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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.x
Sade was born Helen Folasade Adu on January 16, 1959, in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.
Yet this apparently incoherent aggregate held its ground successfully against the powerful armies often sent against the place both by the king of Dahomey from the west, and by the people of Ibadan from the north-east.
Of Benin city, is an important trade centre for the Yoruba country, in which are the large cities of Abeokuta, Ibadan and Illorin, all separately noticed.
Gauge railway from the port of Lagos to Ibadan was completed in 1900, the distance by rail being 123 m.
Only about half that distance intervenes between Ibadan and the sea.