NIPI is a Training Institute that was established in may 1978 by the Federal Government of Nigeria, following the recommendations to the Federal Executive Council by the National Council on Information that held at the Durbar Hotel, Kaduna in 1977. It was conceived as a home based Training Institute, in the alternative to expensive and rare foreign training programmes.
This package addresses the professional needs of the Officer being trained for the first time. It entails a swift expedition which challenges the Officer's aptitude and acumen, leaving him richer
To be First Class facility that would be the center of Excellence for the training and retraining of senior
level Information Officers in the Public Service, top Broadcast and Communications Personnel, and some categories
of senior media personnel.
To meet the training needs of officers, in the alternative to the expensive foreign training programmes.
To be a highly ICT driven International Institute for Communication Studies (IICS) that would effectively adddress the capacity building and human resource needs in the Nigerian Public Service and beyond.