Ijebu-Ode

Ijebu-Ode

(ējābo͞o`-ōdā`), town (1991 est. pop. 138,000), SW Nigeria. It is a commercial town and a collection point for cacao, kola nuts, and palm products. Manufactures include textiles, metal and clay products, processed timber and plywood, canned fruit and juice, and milled rice. Ijebu-Ode was the capital of the YorubaYoruba
, people of SW Nigeria and Benin, numbering about 20 million. Today many of the large cities in Nigeria (including Lagos, Ibadan, and Abeokuta) are in Yorubaland.
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 Ijebu kingdom that was founded by the 15th cent. Long opposed to foreign contacts, the Ijebu kingdom remained closed to Europeans until 1892, when the British seized it in retaliation for the Ijebu's closing of the trade routes to the north during the Yoruba civil wars. The Ogun State College of Education and teachers colleges are there.
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(Ijebu-Ode, Nigeria: Tai Solarin University of Education).
Oke-Eri is a small community about 4km from Ijebu-Ode in Ogun State South Western Nigeria.
Ijagun is one of the adjoining villages south of Ijebu-Ode. It is in Odogbolu Local Government Area of Ogun State, Nigeria.
The population of the study includes Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta with thirty five (35) respondents, Tai-Solarin University of Education Ijebu-Ode twenty seven (27) respondents and Covenant University, Ota with eighteen (18) respondents respectively.
The collaboration will organize a three-day workshop at Equity Resort Hotel, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, in a bid to support prompt response to emergency cases in Nigeria.
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Although he was a native of a relatively minor Yoruba town, Ikenne--minor even by Ijebu-Remo's standards, and even more so in comparison to major Yoruba ancestral city states such as Ibadan, Lagos, Oyo, Ile-Ife, Ijebu-Ode, Ilesa, Abeokuta, Ondo, Ogbomoso, Osogbo, Ado-Ekiti, or Owo--the dominant role of Awolowo in local and regional politics is analysed in the context of the formation of the IjebuRemo confederation and the reconstruction of local city state structures in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, along with shifting alliances among ritual kings, chiefs, Christian elites, Muslim merchants, proto-nationalists, and leaders of grassroots organizations in the tumultuous history of state formation in Nigeria.
Coverage from the Gateway Stadium in Ijebu-Ode, Nigeria.
The foremost participants in private extension services are United African Company (UAC), John Holt, Nigerian Tobacco Company (NTC) and Diocesan Agricultural Development Programme of the Catholic Diocese of Ijebu-Ode among several others who became involved in agricultural production, processing and marketing some decades ago (Adedoyin 1995).
In pre-colonial times, the Ijebu territory, with Ijebu-Ode as the capital, constituted a single kingdom.
Instead, its principal purpose was to launch a new research program, sponsored by the African Center for Development and Strategic Studies (ACDESS), which is directed by the editor of this book (a former Executive Secretary of the UN's Economic Commission for Africa) and based in Ijebu-Ode, Nigeria.
The Lagos area (the Western Zone comprising Abeokuta, Badagry, Ibadan, Ijebu-Ode, Lagos city and Shagamu) accounted for 5,000 of the 10,000 lines.