First Nigerian Ambassador for Peace Dies, 85

November 19, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—Dr. Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme, the first Nigerian to be appointed as an Ambassador for Peace, has died at age 85.

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Nigerian in the UK appointed Ambassador for Peace

July 15, 2017

London, UK—As part of the continuing effort of UPF-Nigeria to reach out to Nigerians in diaspora and mobilize them to support the peace building initiatives in Nigeria, Chief Bimbo Robert Folayan (MBCS CITP) was appointed by UPF-Nigeria as an Ambassador for Peace.

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Nigeria Ambassadors for Peace Study Peace Principles

July 8, 2017

Ikeja, Nigeria—About 50 Ambassadors for Peace from the South West zone attended a three-day Peace Education seminar.

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Nigerian Ambassadors for Peace Attend Seminar on the Principles of Peace

July 1, 2017

Owerri, Nigeria—More than 80 Ambassadors for Peace including religious leaders, traditional rulers, politicians, educators and peace activists as well as government representatives attended a 3-day special seminar on UPF's Principles of Peace.

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Parliamentarians Association Is Launched in Nigeria

June 5, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—The Nigerian chapter of the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP) has been launched at a ceremony at the National Assembly.

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Children of Nigerian Ambassadors for Peace

May 27, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—On the occasion of Children’s Day 2017 UPF-Nigeria held a one-day event to inform and inspire the children of Ambassadors for Peace.

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36 Nigerian Couples Prepare for Peace Blessing

May 20, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—A one-day workshop for 36 Nigerian married couples has been held in preparation for a Family Peace Blessing in the community.

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International Day of Families Observed in Nigeria

May 15, 2017

Uyo, Nigeria—About 40 children of Ambassadors for Peace marched in a parade and sang "peace songs" to celebrate the 2017 International Day of Families.

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UPF-Nigeria Promotes Road Safety for Peace

May 11, 2017

 Abuja, Nigeria—UPF-Nigeria commemorated the 2017 UN Global Road Safety Week by convening a Road Safety for Peace Assembly.

 

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UPF-Nigeria Invited to Ile-Ife Peace Ceremony

May 6, 2017

Ile-Ife, Nigeria—UPF-Nigeria was invited to participate in the reconciliation ceremony for the Yoruba and Hausa peoples in Ile-Ife, Osun State.

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UN World Health Day Observed in Nigeria

April 7, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—More than 144 health professionals and Ambassadors for Peace attended a Health for Peace Assembly on the occasion of World Health Day.

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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 Program

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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UPF-Nigeria Honored for Interfaith Celebration

March 18, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—UPF of Nigeria has been honored for a special conference it organized, together with United Religions Initiative-West Africa, in commemoration of World Interfaith Harmony Week 2017.

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International Women’s Day Observed in Nigeria

March 8, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—Women’s role in bringing peace to Nigeria was the focus of the UPF commemoration of the U.N. International Women’s Day 2017.

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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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