Southwest

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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DAWN Commission Warns Against Setting Southwest on Fire

…no country survives two civil wars …the crisis in the country is a sign of frustration and pent-up anger Southwest produces the highest GDP in the country. If Southwest fails, the whole country will fail The Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission has warned against pushing Nigeria into precipice, saying no country survives two …

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OPEN-GRAZING BAN: DAWN Backs Southwest Governors

New Ideas to Transform Cattle Business Coming DAWN backs Southwest Governors on open ban of open grazing, says regional reorganization of cattle business coming The Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission on Monday threw its weight behind the decision of South West governors to ban open grazing in the region, disclosing that a reorganization …

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How Govts Can Solve Frequent Farmers, Herders’ Collision – Seye Oyeleye, DG, DAWN Commission

The Director General of the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria, DAWN Commission, Mr Seye Oyeleye has been speaking about how frequent skirmishes between farmers and Fulani herders can be nipped in the bud. According to him, governments at all levels in Nigeria should make urgent arrangements to stop open grazing adding that in the 21st …

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Southwest Disagrees as Presidency says IG’ll Determine Amotekun’s Structure

The Southwest states, through the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria Commission, have disagreed with the Presidency that the Western Nigerian Security Network, codenamed Operation Amotekun, will now be run in accordance with the structure defined by the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, …

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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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Prof Wole Soyinka

Professor Wole Soyinka

Professor Wole Soyinka Nigerian Playwright, Poet, Author, Teacher, Political Activist and Nobel Laureate  DAWN Commission celebrates our very own literary icon, intellectual social critic, inspiring activist, globally renowned, Africa’s finest, respected Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka on the occasion of his 86th Birthday Celebration         Professor Akínwándé Olúwo̩lé Babátúndé S̩óyínká was born …

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DAWN Education Webinar Press Statement (COMMUNIQUE)

PRESS RELEASE The DAWN Commission and a forum of Southwest Commissioners of Education, Special advisers on education and SUBEB chairmen met via an online session held 14/07/2020 @ 10am. The focus of the meeting was premised on the need to jointly agree on modalities for the 2019/2020 WAEC Examinations, resumption of schooling activities for SSS …

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