Peace Centre

Our peace and conflict resolution centre facilitates change that promotes condition for sustainable peace, introducing a culture of peace by curbing the factors that breed violence in different communities and schools other peace related organizations in our ethnic Niger Delta.


CCPJD was established as a grassroots response to the threat of rural ethnic war and to promote alternatives to violence. CCPJD promotes education and action for peace and justice in our rural Niger Delta communities and most recently gained an Honour Award from the Institute of National Security and Intelligence Studies (FNSIS) in march 2017. CCPJD has intensified its work and advocacy for peace and justice.

Peace Education Programming

CCPJD is currently involved in a new, long-term effort aimed at educating people about relevant Peace & Justice issues including war, violence, peace building, environmental concerns, community service and social justice. Join us in the following on-going endeavours.


The mission of this centre is to intervene in communities where conflict exists, transforming the existing conflict Situation in the Niger Delta into sustainable peace. We intend to forge project aimed at providing a forum for international and intercommunity consultations between grassroots groups in order to forge new alliance, strengthen the existing foundation of peace and find new ways to transform the situation from the bottom up and make knowledge available for resolving conflict. We intend to initiate forums for parties to a long drawn conflict to come together and share their vision for lasting peace without being intimidated by people who hold power. We also embark on education in schools primary, secondary and higher institutions for the purpose of curbing secret cult activities and introducing them to alternatives to violence.

  • educating local youth about CCPJD’s peace corps (Paramilitary)
  • help guide local youth toward peaceful career options including job corps, private and public sector employment.
  • provide second opinions and advice to individuals interested in paramilitary service.
  • engage school communities on issues of violence and social justice.
  • Community-building, Advocacy & Engagement

    CCPJD has a long history of working with rural ethnic minorities, community members and organizations on behalf of our mission. Some of these groups most recently include Peace In the Niger Delta (PIND) Foundation Non Violence Campaign group, and Ping for Peace (P4P).

    Nonviolent Toys Campaign

    CCPJD engages in a yearly campaign to promote the purchase of nonviolent toys for children This Centre tends to forge new alliance that creates peace between the government and the people of Niger Delta region and to transform conflict situations to peace and democracy.


    CCPJD helps the reconciliation and reintegration of returnee chiboke girls who were kidnapped by boko haram in collaboration with other CSOs. CCPJD conducts one-on-one counselling sessions with returnees discussing the provision of immediate and long term reintegration assistance, presenting wide range of reintegration options to returnees including networking, employment opportunities, self employment schemes, business development and skill development trainings.


    This Centre is vested with the responsibilities of monitoring governmental Peace-building agencies such as panel of enquiries and tribunals set up by government to investigate communal clashes.. This department also conducts advocacies, trainings, workshops and creates awareness, capacity-building, and training tools for relevant stakeholders.


    This centre is vested with the responsibilities of monitoring governmental Peace-building agencies such as panel of enquiries and tribunals set up by government to investigate communal clashes. Enquiries are also made, so that the rights of the civil society are not abused by governmental law enforcement agencies such as the police. We facilitate change that promotes condition for sustainable peace, introducing a culture of peace by curbing the factors that breed violence in different communities and schools and supporting other peace related organizations.


    This centre is in the process of forging new alliance that creates peace between government and the people of Niger Delta region and to transform conflict situations to peace and democracy and also to provide constituencies with alternative to the political peace settlement and to curb the proliferation of arms in the region.

    AREA of Specialization

  • Building Institutional Capacity
  • Assuring Security and De-militarizing Politics
  • Reintegration/Counselling
  • Reconciliation and Peace-building
  • Building Civil Society
  • Revitalizing Post-Conflict Economics
  • Alternative Dispute resolution – ADR
  • Conflict resolution
  • Providing Humanitarian Relief
  • CCPJD is committed to:

    • Peace, Justice, and Understanding
    • Maintaining an organization that brings the community together with groups engaged in peace and justice work.
    • Practice of non-violent strategies for resolving rural ethnic conflicts
    • Ending proliferation of violence, militants and racism
    • Our Department for peace and conflict resolutions/transformation prevention, and conciliation has specific mechanism including the development of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms—such as arbitration and mediation—which takes place outside the domestic court system. Also influential is CCPJD’s use of arbitration and mediation in resolving family disputes which our law courts could not have achieved given the technicality of litigation.
    • CCPJD adopts specific approach to conflict management and resolution, by developing tailored programs towards making participants aware of their role in a conflict and give them tools for resolving or at least ameliorating the situation. Beneath this broad canopy lies our different approach to conflict management and specific work in this area, ranging from programs to improve negotiation skills to strategies to identify and resolve the underlying causes of conflict.
    • We also facilitate dialogue among parties to a conflict or among influential community leaders. In addition, CCPJD helps governments and communities improve conflict resolution skills, design dispute resolution systems, monitor ethnic tensions, and design new legislation that can help resolve conflicts. Collaboration is critical, so we work with local individuals, community groups, university staff, clergy, and government agencies, as well as with other international NGOs, to organize training sessions, workshops, and conferences.
    • We also facilitate dialogue among parties to a conflict or among influential community leaders. In addition, CCPJD helps governments and communities improve conflict resolution skills, design dispute resolution systems, monitor ethnic tensions, and design new legislation that can help resolve conflicts. Collaboration is critical, so we work with local individuals, community groups, university staff, clergy, and government agencies, as well as with other international NGOs, to organize training sessions, workshops, and conferences.
    • Due to the rising nature of instability and violence eruption in the rural poor Niger Delta, (CCPJD), decided to initiate the conflict transformation strategies unit that is dedicated to global peace and security and the eradication of all forms of conflict and violence in this region. It works through a variety of approaches such as conflict management techniques, alternative dispute resolution, conflict prevention, negotiation, arbitration and peace building and development and monitoring of governmental peace building agencies and law enforcement agencies.

    Abuja Office,
    Lagos Office,
    Delta Office,
    Port Harcourt Office.

    08037091712,
    08037982628,
    08186741350,
    08066275522,

    info@ccpjd.org ccpjd01@gmail.com
    rita@ccpjd.org
    felix@ccpjd.org