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PRESS RELEASES 2014

STATE OF THE NATION AND THE ATTEMPT TO BRING DOWN
YOUR ADMINISTRATION BY EVERY MEANS

TO: President (Dr.) Goodluck Ebele Jonathan (GCON)
By Global Peace Movement International

It is with the greatest respect and deep sense of patriotic duty that we, members of the Global Peace Movement, an International Human Rights Organisation that promotes peace through Fundamental Rights Advocacy, crises resolution, Intervention in Conflicts situations, Mediation amongst local communities and across the globe decided to write this letter to you. Mr. President, the purpose of this letter is ...

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STELLA ODUAH: ONCE AND FOR ALL
TEXT OF ADDRESS PRESENTED BY THE PRESIDENT-GENERAL OF GPM INTERNATIONAL, DR MIKE UIY
during the World Press Conference over the violation of human rights of Nigeria's Minister of Aviation, Ms. Stella Adaeze Oduah
By Global Peace Movement International

This press conference/interaction with you distinguished invitees and members of the fourth estate of the realm, without any doubt and prejudice, is to address once and for all and put in clearer perspective particularly for the undiscerning, the present and potential damages being done Nigeria's image and her citizens at home and around the world through the continued harassment and undue violation of the fundamental human rights of one of the nation's brightest, hardworking and most enterprising public official ...

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PRESS RELEASES 2013

CITATION FOR PRINCESS STELLA ADA ODUAH, OON
HONOURABLE MINISTER FOR AVIATION, NIGERIA
During The Conferment Of An Award For Peace And Development In London
By Global Peace Movement International

With her well known objective of insisting on leaving a legacy of service and institutions that will continue touching the lives of individuals and organisations through dedication and commitment to public good, Global Peace Movement International today present a woman of substance, and a befitting recipient of the prestigious award being conferred here today ...

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CITATION FOR ENGINEER NNAMDI UDOH, MNSE,
MANAGING DIRECTOR OF NIGERIA AIRSPACE MANAGEMENT AGENCY
During The Conferment Of An Award On Him In London

By Global Peace Movement International

Born on the 8th of May, 1960 in Arochukwu, Abia State to the highly illustrious family of late Senator Henry Udoh, Engineer Nnamdi Nwafor Udoh, can be rightly described as a man that has always looked upwards and towards the sky ...

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PRESS RELEASES 2007

NIGERIA IN TROUBLE IF N’DELTA CONFERENCE FAILS
By Razaq Bamidele, Daily Sun (Jun 14, 2007)

Dr. Mike Uyi, president, Global Peace Movement, an international Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), recently visited to broker peace between the authority and the Niger Delta militants...

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FEATURES
I will bring militants out of hiding
By Albert Akpor, Vanguard (May 10, 2007)

The Niger Delta region which has been a hotbed of violence with its attendant hostage taking and upheavals has remained the proverbial thorn in the flesh of the Federal Government over the years...

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GOVT INSINCERE ON NIGER DELTA MILITANTS, SAYS ACTIVIST
They Failed To Treat Our Proposal Since 2005
By Andrew Iro Okungbowa, The Guardian (Jan 21, 2007)

Mike Uyi and his Global Peace Movement International, a body devoted to advocacy and intervention work, is familiar name to many people when it comes to challenging violation of human rights both within the shores of the country and outside...

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PRESS RELEASES 2005

PEACEMAKERS AS SUSPECTS
Leaders of a movement that prides itself of combating cultism and violent activities
in tertiary institutions are charged to court in Benin

By Bimbo Kessington, The Nation (May 23, 2005)

Mike Uyi, president-general, Global Peace Movement, GPM, was in Benin, Edo State, to meet with officials of the state government...

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PRESS RELEASES 2004

18 VCs IN SECRET CULT
I’m ready to name them, says Mike Uyi, Global Peace Movement
By Peter Anosike, Sunday Sun (Aug 22, 2004)

From all indications, the fight against eradication of the secret cult in the Nigerian universities appears far from being won. This is because some of the vice chancellors of the universities are themselves neck deep in secret cult...

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PRESS RELEASES 2003

GROUP PUSHES FOR RELEASE OF BAMAIYI, OTHERS
By Emmanuel Oladesu, The Comet (Jul 25, 2003)

THE camp of those rooting for the release of former Chief of Army Staff Lt. Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi and others standing trial for the attempted murder of The Guardian newspapers Publisher Mr. Alex Ibru has swollen when the Global Peace Movement, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) said the suspects should be allowed to go home on bail...

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NGO SEEKS RELEASE OF BAMAIYI, OTHERS
By Thomas Uyense, Daily Times (Jul 23, 2003)

GLOBAL Peace Movement, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), has called for the immediate release of General Ishaya Bamaiyi with others detained along side with him at Kirikiri Maximum Prison...

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GREEK AMBASSADOR BAGS AWARD
By Folorunso Ogunekun, Daily Independent (Jul 4, 2003)

The Greek Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Constantine O. Giovas, has bagged the 2002/2003 Greece-International Human Rights Award...

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PRESS RELEASES 2002

WORLDWIDE HUNT FOR BIN LADEN BEGINS
By James Oni, TNT (Sep 12, 2002)

The Global Peace Movement has started a worldwide hunt for the prime suspect in the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States of America (USA), Osama Bin Laden...

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OUR EXPERIENCE - BAR BEACH NEIGHBOURS
By Taiwo Ogunlade, Sunday Punch (Sep 8, 2002)

Ranti Akerele, Chief of Protocol, Ondo state
I want to consider Nigeria as a country that engages in a lot of waste. I see it from two perspectives. One, I look at it as waste in the sense that I believe in the developed world a natural phenomenon like this should have been exploited to the fullest advantage. The area should have been developed with a five-star hotel and some kind of reconstruction so that we could keep the beach a bit far off and the place serve as a tourist centre instead of wasting away...

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AMINA: DEATH SENTENCE CONDEMNS
By Omosehin Moses, The Comet (Aug 29, 2002)

A GROUP, the Masses Movement of Nigeria (MMN), has added voice to the battle to save Amina Lawal, a nursing mother condemned to death by storing by the Upper Sharia court...

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GROUP SEEKS RELEASE OF BAMAIYI, AL-MUSTAPHA, OTHERS
By Andrew Ahiante, Thisday (Jun 25, 2002)

A group, known as Global Peace Movement (GPM), has called on the Federal Government to release Lt-General Ishaya Bamaiyi (rtd), Major Hamza Al Mustapha and others facing trial over alleged involvement in killing and assassination of prominent Nigerians during the military administration of the late General Sani Abacha...

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FAREWELL TO CULTISM
15 students cultist of the Polytechnic, Ibadan, publicly renounced cultism, breathing air of freedom.
By Ngozi Uwujare and Tolu Balogun, The Monitor (May 4, 2002)

HURRAY! The three campuses of The Polytechnic, Ibadan, heaved a deep sigh of relief when a good number of cultists publicly renounced their membership of the secret societies and pledged to turn a new leaf...

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12 STUDENTS RENOUNCE CULT
By Sharifah Alabi, The Monitor (Apr 25, 2002)

TWELVE self-confessed cultists of The Poly technic, Ibadan on Wednesday renounced their membership at a ceremony organised by Global Peace Movement and The Institutional Committee Against Cultism...

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11 STUDENTS QUIT CULTS AT POLY IBADAN
By Semiu Okanlawon, The Punch (Apr 25, 2002)

NO fewer than 11 students of The Polytechnic, Ibadan publicly renounced their membership of various secret cults...

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POLY IBADAN, GPM MOVE AGAINST CULTISM
By Lanre Latinwo and Ayo Esan, The Monitor (Apr 20, 2002)

THE secret cult activities that have almost paralysed the work at The Polytechnic Ibadan may soon be a thing of the past as the institution management in conjunction with a non-governmental organisation, Global Peace Movement has initiated a move for all cultists on the campus to renounce their membership...

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NGOs PROMISE 5,000 HOUSING UNITS TO DISPLACED SOLDIERS
By Chris Nwachukwu, Adeyeye Joseph and Yemi Shaba, Thisday (Jan 31, 2002)

Two non-governmental organisations caused a mini commotion yesterday at the Ikeja Cantonment camp of the victims of last Sunday's explosions when they offered to provide the victims with 5,000 units of accommodation...

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NLC GET KNOCKS OVER FUEL PRICE HIKE
By Fidelis Njoku, P. M. News (Jan 17, 2002)

A radio communicator Mike Uyi, has indicted Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) over the recent hike in prices of petroleum products, saying that the NLC leadership gave government the green light to do so...

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PRESS RELEASES 2001

GROUPS ADVISE GOVERNMENT ON MUSTAPHA, OTHERS' TRAIL
By Dada Aladelokun, The Comet (Dec 16, 2001)

THE Nigeria Council for National Awareness (NCNA) and Global Peace Movement (GPM), both non-governmental rights organisations, have advised the Federal Government to take another look into the continued trial of Major Al-Mustapha and his cohorts who served under the late General Sanni Abacha-led junta...

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FG RELEASES N3BN FOR MILITARY PENSION ARREARS
By Folaby Jimoh, The Post Express (Aug 30, 2001)

The plight of retired military personnel whose pensions have long been delayed may soon end as the military authorities have release N3 billion to pay part of the arrears...

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GROUP HOLDS RALLY AGAINST INJUSTICE
By Anthonia Oleru, The Guardian (Aug 28, 2001)

PIQUED by what it called continued injustice, fraud and human rights abuses in the polity, despite the dawn of democracy, the Global Peace Movement (GPM), a non-governmental body organised a rally yesterday at the Tafawa Balewa Square Lagos...

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A TALE OF TEARS AND TEARS
Insight (Aug 19, 2001)

Many of the pensioners are miffed that while they are being tossed about in pursuit of their entitlements some officials of the DPM are feeding fat from their misfortune. Indeed, frequent road trips by the large number of men.yet to be paid by DPM has resulted in several fatal road accidents for them. Tliis was how one of the pensioners lost his life earlier this year. The deceased man identified as Abdul Malik was on his way to Lokoja from Maiduguri when the vehicle he boarded got involved in a crush...

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SENIOR CITIZENS LEFT IN THE LURCH
By Andrew Iro Okungbowa, The Guardian (Jul 29, 2001)

WHEN in 1968 Mr. Sunday Joseph decided to join the Nigeria Army as a recruit, he had his eyes trained on serving his fatherland. As a young man then, he was full of energy and patriotic blood running in him...

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PRESS RELEASES 1999

CULTISM IS EVIL - ADEWOYE
Being text of address presented by Professor Omoniyi Adewoye
V.C. University of Ibadan at the rally against cultism

Daily Monitor (Sep 27, 1999)

I have great pleasure in welcoming you all to this important rally at which we are demonstrating our resolve to eradicate cultism at the University of Ibadan. Cultism is evil. We have every cause to thank God for the relatively limited extent of it which we have witnessed on this campus. We thank God, too, for the way He is inspiring large number of groups and individuals to work towards its eradication. I deeply appreciate the efforts of these individuals and groups and I pray that God will bless them most abundantly...

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23 UNIBADAN STUDENTS RENOUNCE CULTISM
By Abu Mubarak Oladele, Daily Monitor (Sep 26, 1999)

"THE campaign against cultism at the University of Ibadan recorded its first major success last Thursday when three male student cultists publicly renounce their membership of secret societies, even as another 20 did so confidentially...

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FOUR U.I STUDENTS RENOUNCE CULT MEMBERSHIP
By Sherrif Folarin and Jackson Udom, Nigerian Tribune (Sep 24, 1999)

FOUR students including a post-graduate of the University of Ibadan yesterday, undet oath, renounced their membership of secret cults, as the university’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Omoniyi Adewoye, reiteratedhis non-membership of any cult or fraternity within or ouside the institution...

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I SEARCH IRAQ’S ARMAMENT PALACE BEFORE U. N.
Mike Uyi (Interview), Beach & Water Leisure (Jan 1999)

UNKNOWN to several people at Bar Beach, traders and picnickers alike, Macdonald or Mr. Mike Macdonald Uyi, the proprietor of Macdonald, a resort much frequented by whites and blacks in the beach has more up his sleeves than they know...

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PRESS RELEASES 1998

SANCTIONS WON'T FORCE SADDAM TO QUIT
Says Mike Uyi, General President of Global Peace Movement, Sunday DIET (May 17, 1998)

How relevant are your findings and recommendations to governments across the globe?
Very relevant. Saddam accepted our advice by being accessible to the UNSCOM team. He al-Iraq. Depending on their conclusions from our report, they can make or mar the effect of the sanctions. However, we believe the sanctions should be lifted. We are a peaceful movement. Sanctions can only affect the people, not the few in government who are in control of the resources of the nation...

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SHOP OWNERS AT BAR BEACH PLEDGE SUPPORT FOR ABACHA
(Jan 14, 1998)

HUNDREDS of shop owners at the Bar Beach last week organised a one-day solidarity rally to demonstrate their support for the Federal Government transition programme and especially to condemn the recent coup attempt...

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PRESS RELEASES 1997

MOVEMENT SET TO BROKER PEACE IN IFE
By Abdul Imoyo, Sunday Vanguard (Sep 28, 1997)

AS fresh bloodbath resurfaced between the Ifes and Modakekes during the week, there are strong moves to ensure that peace reigns between the two warring factions...

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PEACE MOVEMENT
TNT (Aug 25, 1997)

The president-general therefore appealed to all the leaders and people in troubled and crisis-ravaged areas throughout the country "to count the cost of war and hostilities, and its implications for security of lives and safety of properties, eschew violence, revenge and hatred and embrace the virtues of peace, forgiveness, reconciliation and love"...

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RECTOR CALLS FOR RELOCATION OF ILARO POLY
By Kayode Olasekun, Saturday Punch (Aug 16, 1997)

No fewer than 43 students of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Ogun State, died in the recent clash between students of the institution and the indigenes...

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MOVEMENT BRINGS ABOUT PEACE IN ILARO
By Damola Akingbade, TNT (Aug 7, 1997)

A Non Governmental Organisation, Global Peace Movement which waded into teh crisis between Polytechnic student and indigenes of Ilaro in Ogun State said it has restored peace and normalcy into the town...

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GROUP CONDEMNS GASH BETWEEN POLY STUDENTS AND TRANSPORT WORKERS
By Ndubuisi Francis, Thisday (Aug 4, 1997)

A non-governmental organisation GLOBAL Peace Movement has described as worrisome to national peace, the recent violent clash between students of Ogun State Polytechnic, Ilaro and the state branch of the Road Transport Workers of Nigeria (NURTW), resulting in loss of lives and property...

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WE ARE STARTING WHERE AKINYELE STOPPED
Global Peace Movement

By Chris Ochayi, Sunday Vanguard (Aug 3, 1997)

MIKE MacDonalds Uyi is the President-General of the newly formed peace negotiation body - Global Peace Movement. Many ex-students of the University of Ibadan would easily remember him during his days in that institution...

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PEACE MEETING HOLDS TODAY IN ILARO
The Guardian (Jul 31, 1997)

A PEACE meeting brokered by the Global Peace Movement will hold at the Olu of Ilaro's palace today to resolve last week's bloody clash between students of the Federal Polytechnic and transporters in the town...

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PRESS RELEASES 1993

NIGERIANS IN EASTERN EUROPE CONDEMN ABN, AND

By Idowu Babatunde, The PUNCH (Jun 23, 1993)

THE International Association of Nigerians in Bulgaria-East Europe, has condemned the activities of both the Association for Better Nigeria (ABN) and Association for Nigerians' Destiny (AND) in derailing the transition programme...

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