People Living With Disabilities Must Demand Accountability From Government-CCD

The Centre for Citizens with Disability (CCD) has concluded a three-day capacity building workshop for Persons Living With Disabilities (PLWD) on the use of Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and the Nigeria Disability Act, tasking PLWD to demand accountability from the government. The workshop aimed at empowering PLWD to demand accountability from state actors was […]

Activist Urges Nigerians To Demand Accountability From Govt

Dayo Emmanuel Nigerians have been called to take the political office holders to task with verifiable evidences. The call was made by Mrs. Dede Kadiri, a trainer and human rights activist at a capacity building training for social groups and networks recently in Lagos under the Strengthening Citizens Resistance Against Prevalence of Corruption (SCRAP-C). Organised […]

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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 […]

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IPC Presents PWDs Charter on Election

The International Press Centre (IPC) Lagos has presented the demand charter for inclusion of persons with disabilities (PWDs) in election processes in Nigeria. The public presentation attracted PWDs from the Lagos metropolis to the All Seasons Plaza venue at Ikeja. The Lagos Director of the National Orientation Agency (NOA), Mr. Waheed Ishola, Assistant Director (Publicity/Protocol) […]

Lessons from Inter Party Dialogue on youth participation in elections

The International Press Centre (IPC) has held a one-day Inter Party Dialogue on Advancing Youth Participation in Elections in Lagos. The event which IPC held in partnership with ACTIONAID Nigeria and the UKAID through the Department for International Development (DFID) had a robust youth participation from Lagos and beyond. Over 100 participants comprising youths, representatives […]

IPC, ActionAid Nigeria, BudgIT, others task Nigerians on budget monitoring

Lagos-based NGO, the International Press Centre (IPC) at a one day open Budget Forum on  Advancing Citizens Participation in the Budget Implementation Process of Lagos State has tasked Nigerians to follow the national budget and read between the lines to be able to engage the government on development issues. The event which held in Lagos […]

Group tasks community representatives on participating in Lagos council polls

Dayo Emmanuel Representatives of various communities in Lagos State defied Thursday’s downpour to attend a day state-level Community Development Committee learning workshop organised by the International Press Centre with support of ActionAid Nigeria and UKAid. The workshop held at the Nigerian Railway Recreation Club, Ebute Metta, Lagos was an opportunity for community representatives within the […]

‘CDA meetings must not be political but development based’

‘CDA meetings must not be political but development based’ By Dayo Emmanuel   Community members in Agbede, Gbasemo-Tuaga and Ofin-Lajo-Oreta all in Ikorodu Local Government Area of Lagos State have  participated in a  day advocacy training  on engaging  with  duty  bearers  on community development issues. Held in Ibeshe-Ikorodu, the event organised by the International Press […]

Activist to grassroots leaders: Document, follow up on politicians’ promises

  IPC PRESENTS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CHARTER TO AMUWO ODOFIN LAGOS COMMUNITIES        Human rights activist and journalist, Mr. Ayo Aluko-Olokun has called on Nigerians to engage politicians on development issues rather than demanding for physical cash which is transient. Aluko-Olokun made this call at the launch of Community Development Charter at FESTAC town, […]