UN Program Explores Value of ‘Family Capital’

March 21, 2017

New York, United States—A side event to the 2017 Commission on the Status of Women was held under the title “Family Capital: The Engine for Women’s Development.”

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UPF-Nigeria Honored for Interfaith Celebration

March 18, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—UPF-Nigeria has received an honorable mention in the HM King Abdullah II of Jordan World Interfaith Harmony Week 2017 Prize.

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Ambassadors for Peace Almanac Is Published in Nigeria

March 8, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—At a ceremony to receive a new almanac, Nigerian Ambassadors for Peace were urged to work toward ensuring that Nigeria becomes a nation of peace by 2020.

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UPF-Nigeria Campaigns to End Religious Hate Speech

March 5, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—UPF-Nigeria launched a campaign to promote interreligious harmony with a program for religious leaders and organizations.

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Peace Club Launched at Nigerian College of Education

February 16, 2017

Gindiri, Nigeria—More than 500 students attended the inauguration of a Peace Club at the College of Education Gindiri in Plateau State.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Nigeria

February 4, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—Representatives of Nigeria’s religious traditions were among more than 120 participants of a conference held in honor of World Interfaith Harmony Week 2017.

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UPF-Nigeria to Commemorate Interfaith Harmony Week

January 22, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—UPF-Nigeria will observe World Interfaith Harmony Week with a special conference on interreligious peace education.

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Nigerians Discuss U.S. Election System

January 12, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—Ambassadors for Peace were among more than 100 Nigerians who were invited to the U.S. Embassy for a program on the 2016 U.S. election.

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Nigerians Mark Anniversary of ‘Center of Unity’

December 12, 2016

Abuja, Nigeria—UPF-Nigeria commemorated the 25th anniversary of the movement of the nation’s Federal Capital Territory from Lagos to Abuja.

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Nigerians Host Annual General Peace Assembly

December 11, 2016

Owerri, Nigeria—About 200 participants attended the UPF-Nigeria Annual General Peace Assembly 2016, which was devoted to the Peace Vision 2020.

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Nigerian Peace College Proposal Approved

December 6, 2016

Abuja, Nigeria—UPF-Nigeria’s proposal for a Universal Peace College of Education in Nigeria has successfully passed the first step.

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Nigerian Media Cover Washington ILC

December 1, 2016

Abuja, Nigeria—Several Nigerian newspapers have published reports in their online editions about the International Leadership Conference that took place in Washington, D.C., from November 28 to December 1, 2016.

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Nigerians Plan Early Start for Peace Vision 2020

November 12, 2016

Abuja, Nigeria—Nigerian Ambassadors for Peace have met to discuss several activities that they will embark upon during the 100 days leading up to World Summit 2017.

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Nigeria: Annual General Peace Assembly 2016

October 6, 2016

The UPF-Nigeria Annual General Peace Assembly 2016 will be devoted to Peace Vision 2020 and will be held at the Conference Hall, Owerri Hotel Plaza, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria, on December 9 to 11, 2016.

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UPF Invited to Help Nigerian Amnesty Program

September 28, 2016

Abuja, Nigeria—The Federal Government of Nigeria has invited UPF to develop programs to help its amnesty program for former Niger Delta militants.

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Nigerian Colleges of Education Observe International Day of Peace

September 21, 2016

Abuja, Nigeria—The 2016 International Day of Peace was commemorated in over 20 colleges of education in Nigeria.

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International Day of Peace Observed in Nigeria

September 21, 2016

Abuja, Nigeria—Assemblies in Abuja, Port Harcourt and Lagos marked the 2016 International Day of Peace by discussing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Peace Council Planned for Nigeria’s South East Zone

September 3, 2016

Onitsha, Nigeria—A UPF chapter opened in Anambra State amid plans for establishing a zonal peace council and a zonal development commission.

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UPF-Nigeria Holds Interfaith Peace Pilgrimage

August 16, 2016

Calabar, Nigeria—Twenty-one Ambassadors for Peace took part in an Interfaith Peace Pilgrimage to promote interreligious harmony and cooperation.

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I. Mantu: Rulers Should Become Missionaries

July 16, 2016

Acceptance Speech of Sen. Ibrahim Nasiru Mantu, Former Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, upon Being Named National Chair of UPF-Nigeria

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