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(Placename) a town in W Nigeria. Pop: 500 000 (2005 est)
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(ɪˈleɪ ʃə)

a town in SW Nigeria. 273,400.
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Socioeconomic and cultural background of hospitalised children in Ilesha. Nig J Paediatr 1985;12:111-117.
Benign breast disease at Wesley Guild Hospital, Ilesha, Nigeria.
Special thanks are due to Krishan Kirambakanda, Kaushalya Ratnayake, Ilesha Sandunika, Haritha, Thejan, Sudheepa, Maneesha, and Bhadra for field assistance throughout the project as well as photography.
Socio-economic and cultural background of the hospitalized children in Ilesha Nig J Paediatr 1985; 12:111-117.
In March 2013, there was a case of Isaac Olakunle who was arrested in Ilesha, Osun State, for killing his patient named Femi for ritual.
conjectural history of Ilesha. Part I: The traditions reviewed',
Oyedeji, "Socio-economic and cultural background of hospitalized children in Ilesha," Nigerian Journal of Paediatrics, vol.
Sexual behaviour and contraceptive use among secondary school students in Ilesha South West Nigeria.
Bunyaviral fevers: Bunyamwera, Ilesha, Germiston, Bwamba and Tataguine.
The second place was shared by Ilesha Nijhawan and Ahmed Emad Ali Sayed, who reduced 31kg each from 110 and 135kg, respectively.
Gold Deposits exist in Niger, Sokoto, Kaduna and Kwara states and in Ilesha in Osun state.