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IPC, MRA Call For Release Of Abducted Journalist

Two Media Advocacy Groups, International Press Centre (IPC) and Media Rights Agenda (MRA) have condemned the kidnapping of The Punch Newspaper Correspondent, Mr Okechukwu Nnodim; calling for his immediate release. According to one of the statements signed by the Program Officer/Safety Desk Officer of IPC, Ms Melody Lawal, Mr Nnodim was said to be kidnapped […]

Assault On Journalist: IPC Applauds Prompt Intervention Of Lagos Environment

The International Press Centre, IPC, has applauded the effort of Lagos State Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Hon. Tunji Bello, on the case of assault meted on a Journalist with The Guild Press Limited, Mr Benjamin Anaja, by some operatives of the State’s ‘Kick Against Indiscipline’. According to a statement by the Program Officer/ […]

IPC Condemns Attack On Journalist By LAGESC

The International Press Centre, IPC, has condemned the attack on a Journalist with The Guild Press Limited, Mr Benjamin Anaja. The Journalist was attacked on Wednesday, February 3, 2021, for allegedly recording and taking pictures during an enforcement operation by the officials of Lagos Environment Sanitation Corps (LAGESC) at Meiran Bus-Stop, Lagos-Abeokuta expressway. According to […]

IPC Decries Detention Without Trial Of Journalist Tom Oga

The International Press Centre, IPC, has called for the immediate release of the Publisher of Power Steering Magazine, Mr Tom Oga, who has been in Police detention for 14 days without trial. He was arrested at about 5p.m on October 13, 2020 and has since been in detention, over an allegation that he defamed a […]

EndSARS Protests: IPC Condemns Arson Attack On Media Outlets, Journalists;

With extremely concern, the International Press Centre, IPC, has condemned the latest happenings in the country with respect to the #ENDSARS and #ENDSWAT protests, especially the targeting of Media Institutions and harrassment of Journalists. IPC particularly condemns the Wednesday, October 21, 2020, arson attack on Television Continental TVC, as well as the molestation of the […]

#EndSARS Protest: IPC Condemns Police Attack On Journalist

The International Press Centre, IPC, has condemned the unwarranted assault and attack by Officers of the Nigeria Police on a Cameraman with Arise Television, Mr Francis Ogbonna, in Abuja. It was reported that the Police attacked and brutalized Mr Ogbonna on Sunday, October 11, 2020, while interviewing protesters on an #EndSARS rally at Abuja. According […]

Independence Day Protest: IPC Condemns Police Brutality On Journalist

The International Press Centre, IPC, Lagos-Nigeria, condemns the Police brutality on a Photojournalist with Punch Newspaper, Mr Olukayode Jaiyeola, on Thursday, October 1, 2020, while covering a peaceful protest to mark Nigeria’s 60th independence anniversary at the Maryland Area of Lagos State. According to a statement signed by the Program Officer/ Safety Desk Officer of […]

International Day for Universal Access to Information: “Guarantee Public Access

Governments at all levels have been advised to recognise the importance of respecting legal and institutional frameworks that guarantee the right to information in the Country in line with continental and international standards. The International Press Centre, IPC, gave the advise on Monday, September 28, 2020, in a statement signed by its Communications Officer, Ms. […]

Ondo, Edo Elections: IPC Holds Virtual Media Training For Journalists

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos State, Nigeria, is set to conduct a one-day webinar/virtual capacity building session for Journalists ahead of the Ondo and Edo States governorship Elections. The webinar, organized by the International Press Centre, under component 4b: support to media of the European Union Support to Democratic Governance in Nigeria (EU SDGN) […]

“Journalists’ Defense Lies In Sticking To Good Journalism” -Lanre Arogundade

Nigeria has one of the strict regulation on campaign finance in Africa but they are ‘paper tiger’, no compliance. A renowned Social Commentator and Campaign Finance Expert, Mr Jide Ojo, stated this at a 2-day workshop organised by the International Press Centre, Nigeria, (IPC), for Journalists on use of FOI Act and Investigative Reporting; adding […]