Oyo NUJ, IPC condemn alleged harassment of journalist, seek justice
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Oyo State Council, yesterday chided the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) and other officers of the Eleyele Division of the Nigeria Police Force ...
‘Tokyo 2020 Paralympics key to transforming lives of disabled people’
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Andrew Parsons claims people with disabilities have been ‘left behind’ and believes the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games...
Managing trauma of investigating stories, dangerous assignments
Communications scholars, practitioners and stakeholders in the media industry, at a webinar organised by the International Press Centre (IPC) in Lagos, recently, have re-echoed the need for journalists...
Reps moves to check NBC’s seeming excesses
The House of Representatives is considering whittling down powers of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), especially the arbitrary fining and shutting of media outfits.
MRA, IPC fault FG’s Twitter ban, threaten to lodge complaints before AU, UN
Media Rights Agenda (MRA) and the International Press Centre (IPC), yesterday, joined other Nigerians to condemn Federal Government’s indefinite suspension of Twitter in Nigeria and threatened to lodge a formal complaint before the African Union (AU) and the United Nations (UN), if the government does not immediately rescind its decision.
Coalition wants media support for citizen driven electoral amendment bill
A coalition of civil society groups has stressed the need for media to ensure that the 2021 Electoral Amendment Bill reflects citizens’ priorities and inputs from women, youth, Persons Living with Disabilities...
Concerns grow as electoral reforms act still in Limbo
During the week, while expressing worry over the delay in concluding the electoral reform process, a coalition of media and civil society stakeholders appealed to the National Assembly (NASS) to fast track the process to facilitate inclusiveness and openness in elections.
IPC condemns police attack on The Guardian reporter
The International Press Centre (IPC) has condemned police brutality against The Guardian Reporter, Eniola Daniel, in Lagos while performing his duty.
Seek legal redress, IPC tells persons hurt by media reports
Rather than threatening journalists over reports, the International Press Centre (IPC) has enjoined those who feel strongly affected by published stories...
At forum, stakeholders seek media engagement, involvement in constitutional amendment
Participants at the International Press Centre’s (IPC) media roundtable and stakeholders’ forum on journalists’ safety and press freedom limitations in Nigeria held in Lagos last week have restated the need for safety of journalists to be given desired attention and utmost priority.