Bida


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

Bida

(bēdä`), town (1991 est. pop. 111,000), W central Nigeria. It is the trade center for a rice-growing region and is noted for its fiber, glass, and metal handicrafts. In the 19th cent. Bida was the capital of an emirate of the Muslim FulaniFulani
, people of W Africa, numbering approximately 14 million. They are of mixed sub-Saharan African and Berber origin. First recorded as living in the Senegambia region, they are now scattered throughout the area of the Sudan from Senegal to Cameroon.
..... Click the link for more information.
 empire centered in SokotoSokoto
, city (1987 est. pop. 164,000), NW Nigeria, on the Sokoto River. It is the commercial center for a wide region and a collection place for hides, skins, and peanuts. Rice and tobacco are grown for local consumption.
..... Click the link for more information.
.
References in periodicals archive ?
NCS008 performed better than Bida local and groundnut shell did better than rice husk for each parameter considered.
The northern Bida basin is successively made up of Bida sandstone, Sakpe ironstone, Enagi siltstone and Batati ironstone (Figure 2) whereas the southern Bida basin lithostratigraphy successively consists of Lokoja sandstone and the Patti and Agbaja ironstone formation.
The various parts of the locally grown Moringa oleifera (root bark, stem bark and leaves) were obtained from the Department (Botanical) garden, Department of Science Laboratory Technology, The Federal Polytechnic, Bida, Niger State, Nigeria.
The following principals will be joining Hub Barton as part of the acquisitions: Terry Stewart (Edmonton), Drew Adams (Edmonton), Doug Davis (Edmonton), Al Bean (Red Deer), Rosalie Cederstrandt (Hinton), and Laureen Bida (Drayton Valley).
Tenders are invited for different construction work in office of bida bhawan bhadohi
A raging inferno on Thursday night razed over 600 shops at the old market in Bida, headquarters of Bida Local Government Area of Niger.
Jalad said the OCD is also rolling out the Bida ang Handa campaign for NSED 2018.
Yung akala mo IKAW ang bida,pero ikaw yung napag IWANAN.
The Private Engineering Office has opened the 'red' street, which is located within the boundaries of Al Bida Park and extends from Qatar National Theatre to the Emiri Diwan roundabout.
The highway will pass through the Forest Belt, Al Maha Forest, Kizad, Bida Khalifa, Abu Mureikha, Zayed Military City, and Al Falah.