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Eritrea’s President meets Sudanese officials amid Ethiopia tensions

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz have discussed bilateral ties in a call, the second conversation between the two leaders in less than a month. In a brief statement, Turkey’s communications directorate said the two leaders evaluated matters on issues affecting both countries and steps to be taken to […]

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 […]

Zimbabwean Journalist Freed After Arrest Over Tweet

A Zimbabwean High Court has freed award-winning Journalist Hopewell Chin’ono on bail, following his arrest earlier this month for allegedly obstructing justice by tweeting about a gold smuggling case. Chin’ono had been incarcerated at a maximum-security prison for the past 17 days, accused of breaching his previous bail conditions by tweeting about the possible Court […]

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 […]

(Watch) Gernot Rohr Contract: Germany-Based Nigerian Sports Journalist Condemns NFF

A Nigerian Sports Journalist based in Germany, Oma Akatugba, has frowned at the way the Nigeria Football Federation is handling the contract situation of Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr. The UEFA Accredited Football Journalist expressed his frustration while featuring via skype call on a BCOS TV Sports Programme, ‘Saturday Breakfast Sport’, anchored by Boluwaji […]

Agba Jalingo Released From Detention

A publisher of Cross River Watch, Mr Agba Jalingo, has been released from prison custody after meeting his bail conditions. An activist, Mr Inibehe Effiong, confirmed his release to Journalists on Monday, February 17, 2020. It was reported that Mr Jalingo was first arrested by the Police in August 2019 on the orders of the Ben […]