March 2020 – DASHBOARD

March 2020 – DASHBOARD

How the Southwest States are achieving Regional Integration through the DAWN-DFID/PERL Partnership Governance, as it has been described, is central to development conversations. The World Bank (1992) defines it as the manner in which power is exercised in the management of a country’s economic and social resources for development. According to the Bank, one of […]

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How the Southwest States are achieving Regional Integration through the DAWN-DFID/PERL Partnership

How the Southwest States are achieving Regional Integration through the DAWN-DFID/PERL Partnership

DFID – Department for International Development PERL – Partnership to Engage, Reform and Learn The Partnership to Engage, Reform and Learn (PERL), a programme of the Department for International Development (DFID), supports how governments organise their core business of making, implementing, tracking and accounting for policies, plans and budgets used in delivering public goods (economic […]

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AMOTEKUN: Southwest States Response to Rising Insecurity in the Region

AMOTEKUN: Southwest States Response to Rising Insecurity in the Region

There is an indisputable relationship between economic development and security, and most security challenges are essentially economic challenges. The importance of security cannot be overstressed as it is the most fundamental of the socio-contractual responsibilities of the State to its citizens which directly or indirectly affects everybody. Thus, security is the protection or defence of […]

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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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No Hidden Agenda in Establishing Operation ÀMỌ̀TẸ́KÙN ― DAWN Commission DG

No Hidden Agenda in Establishing Operation ÀMỌ̀TẸ́KÙN ― DAWN Commission DG

Operation ÀMỌ̀TẸ́KÙN is community policing on a Regional level Director-General, Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission, Mr Seye Oyeleye, has described any notion that the Western Nigeria Security Network codenamed Operation ÀMỌ̀TẸ́KÙN was launched with a hidden agenda as only being mischievous. According to Oyeleye, the outfit was launched solely as a regional collaborative […]

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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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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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