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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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SPEECH Delivered by Senator Abiola Ajimobi at the Southwest Governors’ Forum – 21st November, 2016

WELCOME ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, SENATOR ABIOLA AJIMOBI, EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR OF OYO STATE AT THE MEETING OF THE SOUTHWEST GOVENRORS’ FORUM HELD ON MONDAY, 21ST NOVEMBER 2016, AT THE EXCO CHAMBERS, GOVERNORS OFFICE, SECRETARIAT, AGODI, IBADAN 1. Your Excellencies, my dear brothers, the Governors of Ekiti, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo and Osun States, other distinguished invited …

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COMMUNIQUE – Southwest Governors’ Economic Forum 21st November, 2016

COMMUNIQUE Southwest Governors’ Economic Forum Held at the Oyo State Exco Chambers, IBADAN on Monday, November 21, 2016 The meeting which was convened at the instance of the Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi was attended by the Governors of Ekiti, Mr. Ayodele Fayose; Lagos, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode; Ogun, Senator Ibikunle Amosun; and Osun, …

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Prof Jide Osuntokun: Yoruba And Burden Of History In The Politics Of Nigeria – 1

The Yoruba numbers about 40 million people located in Nigeria in the following states: Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Kwara, Osun, Ondo, Ekiti, Kogi, Edo and Delta (not just the Itshekiri of Warri but the Olukumi of Oshimili LGA). They are also in Benin and Togo Republics and their descendants are found in Brazil, other countries in …

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