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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Agriculture and Free Money from Oil

Agriculture and Free Money from Oil

“ I have not even mentioned rubber or cocoa, just cotton, and if in 1958 the Western region did 9.7 million Pounds per annum of cotton exports, why in 2019, anything to do with cotton is zero? ” by Seye Oyeleye (DG, DAWN Commission) Sixty years ago, Western Nigeria survived solely on agriculture. The building […]

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Foreign Direct Investment Alone Cannot Transform Nigeria’s Agriculture – Ex IFAD President

Foreign Direct Investment Alone Cannot Transform Nigeria’s Agriculture – Ex IFAD President

The Director-General, Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission, Seye Oyeleye, advised the government to make agriculture attractive, especially to young men and women, for them to see agriculture as an economic activity and as a money-making business like Aliko Dangote Mr Oyeleye who noted that people were still thinking of agriculture as a hoe […]

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Ambassador Kayode Oguntuase Pays Working Visit to DAWN Commission

Ambassador Kayode Oguntuase Pays Working Visit to DAWN Commission

The Director-General of DAWN Commission, Mr. Seye Oyeleye, received in audience the Nigerian Ambassador to Benin, Ambassador Kayode Oguntuase, on Friday, 13th September, 2019 at the office of the Commission. The Director-General emphasized the need to foster a mutually-benefitting relationship between the Yoruba citizens in Nigeria and Benin Republic and also through DAWN Commission explore […]

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The Executive Assistant to the Governor of Oyo State on Investment, Hon. Segun Ogunwuyi, Pays Working Visit to DAWN Commission

The Executive Assistant to the Governor of Oyo State on Investment, Hon. Segun Ogunwuyi, Pays Working Visit to DAWN Commission

The Director General of DAWN Commission, Seye Oyeleye, received in audience the Executive Assistant to Governor Seyi Makinde on Investment and Head of Bureau of Investment Promotion/PPP, Hon. Segun Ogunwuyi, on Thursday, 29th August, 2019. The DAWN Team in a meeting with Hon. Ogunwuyi, discussed in detail, the Western Nigeria Investment Summit (Investwest) scheduled to […]

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