Act by the National Assembly saying the measures contained in the amendment Bill seek to make the Government the arbiter of truth while subjecting the entire media sector in Nigeria to the control of the […]
Two non-governmental organizations, Media Rights Agenda (MRA) and the International Press Centre (IPC) today condemned the Federal Government’s indefinite suspension of Twitter in Nigeria and threatened to lodge a formal complaint before the appropriate agencies of the African Union (AU) and the United Nations (UN) if the Government does not immediately rescind the ban, arguing […]
The National Assembly has been urged to adopt a set of citizens’ priorities for the 2021 Electoral Amendment Bill. Executive Director of the International Press Centre (IPC), Mr. Lanre Arogundade made the call at a joint press conference in Lagos on Tuesday. The IPC in a coalition involving other Civil Society Organisations with support of […]
…to train 45 journalists on Investigative Healthcare reporting The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria has released the report of the one-month survey of coverage of health issues by four Nigerian newspapers. In a release signed by the media NGO’s Programme Manager, Sanmi Falobi, the monitored media organisations include: the Punch, Daily Sun, Vanguard and Premium […]
six-month Media-in-Health-Care-Accountability Project through which the International Press Centre hopes to facilitate the emergence of a corps of next generation investigative health reporters is commencing this December.
Media Rights Agenda (MRA) and the International Press Centre (IPC) today condemned the sanctioning of three television stations by theNational Broadcasting Commission (NBC) over the coverage of the #ENDSARS protests, describing the Commission’s action as an outrageous violation of the Constitution and basic principles of fair hearing which cannot be allowed to stand. By a […]
The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria is extremely concerned about latest happenings in the country with respect to the #ENDSARS and #ENDSWAT protests especially the targeting of media institutions and harassment of journalists. In a release made available to National Wire and signed by Melody Lawal, Program Officer/Safety Desk Officer, IPC, the organisation particularly condemns […]
The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria has condemned the unwarranted assault and attack by officers of the Nigeria Police on Francis Ogbonna, a Cameraman with Arise Television, yesterday, Sunday, October 11, 2020, in Abuja. In a release made available to National Wire and signed by Melody Lawal Program Officer/Safety Desk Officer, IPC, the organisation said, […]
The Executive Director of the International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos, Nigeria, Mr. Lanre Arogundade has advised journalists and other media professionals to proactively balance eagerness for news with safety consciousness as they cover the governorship election in Edo State on Saturday. Arogundade who advised journalists not to forget about ensuring their personal safety during the […]
In a bid to strengthen the capacity of Nigerian journalists in the use of the Freedom Of Information Act for investigative reporting, the International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos is set to train journalists on the use of the Act.