On Peace: Sanity Amidst Chaos

Amb. Mayokun Adebimpe Ed. 178/29.07.2021 With the ongoing chaos around us, it is easier for us to lose our inner peace. Unfortunately, all these happenings have tampered with our emotions, ultimately affecting our mental health. Yet, it seems we are now alone in this world without any hope or solution forthcoming. At a point in […]

How Can Local Governments Affect Peace and Conflict?

How Can Local Governments Affect Peace and Conflict? Amb. Christiana Jolaoso Ed. 178/22.07.2021 Peace and conflict occur in numerous contexts, from the personal, family, school and communal levels to the intercontinental level. Conflict occurs when two or more individuals pursue contrary goals. The local government is the third tier of a presidential system of government. […]

Invitation to Participate: Organizing Students for Peacebuilding

Hello Your Excellency, Invitation to Participate Peacepace Initiative is partnering with Re-Imagining New Communities (RNC), a social change organisation in Nairobi, Kenya, working on creating connections and collaborations across communities to jointly work on RNC’s July edition of Inspiring Conversations tagged “Effectively organizing students for peacebuilding; Case studies from Kenya, Canada, Nigeria, Gambia and Columbia”. […]

On Peace: Piss Me, Peace You

Amb. Mokooreoluwa Kolawole Ed. 176/ 07.07.2021 He shouted at me, and he was ready to fight, looking at the way he shouted. This was the attitude of a man I met at a spot where I buy fried yam and fried potato. It happened that I went to buy fried yam and fried potato from […]

On Peace:How Can Parenting Promote Peacebuilding

Amb. Christiana JolaosoEd.175/01.07.2021 While it’s not set in stone, children brought up in conflicts and violent conditions often become violent in their interactions with other members of society. On the other hand, those who’re used to thriving in a peaceful and loving environment are more likely to seek peace and harmony. Why’s that? There is […]

On Peace: The Roles of Peace in Nation-building

Amb. Ayomide Ojo Ed. 173/ 17.06.2021 “A running world is a peaceful world.” Eliud Kipchoge Do you know why Nigeria is still underdeveloped? I believe it is due to a lack of peace and unity in the country. Peace is the foundation of every country’s development because it comes along with other great virtues. Nation-building […]

On Peace: Carted Away 2

Amb. Odunayo Ojebode 172/ 09.06.2021 Sometime in 2019, I wrote an article (‘Carted Away‘) on how some groups of people in Nigeria have been executing illegal rights on the minority. This is a follow up on the article. Nigeria as a geographical location keeps looking like a place that can’t be habited by the indigenes. […]

On Peace: Human Rights

On Peace: Human Rights Amb. Tolulope Abimbola Ed. 171/ 02.06.2021 Nigerians are currently living in a state of hopelessness. Many are resigned about life as they do not know their fate. There is the heightened fear of who is next to be kidnapped, who is next to be raped and killed, who is next to […]

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