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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Insecurity in Southwest: We’re Confronting a Different Shade of Criminality — Seye Oyeleye, DG, DAWN Commission

Insecurity in Southwest: We’re Confronting a Different Shade of Criminality — Seye Oyeleye, DG, DAWN Commission

• Govt Should Widen Tax Net, Not Increase Taxes The Director General of the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission, Mr. Oluseye Oyeleye spoke on the strategy to curb insecurity in the Southwest, and how the precarious situation forced the commission to postpone its Investment Summit for the zone. Muyiwa Adeyemi (Head South West […]

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