5 Jul 2021
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...
20 Jun 2021
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…
17 Jun 2021
The House of Representatives is considering whittling down powers of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), especially the arbitrary fining and shutting of media outfits.
8 Jun 2021
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.
11 May 2021
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...
9 May 2021
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.
2 Mar 2021
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).
28 Nov 2020
Experts have said that curtailing sexual and gender-based violence will require collective effort of diverse stakeholders. They said that both men, influencers and those not directedly involved...
29 Oct 2020
Groups, including the Media Rights Agenda (MRA), International Press Centre (IPC) and Concerned Nigerians, have condemned the sanctioning of three media outfits by the National Broadcasting Commission...