‘Hate speech bill inimical to press freedom, free expression’
The International Press Institute (IPI) has declared that the Hate Speech Bill currently being debated at the National Assembly is inimical to press freedom and fundamental right to free expression.
Nigerian Press Council Bill a crossbreed of obnoxious military decrees, say stakeholders
In every country, society, institution or organization, there are laws and ethics that guide various aspects of life. The media is not an exception.
Why did FG lie to IPI?
It is curious that in this age of the big data, only public information managers of the current administration in Abuja still do not realise that the era of propaganda and lying with statistics and data was actually interred with the bones of Adolf Hitler and Paul Joseph Goebbels, the Nazi politician and Reich Minister…
Why good journalism matters
I borrowed the title of this column from the theme of the IPI conference in Abuja last week. It was a good theme, advisedly chosen by the editors and media managers...
Media independence, adequate funding, good remuneration to key good journalism
Media independence, adequate funding, and good remuneration for journalists are essential to achieving critical reports that promote good journalism.
Ministers explain why Buhari deserves second term
President Muhammadu Buhari deserves to be re-elected to build on the development foundation he laid in the first term, some cabinet ministers said on Thursday in Abuja. The ministers spoke at the opening of the International Press Institute (IPI) World Congress 2018 in Abuja tagged: Conversation with the Government of Nigeria’’ The Ministers of Finance,…
Hope rises for better journalism practice as IPI summit opens
As the 67th World Congress and General Assembly of the International Press Institute (IPI) opens today in Abuja, there is high expectation that the conference will address critical challenges affecting journalism practice across the world, especially in a country like Nigeria. Over 300 top journalists, media executives, publishers and communication experts are expected to participate…