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Ogun state, Nigeria Britannica

Ogun, state, western Nigeria, created in 1976 and comprising former Abeokuta and Ijebu provinces of former Western state, the latter carved out of former Western region in 1967. Ogun is bounded by Oyo and Osun states to the north, Lagos state to the south, Ondo state to the east, and the Republic of Benin to the west. It is covered predominantly by tropical rain forest and has wooded savanna

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Ijebu-Ode Nigeria Britannica

Ijebu-Ode, town, Ogun state, southwestern Nigeria. It is situated along the highway between Shagamu and Benin City. Ijebu-Ode was by the 16th century established as the chief town of the Ijebu people (a subdivision of the Yoruba). As the seat of the awujale, the Ijebu political and spiritual ruler,

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Abeokuta Location, History, Facts, & Population Britannica

Abeokuta, town, capital of Ogun state, southwestern Nigeria. It is situated on the east bank of the Ogun River. Abeokuta (‘Refuge Among Rocks’) was founded about 1830 by Sodeke (Shodeke), a hunter and leader of the Egba refugees who fled from the disintegrating Oyo

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Ogun deity Britannica

Other articles where Ogun is discussed: Itsekiri: god of the sea, and Ogun, god of iron and war. Divination may be accomplished by men skilled in consulting the Ifa oracle, and ceremonies are performed to the ancestors on various occasions.

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Ilaro Nigeria Britannica

Ilaro, town, western Ogun state, southwestern Nigeria.Located on the former trade route from the towns of the empire of Oyo to the port of Porto-Novo (now the capital of Benin), 40 miles (64 km) southwest, it was established by the late 18th century as the capital and chief trade centre of the Egbado people (a subgroup of the Yoruba).

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Sodeke Nigerian leader Britannica

In Ogun. Sodeke (Shodeke), a hunter and leader of the Egba refugees who fled from the disintegrating Oyo empire, founded about 1830 a principality at Abeokuta in what is now the north-central part of the state. Most of the inhabitants of Ogun state are members of the Read More

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Osun state, Nigeria Britannica

Osun, state, western Nigeria. Osun state was created in 1991 from the eastern third of Oyo state. It is bounded by the states of Kwara on the northeast, Ekiti and Ondo on the east, Ogun on the south, and Oyo on the west and northwest. The Yoruba Hills run through the northern part of Osun state.

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Ogun State Wikipedia

Ogun State is a state in southwestern Nigeria. Created in 1976, it borders Lagos State to the south, Oyo and Osun states to the north, Ondo to the east and the Republic of Benin to the west. Abeokuta is the capital and largest city in the state. The state's appellation is "Gateway to Nigeria". It was created in February 1976 from the former Western State. The 2006 census recorded a total

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Ogun (stato) Wikipedia

Ogun è uno dei 36 stati della Nigeria, situato nella parte a sud-ovest del paese, con capitale Abeokuta.. Questo Stato ha una università federale, la Federal University of Agriculture ad Abeokuta e due università governative, la Olabisi Onabanjo University, ad Ago Iwoye (in precedenza conosciuta con il nome di Ogun State University) e la Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED), ad

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Ogun Wikipedia

Ogun or Ogoun (Yoruba: Ògún, Portuguese: Ogum, Gu; also spelled Oggun or Ogou; known as Ogún or Ogum in Latin America) is a spirit that appears in several African religions.He was the first Ooni of Ife after the demise of Oduduwa .A warrior and a powerful spirit of metal work, as well as of rum and rum-making. He is also known as the 'god of Iron', and is present in Yoruba religion, Haitian

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Encyclopedia Britannica Global Edition Ogun Today

Encyclopedia Britannica is the world standard in reference since 1768. It's a must-have in every library, big and small in schools, organisations and homes

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Ogun State Wikipedia

Ogun State is a state in southwestern Nigeria. Created in 1976, it borders Lagos State to the south, Oyo and Osun states to the north, Ondo to the east and the Republic of Benin to the west. Abeokuta is the capital and largest city in the state. The state's appellation is "Gateway to Nigeria". It was created in February 1976 from the former Western State. The 2006 census recorded a total

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Ogun Wikipedia

Ogun or Ogoun (Yoruba: Ògún, Portuguese: Ogum, Gu; also spelled Oggun or Ogou; known as Ogún or Ogum in Latin America) is a spirit that appears in several African religions.He was the first Ooni of Ife after the demise of Oduduwa .A warrior and a powerful spirit of metal work, as well as of rum and rum-making. He is also known as the 'god of Iron', and is present in Yoruba religion, Haitian

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Ogun (stato) Wikipedia

Ogun è uno dei 36 stati della Nigeria, situato nella parte a sud-ovest del paese, con capitale Abeokuta.. Questo Stato ha una università federale, la Federal University of Agriculture ad Abeokuta e due università governative, la Olabisi Onabanjo University, ad Ago Iwoye (in precedenza conosciuta con il nome di Ogun State University) e la Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED), ad

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Ministry of Information and Strategy Ogun State

Ogun State Information Service bulletin (OGIS) A Daily News Bulletin. Ogun Update A Monthly Publication. Giant Strides A Weekly Television Programme on OGTV @ 9.00 a.m Mondays. Ogun State Review A Weekly English Programme on OGBC II @ 9.00 p.m on Thursdays. Ijoba Tiwa N Tiwa A Weekly Yoruba Programme on OGBC I @ 4.15 p.m on Wednesdays. Ogun Dey Kampe A Weekly

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states that has quarries in nigeria

Ogun state, Nigeria Britannica. Nigeria been a country located in the tropics The country has these rocks in commercial quantity and it is a means of livelihood for many in some parts of the country. An investor would require millions of naira to start and operate a quarry .The actual cost would be based Limestone Deposits In Nigeria, Its Uses, And Locations. Nov 06, 2018· There has

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Map Of Ogun State Showing Local Government Areas

We have for you the Map of Ogun State showing all the local government areas. Ogun is one of the 6 states in the South-western region of Nigeria. The state is very close to Lagos state. It was created in the year 1976 with the capital city located in Abeokuta. In Nigeria, each state of the federation is divided into Local Government Areas. Each Local Government Area in the country is

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Ogun State Government, Nigeria The Gateway State

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has called for restraint in celebrations during the Christmas and New Year festivities as he announced the suspension OGIRS TO FOCUS ON ICT AUTOMATION IN ACHIEVING 2021 TARGET. December 23, 2020. OLUGBENLE PREACHES PEACE. December 23, 2020 . OGSG, UNFPA TACKLE GENDER INEQUALITY, ENSURE FP COMMODITY SECURITY IN

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OGUN STATE Ogun State Government Official Website

Ogun State is the cradle of education in Nigeria and has very high literacy rate coupled with a skilled workforce. There are 21 tertiary institutions both public and private, in the State, making it the highest in the country. Out of the State’s total projected population of 7.1 million people as at 2014, fifty-seven (57) percent are of working age. Its people are very industrious and are

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Ogun State Portal

in Ogun State. For Individuals. Available. APPLY. Job Portal Get access to all jobs and opportunities in Ogun State. For Individuals. Available. APPLY. Okowo Dapo Oko-owo Dapo Empowerment Initiative. For Individuals. Available. APPLY. Anchor Borrowers Programme Number of available slots 10,000. For Individuals. Available . APPLY. Women Empowerment Program Number of available slots 200. For

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