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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.
Biodun SHOBANJO
Sep
2017

Abiodun Olusina Shobanjo was born on the 24th of December, 1944 in Jabba, Kwara State where his father worked with Nigerian Railway Corporation. He attended St. George’s Primary School, Zaria in the North-western part of Nigeria, thereafter proceeding to Odogbolu ...

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The Man Called GANI FAWEHINMI
Sep
2017

Chief Abdul-Ganiyu \"Gani\" Oyesola Fawehinmi, (22 April 1938 – 5 September 2009) was a Nigerian author, well respected publisher, philanthropist, social critic, seasoned human and civil rights lawyer, politician and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN). Fawehinmi, p ...

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Funso Williams

Funso Williams

Aug 30, 2017

Anthony Olufunsho Williams popularly known as Funso Williams (May 9, 1948 – July 27, 2006) was an ...

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Jacob Festus Adeniyi Ajayi

Jacob Festus Adeniyi Ajayi

Aug 17, 2017

Jacob Festus Adeniyi Ajayi, commonly known as J. F. Ade Ajayi, was born in Ikole-Ekiti on 26 May 192 ...

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Yinka Shonibare

Yinka Shonibare

Aug 11, 2017

Yinka Shonibare was born in London in 1962. When he was three years old, his family moved to Lagos, ...

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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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