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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 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 managed by hand. The Nigerian government argues that oil is now the primary foreign-exchange earner; however, there has been unrest in the region where oil is produced (the Niger Delta), which has reduced oil exports. Despite the poverty ...

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 , from Sani Abacha's Nigeria. Ofthe author's many enforced exiles, there is no question that this was the most onerous, the most dislocating. As the whole world knows, Abacha relentlessly hounded Soyinka and other exiles who constituted a very ...

Google previewChurch missionary gleaner [afterw.] C.M.S. gleaner [afterw.] The Church missionary outlook [afterw.] The C.M.S. outlook (1868)

IBADAN. an opportunity, more favourable than has yet been afforded, may present itself for the introduction of the Gospel into this country, which, although nominally Christian, needs the regenerating influence of Bible truth as much as any heathen land. IBADAN. Ibadan is a large heathen town in the Yoruba country , where Missionary work was commenced in 1852, seven years after that at Abeokuta. Between this town and Abeokuta war prevailed for several years, and it was then ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Library and Information Science (1982)

Volume 33 - The Wellesley College Library to Zoological Literature: A Review by Allen Kent, Harold Lancour, Jay E. Daily

In summary, the West African Library Association occupies a unique position as the first professional association of librarians in tropical Africa; as the publisher of the first African professional library journal, WALA News; as the body responsible for bringing to fruition the first African library school, that of the University of Ibadan (now offering programs ranging from technician-level training to the Ph.D. in Library Studies and recently designated to be the UNESCO center for training ...

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 with Kano, is a major transit point between the coast and areas to the north. It is also the center of trade for a surrounding agricultural area that produces cacao, cotton, timber, rubber, and palm-oil. Industries include the processing of agricultural ...

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 soughtto deliverurban sustainability through activeforms oflocal communityengagement. The sustainablecities initiativein Ibadan has challenged the topdown, bureaucratic orthodoxies of previous urban development plans,and triedto encourage much greater participation of people atalocalscale inthe decision making ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought (2010)

by Abiola Irele

The Ibadan school of history, associated with Kenneth O. Dike and Jacob Ajayi and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Poetry (2015)

by R. Victoria Arana

Ibadan,Nigeria: Ibadan UniversityPress,1959.

Google previewEncyclopedia of African History 3-Volume Set (2013)

by Kevin Shillington

Ibadan is an ancient city in the history of the Yoruba, and its rise to prominence has been gradual. The town was initially a small settlement into which people from the Yoruba subgroups of Ijebu, Ife, Oyo, Egba, and Ijesha settled in the nineteenth century, to form the nucleus of the modern city. Several factors contributed to its rise to prominence, the most salient of which was the collapse of the Old Oyo Empire, the most powerful Yoruba state. This was followed by a fratricidal warfare ...

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 Erünmu. Oral tradition revealed that the Öys army destroyed the first Ibādān. This was the time of Lágelá, one of the founding figures. Ibādān, at this time, comprised areas around Ökè'Bādān Hill near Awotan Market to as far as Orí -lyangi. The fall ...

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