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The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) was established in 1963. The body attained the status of a Chartered Institute in June 1990 through Decree No. 16 (now an Act of the National Assembly) from which it derives the power and responsibility  to register members, set parameters of knowledge to acquire to qualify to practise, regulate the practice and development of the PR Profession as well monitor professional conducts through an established Code of Ethics, amongst others. The law stipulates  standard academic and professional qualifications required for admission into the Institute. As the sole regulator of Public Relations practice in Nigeria, the Institute is supervised by the Federal Ministry of Information and National Orientation.

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Meet the President
Dr. Ike Neliaku

Dr. Ike Neliaku is a resourceful professional and marketplace entrepreneur, with a wealth of experience spanning over 30 years in development communication, information management, public administration, leadership and governance.

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There are three pathways to membership: Direct Induction, Masterclass, and Professional Examinations

The Membership Services Committee determines the membership cadre based on your qualifications and experience, however the entry-level for all members inf the Associate Cadre.

To upgrade your membership level, you must complete at least three MCPDs, attach the certificates, fill out an upgrade form, and submit it to the Secretariat. Graduate can upgrade after 2 years; Associate after 5 years and Full Member after 10 years

Our Headquarters is in Abuja, and we have a Liaison Office in Lagos.

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NIPR President Speaks at NSUK as ISDEVCOM Holds 2024 Inaugural Lecture

On Saturday, July 13, 2024 NIPR President and Chairman of Council, Dr. Ike Neliaku delivered a goodwill message at Nasarawa State University Keffi (NS...

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NIPR President Commissions Farm Project in Nasarawa

On Saturday, July 13, 2024 NIPR President and Chairman of Council, Dr. Ike Neliaku officially commissioned the Gentlereal Farms and Kitchen Ltd, an ag...

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NIPR NIPR President Hosts Outgoing US Embassy's Public Diplomacy Counselor

On Friday, July 12, the NIPR President and Chairman of Council, Dr. Ike Neliaku played host to the outgoing Public Diplomacy Counselor of the US Embas...

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