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 […]

IPC, ActionAid Nigeria, BudgIT, others task Nigerians on budget monitoring

Lagos-based NGO, the International Press Centre (IPC) at a one day open Budget Forum on  Advancing Citizens Participation in the Budget Implementation Process of Lagos State has tasked Nigerians to follow the national budget and read between the lines to be able to engage the government on development issues. The event which held in Lagos […]

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Premium Times: IPC calls for stakeholders’ dialogue on media freedom

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria has described the invasion of the premises of Premium Times in Abuja and the subsequent arrest of its Publisher, Dapo Olorunyomi and the judiciary correspondent, Evelyn Okakwu by armed police men on the night of January 19, 2017, as an unacceptable assault on freedom of the Press. In a […]

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IPC CONDEMNS RECENT ATTACKS ON JOURNALISTS AND THE PRESS

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria has condemned recent attacks on three Nigerian journalists as well as the clampdown on media organizations in the Gambia. In a release made available to www.nationalwire.com.ng by IPC’s Safety Alert Desk Officer, Melody Akinjiyan, the Lagos-based media NGO totally condemned any undemocratic treatment against journalists. IPC in its recent […]

‘CDA meetings must not be political but development based’

‘CDA meetings must not be political but development based’ By Dayo Emmanuel   Community members in Agbede, Gbasemo-Tuaga and Ofin-Lajo-Oreta all in Ikorodu Local Government Area of Lagos State have  participated in a  day advocacy training  on engaging  with  duty  bearers  on community development issues. Held in Ibeshe-Ikorodu, the event organised by the International Press […]

Dele Giwa: 30 years on, IPC calls for justice

  The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria has called for justice on the gruesome murder of Dele Giwa precisely 30 years ago. Giwa, the founding Editor-In-Chief of Newswatch Magazine was assassinated through a letter bomb, 19 October, 1986. Prior to this incident, Giwa was known to be an intelligent and enterprising journalist who was always […]

10 years on…Family, friends, associates remember Omololu Falobi

  Family members, friends and colleagues of the late founder of media NGO, Journalists Against AIDS (JAIDS) Nigeria, have gathered to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the demise of the man who stood strong for HIV/AIDS issues in Nigeria and on the continent. The memorial held at the International Press Centre (IPC), Ogba, Lagos, was […]