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Sheik Abdulahi Maraya with leaders of various faiths at a Kaduna State meeting
Earlier this year in May 2018, the local elections were coming up in Nigeria’s Southern Kaduna. There were nervous expectations that the elections would bring with it political violence. In fact, in the last decade, every local election had been preceded by or followed by some form of violence.
Published on 28/11/2018
"People are taking the law into their own hands," says Osai Ojigho, director for Amnesty International in Nigeria. “The biggest problem,” says human rights activist Sarli Sardou Nana, “is that the perpetrators are not punished.
Published on 08/11/2018
“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.”
Published on 21/08/2018
"If you want to go fast, go alone; but if you want to go far, go together."—African proverb
Published on 25/07/2018
Members of the Southern Kaduna Peace and Reconciliation Committee working with Global Peace Foundation (GPF) Nigeria for peace in Southern Kaduna held a Dialogue Forum with Security Agencies on May 10 in Kafanchan.
Published on 22/05/2018
Peace and reconciliation committee leaders in Nigeria
Muslim and Christian leaders are joining hands against violent extremism in Southern Kaduna through Global Peace Foundation (GPF) Nigeria’s interfaith peacebuilding efforts.
Published on 21/05/2018

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