LAGOS—IN commemoration of this year’s International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, IDEI, 2018, the International Press Centre, IPC, in partnership with the Lagos State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, in Lagos will organise a tweet conference and media roundtable.

Speakers expected to speak at the roundtable are human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN; Lagos NUJ Chairman, Dr.  Qasim Akinreti; Executive Director, Media Rights Agenda, Mr. Edetaen Ojo; Mrs. Yinka Shokunbi, of Health Style Plus and Executive Director of Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism, Mrs. Tunrayo Alaka.

Femi Falana

In a statement, Director of IPC, Mr. Lanre Arogundade said: “The goal of the initiative is to facilitate a free and safe online environment for journalists and other media professionals in Nigeria and ensure that the right to freedom of expression for online journalism in Nigeria is respected, protected and guaranteed.

The participants are expected to engage in a tweet session through a dedicated hash tag, and Face book posts, to concerned government agencies, public officials, respective stakeholders and the general public online.”


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