Abeokuta


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A·be·o·ku·ta

 (ä′bē-ō-ko͞o′tə)
A city of southwest Nigeria north of Lagos. It is a trade center in an agricultural region.

Abeokuta

(ˌæbɪəʊˈkuːtə)
n
(Placename) a town in W Nigeria, capital of Ogun state. Pop: 487 000 (2005 est)

A•be•o•ku•ta

(ˌɑ beɪˈoʊ kʊ tɑ)

n.
a city in SW Nigeria. 377,000.
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Amosun made this known while addressing newsmen on the 2018 Investors Forum with the theme 'Consolidating the gains, accelerating growth', at the MITROS Hall, Gateway Annex, Abeokuta.
Abeokuta The Ode-lemo community in Remo-North East Local Council Development Area of Ogun State has received an high-tech ICT centre opened amid pomp at the weekend.
ZA-KPOTA: The children are exploited for cheap labor in the Abeokuta stone quarries and provide a meager income to their poor families.
In October 1961, he was sent to the officers' Cadet School in Aldershot in the UK and was there-after commissioned Second Lieutenant in 1963 and posted to the 2nd Infantry Battalion, Abeokuta as platoon commander later in 1963.
D degree at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.
In October of that year, he was sent to the officers' Cadet School in Aldershot in the UK and was there-after commissioned Second Lieutenant in 1963 and posted to the 2nd Infantry Battalion, Abeokuta as platoon commander later in 1963.
A true man of the world, Leventis settled in West Africa at a time when the continent was experiencing momentous change: visiting south-western Nigeria as early as 1919, taking in the town of Abeokuta and the state of Cross River.
One site was at the Teaching and Research farm of the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (Longitude 3 21'E, Latitude 7 N and 66 m.
The mother is of Yoruba ethnicity and previously lived in Abeokuta, Ogun state, in the west African country.
A major new award, the Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature, was announced today in Nigeria at the Ake Art & Books Festival in Abeokuta, Nigeria.
Former dictator General Yakubu Gowon, who jailed Soyinka for some two years during Nigeria's 1967-70 civil war, paid respect by attending a lecture in Soyinka's hometown of Abeokuta on Friday.
Anna Tucker's Abeokuta or Sunrise within the Tropics and Saburi Biobaku's book, The Egba and Their Neighbours are particularly noteworthy.