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Interview: Nigeria’s Twitter ban threatens right to information

The Nigerian government’s ban Twitter has a huge impact on diversity in journalism, Kadaria Ahmed, a prominent Nigerian journalist and member of IPI’s Nigerian National Committee told IPI. “There are many people who traditional media is not able to reach. Twitter was one of those tools that had become a way to get the opinions […]

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IPI calls on Nigeria to end Twitter block

The International Press Institute (IPI) joined its Nigerian National Committee in calling on the Nigerian government to restore access to Twitter. Nigerian authorities blocked the social media platform on Friday, angered by Twitter’s decision to delete a tweet by Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari that the compay said violated its policy against “abusive behaviour”. Twitter is […]

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IPI mourns death of former Executive Board Chair Lateef Jakande

Lateef Kayode Jakande, former chair of the Executive Board of the International Press Institute (IPI), passed away on February 11 in Lagos, Nigeria. He was 91. Jakande, a former journalist and governor of the Lagos state, was a member of IPI Executive Board between 1961 and 1968, Vice chair of the Board from 1968 to […]

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IPI Membership News – November 2020

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