The stakeholders made the submission on Wednesday in Abuja at a public hearing on a Bill to amend the NBC’s establishing Act
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The IPC Executive Director, Lanre Arogundade, said in a statement on Thursday that the latest kidnap of Chidebere Onyia, a Port Harcourt-based journalist, was one too many.
The one-day event convened a Stakeholders’ Forum on Journalists’ Safety and Press Freedom Limitations in Nigeria.
To mark the IDEI, the IPC organised a media roundtable and stakeholders forum on Journalist’ safety and press freedom limitations in Nigeria.
The IPC Executive Director, Lanre Arogundade, sounded this note of caution in the light of the emerging accusations and counter accusations by political actors and other players in the electoral process about possible violence.
IPC Programme Officer, Melody Akinjiyan-Lawal, made the revelation during a webinar on Edo and Ondo States elections in Benin on Monday.
The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism, Enough is Enough, International Press Centre, International Centre for Investigative Reporting and Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism commissioned the survey following perceptions that journalists were being exposed to danger in the course of covering the pandemic
Two Lagos-based media support organisations, Media Rights Agenda and the International Press Centre, have petitioned the Code of Conduct Bureau asking it to sanction Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi for allegedly misconducting himself, breaching his oath of office and the Code of Conduct for Public Officers following his recent attacks on journalists in the State.
The documentation was done by IPC’s Media Monitoring Team, while the promises were derived from quoted statements of the President in The Nation, The Punch, Daily Sun, Daily Trust, Vanguard, This Day, Leadership and Nigerian Tribune newspapers over a four-month period from November 2018 to February 2019
The International Press Centre, Lagos has said it is highly concerned about the reported gun-attack on journalists who were covering the rally of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos on Tuesday.
The International Press Centre says it has trained no fewer than 140 journalists in the Federal Capital Territory, Kano and Lagos axis ahead of the 2019 general elections.
The International Press Centre in Lagos, Nigeria has invited online journalists and bloggers who are engaged or interested in reporting governance and electoral issues ahead the 2019 elections to apply to attend a two-day workshop on conflict sensitive reporting.
In the statement, IPC said it is particularly dismayed that the Police authorities want Ogundipe to disclose the source of information over a story published by the newspaper
Presenting NPO’s position at a public hearing in Abuja, its President, Nduka Obaigbena, said the bill was seeking to position the Press Council to usurp the powers of the courts by assuming extra-judicial powers
Falana said whatever Buhari is doing now is just scratching the problem on the surface