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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Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina

Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina

President, African Development Bank Group (AfDB) Dr. Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina is the 8th elected President of the African Development Bank Group. He was elected to the position on May 28, 2015 by the Bank’s Board of Governors at its Annual Meetings in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.  He took office at the Bank’s headquarters in Abidjan on […]

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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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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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Brigadier Mobolaji Johnson (rtd)

Brigadier Mobolaji Johnson (rtd)

First Military Governor of Lagos State DAWN Commission mourns the passage of Brigadier Mobolaji Johnson who died after a brief illness on Wednesday, 30th October, 2019 at the age of 83. Brigadier Mobolaji Olufunso Johnson was born on February 9, 1936 to Joshua Motola Johnson and Emma Gbemisola Johnson, nee Coker, both indigenes of Lagos […]

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