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LAGOS, May 3, 2017: On the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day 2017, a coalition of media advocacy organizations in Nigeria under the aegis of the Partnership for Media and Democracy in Nigeria (PAMED) is calling on the Federal Government to create an enabling environment for media practice in the country. PAMED, made up […]

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The International Press Centre IPC, Lagos-Nigeria has enjoined the Nigerian media to give more voice to women so that they could be bolder in contributing to the country’s development. Director of IPC, Mr. Lanre Arogundade made the call in a statement today (March 8, 2017) to mark the 2017 International Women’s Day, which celebrates the […]

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The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) denounces the harassment of Mr. Abdul Fatoma, the Chief Executive Officer of the Campaign for Human Rights and Development International (CHRDI), a civil society organisation by authorities in Sierra Leone. Over the past two months, Mr. Abdul Fatoma, who is also an anti-corruption activist, has been harassed by […]

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The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria has described the invasion of the premises of Premium Times in Abuja and the subsequent arrest of its Publisher, Dapo Olorunyomi and the judiciary correspondent, Evelyn Okakwu by armed police men on the night of January 19, 2017, as an unacceptable assault on freedom of the Press. Director of […]

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The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria has condemned recent attacks on three Nigerian journalists as well as the clampdown on media organizations in Gambia. IPC in its recent update report on monitoring of the safety of journalists reveals that not less than three journalists have been arrested in Nigeria and two private radio stations shut […]

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The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria shall be joining the global movement of media groups to mark the 2016 edition of the United Nation’s International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, on Wednesday November 2, 2016. According to the Director of IPC, Lanre Arogundade, the event is being organized under the auspices of the NIGERIAN JOURNALISTS SAFETY […]

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The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX), together with its member, the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) urges Somali security forces to stop the recent clampdown on the media and journalists in the country. AFEX is particularly concerned about the shutdown of Xog-Ogaal newspaper and the arrest and detention of Abdi Adan Guled, editor-in-chief […]

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