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Boko Haram yet to be defeated

The terrorist group, Boko Haram is yet to be defeated, degraded or decimated, this is the glaring truth that must be accepted and confronted with all sincerity, so that they can truly be defeated and decimated beyond the rhetoric. ADVERTISEMENT…

Let’s humanise all people to avoid anarchy

BY ABDULRAZAQ O HAMZAT I was part of a group that had discussion with Greg Pirio, a communication specialist, principal partner at Africa Analytics (A2) and a research professor at Institute of Conflict Analysis andResolution in Abuja on 19th Oct…

Media perception and Nigeria peace index, by ABDULRAZAQ O HAMZAT

Mention five states in Nigeria that are considered not peaceful based on public perception? That was the question that shaped the private conversation I had with two veteran media personalities and crisis communication experts this past week. It was an…

Nigerian level of peacefulness diminished between 2007-2015 – FPP

The Executive Director of the Foundation for Peace Professionals (FPP) Abdulrazaq Hamzat, has observed that the Nigerian level of peacefulness since over a decade ago has greatly diminished between 2007- 2015. He said the country was consistently rated low in…

FPP Unveils Nigeria Peace Index with Rating of States

FPP Unveils Nigeria Peace Index with Rating of States An independent Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO), Foundation for Peace Professionals (FPP), has unveiled Nigeria Peace Index (NPI) research focusing on measuring peace tendencies through foundational indices. The Executive Director of Foundation for…

Osun, Kogi most peaceful states in Nigeria – Report

Osun and Kogi states were the most peaceful states in the country as at December 2017, a survey tagged “Nigeria Peace Index (NPI) Research Project” have shown. ADVERTISEMENT The 37-page maiden report formally presented to newsmen Friday in Abuja by…

Why the word ‘’peacebuilding’’ must get into dictionary before September 21st

Foundation for Peace Professionals (FPP) is part of a global campaign to get the word ‘’peacebuilding’’ into dictionaries on or before 21st September 2018. We have teamed up with other organizations around the world to advocate for the inclusion of…

Nigeria Peace Index presented at Caux Forum in Switzerland

Foundation for Peace Professionals (FFP), an independent Non-Governmental Organization reputed for rating level of peacefulness in states across Nigeria has presented its maiden edition of Nigeria Peace Index report at the Caux Forum in Geneva, Switzerland.  The presentation was made…

Nigeria Could Have 25% Of World’s Poorest People By 2030 In Absence Of Job Growth, Economic Reforms

Nigeria could have a fourth of the world’s extremely poor people within a decade if it does not ease unemployment and enact economic reforms to kick-start more growth. The World Bank, in its economic update report, said that while it expects…

Expanding Nigeria’s economy: Key to national prosperity

By Abdulrazaq Hamzat ‘’A 510billion-dollar GDP as at 2013 when we celebrated being the biggest economy in Africa is of course too small for 200 million population’’ The above is a profound statement credited to Mr Gbenga Olawepo Hashim, the…