MRA

MRA, IPC Condemn NBC Fines Against 3 TV Stations Over Coverage of #ENDSARS Protests

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 […]

International Press Centre

#EndSARS Protest: IPC Condemns Attack On Media Outlets, Journalists

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 […]

International Press Centre

#ENDSARS Protest: IPC Condemns Police Attack On Arise TV Journalist

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, […]

International Press Centre

Journalists, Other Media Practitioners Should Be Safety Conscious As Edo Decides-Arogundade

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 […]

International Press Centre

IPC Condemns Unlawful Arrest Of Journalists’ Covering Protest

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 […]

IPC Webinar

INEC Is Employing Latest Code Of Conduct For Safe Elections In Edo, Ondo States-Oyekanmi

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 […]

International Press Centre

COVID-19, Financial Accountability: IPC To Train Journalists On FOI Act For Investigative Reporting

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 […]

International Press Centre

IPC Calls For Release Of Abducted Female NTA Reporter

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,