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.
The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria has condemned the unlawful arrest of four journalists, Ifeoluwa Adediran of Premium Times, Abiodun Ayeoba of Sahara Reporters, Awoniyi Oluwatosin of Objective Media and Daniel Tanimu of Galaxy Television early today, while covering a peaceful protest on the fuel price increase in Yaba, Lagos State. In a statement made […]
Chief Press Secretary to the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mr. Rotimi Oyekanmi has expressed the readiness of the commission to conduct safe and credible governorship elections in Ondo and Edo States. Oyekanmi gave the assurance during a webinar tagged, “Edo/Ondo Elections: The imperative of Safety Consciousness and Conflict Sensitivity in Media […]
The International Press Centre (IPC) has condemned the verbal assault inflicted on a Journalist by a former Minister of Aviation, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode.
The International Press Centre, Lagos-Nigeria will train 25 journalists on using FOI for investigative reporting of campaign finance and COVID-19 accountability issues on 5th and 6th August in Lagos. The workshop, organised in partnership with Media Rights Agenda (MRA), is part of activities under Component 4b: Support to the media of the EU Support to […]
The International Press Centre, IPC, is extremely concerned over the increase in the number of incidents of abductions of journalists and media professionals as evident in today’s kidnap of Mrs. Chinyere Okoye, a female reporter with Nigeria Television Authority, NTA Aba,