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Nigeria Youth 4 Peace Initiative

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An Endangered Generation: Addressing the Vulnerability of the Nigerian Youth

Sometimes in 2014, our own Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka attended his 80th birthday celebration organised at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and during the celebration, he was asked by a journalist what he felt about the current generation of... Continue Reading →

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PRESS STATEMENT ON THE INAUGURATION OF 2019 ELECTED OFFICERS IN NIGERIA

Today, we, of the above organization join millions of Nigerians and members of the international community to congratulate the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, his excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, elected members of the National... Continue Reading →

LESSONS FROM NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WINNERS: ELLEN JOHNSON SIRLEAF 2011

The first woman to be elected as the head of an African country, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was born on October 29, 1938, in Monrovia, Liberia. As a child, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was prophesied to be great by an old man.... Continue Reading →

What would you be remembered for? Lessons from Mother Teresa (Nobel Peace Prize winner 1979)

I once read Shane Claiborne’s The Irresistible Revolution and he wrote something fascinating about Mother Teresa that caught my attention. Shane wrote “people often ask me what Mother Teresa was like. Sometimes it’s like they wonder if she glowed in... Continue Reading →

Lessons from Nobel Peace Prize Winners-Malala Yousafzai 2014

The Nobel Peace Prize is one of the most prestigious awards in the world. The winner is an individual or an organization that has done remarkable work in sustaining peace in any part of the world. Few life stories of... Continue Reading →

Nigeria Youth 4 Peace Initiative Charges Stakeholders to Ensure Peaceful Conduct In 2019 Elections

  A youth coalition has charged political gladiators and all stakeholders involved in the 2019 General elections to be of good conduct and not disrupt the relative peace the nation enjoys as electorates proceed to choose their leaders and representatives.... Continue Reading →

Olasupo Abideen named the 2018 Outstanding Young Peacebuilder in Nigeria

Olasupo Abideen, 25 years old, has been named as the 2018 Building Blocks for Peace Most Outstanding Young Peacebuilder for his contributions to Youth Participation in Decision making Processes and Peacebuilding in Nigeria at the first edition of the Nigeria... Continue Reading →

BBFORPEACE ANNOUNCES NIGERIA YOUTH 4 PEACE AWARD 2018

Nigeria Youth4Peace Award is an annual event designed to reward, celebrate and showcase young people who are making an exceptional effort to peacebuilding and sustainable development in Nigeria. This project is aimed at raising awareness and mobilizing resources for the... Continue Reading →

International Youth Day: Nigeria Youth 4 Peace Initiative Charges Government on Empowerment

Every August 12 has been set aside by the United Nations as the International Youth Day. In commemoration of this year’s Youth Day, themed ‘Safe Spaces for Youth’, a youth network known as Nigerian Youth4Peace Initiative (NY4PI) has charged Nigerian... Continue Reading →

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