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Despite Challenges Southwest is Where to Live, Work, Invest

The Southwest region has been prominent in the news in recent times for the wrong reasons such as rising cases of kidnapping, robbery and armed banditry. In this interview with select reporters, the Director-General (DG), Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission, Mr. Seye Oyeleye, examines the raging issues of insecurity, the clogs in the …

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Insecurity in Southwest: We’re Confronting a Different Shade of Criminality — Seye Oyeleye, DG, DAWN Commission

• Govt Should Widen Tax Net, Not Increase Taxes The Director General of the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission, Mr. Oluseye Oyeleye spoke on the strategy to curb insecurity in the Southwest, and how the precarious situation forced the commission to postpone its Investment Summit for the zone. Muyiwa Adeyemi (Head South West …

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DAWN: The Journey So Far

…the Southwest Governors are pulling their resources together to tackle insecurity and improve the welfare of the people. Southwest governors have reiterated their commitment to the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN), in furtherance of their collective push for regional integration. They have resolved to leverage on their resources to tackle insecurity and promote the …

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DAWN Commission Pays Working Visit to Agro Park

As a continuous drive towards agricultural development in Southwest Nigeria, DAWN Commission recently paid a working visit to Agro-Park, an agricultural portfolio investment and asset management company located in Ilaje, Abeokuta, Ogun State. Agro-Park is an asset management organisation and agricultural industrial park sitting on 1,000 hectares of land and housing about 250 youths in …

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DAWN Commission Plays Host to the Fathers of Television in Western Nigeria

…60 Years of Television in Africa…Diamond Jubilee Anniversary Celebration As part of activities to celebrate 6 Decades of Television Service in Nigeria, the Alumni of Western Nigeria Television (WNTV) paid DAWN Commission a visit. The team was led by Ambassador Dr. Yemi Farounbi, a Veteran Journalist and Ace Broadcaster in the company of Oloye Lekan …

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Achieving Universal Health Coverage Through Health Financing in Southwest Nigeria

In January 2019, the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission in partnership with the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) convened a two-day Roundtable on health insurance scheme in the Southwest Region of Nigeria with the theme ‘Achieving Universal Health Coverage in Southwest Nigeria’. The Roundtable focused on improving health financial protection by …

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DAWN Commission Partners AMFEST on Development of Creative Industry in Southwest Nigeria

The Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission and African Music Festival (AMFEST) are set to partner on creative economy development in the Southwest. This was disclosed at a press conference organized by AMFEST in conjunction with DAWN Commission. The press conference was held at the office of DAWN Commission in Ibadan at the weekend. …

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DAWN, Southwest States Intensify Efforts on Western Nigeria Integrated Development Master Plan

…DAWN Commission in partnership with the Ministries for Economic Planning and Budget across the Southwest States to develop a 25-Year Development Master Plan for Southwest Nigeria On Thursday, 21st March, 2019, DAWN Commission, managers of the Western Nigeria Regional Integration Agenda, convened the inaugural meeting of the Technical Working Committee (TWC) constituted to drive the …

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DAWN Commission, DFID-PERL Develop Strategy on Ease-of-Doing Business in Southwest Nigeria

Southwest Nigeria has a high level of economic development and commercial opportunities in comparison to other Regions in the Country. Nevertheless, States within the Region have not ranked highly in the different national and sub-national studies such as World Bank/PEBEC and the National Competitiveness Council of Nigeria (NCNC) on the Ease-of-Doing Business survey that assesses …

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