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Since independence Nigeria has played a major role in peace advocacy & conflict resolution. The country has an impressive record of participation in peace making, peace-building and peace keeping. Nigeria can improve on her past performance through a more indebt study of the understanding of conflict situations, their historical causes as well as the dynamics and social forces that sustain them.   Read more.

Professor Oshita O. Oshita was born on 4th June, 1962. He is a Nigerian of Boki origin and had his early education at St. Patricks Primary School, Bunyia Irruan, Boki Local Government of Cross River State. He also attended Central School III, Nachi in Udi Local Government Area, and Ezechima Primary School, Onitsha, both in the old East Central State. He completed his secondary school education in 1980 and passed the West African School Certificate examination with Division One. He began his career as a University lecturer at the then University of Cross River State (now UniUyo), in 1987 and later became a Senior Lecturer at the University of Calabar in 1997. In 1992 he was elected into the Federal House of Representatives as the member representing the Boki Local Government Area.  Read more
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  • The constitutional approach to the resolution of citizenship related problems in Nigeria.
  • Intervention Programmes in Mambilla Plateau, Taraba.
  • Framework for Mainstream Peace Building in development programming in Nigeria.
  • National Peace Policy
  • National Action Plan (NAP) on the Strategic Conflict Assessment (SCA) of Nigeria
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To be Africa's hub for Policy-relevant Research and Capacity building in Peace and Conflict Management Strategies and Interventions.

The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution(IPCR) was established in February, 2000. The Institute is under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and is primarily a research centre, a think-tank and an agency to strengthen Nigeria’s capacity for the promotion of peace and conflict prevention, management and resolution.

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