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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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World Malaria Day 2021

Theme: “Zero Malaria – Draw the Line Against Malaria” The DAWN Team, led by the Head, Health & Wellness Desk, Mrs. Gbemisola Olajuwon, on Tuesday, 27th April, 2021 attended a programme organised by the Oyo State Chapter, CSO for Malaria Control, Immunization and Nutrition (ACOMIN) on sensitization/awareness for World Malaria Day at Ojoo Market, Ibadan, …

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Lecture Delivered by Amb. Joe Keshi, OON, at the 2nd Dipo Famakinwa Colloquium

“FEDERALISM, INSECURITY AND THE CHALLENGE OF AGRICULTURE WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE SOUTH WEST”                        LECTURE DELIVERED BY                            AMBASSDOR JOE KESHI OON                             Director–General, BRACED Commission             AT THE SECOND DIPO FAMAKINWA COLLOQUIUM              HELD AT THE LAGOS AIRPORT HOTEL, IKEJA, LAGOS                               WEDNESDAY …

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Emeritus Professor Adelola ADELOYE (1935 – 2021)

2nd Nigerian Doctor to qualify as a Neurological Surgeon in 1967 Quintessential Neurological Surgeon, Neurologist, Distinguished Academic, Medical Historian, and Biographer (July 18, 1935 – April 8, 2021) DAWN Commission commiserates with families, friends and associates of the second Nigerian doctor to qualify as a Neurological Surgeon, Emeritus Professor Adelola Adeloye who died on April 8, …

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COMMUNIQUE: DAWN Commission Convenes Interactive Session on Food Security

DAWN Commission facilitated an interactive session among the Commissioners and Special Advisers for Agriculture across the Southwest States on the issue of food security in the Region. The meeting afforded the policymakers the opportunity to brainstorm on the issue of food security in the Region. Present at the virtual session were Commissioners of Agriculture for …

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