Nigerian Ambassadors for Peace Visit Japan

August 17, 2010

Tokyo, Japan - Nigerian Ambassadors for Peace on a one-week study-tour of Japan received a warm welcome by the Ambassador of Nigeria to Japan and a former Ambassador of Japan to Nigeria.


International Youth Day Celebrated in Nigeria

August 15, 2010

Lagos, Nigeria - In celebration of the UN International Youth Day, Aug. 12, 2010, UPF and the Youth Federation for World Peace-Nigeria held programs in three states on the theme of "Healing Our World: Vision-Mission-Passion."


Mission of Nigeria to the UN Hosts Tea Ceremony

June 18, 2010

New York, NY - At the invitation of the Nigerian Mission to the United Nations, UPF organized a cultural program to demonstrate a culture of peace through the Japanese Tea Ceremony on June 18, 2010.


Nigerian Performers at Africa Day Event in New York

May 25, 2010

New York, United States - In a speech delivered at the New York City celebration of Africa Day, May 25, hosted by the African Union in partnership with the Universal Peace Federation, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that peace and sustainable development in Africa was one of the world body’s top priorities. See the Africa Day website.

For videos of the gala multi-national entertainment at the Manhattan Center, click on the name of the country: Algeria, Angola, Chad, Egypt, Ghana, Madagascar, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal.


Day of Families Celebrated in Lagos

May 16, 2010

Lagos, Nigeria - On the UN International Day of Families, the Youth Federation for World Peace organized a one-day seminar and a ceremony commissioning new Ambassadors for Peace.


Parallel Event of the 54th Commission on the Status of Women

March 9, 2010

New York, USA - “The Role of Women in Social Transformation” was the theme of a March 9, 2010, event hosted by the mission of Nigeria to the UN and organized by UPF.


9/11 Memorial Peace Forum Held in Edo State

September 11, 2009

Benin City, Nigeria - Joining organizations and governments around the world in remembrance of the attacks on September 11, 2001,  the Youth Federation for World Peace, Universal Peace Federation, the Nigerian NGO Project Hope and Change, and the government of Edo State, Nigeria, hosted some 200 participants at a commemorative program on effective peace building, "Peace: No Alternative."


World Environment Day and African Liberation Day Marked by Youth Leaders Summit in Abuja

June 2, 2009

Abuja, Nigeria - An Africa Youth Leaders Peace Summit at the Economic Community of West African States in Abuja June 2-5, 2009, commemorated African Liberation Day and World Environment Day.


International Leadership Conference Held in Nigeria

April 29, 2009

Abuja, Nigeria - An International Leadership Conference on the theme “One Family under God: A New Vision for Peace in the 21st Century” was held at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, the capital of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. This event, which was part of the Global Peace Tour 2009, drew participants from across Nigeria, including Ambassadors for Peace and other dignitaries.


C.U. Omoniye: Women Waging Peace in the Niger Delta

March 12, 2009

I convey special greetings to you from the Niger Delta Women’s Movement for Peace and Development, and I thank you for giving me the honor of making a presentation about our work. I wish to express my gratitude to the organizers of this session, which is a medium of networking for women involved in peace-building across the world.


G.E. Jonathan: Teaching Good Leadership

August 31, 2008

Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria: Message of Goodwill to the Global Peace Festival-Kenya was delivered by H.E. Dr. Chijoke Wilcox Wigwe, fwe, High Commissioner of Nigeria to Kenya.


Educating Students in Abuja about Character and Service

March 12, 2008

One hundred students from the University of Abuja, Nigeria, were invited to a seminar about character and service on March 12, 2008.


Ambassadors for Peace Initiative in Nigeria

October 25, 2007

Sec. Gen. Awards the Deputy Comptroller General of Customs Mrs. Ako

"I am particularly impressed with the Universal Peace Federation for its focus on the family as the textbook of peace," Justice Minister and Attorney General of Nigeria, Hon. Michael Aondoakaa, stated upon his return to Nigeria after participating in UPF's International Leadership Conference in New York.


Nigeria's Attorney General Reports on UPF Assembly 2007

October 25, 2007

 "I am particularly impressed with UPF for its focus on the family as the textbook of peace," Justice Minister and Attorney General of Nigeria, Hon. Michael Aondoakaa, stated upon his return to Nigeria, Oct. 25, after participating in UPF's International Leadership Conference in New York.


M.K. Aondoakaa: The Rule of Law

September 21, 2007

In recent years, democracy has begun to spread in Africa. Nigeria has enjoyed over eight years of uninterrupted civilian, democratic rule. Yet, religious and ethnic tensions continue throughout the continent, and growing disparity in economic structures between the haves and have-nots has heightened tensions between economic classes in Africa.


Peace Tour Builds UPF in Nigeria

July 24, 2006

Abuja, Nigeria - Mrs. Hak Ja Han Moon and her son arrived in Abuja, Nigeria, on July 23, to deliver the UPF peace message to an overflow audience.


S. Olusola: Humanitarian Concerns

December 31, 2005

The central concerns of Ambassadors for Peace in many African countries are the human beings who are left after the bombs have exploded, the warriors have marched off, the rivers polluted, and the farmlands wasted. Invariably they are widows and orphans, while among the male adults who still breathe, many are blind, limbless, or living with multiple other incapacities. These conditions, which are prevalent in many African countries, have engaged the attention of the volunteers of the African Refugees Foundation.


Peace Tour Inaugurates UPF in Nigeria

November 8, 2005

Abuja, Nigeria - Nigerian President Olusegun Obusanjo appealed to Rev. Dr. Sun Myung Moon for help on the problem of debt relief on the occasion of Moon's visit to Nigeria to inaugurate the Universal Peace Federation.


Religious Youth Service Brings Nigerians Hope for Peace

May 9, 2005

Kassa, Nigeria - “The Religious Youth Service has leaped where others could not dare,” commented a journalist who followed the participants as they spent five days in May 2005 doing work in the village of Kassa in Plateau State, site of much destruction caused by religious conflict.


RYS-Nigeria Commemorates United Nations International Day of Peace

September 21, 2003

River State, NigeriaThe RYS worked in cooperation with Service for Peace dedicated this day in order to commemorate the UN International Day of Peace through offering a day of service and reflection at in doing service at the School of Midwifery in Rivers State.