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The Italy-Nigeria Agency for Commerce, Industry, Mining and Agriculture Pays Working Visit to DAWN Commission

DAWN Commission, on Tuesday July 27, 2021 played host to the Italy-Nigeria Agency for Commerce, Industry, Mining and Agriculture. The meeting was productive and fruitful with discussions on attracting investments to the Southwest States of Nigeria comprising Ekiti, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun and Oyo especially on a proposed integrated dairy farm project across the Region. …

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A Snapshot of Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product in 2021 Q1

A Snapshot of Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product in 2021 Q1 This brief report highlights the performance of the Nigerian economy in the first quarter of 2021. The report focuses on gross domestic product (GDP) and trade statistics. A closer look at the disaggregated GDP indicates that the growth of 0.51% in the first quarter of …

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DAWN Commission Partners Ibadan-Based NGO; Launches Leadership Project for Senior Secondary Schools

The Development Agenda for Western Nigeria, DAWN Commission has launched a leadership project for selected secondary schools in the city of Ibadan, Oyo state. This was done in collaboration with the Institute of Information, Arts and Culture Development (IACD), a non-governmental organisation based in Ibadan. The launch was done on Wednesday, 30th June, 2021 at …

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Nigeria 22 Years After: Towards a Stronger Democracy

On May 29, 1999, power was transferred to a democratically-elected government after many years of military rule and the country has been able to sustain the democratic government for an unbroken 22 years; the longest in the history of democratic governance in Nigeria’s history. The democratic governance that kicked off on May 29, 1999 brought …

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Ondo Anthem, Open Grazing and Matters Arising

ONDO ANTHEM, OPEN GRAZING AND MATTERS ARISING (pdf) The Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission has observed with concern the highly orchestrated campaign of calumny mounted by some individuals and groups over the recent action of Arakunrin Akeredolu, SAN in finding a lasting solution to the attack on the farmers and their farmlands by …

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DAWN Inaugurates Committee on Digital Literacy Project for Southwest

The Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission has Inaugurated the committee that will implement its digital literacy project in South West Nigeria. The committee, which is chaired by the immediate past Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research, Development & Partnership), University of Ibadan, Prof. Olanike Adeyemo, will work to upgrade digital skills level of young people …

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Southern Govs’ Resolutions Sacrosanct, Guarantee For Justice, Fairness, Equity ― Southern Speakers

Speakers of Southern States Legislatures, at the weekend, threw their weight behind the Southern Governors’ resolutions, saying they are not just sacrosanct but will guarantee justice, fairness and equity in the country. Recall that Southern Governors last week in Asaba, met and came up with a communique banning open grazing of cattle, called for a …

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Southern Governors Call for National Dialogue, Restructuring, End Open Grazing

Governors of the 17 southern states under the aegis of the Southern Governors Forum have called on the federal government to convoke a national dialogue as a matter of urgency to address widespread agitations among Nigerians for greater inclusiveness in governance. “The federal government should convoke a national dialogue as a matter of urgency,” they …

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