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February 23, 2024

ILUDUN, Lagos Community battling underground Water contamination

Unsafe water has severe implications for public health. This report examines the impacts of oil pollution on water sources in Iludun community, Lagos State, following an investigation of the situation and the engagement of residents at a water parliament session organised by CAPPA.

February 23, 2024

Potential Fiscal and Public Health Effects of Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax in Nigeria

This report aims to provide a comprehensive overview of SSB consumption patterns, their profound health implications

February 15, 2024

Ibeju Lekki Residents and Dangote Refinery,

Building Resistance and Rights Agitations, the needed response of Ibeju Lekki residents against Dangote Refinery and its imminent infractions.

November 30, 2023

Joint African CSOs' Position Paper on Loss and Damage Fund

Joint Position paper from Climate Justice CSOs, to Governments of African countries attending the 28th Conference of the parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Dubai.

November 22, 2023

Transnational Corporations and Their Destructive Operations in Africa

A case Studies of Nigeria, Kenya, The Gambia, Ghana, and Uganda

November 22, 2023

Les Sociétés Transnationales Et Leurs Opérations Destructrices En Afrique

Cas du Nigeria, du Kenya, de la Gambie, du Ghana et de l’Ouganda.

November 21, 2023

Nigeria Tobacco Industry Interference Index 2023

The Nigeria Tobacco Industry Interference Index 2023 documents and evaluates tactics utilized by the tobacco industry to interfere in public health policies and tobacco control measures in Nigeria.

July 27, 2023

Northwest Regional Stakeholders Communique

CAPPA and the National SSB Tax Coalition with support from the Global Health Advocacy Incubator (GHAI) convened a one-day Regional Stakeholders Forum on SSB Tax in Kaduna, the Kaduna State capital.

July 17, 2023

Analysis of the Students Loans (Access to Higher Education) Act, 2023

This policy brief presents an analysis of the Act, highlighting observations and key concerns while proffering recommendations to inform the government’s interventions to improve higher education in Nigeria.

July 15, 2023

Iwherekan Community Cries Out Over Continued Gas Flares

Iwherekan community is in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State. Most of the natives of Iwherekan are into farming and fishing. The  community hosts the Utorogu Gas Plant and oil wells and flow stations which belonged to SPDC

July 11, 2023

People’s Tribunal for Justice and Reconciliation

The People’s Tribunal was used as a platform to amplify the voices of community members, and to bring their claims of environmental and human rights infractions against
them to light.

July 11, 2023

Tribunal populaire pour la justice et la réconciliation

Le Tribunal du Peuple a été utilisé comme plate-forme pour amplifier la voix des membres de la communauté et pour porter plainte contre les violations des droits de l’homme et de l’environnement.
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June 15, 2023

Southsouth Regional Stakeholder Communique

CAPPA and the National  SSB Tax Coalition with support from the Global Health Advocacy Incubator (GHAI) convened a one-day Regional Stakeholders Forum on SSB Tax in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital.

May 26, 2023

Unpacking Nigeria's 2023 General Elections

This report presents an objective critique of Nigeria’s 2023 General Elections, highlighting the significant highs and lows of the exercise. It concludes with recommendations for strengthening democratic institutions and political processes in Nigeria.

April 22, 2023

2022 Annual Report

Our reach in the climate space was demonstrated at the CAPPA-organised National Conference on Climate Change which turned out to be the biggest convergence on climate change in Nigeria

March 29, 2023

Southwest Regional Stakeholder Communique

CAPPA and the National SSB Tax Coalition with support from the Global Health Advocacy Incubator (GHAI) convened a one-day Regional Stakeholders Forum on SSB Tax in Lagos State

February 9, 2023

2023 General Elections - Challenges and Threats to Consolidating Democracy

This report captures the changing electioneering landscape in Nigeria as the nation marches towards the 2023 general elections.

November 7, 2022

Impacts Du Changement Climatique Dans Les Communautés De Première Ligne En Afrique

Le changement climatique peut être décrit comme « les changements à long terme des températures et des conditions météorologiques. Ces changements peuvent être naturels, comme …

November 7, 2022

Assessing Climate Change, COP26 Commitments in Africa: Nigeria, South Africa and Uganda

This study evaluates the state of climate commitments of three African countries namely Nigeria, South Africa, and Uganda

November 2, 2022

Executive Summary: Assessing Climate Change COP27, Commitments in Africa

This report undertakes a concise evaluation of the progress of Africa’s climate goals against the backdrop of it commitments to climate justice.

October 26, 2022

Nigeria, Climate Change COP27 & Beyond

Climate change is the reason for the noticeable extreme variations in weather and temperature. Intense heat waves, longer dry seasons, desertification, heavy and prolonged rainfalls that have resulted to flooding, worsening livelihood challenges faced by local communities.

October 21, 2022

Impacts Of Climate Change In Frontline Communities In Africa

This report reinforces the fact that Africa is not protected from the impacts of climate change despite contributing the least to global greenhouse emissions.

August 15, 2022

A Review of The Bill for An Act to Establish A Regulatory

A Bill for An Act to establish a Regulatory Framework for the Water Resources Sector in Nigeria, provide for the equitable and sustainable development management, use and conservation of Nigeria’s surface Water and Ground Water Resources and for related matters.

August 15, 2022

Tobacco Industry Capture of the Virtual Space in Nigeria

This report exposes how the Tobacco Industry & its allies exploited social media, including facebook, Twitter & others , to promote its Corporate Social Responsibility (CRS) activities & undermine life-saving tobacco control policies in Nigeria.

April 19, 2022

2021 Annual Report

CAPPA is passionately devoted to working with African communities and building partnerships with themtowards taking collective social action for the promotion and defense of the rights of peoples.

October 28, 2021

Tobacco Industry Interference Index

The report is replete with industry initiatives in various spheres, especially in the agricultural sector, that seem innocuous but are snares. The noticeable presence of top government

October 21, 2021

Lies and the Hail of Bullets

As more human rights abuses are documented, the general feeling among Nigerians is that the victims of the Lekki mayhem and those unjustly targeted by the Nigerian state may not get justice.

October 20, 2021

Africa Must Rise & Resist Water Privatisation

The Our Water, Our Right Africa Coalition is a diverse network of civil society and labour  organisations across West, Central, East, and Southern Africa committed to building people power and advancing the human right to water

October 20, 2021

A África Deve Se Levantar & Resistir à Privatização da Água

A Coalizão Nossa Água, Nosso Direito África é uma rede diversificada de organizações da sociedade civil e trabalhistas na África Ocidental, Central, Oriental e Austral comprometida com a construção do poder das pessoas e o avanço do direito humano à água

October 20, 2021

L'Afrique doit se lever & Résister à la Privatisation de l'eau

La Coalition Our Water, Our Right Africa est un réseau diversifié des organisations de la société civile et des syndicats en Afrique de l’ouest, du centre, de l’est et du sud qui s’engage à renforcer le pouvoir des peuples et veiller à la promotion du droit humain à l’eau

May 23, 2021

The Big CON

How Big Polluters are advancing a “net zero” climate agenda to delay, deceive, and deny

May 23, 2021

The Big Tobacco Allies

How tobacco companies use intermediaries to foster their Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives and promote their image in Nigeria.

April 22, 2021

Water & Covid-19: One Year After Damning Report

The responses of the Lagos State Government to the spread of COVID-19 is a microcosm of the panicky Nigerian response to the pandemic. Despite the barrage of public health messages encouraging citizens to take their hygiene

February 22, 2021

2020 Annual Report

We work with communities and place emphasis on the organising and mobilizing capacities of citizens and relevant social  groups

October 13, 2020

Time to end Smoking in Nollywood

The Tobacco Industry exploits movies and music videos to give misleading positive impressions of tobacco use. such have been identified as a cause of smoking initiation among young persons

July 12, 2020

Water & COVID-19: How Acute Water Shortage

Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Health confirmed the first coronavirus (COVID-19) case in Lagos State on the 27th of February, 2020. On the arrival from Milan, Italy, the index case reportedly traveled though Lagos

May 11, 2020


This report took a cursory look at the industry participation in policy development in the country, industry’s CSR activities, benefits to the tobacco industry,

February 21, 2020

Lagos Water Crisis

Lagos Water Crisis: Alternative roadmap for public water sector points the way out of the water crisis in Lagos. It reviews the impact and reasons for the …