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Ibadan is the capital city of Oyo State and the third largest metropolitan area, by population, in Nigeria, after Lagos and Kano, with a population of over 3 million Ibadan is also the largest metropolitan geographical area. At Nigerian independence, Ibadan was the largest and most populous city in the country and the third in Africa after Cairo and Johannesburg.

Phrases with Ibadan

  1. Ibadan Malimbe
  2. Belippo ibadan
  3. Species Belippo Ibadan

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Google previewMarkets of Well-being (2010)

Navigating Health and Healing in Africa by Marleen Dekker, Rijk van Dijk

Although Ibadan is an important centre of trade and commerce, Lagos outdistances it in terms of economic activity and its associated...

Google previewFood Cultures of the World Encyclopedia [4 volumes] (2011)

[Four Volumes] by Ken Albala

Located about 100 miles from the Atlantic coast, Ibadan is an important commercial center that serves as the capital of Oyo state. (Corel) 1⁄2 tsp cinnamon pepper (atalodo), and chilies. Refined sugar, however,. of five acres or less that can be ...

Google previewWole Soyinka (2003)

Politics, Poetics, and Postcolonialism by Biodun Jeyifo

If Isara is a work imbued with an acute sense of the complex interplay between the “home” and the “world,” literally and metaphorically,Ibadan is an exile's book. It was written during the period of Soyinka's exile, between and , ...

Google previewNigeria (2012)

by Lizzie Williams, Mark Shenley

Ibadan is a central transit point for vehicles going further north, so you may find yourself changing vehicles here between Lagos and other points north, which may involve a trip from one motor park to another by city transport. The train station ...

Google previewA Mouth Sweeter Than Salt (2005)

An African Memoir by Toyin Falola

Today, Ibadan is a city of over five million people. Not all the five million are Mesiogo. Those who are not, and the floating population that visits, know who the Mesiogo are. The city has turned yet again to its habits and manners to define itself.

Google previewThe Earth and Its Inhabitants, Africa: West Africa (1888)

by Elisée Reclus

Like Abeokuta, Ibadan is an urban confederacy of villagos grouped in a common enclosure, but each with a distinct name and special organisation. The Mohammedans are more numerous than in the rival republic, whose supremacy Ibadan ...

Google previewThe Earth and Its Inhabitants (1898)

by Elisée Reclus

Like Abeokuta, Ibadan is an urban confederacy of villages grouped in a common enclosure, but each with a distinct name and special organisation. The Mohammedans are more numerous than in the rival republic, whose supremacy Ibadan ...


Ibadan is a very large and thickly populated place, full of ambition, cou rage, and resolution ; it exercises authority over many towns. It is capable of becoming a great city, and it is much to be regretted that its warlike disposition, its restlessness ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Yoruba (2016)

by Toyin Falola, Akintunde Akinyemi

iBADAN EMPIRE Ibādān is one of the ancient towns founded by eminent adventurers who dispersed or migrated from IléIfé to found other lands. It was established almost at the same time as its Egbá neighbors:ldó, Öjóð, Iká, and Öwu town of ...

Google previewCompanion Encyclopedia of Geography (2003)

The Environment and Humankind by Prof Ian Douglas, Richard John Hugget, Mike Robinson

A Handbook of Geography Teaching for Schools and Colleges, Ibadan: Heinemann. Ayeni, B. and Faniran, A. (1990a) 'Introduction', pp .

Google previewEncyclopedia of Africa (2010)

by Anthony Appiah, Henry Louis Gates

City with more than three million residents, Ibadan is the capital ofthe Oyo state in southwestern Nigeria. IbadanÕs development predates written history, though its modern composition traces back to wars between the Yoruba kingdoms during ...

Google previewThe Chinua Achebe Encyclopedia (2003)

by M. Keith Booker

Reynolds IBADAN, city in southwestern Nigeria, capital of Oyo State. Ibadan has a population (1995 estimate) of over 1.3 million. Inhabited mainly by the Yoruba, Ibadan, which has an airport and is on the railroad line linking Lagos ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Homelessness (2004)

by David Levinson

Ibadan, Nigeria: New World Press.

Google previewEthnic Groups of Africa and the Middle East: An Encyclopedia (2011)

An Encyclopedia by John A. Shoup III

Ibadan and Oxford: Ibadan University Press and Oxford University Press, 1981. Amadiume, Ifi. Afrikan Matriarchal Foundations: The Igbo Case. London: Karnack House, 1987. Amadiume, Ifi. Male Daughters, Female Husbands: Gender and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African Literature (2003)

by Simon Gikandi

Indeed, Clark-Bekederemo's early poetry is remarkable for its careful and methodical attempt to shape the conventions of English poetry, which Clark- Bekederemo had mastered as a student of literature at University College, Ibadan, ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Human Geography (2009)

A 12-Volume Set

While focusingon the provision of keywatersupply andwaste disposal services, whatis mostinteresting aboutthesustainable Ibadan initiativeare the waysin whichithas ...

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