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Veronica Ivoke calls on government leaders to reject water privatization and pursue public solutions that protect Lagosians’ human right to water. Credit: ERA

Veronica Ivoke is a change-maker. Through her position as coordinator of AWWASHNET as well as through her work with ERA, she has played a leadership role in building grassroots power to protect water as a common good and advance the human right to water in Lagos. Motivated by the gross injustice of water privatization in Nigeria and beyond, she rises each morning to organize. And as she does, she helps accomplish victories with global ramifications. 

The front cover of Spotlight, Corporate Accountability’s newsletter.

Articles include: Members of Congress call for public water in Lagos; Member Spotlight: Dr. Christine Runnels; You win huge victory for public health; You expose corporate capture of the UN climate treaty, and more...

Deputy Executive Director Akinbode Oluwafemi of Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria, a Corporate Accountability board member, speaks at a massive rally for the human right to water in Lagos.

Public letter from members of Congress puts pressure on public officials to reject water privatization from the U.S. to Nigeria.

Akinbode Oluwafeme at a rally for Our Water, Our Right coalition.

Transnational water privatizers want to profit from our need for clean, safe water in Lagos. Here’s how you can help ERA and Corporate Accountability protect the human right to water.

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Corporate Accountability organizer exposes Veolia's abuses at protest.

Why Veolia, the world’s largest private water corporation, deserves your vote in the Corporate Hall of Shame.

Corporate Accountability newsletter, Issue 2 2018

Articles include: Victory for democratic control of water; Choosing hope; You expose Philip Morris' phony foundation; Member spotlight: Margaret Hornick, and more!

“They have a history of poisoning black communities in the US and they should not be poisoning the largest African city on the continent.”

Voting is now open in this year’s Corporate Hall of Shame! Take the first step toward holding some of the most abusive corporations accountable for profiting at the expense of people’s lives: vote for the most abusive corporation!

The ‘Our Water, Our Right Coalition’ has commended the 23 members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) and Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) in the United States for supporting Lagos residents in their struggle against water privatisation.