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 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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Nigerians Remember Visit of UPF Founders

July 15, 2016

Abuja, Nigeria—Nigerian Ambassadors for Peace celebrated the fifth anniversary of the UPF founders’ historic visit to their nation.

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Nigerian Colleges of Education Encouraged to Start Peace Clubs

July 14, 2016

Abuja, Nigeria—As part of efforts to have peace clubs introduced in Nigerian colleges of education, UPF-Nigeria held a two-day workshop for women educators.

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Parliamentarians for Peace National Conference in Nigeria

June 6, 2016

Abuja, Nigeria—UPF-Nigeria convened a special Parliamentarians for Peace National Conference in the National Assembly Complex in Abuja, the capital.

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UPF Nigeria Takes the Lead in Marriage and Family

May 17, 2016

Abuja, Nigeria—UPF Nigeria announced the commencement of formal activities of a National Directorate of Marriage and Family Affairs.

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International Day of Families Observed in Nigeria

May 17, 2016

Abuja, Nigeria—UPF-Nigeria marked International Day of Families 2016 by holding a Family Leadership Summit to focus on strengthening marriages and families.

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Peace, Harmony Felt at Grenada/Nigeria Tea Ceremony

December 2, 2015

New York, United States—Ambassadors to the United Nations from Grenada and Nigeria co-hosted a Japanese Tea Ceremony in cooperation with UPF International.

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Ghana and Nigeria UPF Chapters Hold Peace Conference

October 30, 2015

Accra, Ghana—“Peace, Security and Human Development in Africa” was the theme of a conference attended by representatives of five nations.

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