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CAPPA hails ICC decision to investigate war crimes in Nigeria

Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has commended the International Criminal Court (ICC) for concluding a decade-long preliminary investigation into crimes against humanity and war crimes allegedly committed by Boko Haram and the Nigerian security forces, to pave way for full investigation to commence. The ICC Office of the Prosecutor had made the announcement on the Preliminary Investigations on…

CAPPA commends ICC’s decision to investigate war crimes in Nigeria

CAPPA commends ICC’s decision to investigate war crimes in Nigeria

Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has commended the International Criminal Court (ICC) for concluding preliminary probe into Boko Haram and crimes by security forces of Nigeria against humanity and war crimes to pave way for full investigations. The ICC Office of the Prosecutor had made the announcement on the Preliminary Investigations on December 11, 2020 and added that…

Group Hails ICC Decision to Investigate War Crimes In Nigeria

Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has commended the International Criminal Court (ICC) for concluding a decade-long preliminary investigation into crimes against humanity and war crimes allegedly committed by Boko Haram and the Nigerian security forces, to pave way for full investigation to commence.   Group Hails ICC Decision to Investigate War Crimes In Nigeria

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Press Statement

                Winners Emerge in CAPPA TransFats Journalism Fellowship Seven journalists from various media organizations across Nigeria have won the journalism fellowship on the #TransFatFreeNigeria campaign, organized by the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA). The journalists are Andrew Mshelia (Nagarta Radio), Abenmire Adi (HitFM/Cross River Watch), Agbonkhese Oboh (Vanguard), Chukuwumah Muanya (The…

Yuletide and Why Nigeria Must Bridge Funding Gap in Tobacco Control

Yuletide and Why Nigeria Must Bridge Funding Gap in Tobacco Control

The yuletide season is usually the period with the most celebrations and social activities globally. This invariably translates to higher consumption of food, drinks and other edibles, cancer-causing tobacco products not exempted. One industry that exploits the yuletide maximally is the tobacco industry which engages in promotions, giveaways and other activities that seem “harmless” for the uninformed. It should be…

Groups petition ICC, UN Over EndSARS Killings …Seek justice for victims of Lekki shootings

https://guardian.ng/news/groups-petition-icc-un-over-endsars-killings/ Activists, at the weekend, have petitioned the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights seeking an international inquiry into the killing and maiming of #EndSARS protesters on October 20, 2020, in Lekki, Lagos. The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA), Joint Action Front (JAF), Peace and Development Project (PEDEP), Civil Liberties…

CAPPA goes to ICC with 10,152 signatures seeking justice for #EndSARS protesters

CAPPA goes to ICC with 10,152 signatures seeking justice for #EndSARS protesters

The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation, CAPPA, has submitted a petition at the International Criminal Court, ICC, The Hague, and to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, seeking justice for the victims of #EndSARS protesters, especially those of Lekki Tollgate shootings in Lagos. According to CAPPA’s Executive Director, Akinbode Oluwafemi, at a briefing in Lagos, Friday, the activities…

CAPPA, others petition ICC, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Demand Justice for EndSARS Victims. 

CAPPA, others petition ICC, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Demand Justice for EndSARS Victims. 

The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa, CAPPA and her allies have submitted a petition to the International Criminal Court and the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights to demand an inquiry into the killings and maiming of peaceful EndSARS protesters in Lekki. The petition which was signed by 10,027 individuals and 154 organizations from 75 countries, according to…