Renowned communication scholar, Prof. Ralph Akinfeleye, has called for urgent review of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) Code, describing the current edition, issued last year by the regulator, as inconsistent with democracy.
As the world marked the 2021 International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists yesterday, Chairman of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Lagos State Council, Adeleye Ajayi, urged the Federal Government and security agencies...
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...
Civil society groups at a recent citizens and stakeholders engagement on review of constitution held in Lagos, stressed the need for a constitution that promotes the cause of democracy...
That the Federal Government is bent on using the preponderance of fake news and hate speech to tinker with the regulatory framework guiding journalism practice is not news. On multiple fronts, the government is poised to amend the laws meant to regulate the media in Nigeria almost in a manner that stakeholders fear could hamper…
The House of Representatives is considering whittling down powers of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), especially the arbitrary fining and shutting of media outfits.
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.
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...
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.
The International Press Centre (IPC) has condemned police brutality against The Guardian Reporter, Eniola Daniel, in Lagos while performing his duty.
15 Dec 2020
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.
14 Dec 2020
International Press Centre (IPC) has called for thorough investigation into the alleged physical assault on BBC journalists in the South East by a Catholic priest, Fr. Ejike Mbaka, and some members of his Adoration Ministry Enugu Nigeria (AMEN).