Dr. Victor Abimbola Olaiya

Dr. Victor Abimbola Olaiya

The Nucleus of Nigerian Highlife Music Dr. Victor Abimbola Olaiya was born on December 31, 1932, in Calabar and had his elementary education in Owerri. His parents, Alfred Omolona Olaiya and Bathsheba Owolabi Motajo, came from Ijesha-Ishu in Ekiti State. He began to develop his musical talents when he joined the school band at the […]

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Chief Folake Solanke

Chief Folake Solanke

The first female Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Chief Folake Solanke is the first female Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN). Aside from being a legal giant, she is also a teacher and a public administrator of note. Her enormous career accomplishments have anchored a personality that is audacious and steely. A second look at the […]

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Southwest Heads of Service Summit

Southwest Heads of Service Summit

Governor Fayemi Charges Southwest Heads of Service to Key into the Developmental Agenda of the Region The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has charged the Heads of Civil Service in the Southwest States to key into the developmental Agenda for the Region. The Governor, who was represented by his deputy, Otunba Adebisi Egbeyemi, […]

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Chief Michael Olumuyiwa Falomo

Chief Michael Olumuyiwa Falomo

Businessman and Advertising Mogul Birth, Early Years and Education Chief Olu Falomo was born on August 13, 1938 in Ilesa, Osun State. He attended St. John’s Anglican School, Iloro in Ilesha for his primary school at the age of five. He later proceeded to Government College, Ibadan, for his secondary school. By the time Falomo was […]

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Queen Moremi the Musical RELOADED

Queen Moremi the Musical RELOADED

The House of Oduduwa Foundation (HOOF) presents the Reloaded Edition of Queen Moremi the Musical to share the tales of a Queen, a strong woman and a true warrior; Moremi Ajasoro who sacrificed her son to liberate the people of Ile-Ife from the hands of their oppressors. Her story symbolizes the strength and courage of […]

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Prof. Olutayo Charles Adesina

Prof. Olutayo Charles Adesina

Olutayo Charles Adesina, FNAL, is a Professor of History, the Head of the Department of History and former Director, Centre for General Studies at the University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. He is the author/co-author of more than a dozen books and over sixty articles. For more than two decades, the focus of his scholarship […]

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DAWN Commission Holds Community of Practice (CoP) for Southwest Agric Commissioners

DAWN Commission Holds Community of Practice (CoP) for Southwest Agric Commissioners

DAWN Commission’s vision of re-positioning the Southwest agricultural sector has prompted the broad scoping of the sector in a bid to understand governance challenges limiting investment in the sector. The key challenges were centred on inappropriate governance of the agricultural market space which needs to be addressed by all stakeholders especially the State bureaucratic office. […]

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Prof. Tayo Adesina to Speak at the 11th Edition of DAWN Commission’s Yoruba Historical Conversations

Prof. Tayo Adesina to Speak at the 11th Edition of DAWN Commission’s Yoruba Historical Conversations

The Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission has picked Tuesday, November 12th, 2019 for the 11th edition of its popular lecture series, Yoruba Historical Conversation. This edition according to the commission is scheduled to hold at the Conference Centre Building, University of Ibadan Hostels, University of Ibadan by 9am. The Head of History Department, […]

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