Thursday, July 25, 2024

Nigeria

Nigeria 

I-CSPJ calls for concerted efforts for the release of kidnapped journalists in northern Nigeria

IPC’s Centre for the Safety and Protection of Journalists (I-CSPJ), Lagos-Nigeria is calling for a concerted effort towards the immediate release of Chairman of...
Nigeria 

IPC, CEMESO host experts on Nigeria’s electoral process

Lagos, Nigeria – June 24, 2024 The International Press Centre (IPC) and the Centre for Media and Society (CEMESO), will this week host concurrent events...
Nigeria 

MRA condemns abduction of journalist by police

LAGOS, Friday, May 24, 2024: Media Rights Agenda (MRA), today condemned as appalling and unacceptable, Wednesday’s abduction of Mr. Madu Onuorah, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief...
Nigeria 

Media Support Groups Mark 2024 World Press Freedom Day, Urge Governments to Protect Media Freedom

LAGOS, Thursday, May 2, 2024: Four human rights and media support organizations have called on Federal and State Governments to take urgent measures to...
Nigeria 

Persistent harassment of Lanre Arogundade by state security constitutes systematic abuse of power and violation of his rights

For immediate release, Tuesday, April 16, 2024 The International Press Centre (IPC), hereby strongly registers its displeasure over yet another incident of harassment of its...
Nigeria 

Rebuilding trust in the electoral process: IPC hosts multi-stakeholders dialogue

Lagos, Nigeria – March 22, 2024. The International Press Centre (IPC), based in Lagos, Nigeria, lead implementing partner of Component 4 (Support to Media) under...
Nigeria 

IPC condemns threats against journalist

The Centre for Safety and Protection of Journalists (I-CSPJ), International Press Center has expressed concerns about the alleged reported threats on the life of...
Nigeria 

Court orders Nigerian government to investigate all attacks against journalists

Lagos, Friday, February 16, 2024: In a landmark judgment, a Federal High Court in Abuja today directed the Federal Government to investigate attacks against...
Nigeria 

Court in Nigeria nullifies provisions of broadcasting code

Lagos, Wednesday, January 17, 2024: A Federal High Court in Abuja today declared null and void the provisions of the Nigeria Broadcasting Code authorizing...
Nigeria 

Funding allocation for Nigeria’s FOI Act in 2024 budget signals lack of commitment -MRA

Lagos, Friday, December 29, 2023:  Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today expressed deep concern over the poor level of funding in the Federal Government’s 2024...
Nigeria 

AFEX Members in Nigeria Call on the Government to Facilitate Internet Access for all Citizens

LAGOS, September 28, 2023: Three freedom of expression and media development organizations today issued a joint call on Federal and State Governments to take...
Nigeria 

MFWA calls on Nigerian President to reverse predecessor’s poor freedom of expression record

On May 29, 2023, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu took over from President Muhammadu Buhari as the new helmsman in Nigeria’s presidency. Even though the...