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The primary goal of this 2-day course organized by The Kukah Centre is to prepare select Christian leaders (mostly Clerics) from Yobe, Gombe and Kano States to participate effectively in an interfaith training course with select Muslim Leaders from the same states scheduled for May 16- 20, 2017 in Minna, Niger State.

The Key objectives of the Christian leaders training course include To build relationships of trust among Christian denominations … Read more

Gov. Adams Oshiomhole

The Kukah Centre as part of her Fixing Nigeria Initiative invites the public to the PODIUM– a Town hall forum featuring the Executive Governor of Edo State

THEME: FROM ACTIVISM TO POLITICAL POWER: THE CHALLENGES OF DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE IN NIGERIA

Date: Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Time: 11 am

Venue: Auditorium, Merit House, 22 Aguiyi Ironsi, Street, Maitama, Abuja

ModeratorBishop Matthew Hassan Kukah (Founder, The Kukah Centre)

ChairmanMr. Donald Duke, Former Executive Governor of Cross River State

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Minister of Power, Works & Housing, H.E. Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN

Fixing Nigeria: ‘The Podium’ town-hall with Minister for Power,Works &
Housing, Babatunde Fashola

Fixing Nigeria: ‘The Podium’ town-hall with Minister for Power,Works &
Housing, Babatunde Fashola, June 16, 11am, Merit House, Abuja

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The Kukah Centre in partnership with the Centre for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology, Depaul University, USA with support from Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA)

One-day conference on ‘Inaugural forum on religion and social transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa’

Date: December 16, 2015

Venue: John Paul II Conference Centre, Abuja

‘Celebrating 50 years of Nostrae Aetate: overcoming impediments to inter-religious and peaceful co-existence in Nigeria (Christianity, Islam and traditional african religions)’

In collaboration with The Kukah Centre and the Department of Mission and Dialogue, Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria

Date: November 18, 2015

Venue: Catholic Social Centre, Independence Way, Kaduna

One-day conference on ‘Rekindling the spirit and culture of volunteerism and community service in Nigeria: Religious and anthropological perspectives’

Date: October 22, 2015

Venue: Veritas University, Bwari, Abuja

Two-day project with Interfaith Mediation Centre on ‘Promoting Common Ground’

Day 1: Solidarity visit to IDP camp

Day 2: Funfair for the IDP children in the camp

Date: October 13-14, 2015

Venue: Yola, Adamawa State

Two-day conference on ‘Peace building’

Day 1: ‘Reflective structured dialogue for selected stakeholders’

Day 2: ‘Conflict transformation for youth leaders’

Date:  September 15-16, 2015

Venue: Wukari, Taraba State

One-day conference on ‘Global war on Christians’

Date: August 26, 2015

Venue: Jubilee Hall, National Christian Centre, Abuja

One-day meeting with ‘Under Caesar’s Sword’ project (University of Notre Dame) with The Kukah Centre on ‘Religious leaders meeting’

Date: August 13, 2015

Venue: Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria, Abuja

The Fortune Aquaviva Foundation in collaboration with The Kukah Centre had a two-day conference on ‘The Catholic Church in Nigeria and the challenge of ethnic and sectional prejudice and discrimination’

Date: July 8-9, 2015

Venue: Divine Love Retreat and Conference Centre (DRACC), Abuja

Three-day interfaith conference on ‘Our faith, our culture towards a peaceful and sustainably developed Nigeria with Young Catholic Students of Nigeria (YCSN) and Muslim Students Society of Nigeria (MSSN)

Date: March 19-21, 2015

Venue: Divine Love Retreat and Conference Centre, (DRACC), Abuja

One-day ‘Common ground building seminar for religious leaders’

Theme: ‘Understanding Lent and Ramadan for cohesion’

Date: March 17, 2015

Venue: Ni’ima Guest Palace Hotel, Kano State

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One-day roundtable on ‘Hate speech and the 2015 general election campaigns’

Date: January 27, 2015

Venue: Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja

The Kukah Centre in collaboration with the Interfaith Forum of Muslim and Christian Women Association with support from Ford Foundation organised a one-day conference for northern Nigerian women

Theme: ‘Matan Arewa, Me Kuke So?’

Date: January 22, 2015

Venue: Catholic Social Centre, Independence Way, Kaduna State

The Kukah Centre with support from Ford Foundation organised a one-day agenda-setting roundtable for the 2015 general elections

Theme: ‘Making Nigeria work: Setting the agenda for a new nation

Date: January 15, 2015

Venue: National Press Centre, Radio House Complex, Abuja

The Kukah Centre official presentation

Date: December 9, 2014

Venue: Auditorium, Merit House, Abuja

One-day conference on ‘Rekindling the spirit and culture of volunteerism in Nigeria

Date: November 15, 2014

Venue: Auditorium, National University Commission, Abuja

One-day policy political debate – ‘Fixing Nigeria: The nuts and bolts’

Date: September 9, 2014

Venue: International Conference Centre, Abuja

One-day meeting on ‘Communication strategy and development’

Date: August 8, 2014

Venue: Conference room of The Kukah Centre

One-day roundtable on ‘Reflection on Nigeria’s rebased GDP: Issues, facts and fiction’ (In partnership with Federal Ministry of Finance)

As part of its work in fostering public policy discourse, the Centre organized a ‘Roundtable on Nigeria’s Rebased Gross Domestic Product (GDP)’ which formally placed the country at the top of Africa’s economies. The forum with the theme: ‘A Reflection on Nigeria’s GDP Rebasing: Issues, facts and Fiction’ featured Finance Minister Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Statistician-General of the federation/CEO National Bureau for Statistics (NBS), Dr. Yemi Kale, eminent economists, labour leaders and civil society activists.

The forum vigorously debated how the figures were arrived at and its implications for Nigerians, particularly the poor

Date: May 2, 2014

Venue:  Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja

One-day roundtable on ‘Healing the Nation: Why memory matters’

Date: December 8, 2013

Venue: Rockview Royale Hotel, Abuja

One-day roundtable on ‘Healing the Nation: Why memory matters’

Date: December 8, 2013

Venue: Rockview Royale Hotel, Abuja

One-day roundtable on ‘Hate speech’

Date: July 15, 2013

Venue: Shehu Musa Yar’ Adua Centre, Abuja

One-day roundtable on ‘Dialogue: Dissent, revolt and militant religious ideas in Muslim communities in Nigeria

Date: June 2, 2013

Venue: Nicon Luxury Hotel, Abuja