Sentence Examples

  • IBADAN, a town of British West Africa, in Yorubaland, Southern Nigeria, 123 m.
  • Ibadan is the capital of one of the Yoruba states and enjoys a large measure of autonomy.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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