[citation needed], The Agency for Adult and Non-formal Education (AANFE) caters for illiterate adults who had no opportunity of formal education. The legislative branch is headed by an elected Speaker of the House of Assembly. Average daily temperature ranges between 25 °C (77.0 °F) and 35 °C (95.0 °F), almost throughout the year. It was formed in 1976 from Western State, and included Ọsun State, which was split off in 1991. Oyo was reduced in size when Osun state was created out of its eastern portion in 1991. The icon links to further information about a selected division including its population structure (gender, age groups, age distribution). 2024 488,000. [8][citation needed]. Also in the State, there are five government technical colleges at Oyo, Ogbomoso, Ibadan, Shaki-Okeogun and Igbo-Ora with enrolment of 2,829 students in the 2000/2001 academic session. There are 11,732 teaching staff in the state public secondary schools and 2,789 non-teaching staff. 2023 471,000. Its headquarters is in the town of Iresa- Adu. The state hosts the first FM radio, and the first private television station Galaxy Television (Nigeria) in the country. Oyo Urban Area Population Projections. Ibadan had been the centre of administration of the old Western Region since the days of British colonial rule. Oyo state is traversed by the Yoruba Hills in the north. Fifty percent of the total population was male, while 49.9 percent was female. There is abundance of clay, kaolin and aquamarine. Oyo, usually referred to as Oyo State to distinguish it from the city of Oyo, is an inland state in south-western Nigeria, with its capital at Ibadan.It is bounded in the north by Kwara State, in the east by Osun State, in the south by Ogun State and in the west partly by Ogun State and partly by the Republic of Benin.. Ibadan, capital city of Oyo state, Nigeria, located on seven hills (average elevation 700 feet [200 metres]) about 100 miles (160 km) from the Atlantic coast.It is one of the most populous cities in the country. [13] Oyo State. Rank City State Population 1 Lagos Lagos State 13,400,000[2] 2 Kano Kano State 3,626,068 3 Abuja FCT 3,000,000 4 Ibadan Oyo State 2,550,593 5 Kaduna Kaduna State 1,652,844 6 Port Harcourt Rivers State 1,320,214 7 Aba Abia State 1,300,000 8 Ogbomosho Oyo State 1,200,000 9 Maiduguri Borno State 1,197,497 Oyo State – 15 Million . The landscape consists of old hard rocks and dome shaped hills, which rise gently from about 500 meters in the southern part and reaching a height of about 1,200 metres above sea level in the northern part. Katsina state has a population of over 5.7 million residents. There is a Polytechnic, The Polytechnic, Ibadan, with 2 satellite campuses at Eruwa and Shaki-Okeogun, (now known as The Oke-Ogun Polytechnic) and a State-owned University, The Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, which is jointly owned by Oyo and Osun State Governments. Population. The dry season lasts from November to March while the wet season starts from April and ends in October. Oyo, state, western Nigeria. 2028 564,000. There are also vast cattle ranches at Saki, Fasola and Ibadan, a dairy farm at Monatan in Ibadan and the statewide Oyo State Agricultural Development Programme with headquarters at Saki. Oyo State covers approximately an area of 28,454 square kilometers and is ranked 14th by size. Recent figures have it that the population of oyo state is about 15 million people. Contents. This was 0.404% of total Nigeria population. Oyo state is one of the largest states in the South West. [citation needed] Some principal rivers such as Ogun, Oba, Oyan, Otin, Ofiki, Sasa, Oni, Erinle and Osun river originate in this highland. Ibadan’s beginnings are shrouded in mystery; they were recorded only in oral tradition. State Population (2006) Population (2016) 1 Kano State: 9,401,288 13,076,892 2 Lagos … The undercount of the 1991 census is estimated to be about 25 million. It was created on 3 rd Feb 1976 from the western state. The state is mainly inhabited by the Yoruba ethnic group, who are primarily agrarian but who have a predilection for living in high-density urban centres (Adegoke and Jegede, 2016).It has a total land area of 28,454 km 2 and is ranked 14th in Nigeria by size. The postal code of the area is 210. The average population in each state is 5,763,868 people. Under the Nigerian 1999 constitution[11] the government of Oyo State, and those of the other 35 Nigerian States, is divided into three branches to be in line with the government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria which is also three tier: the executive branch, the legislative branch and the judiciary. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso. According to the 2006 census, Surulere has a population of 142,070 people. Mostly all the zone, clan, street in each area or cities have the same postal/zip code. A number of international and federal agricultural establishment are located in the state. Other noteworthy institutions in the city include the University College Hospital, Ibadan; the first teaching hospital in Nigeria and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (lITA). The state was created on the 23 rd of September 1987. Oyo State is one of the 36 states of Nigeria. Ibadan North West Local Government was created in 1991 by the then Military Head of State, Maj. Gen. Ibrahim Gbadamosi Babangida (rtd). Agriculture is the main occupation of the people of Oyo State. The other universities in the state are: Lead City University, Ibadan, Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, Kola Diasi University, Ibadan, Dominion University and the Oyo state whose capital is Ibadan is the 5 th largest state in Nigeria. Historically prominent secondary schools include St Anne's School Ibadan (1869), Wesley College, Ibadan (1905), Ibadan Grammar School (1913), Government College Ibadan (1927), St Theresa's College Ibadan (1932), Ibadan Boys' High School (1938), Olivet Heights Oyo (1945), Queen's School Ibadan (1952), Loyola College Ibadan (1954), St. Bernadine's Oyo (1957), Lagelu Grammar School Ibadan (1958), Methodist High School, Ibadan (1961) St Patrick's Grammar School Ibadan (1962) and several others. In this location there was earlier habitat for the endangered African wild dog, Lycaon pictus;[7] however, this canid is thought to have been locally extirpated at the present. The Oyo State Government has set aside the sum of #732million in the year 2021 budget to cater for community development capital and recurrent expenditure projects under the State’s Community and Social Development Project (CSDP). Its population number is 5,590,581 according to the 2006 population census report. Complete List of Towns and Villages in Oyo State. [citation needed], - FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (SPECIAL) OYO, - Federal College of Animal Health and Production Technology, Moor plantation Ibadan (FCAHPT), - Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igbo-Ora, - Oyo State College Of Nursing and Midwifery, Eleyele, Ibadan, - Oyo State College of Health Science and Technology, Eleyele, Ibadan. It has land mass suitable for various economic activities such as agriculture, mining, real estate etc. The Fulani pressure on the northern Yoruba states resulted in a southward population movement, which generated most of the civil wars that plagued Yorubaland throughout the 19th century and completed the disintegration of the Oyo Empire. The Oyo State government on Tuesday said it has received no fewer than one hundred teachers from the federal government of Nigeria. The climate in the state favours the cultivation of crops like maize, yam, cassava, millet, rice, plantains, cocoa, palm produce, cashew etc. Population. Similarly, there are 15 Nomadic schools in the State. [9] The indigenes mainly comprise the Oyos, the Oke-Oguns, the Ibadans[10] and the Ibarapas, all belonging to the Yoruba family and indigenous city in Africa. Oyo State has one of the largest numbers of urban centres with population of 50,000 … 7.8M+. In 2007, their population was 6.6 million. Major Local Governments. This list is organized by cities, areas, districts, clan, zone and street. All population figures for Nigeria show high error rates; census results are disputed. Oyo Govt Replies OYOINSIGHT — No Evidence Of Padding In 2021 Budget December 20, 2020 It Is Illegal — SPN Berates Extension Of LG Bosses Tenure By Oyo Assembly A college of education, Oyo State College of Education, Oyo. Oyo State consists of thirty-three (33) Local Government Areas. The executive branch of Oyo State government is headed by an elected executive governor who presides over the State Executive Council made up of appointed cabinet members. Flag. There are a number of government farm settlements in Ipapo, Ilora, Eruwa, Ogbomosho, Iresaadu, Ijaiye, Akufo and Lalupon. Oyo, usually referred to as Oyo State to distinguish it from the city of Oyo, is an inland state in south-western Nigeria, with its capital at Ibadan. Geography; History; Records, landmarks and "firsts" 2022 456,000. [citation needed]. It is bounded in the north by Kwara State, in the east by Osun State, in the south by Ogun State and in the west partly by Ogun State and partly by the Republic of Benin. A number of the international and federal agricultural establishment are located in the state. The population of Kaduna state is currently 12 million. 2 Study area: Oyo State. The first degree awarding institution in Nigeria is the University of Ibadan (established as a college of the University of London when it was founded in 1948, and later converted into an autonomous university in 1962). Kaduna State – 12 Million. The Executive Chairman, Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, Nureni Adeniran, made the disclosure while receiving the Teachers in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital. Overview of Oyo State. 0 + Acres of Cultivable Land. The people of Oyo State may be divided into five broad groups which are: the Ibadans, the Ibarapas, the Oyos, the Oke-Oguns and the Ogbomosos. Area figures are computed using geospatial data. The present governor of Oyo State is Oluseyi Abiodun Makinde with Rauf Olaniyan as deputy governor. Average land area of each state is 63,142 square miles. The widely disputed result of the 2006 national population census put the population of Oyo state at 5,580,894. Oyo State Oyo, usually referred to as Oyo State to distinguish it from the city of Oyo, is an inland state in south-western Nigeria, with its capital at Ibadan.It is bounded in the north by Kwara State, in the east by Osun State, in the south by Ogun State and in the west partly by Ogun State … It's also home to Africa's leading fountain of knowledge, the iconic University of Ibadan (The University was originally instituted as an independent external college of the University of London, then it was called the University College, Ibadan[12]). Oyo State is located in the south-west of Nigeria. This movement from Old Oyo to New Oyo effectively marked the end of the Oyo Empire. 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