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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…

Peace Is Possible in Yemen

ess than two months ago, Yemen’s civil war threatened to engulf the broader Middle East. The stalemate between Iranian-supported Houthi rebels and forces backed by a Saudi-led coalition had already killed an estimated 100,000 people and spawned what the United…

The young Ethiopians working for peace

BULE HORA, ETHIOPIA In a hotel dining room in the southern Ethiopian town of Bule Hora, a group of young Ethiopians pin drawings of trees to the wall. Each tree, they explain, represents one of them – some of them…

Trees for Peace

A desert is advancing on Nigeria and its neighbors. Each year, the Sahel cuts deeper into the land, overtaking farmlands, rupturing biodiversity and breeding insecurity. In my country, these are the real-world ramifications of climate change happening now. And it…

Peace more distant than ever in Hong Kong as battle grips universities

A burst of violence in Hong Kong has pushed the city, gripped by more than five months of political unrest, even further away from the possibility of peaceful resolution. After the death of a demonstrator on Friday and a weekend of clashes…