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Demand an international inquiry into the Nigerian government’s mass killing of people in Lagos

Demand an international inquiry into the Nigerian government’s mass killing of people in Lagos

The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has canvassed an international probe into the killings and maiming of harmless #EndSARS protesters in the country. Reacting to the Lekki Tollgate shootings of October 20, 2020, and similar incidents across the country that led to several deaths, CAPPA said the situation was deplorable and required urgent intervention. A statement issued by…

Stand with the people of Nigeria and the #EndSARS movement

Stand with the people of Nigeria and the #EndSARS movement

Demand an international inquiry into the Nigerian government’s mass killing of people in Lagos To Demand Justice and Lend your voice against the condemnable chain of events that took place in Nigeria on October 20 2020, detailing the use of brutal force on peaceful #EndSARS protesters by the military allegedly deployed by the Nigerian government and leaving mass casualties, kindly…

CAPPA demands international inquiry into military killings in Lekki, others

The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has called for an international inquiry into the reprehensible killing and maiming of harmless #EndSARS protesters by the Nigerian government. CAPPA was reacting to the Lekki toll gate shootings on Tuesday October 20, 2020 and similar incidents across the country that led to yet to be ascertained number of deaths. It condemned…

Groups alert on dangers of transfats consumption

The Network for Health Equity and Development (NHED) and the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) have urged the Nigerian government to prioritize access to safe and nutritious food for all Nigerians, especially the poor and vulnerable that are hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic. NHED and CAPPA also want the Governing Council of the National Agency for Food…

CSO raises alarm over dangerous food chemicals Nigerians consume daily

CSO raises alarm over dangerous food chemicals Nigerians consume daily

A Civil Society Organisation, CSO, Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa, CAPPA, raised alarm over dangerous food chemicals Nigerians consume daily. The alarm was raised by the Executive Director, CAPPA, Akinbode Oluwafemi, who was represented by Director of Programmes, Philip Jakpor, at a media conference, as Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark World Food Day 2020 with…

World Food Day: Groups alert on dangers of trans fats consumption

World Food Day: Groups alert on dangers of trans fats consumption

The Network for Health Equity and Development (NHED) and the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) have urged the Nigerian government to prioritise access to safe and nutritious food for all Nigerians, especially the poor and vulnerable that are hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic. NHED and CAPPA also want the Governing Council of the National Agency for Food…

World Food Day

World Food Day

TRANS FAT-FREE NIGERIA IS POSSIBLE! Speech by Akinbode Oluwafemi at the Press Briefing to Mark the 2020 World Food Day Gentlemen and Ladies of the Press, Thank you for honoring our invitation today as Nigeria joins the rest of the world in marking the World Food Day. To refresh our memories, the World Food Day is celebrated on 16 October…

CAPPA LAUNCHES JORNALISM FELLOWSHIP ON TRANS FATS REPORTING

CAPPA LAUNCHES JORNALISM FELLOWSHIP ON TRANS FATS REPORTING

PRESS STATEMENT Practicing journalists in Nigeria with a knack for writing good reports have been encouraged to apply for the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) Trans Fat Free Nigeria Journalism Fellowship. The fellowship focuses on ways to eliminate trans-fat from Nigeria¹s food supply chain and journalists are expected to produce investigative reports from an informed perspective and in…