Senator Ishaq Adeyemi Abiola AJIMOBI

Senator Ishaq Adeyemi Abiola AJIMOBI

Senator Ishaq Abiola Ajimobi Former Governor of Oyo State (December 16, 1949 – June 25, 2020)          DAWN Commission mourns the passing of the immediate past Governor of Oyo State, Senator Isiaq Adeyemi Abiola Ajimobi, who died on Thursday, 25th June 2020. Gov Ajimobi was one of the Pioneer Governors of DAWN Commission, […]

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LÁGBÁJÁ

LÁGBÁJÁ

Africano Musician, Singer And Song-Writer Early life Lágbájá (born Bisade Ologunde) is a Nigerian Afrobeat musician, singer and song-writer. He was born in 1960 in Lagos State. He is from Odogun’s Compound, Ijagbo Community in Oyun Local Government Area of Kwara State, North Central Nigeria. As a child, he was fascinated with musical instruments and […]

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Chief Adegboye Onigbinde

Chief Adegboye Onigbinde

Football Player, Administrator, Coach and Referee Chief Adegboye Onigbinde was born in Modakeke town (present day Osun State) to the Jagun Omode dynasty on March 5, 1938. His mother was a petty trader who was involved in many trades, while his father, Akintunde Omode Lola was a farmer. Because of his peculiar background, he did […]

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Pa Adepoju Akomolafe

Pa Adepoju Akomolafe

DAWN Commission celebrates Pa Adepoju Akomolafe, the first Principal of Ekiti Parapo College, Ido-Ekiti on the Occasion of his 103rd Birthday Anniversary on Sunday, 5th April, 2020. Early Life and Education For Prince Adepoju Akomolafe, a prince of both Ido-Ekiti and Oyo, having been born to parents from the royal lineages of Olojudo of Ido-Ekiti […]

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Honourable Olawale Oshun

Honourable Olawale Oshun

DAWN Commission celebrates Honourable Wale Oshun, Chairman of the Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG), on the occasion of his PLATINUM Jubilee Birthday Celebration The organisation he leads, ARG, birthed the Western Nigeria Development Agenda which culminated to the setting up of DAWN Commission by the Governors of the States of Western Nigeria (SoWN) Happy 70th Birthday […]

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Chief Obafemi Awolowo, GCFR

Chief Obafemi Awolowo, GCFR

…the First Premier of Western Region DAWN Commission celebrates the late Premier of the Western Region, a Nationalist & Statesman par Excellence, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, on the occasion of his 111th Posthumous Birthday. Chief Jeremiah Obafemi Oyeniyi Awolowo, GCFR was born in Ikenné, Colony and Protectorate of Southern Nigeria on March 6, 1909. He received […]

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Dr. Victor Abimbola Olaiya

Dr. Victor Abimbola Olaiya

The Nucleus of Nigerian Highlife Music DAWN Commission mourns the passage of “The Evil Genius of Highlife”, Dr. Victor Olaiya who died after a brief illness at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital on Wednesday, 12th February, 2020 at the age of 89. Dr. Victor Abimbola Olaiya was born on December 31, 1932, in Calabar and had […]

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