WESTERN NIGERIA: DAWN Commission to Partner IAR&T on Agriculture

WESTERN NIGERIA: DAWN Commission to Partner IAR&T on Agriculture

DAWN Commission in its role towards facilitating interaction between different development stakeholders hosted the team from Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T) led by the Executive Director, Prof. Veronica Obatolu on Friday, February 28, 2020.  The meeting was focused on possible partnership between the two organisations and how the Region can effectively leverage research […]

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Lagos Set to Launch Eko City Farmers’ Market

Lagos Set to Launch Eko City Farmers’ Market

Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission to coordinate the participation of other States The Lagos State government has revealed plans to introduce the Eko City Farmers’ Market where fresh farm produce can be bought at lower prices. Commissioner for Agriculture, Prince Gbolahan Lawal, has said that the market will be launched on February 23 […]

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Southwest Commissioners Adopt Uniform Standards for Planning, Budgeting and Data Coordination

Southwest Commissioners Adopt Uniform Standards for Planning, Budgeting and Data Coordination

Southwest Nigeria set to Improve Budget Processes and Domesticate SDG Data Disaggregation for Effective Monitoring The Commissioners for Economic Planning and Budget on Thursday, 13th February, 2020  adopted a uniform standard for planning, budgeting and data coordination across the six States in Southwest Nigeria. This resolution was made at the 5th edition of the Community […]

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How Mischief-Makers Tried to Rubbish Amotekun – Seye Oyeleye, DG DAWN Commission

…Government will get life, medical insurance policies for Amotekun personnel…The Southwest Governors have executive powers, which they exercised in setting up ÀMỌ̀TẸ́KÙN. The legal framework that the Federal Government was demanding is already embedded in the constitution. …Our Governors are already working with the legislative houses in the Southwest States in ensuring that ÀMỌ̀TẸ́KÙN be […]

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Ekiti State Takes Giant Strides, Becomes First to Sign OGP Membership in Southwest Nigeria

Ekiti State Takes Giant Strides, Becomes First to Sign OGP Membership in Southwest Nigeria

Ekiti State is the latest member of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) community in Nigeria. Ekiti State under the leadership of Dr. Kayode Fayemi recently was recently admitted into the  group of States in Nigeria that are members of the global initiative. OGP is essentially geared towards promoting transparency and  inclusive governance while also harnessing […]

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