The Law mandates the NIPR to regulate the practice and direct the development of Public Relations as a profession in Nigeria. The law also makes it illegal to practice Public Relations, under any title, in Nigeria without the NIPR certification. Read more



  • To promote and develop the art and science of Public Relations practice in Nigeria.
  • To establish, prescribe and ensure the observance of high standards of professional and ethical practice.
  • To provide facilities, advice and opportunities for executives to meet and discuss Public Relations problems and case studies, and thereby improve the standards of Public Relations practice in Nigeria.
  • To encourage the acquisition of professional qualifications in Public Relations through the provision of examinations and other facilities.
  • Build a credible and dynamic professional institution that is responsive to Nigeria’s needs.
  • To conduct research, collect and disseminate information on all aspects of Public Relations.
  • To publish journals, books, practice papers and guidelines.
  • Promote professional excellence through members upholding the Code of Ethic, Code of Conduct and through the Professional Standards Guide (PSG). The PSG entrenches a system of life long learning as well as gaining stakeholders’ commitment to high standard of PR practice to give more value and strategic to those the professional serves.
  • Encourage a more relevant institutes and more reputation sensitive society, by working with appropriate associations to generate sustained focus on the contributions of stakeholders in different sectors.