Western Nigeria

Lagos Set to Launch Eko City Farmers’ Market

Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission to coordinate the participation of other States The Lagos State government has revealed plans to introduce the Eko City Farmers’ Market where fresh farm produce can be bought at lower prices. Commissioner for Agriculture, Prince Gbolahan Lawal, has said that the market will be launched on February 23 …

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Southwest Commissioners Adopt Uniform Standards for Planning, Budgeting and Data Coordination

Southwest Nigeria set to Improve Budget Processes and Domesticate SDG Data Disaggregation for Effective Monitoring The Commissioners for Economic Planning and Budget on Thursday, 13th February, 2020  adopted a uniform standard for planning, budgeting and data coordination across the six States in Southwest Nigeria. This resolution was made at the 5th edition of the Community …

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DAWN Commission, DFID Convene Southwest Education Forum

In response to the keen interest that has been shown by the Governments of Six Southwest States on improving the quality of education in the Region, DAWN Commission with the support of DFID facilitated a meeting of the education policymakers and actors ranging from the six States’ education commissioners and their Permanent Secretaries including the …

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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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How Mischief-Makers Tried to Rubbish Amotekun – Seye Oyeleye, DG DAWN Commission

…Government will get life, medical insurance policies for Amotekun personnel…The Southwest Governors have executive powers, which they exercised in setting up ÀMỌ̀TẸ́KÙN. The legal framework that the Federal Government was demanding is already embedded in the constitution. …Our Governors are already working with the legislative houses in the Southwest States in ensuring that ÀMỌ̀TẸ́KÙN be …

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INTERVIEW: How Amotekun will be Funded — DAWN Commission

Adetayo Adeleke-Adedoyin is the Head of Special Projects at the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria, also known as the DAWN Commission. The commission played an integral role in the formation of the South-west regional security outfit recently launched. The commission is also the coordinating agency at the regional level. In this interview, he spoke to …

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ÀMỌ̀TẸ́KÙN Will Serve All Ethnic Groups ― DG Dawn Commission

…it is mischievous to tag outfit as Yoruba police “Insecurity is not our way of life in the southwest. This is the region that has been exposed to the outside world for about 700 years ago. …in the western region not only Yoruba live here. Every region lives here because we are an accommodating region. …

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DAWN DG, Owoseni Clear Misconceptions About Amotekun’s Mode of Operation, Others

The Director General, Development Agenda for Western NIgeria (DAWN) Commission, Mr Seye Oyeleye, has revealed how personnel of the Western Nigeria Security Network codenamed Amotekun, will be paid. Oyeleye revealed on Your View, a breakfast talk show on TVC on Monday that each state government will recruit and remunerate the personnel according to its security …

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Calls for More Research, Human Capital Devt as UI Holds Research Fair

DAWN Commission’s collaboration with UI’s research and development unit is to technically simplify the nexus between town and gown and at the same time disrupt the perceived gap that exists between university and development practitioners. Government has been called upon to, as a matter of deliberate policy, promote research by strengthening the link between academic …

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