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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 […]

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Kogi House Attack: IPC Condemns Continuous Attack on Journalists

The International Press Centre, Lagos-Nigeria has condemned the continuous attack on journalists by security men at the Kogi State government house. According to reports from Punch Newspaper, “For the second time in one month, the Kogi State Government House security men on Wednesday, 11th October allegedly brutalized Mr. Wale Odunsi, an editor with Daily Post […]

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IPC Presents PWDs Charter on Election

The International Press Centre (IPC) Lagos has presented the demand charter for inclusion of persons with disabilities (PWDs) in election processes in Nigeria. The public presentation attracted PWDs from the Lagos metropolis to the All Seasons Plaza venue at Ikeja. The Lagos Director of the National Orientation Agency (NOA), Mr. Waheed Ishola, Assistant Director (Publicity/Protocol) […]

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World Day of Information: IPC launches Nigerian Journalists’ Internet Rights Initiative

As the global community marks the “International Day for Universal Access to Information” (IDUAI), today, the International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria has announced the launch of the “The Nigerian Journalists Internet Rights Initiative (NJIRI)”. Director of IPC, Mr. Lanre Arogundade said the main objectives of the NJIRI are to defend Internet and digital rights as […]

PAMED to FG: Restrain Military from Monitoring Nigerians on Social Media

The Partnership for Media and Democracy (PAMED) has called on the Federal Government to restrain the Nigerian Army from monitoring the social media activities of Nigerians, describing the action as a violation of the rights of Nigerians to freedom of expression and the privacy of their communications guaranteed by the Constitution and international human rights […]

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IPC Condemns Police Attack on Journalist

  The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria condemns the assault of Mr. Amadin Uyi a reporter with the Silverbird Television, Abuja who was brutalized by police officers during the peace anti-Buhari protest at Unity Fountain in Abuja on Tuesday 8th of August, 2017. According to report from Premium Times, the victim alongside his camera man […]

Lessons from Inter Party Dialogue on youth participation in elections

The International Press Centre (IPC) has held a one-day Inter Party Dialogue on Advancing Youth Participation in Elections in Lagos. The event which IPC held in partnership with ACTIONAID Nigeria and the UKAID through the Department for International Development (DFID) had a robust youth participation from Lagos and beyond. Over 100 participants comprising youths, representatives […]