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 (ē-bäd′n, ē-bä′dän)
A city of southwest Nigeria north-northeast of Lagos. Founded c. 1830 as a military camp, it developed into the most powerful Yoruba city-state before coming under British control in 1893. Today it is a major commercial, industrial, and cultural center.


(Placename) a city in SW Nigeria, capital of Oyo state: university (1948). Pop: 2 375 000 (2005 est)


(iˈbɑd n)

a city in SW Nigeria. 1,863,000.
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Noun1.Ibadan - a large Yoruba city in southwestern Nigeria; site of a university
Federal Republic of Nigeria, Nigeria - a republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; gained independence from Britain in 1960; most populous African country
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from the Ibadan railway station, that started to function in 1901, to the under the bridge of Molete.
Similarly, in December, 2013, 15 women were reportedly sexually assaulted, while 60 commercial vehicles were destroyed at a carnival organised by youths of Idikan in Ibadan NorthWest Local Government (Ogunsola, 2013) Furthermore, in 2011, a man, Kehinde Ogundare, was hit by a stray bullet at a carnival organised at Humani Street, Somolu area in Lagos (Balogun & Oseghale, 2012).
Elizabeth Dunstan (later Elizabeth Mills) was my colleague at the University of Ibadan in Nigeria.
Festus Ayodeji Sunday Dairo graduated from the University of Ibadan and obtained B.
The study investigated the solid waste characterization in private health institutions in Ibadan metropolis, Nigeria.
12) The Ibadan-Ibarapa Health Zone where this study was carried out is made up of 13 local government areas namely: Ibadan North, Ibadan North West, Ibadan North East, Ibadan South East, Ibadan South West, Egbeda, Oluyole, Ona Ara, Lagelu, Ido, Ibarapa Central, Ibarapa East and Ibarapa North.
Between 2009 and 2010, we investigated the death of a female gorilla and a lioness due to TB in Zoological Garden in Ibadan, Ibadan, southwestern Nigeria.
Thus, this study was based on the Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB) of Ajzen (1991) to investigate knowledge sharing behaviour (KSB) of academics in The Polytechnic, Ibadan.
With its sprawling population, agricultural potential and commercial promise, Ibadan could rival Lagos as an economic hub.
The bakery intends to produce high quality breads and make it available to low income earners in the Ibadan area of the country.
Bashua who was born in Ibadan, Nigeria, in 1951 and holds a Postgraduate Diploma in French Language from the University of Besancon, France, and a BA of Science Honours Degree in Sociology from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
Main One, a Lagos-based subsea cable operator covering West Africa, has launched its enterprise and connectivity services in Ibadan, the South West region of Nigeria.