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15 Feb
As the world celebrated Valentine’s Day, yesterday, environmental activists and health advocates have urged the Federal Ministry of Health and National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control...
29 Oct 2021
Tobacco control advocates, under the auspices of the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA), have urged the Federal Government to urgently commence full implementation of the National Tobacco Control Act...
12 Oct 2021
Civil society and labour activists, under the platform of Our Water Our Right movement, have urged the Lagos State government to reject all forms of corporate control of water and privatisation of water services through public private partnerships (PPPs).
16 Aug 2021
The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA), at the weekend, commended the Federal Government’s plan to increase the yearly budgetary allocation to education by 50 per cent in the next two years.
23 Jul 2021
The Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE) and Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa...
6 Jul 2021
Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has urged the Federal Government to remove all limitations to free and quality public education by supporting the Abidjan Principles...
2 Jun 2021
Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA), the Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University’s (SMU) Africa Centre for Tobacco Industry Monitoring and Policy Research .....
26 Apr 2021
A non-governmental organisation, Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA), has commended the Lagos State government over its decision to rehabilitate the five students smoking ‘shisha’ in a recent viral video on social media. The group, however, urged the state government to complement the action by enforcing the ban on the sale of tobacco products…
6 Apr 2021
Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has described the death of renowned civil society leader and former head of Ford Foundation, West Africa, Innocent Chukwuma as a big blow to the civil society community in Nigeria and Africa.
24 Mar 2021
Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has deplored total collapse of public utilities in the country, especially in Lagos State...
11 Feb 2021
Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations, Civil Service, Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE), Public Services International (PSI) and Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa ...
1 Feb 2021
The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA), at the weekend, declared that tobacco industry interference remains a major challenge to effective tobacco control in Nigeria and Africa.

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