Development

Agricultural Transformation Framework Onboarding Meeting

DAWN Commission, on Tuesday, 5th October, 2021 convened a virtual meeting of critical stakeholders on Agricultural Transformation and Food Security in Southwest Nigeria. The Director General of DAWN Commission, Mr. Seye OYELEYE, in his introductory remark stated categorically that the project is of utmost importance, based on current occurrences like climate change, hike in food …

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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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Southwest Rail Plan, Model for Regional Cooperation

An ambitious plan unfolded by the regional collaborative agency, Development Agenda for Western Nigeria, to facilitate the linkage of 44 cities and towns in the South-West geopolitical zone by rail enlivens the debate on the imperative of competitive federalism. Projected as part of its regional integration agenda, the venture aims to provide access to population …

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Gov. Seyi Makinde Inaugurates Committee for Oyo Development Plan

…as Gov Seyi Makinde appoints Mr. Seye OYELEYE, the DG of DAWN Commission as a member of the Steering committee Governor Seyi Makinde has inaugurated a 27-man steering committee to formulate a 20-year development plan for Oyo State. Speaking at the inauguration of the committee in Ibadan, Makinde said the initiative was conceived to address …

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WASTE-TO-ENERGY SOLUTION: DAWN Partners Calston Kingsland

DAWN Commission received the team from Calston Kingsland, USA, (a waste-to-energy solutions company) at the office of the Commission on Tuesday, 6th October, 2020 to discuss the technological process of turning waste to energy. Calston Kingsland is an oil and energy solutions company headquartered in the United States of America with presence in Nigeria through …

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OYELEYE: Nigeria’s 1999 Constitution Hampers Regional Intergration, Development

Seye Oyeleye is Director General of Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN), the organisation coordinating integrated development among the six Southwest states. In this interview with SEYE OLUMIDE, he speaks on issues of Southwest development, as well as why states’ governors should focus on regional integration.  • Southwest Govs Should Separate Infrastructure From Social Development …

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US Embassy Partners DAWN, Odu’a on Southwest Economic Development

“We came here today to find out how the South West is organising itself, how it is cooperating, and how it is working on economic development so that we can work with the states through the DAWN Commission in their areas of cooperation. – Claire Pierangelo, Consul General of the United States Consulate in Lagos …

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DAWN Commission, DFID Convene Southwest Education Forum

In response to the interest shown by the Governments of Six Southwest States towards improving the quality of basic education in the Region, DAWN Commission, with the support of DFID, facilitated a meeting of Education Policymakers and other Stakeholders; ranging from the Education Commissioners to SUBEB Chairs, Chairs of different Houses of Assembly’s Committee on …

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DAWN, DFID Partner on Development in Western Nigeria

The Director General of DAWN Commission, Mr. Seye Oyeleye, on Wednesday 29th January, paid a working visit to the Country Head, DFID UK in Nigeria, Dr. Christopher Pycroft in Abuja. Department for International Development, DFID, is a major partner of DAWN Commission on several development interventions in Western Nigeria and this visit further reinforces the …

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