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Paradoxes of Natural Resources in Africa

Paradoxes of Natural Resources in Africa Being a presentation delivered virtually by the Director-General of DAWN Commission, Mr. Seye Oyeleye at the 3rd Circularity Africa Week 2022 at the International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Ibadan on Thursday, May 12, 2022.  Historical Background Since the formation of the earliest human communities and societies, resources drawn …

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Emeritus Professor Akinjide OSUNTOKUN

The Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission joins the family, academia, media and other well-wishers across the globe in celebrating one of our worthy elders, Emeritus, Professor Akinjide Osuntokun as he clocked 80 on Tuesday, April 26th, 2022. Professor Akinjide Osuntokun is the Okemesi, Ekiti State-born famed professor of History for decades. Education Professor …

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DAWN Commission Mourns the Passing of His Imperial Majesty, Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III

DAWN Commission joins the Governor of Oyo State, Engr. Seyi Makinde, the Oyo State Council of Obas and Chiefs, the Oyomesi, the people of Oyo State and all members of the Yoruba Race in mourning the passing of the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III.  Alaafin, who ascended the throne at the youthful age …

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Honorable Hairat Aderinsola BALOGUN, OON

HONORABLE HAIRAT ADERINSOLA BALOGUN, OON A woman of many firsts in the Legal Profession There is no better appellation to describe the Honorable Hairat Aderinsola Balogun, OON. Hardly any female Lawyer in Nigeria can rival her monumental accomplishments: First female Attorney-General of Lagos State, First Chairlady, Body of Benchers; first female General Secretary, Nigerian Bar …

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Gov. Makinde To Inaugurate Yoruba Language Millionaire Contest

The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, would inaugurate the Yoruba language millionaire contest, the members of the Yoruba Language Teachers Association in Secondary Schools, Egbe Akomolede, have said. The President of Akomolede, Omowumi Faleye, made this known in a statement on Wednesday, adding that the contest scheduled for May is being organised by the Yoruba …

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DAWN Commission Engages European Economic Development Council (EEDC) On Western Nigeria Railway Network

As part of ongoing plans for the actualization of the Western Nigeria Railway Network, connecting 44 towns and cities in the Region, the DG, DAWN Commission, today met with the Director of Railway Engineering and Design of the EEDC, Dr Lawson Mbugguss at his office in London.  Dr. Mbugguss with over 35 years of experience …

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DAWN Commission, BTG Africa, ODUACCIMA, MAN Unveil Prospectus For Southwest Trade Fair

On the 7th of April, 2022, DAWN Commission in collaboration with Better Together (BTG) Africa, the Odu’a Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ODUACCIMA) and the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) unveiled the prospectus for the Southwest Local Government Agricultural and Mineral Resources Trade Fair 2022.   The second edition of the Trade Fair, …

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