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Ogun

a state of SW Nigeria, formed in 1976 from part of Western State. Capital: Abeokuta. Pop.: 2 614 747 (1995 est.). Area: 16 762 sq. km (6472 sq. miles)
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Ogun State is one of six states in the southwest geopolitical zone of Nigeria.
93%, in colony establishment in Lagos, Ogun and Osun States, respectively (Table 1).
Take, as a case in point, the structure of intransigence of Oduduwa, and thereafter, of Ogun which is discoverable as noticeable outlines in Soyinka's The Interpreters in the hero Egbo.
Jonas Agwu, a spokesman for Nigeria's Federal Road Safety Corps, said Saturday that rescuers need a crane to lift the minibus out of the river in Ogun state.
In order to continue his use of Yoruba rites and beliefs (which are assumed to be his signature and to emphasize on being Afrocentric), Soyinka writes The Road (1965) clothed in Ogun mythology, Egungun ritual, masquerade and Agemo beliefs.
As part of the longitudinal studies on black fly migration and its epidemiological impacts along Nigeria-Benin border, the present study was carried out to assess the prevalence and the community microfilarial load of onchocerciasis after repeated treatment with ivermectin in the communities along Ogun River System in western area bordering Nigeria and Republic of Benin.
Felicia Ogun was speaking as the inquest into the death of Nigerian national Moses Ayanwol was opened at Dublin Coroner's Court.
Soyinka has a great deal to say about Ogun in his poetry.
Last July, a juvenile court in Istanbul sentenced Ogun Samast, the self-confessed murderer of Dink, to nearly 23 years in prison.
His killer Ogun Samast was 17 and unemployed when the killing took place.
3 Felspar--Potash base Ogun, Kwari, Edo 4 Silica/Flint Lagos, Ogun, Edo 5 Dolomite Kwara 6 Kyanite Kaduna 7 Plaster--moulding Lagos, Edo, Sokoto Source: Irabor et al (1998) S/No Glaze Coating Materials Location 1 Felspar Ogun, Kogi, Edo 2 Quartz Ogun, Kogi, Edo 3 Zinc Oxide Ogun 4 Zircon Plateau 5 Calcium Carbonate Edo, Ogun 6 Barium Carbonate Plateau 7 Colour pigment Import
The ruling Peoples Democratic Party lost two states -- Ogun and Oyo -- to the opposition Action Congress of Nigeria in Tuesday s governorship elections, the reports said.