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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.
THE LIJADU SISTERS
Dec
2018

The Lijadu Sisters, Taiwo and Kehinde Lijadu, are identical twin sisters from Nigeria who were an important music duet from the mid-1960s to the 1980s. They achieved success in Nigeria and had modest influence in the United States and Europe. They were notable for being ...

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MRS MABEL SEGUN - A DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVER
Dec
2018

Mabel Segun is an embodiment of many talents and a good example of an achiever worthy of emulation. She is a writer, a sportswoman, an administrator, a broadcaster, a diplomat, a trailblazer for other women. She ventured into many fields where women before her had been ...

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MRS. FOLORUNSO ALAKIJA - NIGERIA'S RICHEST WOMAN

MRS. FOLORUNSO ALAKIJA - NIGERIA'S RICHEST WOMAN

Nov 29, 2018

It is decidedly trite to aver that the gender of a person - male or female has absolutely nothing to ...

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PROFESSOR BOLANLE AWE - GURU OF WOMEN'S HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT

PROFESSOR BOLANLE AWE - GURU OF WOMEN'S HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT

Nov 22, 2018

In the history of Nigeria, there has been quite a number of truly outstanding women who have disting ...

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PROFESSOR FELICIA ADETOWUN OGUNSHEYE - THE FIRST FEMALE PROFESSOR IN NIGERIA

PROFESSOR FELICIA ADETOWUN OGUNSHEYE - THE FIRST FEMALE PROFESSOR IN NIGERIA

Nov 14, 2018

Professor Felicia Adetowun Ogunsheye is a woman activist as well as a pacesetter in the field of edu ...

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General Aderonke Kale (rtd) – Nigeria's First Lady Army General

General Aderonke Kale (rtd) – Nigeria's First Lady Army General

Nov 08, 2018

General Aderonke Kale, a medical doctor, is a pioneer in a field which, from time immemorial, has ...

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PROFESSOR OLUFEMI OBAFEMI, WINNER OF THE 2018 NIGERIAN NATIONAL ORDER OF MERIT (NNOM) AWARD

PROFESSOR OLUFEMI OBAFEMI, WINNER OF THE 2018 NIGERIAN NATIONAL ORDER OF MERIT (NNOM) AWARD

Nov 02, 2018

Professor Olufemi Obafemi was born in 1948 in Akutukpa Bunu, Kabba, in Kogi State, Nigeria. His elem ...

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Hon. Justice Emmanuel Olayinka Ayoola (CON)

Hon. Justice Emmanuel Olayinka Ayoola (CON)

Oct 19, 2018

Hon. Justice Emmanuel Olayinka Ayoola (CON) was born on October 27, 1933 at Ilesa, Osun State and at ...

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Hon. Justice Emmanuel Olayinka Ayoola (CON)

Hon. Justice Emmanuel Olayinka Ayoola (CON)

Oct 19, 2018

Hon. Justice Emmanuel Olayinka Ayoola (CON) was born on October 27, 1933 at Ilesa, Osun State and at ...

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Oct 19, 2018

Hon. Justice Emmanuel Olayinka Ayoola (CON) was born on October 27, 1933 at Ilesa, Osun State and at ...

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