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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 Tasks Students On Participating In Electoral Process

  Nigerian students have been asked to develop the power of imagination and creativity in order to position for opportunities to enhance their future. The call was made by a human rights activist and erstwhile student leader, Mr. Wale Adeoye recently in Lagos. Adeoye addressed student representatives from the University of Lagos and Yaba College […]

Mrs. Jumoke Anifowoshe delivering her paper at the event

2019 Elections: IPC Advances Women Participation Ahead Electoral Process

Lagos-based media NGO, the International Press Centre (IPC) recently held a one-day Stakeholders’ forum on Advancing Women Participation Ahead the 2019 Electoral Process in Lagos. The event, in furtherance of a series of citizens engagement programmes which began in 2014 drew participants among community members from 18 communities across six Local Government Areas in Lagos […]

Akinreti addressing the Congress at LTV, Ikeja, Lagos Saturday

Lagos NUJ holds Congress, Campaigns for Journalists’ Welfare

The Lagos Chapter of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has held the October Congress of the Union. The Congress which held Saturday at the Lagos Television, Ikeja was the inaugural edition of the newly elected executives. New Chairman of the Union, Dr. Quasim Olalere Akinreti thanked members for the opportunity and honour bestowed on him […]

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IPC Condemns Army Invasion of Abia State NUJ Secretariat

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria has condemned the recent invasion of Abia State NUJ secretariat by Nigerian soldiers of Operation Python Dance on Tuesday 12th of September, 2017. In a release made available to National Wire by IPC’s Assistant/Safety Desk Officer, Melody Akinjiyan the media NGO will not condone any attack on  journalists. According […]

PAMED to FG: Restrain Military from Monitoring Nigerians on Social Media

The Partnership for Media and Democracy (PAMED) has called on the Federal Government to restrain the Nigerian Army from monitoring the social media activities of Nigerians, describing the action as a violation of the rights of Nigerians to freedom of expression and the privacy of their communications guaranteed by the Constitution and international human rights […]

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IPC Condemns Police Attack on Journalist

  The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria condemns the assault of Mr. Amadin Uyi a reporter with the Silverbird Television, Abuja who was brutalized by police officers during the peace anti-Buhari protest at Unity Fountain in Abuja on Tuesday 8th of August, 2017. According to report from Premium Times, the victim alongside his camera man […]

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Premium Times: IPC calls for stakeholders’ dialogue on media freedom

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria has described the invasion of the premises of Premium Times in Abuja and the subsequent arrest of its Publisher, Dapo Olorunyomi and the judiciary correspondent, Evelyn Okakwu by armed police men on the night of January 19, 2017, as an unacceptable assault on freedom of the Press. In a […]