Choosing Forgiveness over Revenge

Choosing Forgiveness over Revenge

By Generations For Peace, Nigeria The Sharia Crisis of 2000 has left many families in devastation, even 18 years after the episode. In April, we posted stories of some Delegates who lost loved ones to the crisis. Just like them, many others too lost loved ones to the...
Dialogue overcomes Difference in Nigeria

Dialogue overcomes Difference in Nigeria

By Generations For Peace, Nigeria It would be difficult to find a Nigerian who has not experienced in some way the bitterness of the bloodshed resulting from the violent conflict between Fulani herdsmen and Kaduna natives. The crisis has been far-reaching and resulted...
Rebuilding Trust in Nigeria

Rebuilding Trust in Nigeria

By Generations For Peace, Nigeria It was the murder of her uncle that led her to violence. For him, the killing of his brother. Nigeria’s Sharia Crisis in 2000, which we discussed in-depth in our last post, and the later Miss World riots of 2002, both deepened the...
Choosing Peace over Violence in Nigeria

Choosing Peace over Violence in Nigeria

By Generations For Peace, Nigeria He was ten years old when the riots began. He watched and listened to the mayhem and murder from inside his home in Kaduna, Nigeria, where his mother forced him and his four older siblings to remain while the political and religious...
I Could Have Become a Militant or Terrorist

I Could Have Become a Militant or Terrorist

By Abdiel Kude, Generations For Peace volunteer and facilitator There was a time when the only option I considered was identifying a militant or terrorist group I could join in Nigeria. Seriously, I really did contemplate stepping into that world – to do stuff....