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 Lagos, Monday, November 6, 2017: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has called on the Federal Government to halt its reported efforts to shut down online newspapers, blogs and websites perceived to constitute a “threat to national security”. Describing the move as a brazen violation of the Constitution and Nigeria’s international human rights obligations, MRA threatened to lodge […]

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The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria has said there should be urgent justice for all attacked journalists in the country through investigation and diligent prosecution of the alleged perpetrators. IPC made the call today as journalists, other media professionals and freedom of expression groups mark the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists. […]

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The International Press Centre, Lagos-Nigeria condemns the continuous attack on journalists by security men at the Kogi state government house. According to reports from Punch Newspaper, “For the second time in one month, the Kogi state government house security men on Wednesday, 11th October allegedly brutalized Mr. Wale Odunsi, an editor with Daily Post (online […]

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The International Press Centre, Lagos-Nigeria condemns the recent invasion of Abia state NUJ secretariat by Nigerian soldiers of Operation Python Dance on Tuesday 12th of September, 2017. According to media report, “the military personnel reportedly beat up journalists at sight and destroyed their working tools, furniture, documents and other property yet to be quantified.” The […]

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Press Release As the global community marks the “International Day for Universal Access to Information” (IDUAI), today, the International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria has announced the launch of the “The Nigerian Journalists Internet Rights Initiative (NJIRI)”. Director of IPC, Mr. Lanre Arogundade said the main objectives of the NJIRI are to defend Internet and digital […]

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  The Partnership for Media and Democracy (PAMED) has called on the Federal Government to restrain the Nigerian Army from monitoring the social media activities of Nigerians, describing the action as a violation of the rights of Nigerians to freedom of expression and the privacy of their communications guaranteed by the Constitution and international human […]

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Communiqué of the Stakeholders’ Post-Election Forum on Lagos State Local Government Election Held on Thursday August 10, 2017 at All Seasons Conference Centre, Agidingbi, Ikeja, Lagos. COMMUNIQUÉ Introduction The International Press Centre (IPC) held a one-day Stakeholders’ Post-Election Forum on the recent Lagos State Local Government Election on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at the main […]

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What happened at IFEX at 25?   Marking our 25th anniversary defending freedom of expression and information, we gathered in Montreal for the 2017 IFEX Strategy Conference. The focus was on our version of the ‘3 Rs’ – Rights, Resistance and Resilience. In other words, what our members fight for, the way they fight and […]

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