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Iseyin

(ēsā`ăN), town (1991 est. pop. 192,000), SW Nigeria. The city, located in a tobacco-growing region, has an important traditional textile industry. Iseyin was the capital of a small 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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 kingdom under the OyoOyo
, city (1991 est. pop. 226,700), SW Nigeria. It is primarily a farming town, producing tobacco, yams, and cassava. Traditional artisans make textiles and leather goods and carve utensils from shells of the calabash gourd. Oyo was founded c.
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 empire. In 1893 it came under British control. A rebellion in 1916 against British-imposed taxes was quelled.
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Iseyin

 

a city in the Western Region of Nigeria. Population, 95,200 (1963). Its cottage industries include the processing of cloth and tobacco. Palm nuts are harvested and their oil is extracted.

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They are made up of many sub-ethnic groups including Ekiti, Ijebu, Egba, Ijesa, Igbomina, and Ilaje, with prominent cities in Yorubaland including Ibadan, Osogbo, Abeokuta, Akure, Ado-Ekiti, Oyo, Ijebu-Ode, Ogbomoso, Lagos, Ondo, Ilesa, Iseyin and Ile-Ife (Omojola, 2012).
Oyo state consist of 33 local government areas which are Akinyele, Afijio, Egbeda, Ibadan north east, Ibadan north west, Ibadan south east, Ibadan south west, Ibarapa central, Ibarapa east, Ibarapa north, Ido, Irepo, Iseyin, Kajola, Lagelu, Ogbomosho south, Oyo west, Oyo east, Atiba, Atigbo, Saki west, Saki east, Itesiwaju, Iwajowa, Olorunsogo, Oluyole, Ogo-oluwa, Surulere, Ori ire and Ona ara.
The expression eeken is from Oke Ogun dialect which comprises Saki, Iseyin, Baba ode, Sepeteri and some parts of Kwara State, especially Ilorin, where Iya Aladuke hails from.
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Enugu (Enugu State) 769,000,000 " Tade (Oyo State) 1,524,000 " Barkin Ladi (Plateau State 190,000,000 " Kankara (Katsina State) 32,000,000 " Illo, Kaoie, Giru (Sokoto Not quantified " State) Onibode (Oyo State) " " Koton-Kart'e (Kog State) " " Lisabi, Ibamajo, Aiyetoro " " Imugun (Ogun State) Iseyin Ogunmakin (Oyo State) " " Darazo (Bauchi State) " " Source: Information as supplied by Raw Material Sourcing for Manufacturing in Nigeria (1997) and Nehikhare (1985).
A recent case was that of a lady in Iseyin, Oyo State, Nigeria.
The study was carried out in Iseyin and Atisbo Local Government areas of Oyo State, Nigeria.
If the number of Fulani settlements in Iwo increased at such a high rate, the rate of immigration or infiltration must be much higher in the more northern local governments, such as Oyo, Iseyin, Ogbomoso and Saki.
Some affected parents and students, who spoke in separate interviews with NAN in Iseyin, decried the incessant strikes and called for a solution.
On that fateful day, the girl's parents had gone for a social function at Iseyin. The girl and her younger brother of about four years were only at home doing some washing in the toilet.