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At #IPIWoCo, Wole Soyinka offers hope for greater press freedom in Nigeria

Nigerian Nobel Prize laureate Wole Soyinka expressed optimism about the future of press freedom in Nigeria during a special interview at the International Press Institute (IPI)’s 2018 World Congress in Abuja even as he warned against the danger of self-censorship. Pinning Nigeria’s current press freedom level as “55 percent positive”, Soyinka said his country could […]

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Good journalism matters, Nigeria president says at IPI Congress

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari today opened the 2018 International Press Institute (IPI) World Congress in Nigeria by underscoring the importance of quality journalism to building strong societies. “Good journalism promotes good governance”, Buhari told an audience of around 300 Nigerian and international journalists at the World Congress opening ceremony, hosted at the president’s villa in […]

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#StrongerTogether: IPI director’s World Congress address

International Press Institute (IPI) Executive Director Barbara Trionfi addressed participants at the opening ceremony of IPI’s 2018 World Congress in Abuja, Nigeria on June 21, 2018. The full text of her remarks is reproduced below. As we gather here today from 40 different countries to open IPI’s 67th World Congress, there is a sense that […]

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IPI World Congress 2018 in Abuja, Nigeria (June 21 to 23)

The International Press Institute (IPI) will hold its 2018 annual World Congress in Abuja, Nigeria from 21 to 23 June, 2018. Under the theme “Why Good Journalism Matters”, the World Congress will affirm the indispensable role of quality media in building strong societies, showcasing investigative stories and projects that bring positive change to individuals and […]

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