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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OWO Directorate maintains record of the applicants and complainants on daily basis and address these complaints promptly and a daily progress report is being submitted to Chairman CDA.
Amer Ali directed the concerned formations of the Authority to ensure introduction of the new system on test basis in OWO Directorate within a week time and provide the latest facilities to the staff and officers at One Window Operation.
CHARLES OWO is enthusiastic about uniting the stories of its products and designs with men around the globe who have an insatiable appetite for fashion that portrays the luxuriousness of the CHARLES OWO brand.
Gbobo abomo owo otosi pata/Ni mo fe lo ree wu nile/Bi mo ba gbagba aje tan/E kowo o wa te e ti ko na wa/Ni n o maafaje mi se o/Atanda Alaya, Afiponjukoleonile/Aje re o se die nibe.
The discovery of Owo marks the third oil in discovery by Anadarko-the other two being Tweneboa oil wells and Jubilee Fields.
Uudhigu wumwe wa tumbulwa owo mbuka kutya, aakiintu inaya tegelelwa ya pule ondjugo.
Child witnesses described how moments later they saw Andrews make a victory salute out of the car window, forming a oWo sign with his gloved hand, showing his allegiance to the Waterfront Gang.
The Greater Tweneboa Area comprises the Tweneboa-1 and Tweneboa-2 oil and gas-condensate fields and the neighboring Owo light oil field (renamed the Enyenra Field).
yards will provide the residents with the facilities of IESCO, SNGPL, passport, license, NADRA and all those facilities, which are being provided at OWO will be available under the
Other finds have been made on the same two blocks, including the Owo 1 well in September, which lies between the Jubilee and Tweneboa fields.
4 miles) to the east of the discovery well, which successfully intersected a deeper portion of the Owo channel system and confirmed that Owo is a significant new oil field.
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation on Monday, July 26 announced another significant discovery offshore Ghana at the Owo prospect in the Deepwater Tano Block.