It was a gathering of family members, friends, colleagues, well wishers and the general public as the family of late Princess Wuraola Florence Adewoyin, rolled out the drums to offer thanks to God for her life well lived.
The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria yesterday expressed concern over the renewed wave of attacks on journalists including those covering the primaries by political parties. IPC said its Safety of Journalists Alert Desk has documented the following recent attacks, among others: The shooting by the Police of Toba Adedeji, the Osun State Correspondent of The […]
UNICEF Communication Expert Urges Journalists To Represent Women, Girls’ Dignity In All Circumstances
An Advocacy, Media and External Communication Officer, UNICEF, Mrs. Ejiofor Blessing, has called on media practitioners and journalists in particular, to portray the image of women and girls with dignity in all circumstances.
Media Rights Agenda (MRA) on Monday has called on Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello to launch an investigation into reports that his Chief Press Secretary, Ms Mary Noel-Barje, ordered the arrest of The PUNCH correspondent in the State, Mr. Adebayo Ayinde, and directed security men to bar him from Government House in the State […]
MRA Says Abduction of Journalists Reaching ‘Epidemic Proportions’, Urges Government to Take Decisive Action
Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today expressed “serious concern” over the rising spate of abduction of journalists, saying it was reaching “epidemic proportions’. It called on the Government and security agencies to take immediate action to locate and rescue the latest victim, Ms Chidiebere Onye, a reporter with the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), who was kidnapped on February 9 […]
Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today announced the launch of its project to combat impunity for attacks against journalists, a release signed by Idowu Adewale, Communications Officer, MRA has revealed. The media NGO also warned that those who unjustifiably threaten or undermine the safety or security, freedom and well-being of media professionals in Nigeria should expect […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
COVID-19 Pandemic: Where Are The Friends Of Lagos Journalists?