IPC laments attack on Journalists

June 22, 2022 Adeola Tukuru, Abuja 0

The International Press Centre (IPC) Lagos has expressed concern about the attack on journalists in the convoy of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Sunday June 19, 2022 in Lagos. According to widely publicised reports, the ugly and bloody incident occurred in the aftermath of a visit to the palace of Oba Rilwan Akiolu by the APC Presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Read More

IPC laments repressive attacks on journalists

March 3, 2022 Adeola Tukuru, Abuja 0

The International Press Centre (IPC) laments the repressive attacks meted out on journalists with Delta Broadcasting Service (DBS) by men of the Nigeria Police in Asaba, Delta state. The three journalists: Comrade Eddy Akpati Ogude, Manager News & Current Affairs; Miss Eunice Emayazi and Austin Ogbotor, Camera man were monitoring long vehicular queues occasioned by the scarcity of Premium Motor Read More

IPC, MRA, others train officers on FoI online engagement

February 16, 2022 Blueprint 0

The International Press Centre (IPC) in collaboration with Media Rights Agenda (MRA) and the Freedom of Information Unit of the Federal Ministry of Justice held a two-day workshop for FoI Desk Officers of Public Institutions on the establishment of a Freedom of Information online engagement platform. The workshop was aimed at building a collaborative mechanism among the FoI Desk Officers Read More

Electoral Bill: With INEC’s worry, Nigerians press NASS for harmonisation

As the National Assembly resumes plenary Tuesday, there are strong indications that both chambers would set up conference committee this week for harmonisation of amendments made on Section 84 of the 2010 Electoral Act (Amendment) 2021 Electoral Bill under consideration. President Muhammadu Buhari had refused assent to the Bill, citing limited choice on mode of primaries by political parties among other reasons. Read More