Ondo


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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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They also conducted an autopsy on Ondo and confirmed that he was still a minor.
The study therefore assessed human, physical and information resources in selected secondary school library media centres in Ondo city, Ondo State.
But it was in Scandinavia where Mbang Ondo truly flourished, enjoying spells with SC Eisenstadt (Austria), Knattspyrnudeild UMFG ( Iceland) and most recently Stabaek Fotball of Norway prior to his move to Lebanon.
'It is sad that the Council Chairman is now re-introducing cultism in Ondo town, despite the fact that traditional ruler and Chiefs of Ondo town had administered oath for people to desist from cultism.
Manong Ondo has to raise the money so that his son would be allowed to enroll this school year.
The ACDF noted that the President retained the status of Minister of State for Ondo State in his administration, having given the same status to the last appointee from the state in his first term in office, saying the state remains the only state in the South West that has no substantive Minister in the cabinet.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has expressed willingness to partner with Ondo State Government on its deep sea port project as an avenue for increased maritime activities to support economic growth.
In the last few years, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has brought to the fore clear indications of transformation, thereby building on previous development indices in Ondo State.
Ondo State Deputy Governor, Hon Agboola Ajayi on Sunday denied the ongoing speculation that he had concluded all arrangements to dump the ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to contest the next year governorship election.