The journalists claimed they were physically assaulted while being held by operatives of the Nigeria Police.
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He emerged as president unopposed during a session of the General Assembly of the IPI, held physically and virtually.
The President said this in a congratulatory message issued by his spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, on Saturday in Abuja
AbdulRazaq sent his felicitation message in a statement on Thursday in Ilorin.
The institute in a statement jointly signed by Kabiru Yusuf and Rahem Adedoyin,
Adedoyin, a seasoned journalist and longest serving Secretary of the IPI Nigerian Chapter, was nominated unanimously early this month by the Nigerian chapter to replace former Chairman of the News Agency of Nigeria, Mallam Wada Maida, who died last August.
He succeeds the former Provost, Gbemiga Ogunleye, who has served out his term meritoriously.
Adeboye, who hails from Esie in Irepodun Local Government Area of the state, was until the appointment the (Daily) Editor of The Herald, one of the oldest state-owned newspapers in Nigeria.
This was contained in a statement by the body’s Chairman, Kabiru Yusuf; Wada Maida,
Member, IPI Executive Board; and Raheem Adedoyin, Secretary, IPI Nigeria, on Tuesday.
The President’s message was contained in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, on Monday.
The IPI made its position known on Sunday in a statement by its Nigerian chapter, signed by the President, Kabiru Yusuf
Soyinka spoke on Friday at a dinner organised by the International Press Institute at its ongoing Congress in Abuja
The ministers spoke at the opening of the International Press Institute World Congress 2018 in Abuja, tagged: “Conversation with the Government of Nigeria.”
The President, who spoke at the State House Conference Hall, Abuja, said good journalism for the good of humanity was panacea for prevalent fake news, disinformation and hate speech
IPI is a global network of editors, journalists and media executives “who share a common dedication to quality, independent journalism”.
The Chairman of IPI Nigeria, Mallam Kabiru Yusuf, broke the news to the Nigerian Media Stakeholders on Tuesday at their meeting at the Nigerian Television Authority, Abuja.
Iredia, Chairman, Committee on Publicity, for the upcoming International Press Institute World Congress, said this when he led the committee members on a visit to the Managing Director, News Agency of Nigeria, Bayo Onanuga in Abuja on Tuesday
IPI World Congress 2018 holds in Abuja from June 21 to 23, 2018 with the theme: “Why Good Journalism Matters”
Speaking during a courtesy visit by members of the International Press Institute led by a one-time Director-General of Nigeria Television Authority, Dr. Tony Iredia, he said the press is very critical to development and should be factored into governance processes in the country.
The committees, set up at an extraordinary meeting of Nigerian media stakeholders held on November 28, 2017 in Lagos are: the Local Organising Committee and the committees on Finance; Sponsorship; Programme and Events; Media and Publicity; Transport and Logistics; Contact and Protocol; Venue and Accommodation; and Security.