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Nigerian Press Council is established by CAP N128 to promote high professional standards for the Nigeria Press. Its vision is to create a culture of Ethical Press in Nigeria driven through research and documentation of contemporary press development; training and workshop for journalists; accreditation of programmes in tertiary institutions; enquiring into complaint about the press and monitoring the activities of the press.

The Council serves as buffer between the media, government and the public by ensuring the maintenance of the highest ethical and professional standards in the media.  It is mutually beneficial to the public as well as Journalist themselves… more



Any member of the public (group or organisation) is entitled to lodge a complaint to the Nigerian Press Council about a print media or journalist and journalists about the public on publication that are factually incorrect or conduct that violates the code of ethics…more

The Role of Ethics in Combating Impunity and Promoting the Safety of Journalists
Presented by SHU’AIBU USMAN LEMAN, NUJ National Secretary at a WORKSHOP ON SAFETY OF JOURNALISTS  organized  as part of activities marking the WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY 2013 at the Rockview Hotel, Abuja, May 2, 2013more

Ending Impunity and Promoting the Safety of Journalists and Media Workers
Paper presented by Hajiya Bilkisu mni at the World Freedom Day Celebration Organised by UNESCO, Abuja, May 3 2013
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A welcome address by the officer-in-charge of UNESCO Abuja, Prof Hassana Alidou, on the occasion of the 2013 World Press Freedom Day Workshop opening ceremony held on Thursday, May 2, 2013 at the Rockview Royale Hotel, Abujamore

Framework for the protection of the right to life and safety of journalists
Oluseyi Soremekun, National Programme Officer, Communication & Information, UNESCO, Abuja Office, May 02, 2013. (Powerpoint Presentation) - Please, click to download

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF 2013 WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY WORKSHOP ON  SAFETY OF JOURNALISTS HELD AT ROCKVIEW HOTEL ROYAL E ON 2 MAY, 2013more