Coalition for Whistleblower Protection and Press Freedom (CWPPF)
Coalition for Whistleblower Protection and Press Freedom (CWPPF)is a group of media and civil society organisations committed to upholding democracy and good governance by protecting the ethos of whistleblowing, freedom of expression and press freedom in Nigeria. It is an initiative rooted in the 2017 ‘No News Is Bad News Programme’ organised by Free Press Unlimited (FPU) in collaboration with the Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development (formerly Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism).
The establishment of the coalition also came at a time the whistleblower protection policy has been a topic of discussion in the Nigerian media and legal sphere. Essentially, the coalition is a response to the battle against corruption in Nigeria. The coalition hopes to create a positive impact on the Nigerian media landscape through;
● Advocating for whistleblower protection, press and internet freedom in Nigeria.
● Increasing access to information and collaborating on investigative reporting on
corruption and human rights violations.
● Building a secure, trustworthy whistleblowing platform.
The CWPPF also run the Leaks.NG a secure whistleblowing platform which allows citizens to share confidential information of public interest. The system has been designed to help you share these materials while protecting your identity, making it difficult for you to be identified as the source of information.