Nigeria Community Radio Coalition (NCRC)
c/o Institute for Media and Society
3, Emina Crescent,
Off Toyin Street,
Phone: +234 1- 8102261;
+234 803 307 9828
We are a community of citizens and organizations committed to deepening development, to advancing pluralism of media and communication, to advocating emergence of a sustainable community radio sector in Nigeria.... read more
Alfred Opubor International Conference on Community Media at the University of Ibadan Conference Centre, March 27-29, 2012
A communiqué issued at the end of the Alfred Opubor International Conference on Community Media which held at the Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Nigeria from 27 to 29 March, 2012
The three-day conference with the theme “If Community Media is the Answer, What is the Question?" was held in honour of the Late Alfred Esimatemi Opubor, first Nigerian Professor of Mass Communication, to commemorate his 75th (Posthumous) birthday.
The event was organised by the Department of Communication and Language Arts, University of Ibadan, African Languages Technology Initiative, Institute for Media and Society and the Nigeria Community Radio Coalition, with support from UNICEF, National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and Bifocals Communications. It was attended by eminent scholars in the field of communication studies, representatives of civil society groups, grassroots communities, the media, among others, drawn from Nigeria, other African countries, Europe and the United States of America...Read more
It is a great day for community radio in Nigeria.
The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced a go-ahead for the licensing of community radio in Nigeria at the Africast conference in Abuja. In his speech at the opening of the event, President Goodluck Jonathan said the Federal Executive Council had approved guidelines proposed for community radio licensing by NBC, the regulator.
The President stated further that government had devolved to NBC, the power to consider and issue the licenses without recourse to the presidency, once applicant meets conditions stipulated in law. Click here to read the speech of President Goodluck E. Jonathan, GCFR, at the opening ceremony
A WELCOME ADDRESS BY THE HONOURABLE MINISTER OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS, PROFESSOR DORA N. AKUNYILI, CFR, AT THE OPENING OF THE EIGHTH BIENNIAL CONFERENCE OF AFRICA BROADCASTERS, AFRICAST 2010, HELD IN LADI KWALI HALL, SHERATON HOTEL AND TOWERS, ABUJA, ON TUESDAY 19TH OCTOBER, 2010
I am extremely elated to stand before such a constellation of experts in.... Read more
Strategy Meeting:- In attendance at the meeting are Steve Buckley, CM Solutions/AMARC, Prof. Ralph A. Akinfeleye, Department of Mass Communication, University of Lagos, Ola Fajemisin, Emoluwa CRI Port Harcourt, Omoniyi Ibietan, NCC, Alfred E. Opubor, WANAD, Cotonou, Hannatu Ibrahim, GCDA, Gombe, Halimatou Amadou, PIWA, Senegal, Tunde Adegbola, Alt-2, Ibadan, Akin Akingbulu, Institute for Media and Society and Gbenga Fasiku, Department of Philosophy, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.
It was chaired by Professor Ralph Akinfeleye, Head, Department of Mass Communication, University of Lagos. Click here to download workshop presentations