Owo


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Owo

(ō`wō), city (1987 est. pop. 147,000), S Nigeria. It is primarily a farming and commercial city, located in an area producing cacao, cotton, and timber. Owo was 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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 state of the same name that was founded in the 14th cent. Owo came under British rule in 1893.
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The installation rites which commenced as early as 6 am at Igboroko quarters where the new monarch was also conferred with two chieftaincy titles of Alamuren and Anaun, which was part of prerequisite before he could be formally crowned as Olowo of Owo.
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The sidetrack well encountered a total net pay section of 35 meters (115 feet), including 16 meters (52 feet) of net oil pay in the lower part of the Owo channel system.
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Last year's champions, Craig Barker and Keith Carter, who also won Division Six in 1995, have not given up hope of a hat-trick after a comfortable 21-12 win over Kevin Blount and Dave Goddard while Dave Taylor and Steve Kick, Division Three champions last season, lead Division Owo after trouncing Alf Preece and Fred Statham 21-8.
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