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DAWN Commission is dedicated to honouring the history of the Southwest Region by highlighting those who have made remarkable strides in its development. Their efforts must not be overlooked. Therefore, we celebrate these individuals as Akinkanju.
Jacob Festus Adeniyi Ajayi
Aug
2017

Jacob Festus Adeniyi Ajayi, commonly known as J. F. Ade Ajayi, was born in Ikole-Ekiti on 26 May 1929; his father was a personal assistant of the Oba of Ikole during the era of Native Authorities. He started education at St Paul's School, Ikole, at the age of five. H ...

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Yinka Shonibare
Aug
2017

Yinka Shonibare was born in London in 1962. When he was three years old, his family moved to Lagos, Nigeria, where his father practised law. At 17, he returned to Britain to do his A-levels at Redrice School. Shonibare contracted transverse myelitis, an inflammation ...

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Fela Anikulapo Kuti (20 years on...)

Fela Anikulapo Kuti (20 years on...)

Aug 02, 2017

Fela was born Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti on 15 October 1938 in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nig ...

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Fela Anikulapo Kuti (20 years on...)

Fela Anikulapo Kuti (20 years on...)

Aug 02, 2017

Fela was born Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti on 15 October 1938 in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nig ...

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Adebayo Faleti

Adebayo Faleti

Jul 26, 2017

Adebayo Faleti was born on the 26th of December, 1921 in Agbo-Oye, Oyo State, though lived in Obanan ...

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Ibukun Abiodun Awosika

Ibukun Abiodun Awosika

Jul 19, 2017

Ibukun Abiodun Awosika (born Bilkisu Abiodun Motunrayo Omobolanle Adekola on December 24, 1962) is a ...

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Kemi Adetiba

Kemi Adetiba

Jul 19, 2017

Kemi Adetiba, a Music Director from Lagos state and also the Director of one of the most sought-afte ...

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Prof. Isaac Olawale ALBERT

Prof. Isaac Olawale ALBERT

Jul 12, 2017

Isaac Albert, born 5th August, 1959, is a Nigerian Professor of African History, Peace and Conflict ...

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Bunmi O. Awoniyi

Bunmi O. Awoniyi

Jun 08, 2017

Bunmi O. Awoniyi is a certified family law specialist and a successful attorney who began practicing ...

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Tajudeen Afolabi Adeola

Tajudeen Afolabi Adeola

Jun 01, 2017

Tajudeen Afolabi Adeola, popularly known as Fola Adeola is, no doubt, a distinguished businessman an ...

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