...Ikun Dairy Farm now operational for Milk Production Ikun Dairy Farm, a joint venture company in partnership with Promasidor, is now operational for milk production with the first 100 cows in place, and a plan to add 300 more once lockdown eases. Within the next 18-24months, the factory will produce 10,000ltrs of milk daily. This development is a result of…

The lock-down policy across the country in the past few weeks as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic currently ravaging the world has prevented farmers, who are supposed to be preparing for the 2020 planting season, from accessing direly needed agro-inputs due to the disruption of inputs supply logistics within the Southwest agronomic service market. This disruption, in the long…

Intricately linked to the health issues associated with COVID19 pandemic is a looming food crisis. There are fears that the lock-down across Nigeria and other parts of the world could disrupt the food chain, especially at the supply end, as farmers preparing for the 2020 planting season may have challenges accessing inputs due largely to the disruption of inputs supply…

by Abiodun Oladipo, Head of Programmes, DAWN Commission The Federal Government recently disbursed N43.2billion to twenty-four (24) eligible States based on their achievement under the performance-based grant component of the World Bank-assisted States Fiscal Transparency, Accountability and Sustainability (SFTAS) programme in 2018. Out of the N43.2billion disbursed, the five (5) eligible States from the Southwest Region received about N8.7billion which…

PRESS STATEMENT The Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) codenamed Amotekun, which was launched on January 9, 2020 by the Governors of the States of Western Nigeria (SoWN) has been passed into law by the States. To ensure that it has an institutional framework, DAWN Commission, with some security experts, came up with the Standard Operating Procedure that clearly defines the…