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List Of Yoruba States in Nigeria

The Yorùbá people are an African ethnic group that inhabits western Africa The Yoruba constitute about 44 million people in total

List Of Yoruba States in Nigeria

  • Oyo State
  • Ogun State
  • Lagos State
  • Osun State
  • Ondo State
  • Ekiti State

Oyo State

The State is located in southwestern part of Nigeria it is  home to the first skyscraper and the premier  University of Ibadan which is the first University in Nigeria.

Ogun State

Ogun with the Gateway state slogan is seen as the most industrialized state in Nigeria due to it’s vast industrial hub, if you have been to the state you will see that companies and industries have taken over a substantial location thereby strategically positioning themselves for Business.

Lagos State

Lagos is an Economic hub, know to be the most economic states in Africa and Nigeria, this is owing to its 20 million population and fast economic growth.

Osun State

Osun is regarded as the ancestral Yoruba state located in the south west, home to the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University and  Osun-Osogbo Grove, a world heritage site.

Ondo State

Ondo State is one of the oil producing states in Nigeria, the state is seen as one of the tourist attractions in the country with the much talked about Idanre Hill.

Ekiti State

Nicknamed the land of honour, Ekiti state also on the western highland otherwise known as the Yoruba highland. The Yoruba highland seats gracefully in the southwestern part of the country.

Kwara State

The Yoruba state with a lot of Fulanis; this is what best describes Kwara. It is located in North Central Nigeria and has 16 Local Government Areas.


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