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Ibadan is the capital of Oyo State, in South Western Nigeria. Established in the 16th century as a military outpost of the Oyo Empire, the city was favored by the colonial masters in Nigeria who made it the administrative capital of the defunct Nigeria western region, a status it occupied till the collapse of the regions.

The city occupies an area of 3,080 km² making it one of the largest cities in Africa by landmass. It is 128 km inland northeast of Lagos and 530 km southwest of Abuja, Nigeria’s federal capital.

Ibadan is notable as a leading city in developmental trends in Nigeria. The city is the site of the first Television Station in West Africa, first University in Nigeria, first skyscraper in Nigeria among others.

Places to see
  • Agodi Garden
  • Mapo Hall
  • Trans-Amusement Park
  • Bowers Tower
  • 23rfxObafemi Awolowo Stadium
  • Emerald Forest B & B
  • Magnus Paintball Game Arena
  • National Museum of Unity
  • Culture and Heritage Museum
  • University of Ibadan Zoo
  • Topfat Art Gallery
  • Alliance Françoise Ibadan
  • Cultural Centre
  • Shoprite Mall
  • The Palms Shopping Mall
  • Cocoa Mall
  • Viva Cinema
  • Filmhouse Cinema
  • China House Chinese Restaurant
  • Kokodome Plus
  • Ibachi
  • Mauve Lounge and Restaurant
  • Wimpy Ibadan
  • West Grill Restaurant
  • Club De Rock
  • Aqua Ebevande
  • Vhics Diamond Club and Bar
  • Royale Deluxe
  • Empire Lounge and Club

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