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Survey On Health Issues Reports: IPC TO Train 45 Journalists

The International Press Centre, IPC, has disclosed its readiness to train 45 Nigerian Journalists on accountability and impactful reporting of the health sector from the month of April, 2021. The IPC disclosed this on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, while releasing the report of the one-month survey of coverage of health issues by four Nigerian newspapers […]

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 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 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. […]

“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 […]