IPI World Congress 2018 has ended

The International Press Institute (IPI) held its 2018 annual World Congress in Abuja, Nigeria from 21-23 June 2018. Under the theme “Why Good Journalism Matters”, the World Congress affirmed the indispensable role of quality media in building strong societies, showcasing investigative stories and projects that bring positive change to individuals and communities in Africa and around the world.

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Saturday, June 23 • 19:00 - 22:00
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Dinner hosted by the President of the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

avatar for Yusuf Kabiru

Yusuf Kabiru

Chairman, Daily Trust Newspapers
Kabiru A. Yusuf, is a media professional with over two decades of experience. Mr. Yusuf holds B.Sc degree in Political Science and History from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, and a Masters degree in Political Economy from University of Toronto, Canada. He is currently the Chairman... Read More →
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Abubakar Bukola Saraki

President, Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki is president of the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. He is currently serving a second term as senator representing Kwara Central in the National Assembly of Nigeria. Before his election to the Nigerian Senate in 2011, he had previously been twice... Read More →

Saturday June 23, 2018 19:00 - 22:00 WAT
The Dunes, Maitama district, Abuja