- a city in SW Nigeria.
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A British resident and a detachment of Hausa troops are stationed at Ibadan.
Ibadan long had a feud with Abeokuta, but on the establishment of the British protectorate the intertribal wars were stopped.
In 1862 the people of Ibadan destroyed Ijaya, a neighbouring town of 60,000 inhabitants.
Ibadan is the capital of one of the Yoruba states and enjoys a large measure of autonomy.
- a city in SW Nigeria, capital of Oyo state: university (1948). Pop: 2 375 000 (2005 est)
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