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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.
Michael Ade-Ojo, OON
Jun
2018

Michael Ade-Ojo, OON was born in Nigeria, 80 years ago, on the 14th of June 1938 to two modest parents. At a very young age, he became a street vendor, and started selling charcoal, food, & firewood to help make ends meet. He thereafter undertook an 18-month course a ...

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Chief Abraham Aderibigbe Adesanya
Jun
2018

Chief Abraham Aderibigbe Adesanya (24 July 1922 in Ijebu Igbo – 27 April 2008) was a Nigerian politician, lawyer, activist, welfarist, and liberal progressive. He was the son of a famous and powerful traditional healer, the late Oloye Ezekiel Adesanya (alias Baba Obuâ ...

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ABOLARIN COLLEGE, OKE-ILA-ORANGUN, STATE OF OSUN (A school established by Oragun Abolarin Aroyinkeye Foundation OAAF)

ABOLARIN COLLEGE, OKE-ILA-ORANGUN, STATE OF OSUN (A school established by Oragun Abolarin Aroyinkeye Foundation OAAF)

May 31, 2018

The school was set up to fight poverty through education and strictly for indigent students of Niger ...

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‘Segun ODEGBAMI

‘Segun ODEGBAMI

May 09, 2018

Considered one of the greatest football players to have ever emerged from Nigeria as well as the con ...

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Rt. Honourable Adesina Michael Adeyemo, the Honourable Speaker of the Oyo State 8th House of Assembly, OYHA

Rt. Honourable Adesina Michael Adeyemo, the Honourable Speaker of the Oyo State 8th House of Assembly, OYHA

May 02, 2018

Over four decades ago, precisely 47 years, the Adeyemo Family of Alaarun compound, Lanlate, Ibarapa ...

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Oloye \'Lekan Alabi, Agba Akin Olubadan of Ibadanland

Oloye \'Lekan Alabi, Agba Akin Olubadan of Ibadanland

Apr 25, 2018

Oloye 'Lekan Alabi, is a Journalist, an Author, a PR Consultant, a Syndicated Columnist and a Motiva ...

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Dipo FAMAKINWA

Dipo FAMAKINWA

Apr 19, 2018

Dipo Famakinwa was born on a very unique day, 7/ 7, 1967, 7th of July, 1967 at Ilesa, Osun State. ...

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Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua, MBE

Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua, MBE

Apr 12, 2018

Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua, MBE was born on the 15th of October 1989. He is a British Profe ...

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Phillips Olaosebikan Idowu, MBE

Phillips Olaosebikan Idowu, MBE

Apr 06, 2018

Phillips Olaosebikan Idowu, MBE, was born on the 30th of December 1978 and is a British athlete who ...

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Prof. Aderemi Raji-Oyelade

Prof. Aderemi Raji-Oyelade

Mar 29, 2018

Prof. Aderemi Raji-Oyelade was born in 1961. He is a Nigerian poet and is popularly referred to as R ...

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