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Groups to partner Yoruba film producers to end smoking in movies

No smoking in movies

The Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) and the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation  Africa (CAPPA) have met with the executives of the Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN) in continuation of the campaign against smoking in movies and music videos. L-R: Actor, Shokoti Alagbede; CAPPA Director of Programmes, Philip Jakpor; NTCA representative, Adepeju Adeogun; and Otunba ...

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Group takes tobacco advocacy to entertainment industry regulator

tobacco smoking

The Nigerian Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) has taken its advocacy on dangers of smoking in movies and music videos to stakeholders in the industry. Tobacco smoking Last week the Alliance visited the leadership of the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria, National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) and the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB). NTCA also ...

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Tobacco industry interfering in Nigerian govt policies, report reveals

Dr. Osagie Ehanire

The Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) and the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) have launched the 2020 tobacco industry interference index report for Nigeria. The report of the survey forms part of the Global Tobacco Industry Interference Index – a global survey of how public health policies are protected from the industry’s subversive efforts, and how governments have ...

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Why it’s time to Make Big Polluters Pay, by CAPPA

CAPPA

Speaking on the Global Launch of the Liability Roadmap to Make Big Polluters Pay on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 in Lagos, Akinbode Oluwafemi, Executive Director of Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA), explains why Big Polluters should put people’s well-being and the well-being of the Earth and its ecosystems above expansion, extraction, and profit making L-R: Akinbode Oluwafemi, Executive ...

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National Water Bill: Water union, CAPPA meet with Minister, restate opposition to bill

CAPPA

The Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE) and the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) have restated their demands for the National Assembly to jettison the National Water Resources Bill 2020 at a meeting with Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Hussein Adamu, in Abuja on Tuesday, September 15, 2020. L-R: Philip Jakpor, ...

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Buhari urged to withdraw National Water Bill

Muhammadu Buhari

The Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE) and the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to withdraw the National Water Resources Bill 2020 owing to its pro-privatisation and other anti-people provisions. President Muhammadu Buhari The letter to President Buhari was informed by a clause-by-clause analysis of the ...

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CAPPA describes fuel price increase ‘inhuman’, ‘insensitive’

Muhammadu Buhari

Last Wednesday’s increase in pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS)  by the federal government is insensitive and an affront on the collective sensibilities of Nigerians who have endured pains and agony in the last five years, the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has said. President Muhammadu Buhari The increase, which was announced by the Pipelines and Products Marketing Company ...

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Shomolu, Ikorodu residents in Lagos want govt to address water concerns

Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA)

Communities in Shomolu and Ikorodu have urged the Lagos State Government to urgently address the dire water situation in their localities that has made life unbearable for them. Officials of Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) with residents of one of the communities visited The communities also want the state government to rehabilitate and make the waterworks in their ...

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COVID-19 pandemic and access to public water in Lagos

Water

The global response to the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that originated from Wuhan, a city in China in December 2019, has virtually created a new world order. The virus has put medical professionals, public health experts and virtually all of us on our toes and we are now in a race against time as research bodies intensify efforts at developing ...

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Study exposes derelict waterworks, poor infrastructure in Lagos

Tunji Bello

The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has released a report of its three-month investigation on the status of the waterworks in Lagos in response to the state government’s public service campaign asking residents to wash their hands regularly to curb the spread of the COVID-19. Tunji Bello, Lagos State Commissioner for The Environment & Water Resources The report, ...

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