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Yoruba Historical Conversations – 13th Edition

13th Edition of the DAWN Yoruba Historical Conversations Topic: Lagos in Yoruba History: Overcoming the Politics of Alienation Guest Speaker: Prof. Rasheed Olaniyi Date: Wed. 4th August, 2021 Venue: Subomi Balogun Hall, U.I. Hotels, University of Ibadan     Prof. Rasheed Oyewole Olaniyi Profile RASHEED OYEWOLE OLANIYI is a Professor of Economic and Social History …

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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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Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President, Federal Republic of NIGERIA

DAWN Commission celebrates the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, GCON on the occasion of his 63rd Birthday Anniversary on Sunday, 8th March, 2020. Oluyemi Oluleke “Yemi” Osinbajo, SAN, GCON, a Nigerian Politician and Lawyer, is the current Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. He was sworn …

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Tunji Oyelana

…Celebrating Uncle Tunji Oyelana at 80! Tunji Oyelana, or Uncle Tunji, as he is fondly called by his loved ones, clocked 80 Years Old on the 4th of October 2019 He is, unarguably, a fantastic actor, a seasoned singer, a brilliant composer, an activist, and a perfect gentleman.  Uncle Tunji was born in the ancient …

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Lt. Gen. Ipoola Alani Akinrinade (Rtd.) CFR, GCON, Ph.D. (Honoris causa) is 80!!!

…80 Meritorious Years …a man so TRUE, a man so RESOLUTE We celebrate General Ipoola Alani Akinrinade as he officially joins the League of Octogenarians. A Consummate Omoluabi and a Fine Gentleman, in person of Dr. Adebowale Olukayode Adeagbo, celebrates his Golden Jubilee Lieutenant General Ipoola Alani Akinrinade, “the General”, is a native of Yakooyo, …

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Ambassador Kayode Oguntuase Pays Working Visit to DAWN Commission

The Director-General of DAWN Commission, Mr. Seye Oyeleye, received in audience the Nigerian Ambassador to Benin, Ambassador Kayode Oguntuase, on Friday, 13th September, 2019 at the office of the Commission. The Director-General emphasized the need to foster a mutually-benefitting relationship between the Yoruba citizens in Nigeria and Benin Republic and also through DAWN Commission explore …

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