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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…

The Amalgamated Union of Public Corporation Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees, AUPCTRE, and the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa, CAPPA, have condemned plans by some members of the House of Representatives to reintroduce the National Water Resources Bill, which was withdrawn on Tuesday, September 29.

The Amalgamated Union of Public Corporation Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees, AUPCTRE, and the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa, CAPPA, have condemned plans by some members of the House of Representatives to reintroduce the National Water Resources Bill, which was withdrawn on Tuesday, September 29.

At the rowdy session, some members of the House alleged a breach of House Standing Rules while working towards passing the bill into law and relied on the anomaly to ask the Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, to throw the Bill away or have it reworked and then represented for consideration. Following this development, the Majority Leader, Alhassan Ado Doguwa said that…

BBC report on Lagos ‘pipeline’ explosion exposes NNPC criminal negligence, says CAPPA

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)’s Africa Eye Investigation on the Abule Ado explosion is revealing and has reinforced  the conviction of Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)’s account of the cause of the March 15, 2020 blast was questionable. CAPPA, in a statement issued in Lagos, said that with the spate of…

 NNPC must take responsibility for Abule Ado explosion’ — CAPPA speaks on BBC investigation

 NNPC must take responsibility for Abule Ado explosion’ — CAPPA speaks on BBC investigation

Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) says the recently released investigation by the BBC Africa Eye team on the Abule Ado explosion is in line with its belief that the explanation provided by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is questionable. In a statement signed by Philip Jakpor, its director of programmes, CAPPA said there is a need to…

BBC Lagos ‘Pipeline’ Explosion report, exposed NNPC Negligence – CAPPA 

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Africa Eye Investigation on the Abule Ado explosion is revealing and has reinforced the conviction of the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) account of the cause of the March 15, 2020 blast was questionable. In a September 27 statement issued signed by its Director of Programmes, Philip Jakpor, CAPPA,…