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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Nigeria Decides: IPC Tasks Journalists, Relevant Stakeholders On Safety Consciousness

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos- Nigeria has tasked journalists and other relevant stakeholders on safety consciousness in the performance of key institutional roles as the re-scheduled presidential and national Assembly elections holds on Saturday. IPC Director, Mr. Lanre Arogundade sounded this caution in the light of the emerging accusations and counter accusations by political […]


Be Professional, Security Conscious While Monitoring Elections – Arogundade Tasks Journalists

Director of the International Press Centre (IPC), Mr. Lanre Arogundade has enjoined journalists to be security conscious and embrace professionalism as they cover the 2019 general elections. Arogundade gave the advice at a media round-table and presentation of report of monitoring of print and online newspapers’ reporting of the 2019 electoral process. “My appeal is […]

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IPC Condemns Killing of Ghanaian Investigative Journalist

Media NGO, the International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria, has condemned in very strong terms the brutal killing of Ghanaian undercover Journalist – Ahmed Husein. According to media reports, Husein was shot by gunmen on a motorbike on Wednesday night while in his car driving home. He was reportedly shot three times; twice in the chest […]

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IPC Condemns Arrest, Demands Release of Photojournalist

The International Press Center, Lagos has demanded the immediate release of Yinka Badmus, a photojournalist with Talk Village International in Lagos. In a report by Vanguard Newspaper dated 11th January, 2019, Badmus, 24 was arrested on New Year eve by policemen attached to the Lagos State Anti-Cultism unit for wearing dreadlocks, which the officers allegedly […]

2019: Journalists tasked on Professional Ethics

Nigerian Journalists have been asked to uphold professional ethics as they prepare to cover the 2019 general elections. The call was made by Professor of Journalism, Communication and Media Studies, Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, Oyo State, Professor Muyiwa Popoola at a recent training for Journalists drawn from the South West geopolitical zone. Organised by the […]