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,

INEC

INEC Man, Oyekanmi Lauds Women FM

The Chief Press Secretary to the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mr. Rotimi Oyekanmi has applauded the Women FM, Arepo, Ogun State for its role during the 2019 general elections. Oyekanmi who gave the commendation at the Public Presentation/Media Stakeholders’ round-table titled ‘trends in reportage of post 2019 elections issues’ in Lagos […]

International Press Centre

IPC Calls For Immediate Investigation On Recent Attacks On Journalists In Calabar

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos is calling on security operatives in Calabar to immediately investigate and apprehend alleged perpetrators of recent attacks on journalists working with Akwa Ibom state Broadcasting Corporation (AKBC). Details from Leadership Online Portal has it that, “a news editor with the Akwa Ibom state Broadcasting Corporation (AKBC), Harrison Essien was […]

IPC Board

IPC At 20: Ogunleye, Durodola, Ibanga Join Governing Board

One of Nigeria’s leading media NGO, International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos has announced the reconstitution of its Governing Board. In a release signed by IPC’s Programme Manager, Sanmi Falobi and made available to National Wire, the organisation established October 1999 is prepared to mark its 20th anniversary. The announcement of a new Governing Board was […]

International Press Centre

IPC Calls For Women’s Inclusion In Governance

The International Press Centre (IPC) has called on stakeholders to involve women in democratic governance, citing the 2019 elections in which few women contested for or won elective positions as a reason. According to a statement by IPC in commemoration of the 2019 edition of the International Women’s Day, IPC Director, Lanre Arogundade, said it […]

International Press Centre

IPC Condemns Attacks On Journalists During Elections

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos has expressed strong concern over reported incidents of attacks on journalists and other media professionals during the Presidential and Senatorial elections held of Saturday February 23, 2019. Information gathered by IPC’s media and election situation room revealed that not less than five journalists and media professionals faced one form […]