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Yoruba Historical Conversations “Much Bigger Than In Southwestern Nigeria” – 29th September, 2017

On Friday, June 24, 2016, DAWN Commission commenced her monthly Yoruba Historical Conversations (YHC), with Professor Bolanle Awe as the Guest Historian. The Conversation held at the Cocoa House office of the Commission. As a development agency, with the mission for creating a fresh template of organisation for the sustained progress of Western Nigeria and …

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DAWN Commission in a Strategic Meeting with the Team from Meridiana Impianti (an Italian Investor) from Italy

DAWN Commission in a Strategic Meeting with The Team from Meridiana Impianti (an Italian Investor) from Italy.Venue: Dipo Famakinwa Conference Room, 10th Floor, Cocoa House, Dugbe, IBADAN Area of Focus:Partnership & Investment in the Western Region Key Areas:– Agricultural Mechanisation (Production – Post Harvest/Storage – Processing -Marketing)– Rice Project– Integrated Livestock– Sunflower Value Chain (Vegetable …

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The Lagos State Ministry of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Relations on a Courtesy Visit to DAWN Commission

Representatives of The Lagos State Ministry of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Relations on Wednesday, 13th September, 2017 paid a Courtesy Visit to DAWN Commission. The Ministry of special duties and Inter Governmental Relations was carved out of the political and General Administration Office of the Governor’s Office during the first term of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed …

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DAWN Commission Idea to be Replicated in Southeast

The Director General (DG) of the Southeast Governors’ Forum, Prof. Simon Ortuanya, on Monday 11th September disclosed that the southeast region is already replicating the idea of the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission. Ortuanya disclosed this to reporters after a two-day working visit to the Cocoa House, Ibadan headquarters of the DAWN commission. …

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The South-East Governors’ Forum (SEGF) on a Visit to DAWN Commission

The South-East Governors’ Forum (SEGF) led by the Director-General of the Secretariat, Prof. Simon Ortuanya, paid a Visit to DAWN Commission on Monday, 11th September, 2017 to establish networks and relationships with DAWN as well as become conversant with the processes and procedures for running a Regional Organisation. The Ag. Director-General of DAWN Commission, Mr. …

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DAWN Commission In Partnership With NIRSAL (Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System For Agricultural Lending)

After a DAWN Commission-facilitated meeting between State Commissioners for Agriculture and the NIRSAL (Nigeria Incentive-based Risk Sharing system for Agricultural Lending) team in Abuja on the Tree Crops Development Programme in Southwest Nigeria. DAWN Commission is currently working with NIRSAL on leveraging the CBN’s Anchor Borrowers Scheme for the development of Tree Crops, such as …

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COMMUNIQUE – Quarterly Western Nigeria Governors’ Forum Meeting (24th July, 2017)

COMMUNIQUE Quarterly Western Nigeria Governors’ Forum Meeting held at the Mitros Hall, Mitros Residences, Gateway Annex, Abeokuta, Ogun State on Monday, 24, July, 2017 THEME: ECONOMIC SELF-DETERMINATION FOR WESTERN NIGERIA; The Export Alternative. The meeting which was hosted by the Governor of Ogun State, H.E, Senator Ibikunle Amosun CON, FCA had in attendance:1 Governor of …

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PRESS RELEASE – Agriculture and Agribusiness Development in Southwest Nigeria

Development Agenda for Western Nigeria, DAWN Commission, is a dedicated institution for pursuing an integrated approach to the composite development of the Southwest part of Nigeria In furtherance of the Commission’s Mandate to foster development in Southwestern Nigeria, the Commissioners for Agriculture in the Six Southwest States of Nigeria will be meeting in Abeokuta on …

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Welcome Address By Govenor Fayose At The Quarterly Meeting of The Southwest Governors in Ado Ekiti

WELCOME ADDRESS BY THE EKITI STATE GOVERNOR, MR AYODELE FAYOSE AT THE QUATERLY MEETING OF THE SOUTHWEST GOVERNORS’ECONOMIC FORUM HELD AT THE GOVERNMENT HOUSE, ADO EKITI ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2017 PROTOCOLS I welcome you specially, to this very important meeting, which is aimed at fostering unity and development in the Southwest States. Particularly, I …

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Prof Jide Osuntokun: Yoruba and Burden of History in the Politics of Nigeria – 2

In the late 1950s and early 1960s, the government of western Nigeria knew the importance of history in nation-building and therefore established the Yoruba historical scheme under the late Professor Saburi Biobaku, who was sometimes Registrar of University of Ibadan, Secretary to the Government of Western Nigeria, before becoming Vice Chancellor of the University of …

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