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Ondo

(ŏn`dō), city (1991 est. pop. 150,000), SW Nigeria. It is the market center for a cacao and timber producing region and has rice mills and sawmills. Ondo was formerly the capital of a 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.

Ondo

 

a city in Nigeria, in the Ondo Region. Located in the spurs of the Yoruba Plateau. Population, 86,200 (1969). A highway junction, it is a cacao-bean harvesting center.

Ondo

a state of SW Nigeria, on the Bight of Benin: formed in 1976 from part of Western State. Capital: Akure. Pop.: 4 343 230 (1995 est.). Area: 20 959 sq. km (8092 sq. miles)
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ABIYE was piloted in Ifedore Local Government of Ondo state in October 2009.
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Crisantos Obama Ondo and Mouhamadou Youssifou also spoke about the challenges of the Central African subregion, and stressed the importance of peace as a fundamental element for socioeconomic development.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Manong Ondo (full name withheld upon request), 64, who tends a small rice farm, is at a loss how and where to find money to pay for the compulsory "donation"for Brigada Eskwelaat Agusan del Sur National High School (ASNHS).
The plane chartered from Associated Airline to fly from Lagos to Akure in Ondo state crashed into open land in the vicinity of a tollgate near a fuel storage depot.
Summary: Nijmeh added another foreign player to their ranks Tuesday with the signing of Gabonese striker Gilles Mbang Ondo, the club announced.
Ondo Perez was released on Sunday so that he could persuade his brother to release the hostages.