Kwara State

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Kwara (Ìpínlẹ̀ Kwárà) is a state in Western Nigeria.wikipedia
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Ilorin

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Its capital is Ilorin. At its creation, the state was made up of the former Ilorin and Kabba provinces of the then Northern Region and was initially named the West Central State but later changed to "Kwara", a local name for the River Niger.
Ilorin is the state capital of Kwara in Western Nigeria.

Bariba people

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The primary ethnic group is Yoruba, with significant Nupe, Bariba, and Fulani minorities.
In Nigeria, they are found spread between western Kwara State and the Borgu section of Niger State.

Nupe people

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The primary ethnic group is Yoruba, with significant Nupe, Bariba, and Fulani minorities.
The Nupe, traditionally called the Tapa by the neighbouring Yoruba, are an ethnic group located primarily in the Middle Belt and northern Nigeria, and are the dominant group in Niger State, an important minority in Kwara State and present in Kogi State as well.

Northern Region, Nigeria

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At its creation, the state was made up of the former Ilorin and Kabba provinces of the then Northern Region and was initially named the West Central State but later changed to "Kwara", a local name for the River Niger.
In 1967, Northern Nigeria was divided into the North-Eastern State, North-Western State, Kano State, Kaduna State, Kwara State, and the Benue-Plateau State, each with its own Governor.

Benue State

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On 13 February 1976, the Idah/Dekina part of the state was carved out and merged with a part of the then Benue/Plateau State to form Benue State.
Benue State is named after the Benue River and was formed from the former Benue-Plateau State in 1976, along with Igala and some part of Kwara State.

Kogi State

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On 27 August 1991, five local government areas, namely Oyi, Yagba, Okene, Okehi and Kogi were also excised to form part of the new Kogi State, while a sixth, Borgu Local Government Area, was merged with Niger State.
The state was created in 1991 from parts of Kwara State and Benue State.

Fula people

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The primary ethnic group is Yoruba, with significant Nupe, Bariba, and Fulani minorities.

Borgu Local Government Area

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On 27 August 1991, five local government areas, namely Oyi, Yagba, Okene, Okehi and Kogi were also excised to form part of the new Kogi State, while a sixth, Borgu Local Government Area, was merged with Niger State.
The Borgu LGA was formerly part of Kwara State, but on 27 August 1991 it was transferred to Niger State.

States of Nigeria

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Kwara (Ìpínlẹ̀ Kwárà) is a state in Western Nigeria.

Oke Ero

Oke - Ero
Cocoa and Kolanut in the Southern parts Oke - Ero, Ekiti and Isin LGA.
Oke Ero is a Local Government Area in Kwara State, Nigeria.

Baruten

Baruten is a Local Government Area in the North Central district of Kwara State, Nigeria, sharing a long border with the Republic of Benin.

Middle Belt

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Kwara is located within the North Central geopolitical zone, commonly referred to as the Middle Belt.
Areas of Nigeria which are generally referred to as belonging to the Middle Belt are: Benue State, Plateau State, Taraba State Niger State, Kogi State, Nassarawa State, Kwara State, Adamawa State, and the Federal Capital Territory (Abuja), as well as the southern parts of Kaduna State, Kebbi State, Bauchi State, Gombe State, Yobe State and Borno State.

Yoruba people

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The primary ethnic group is Yoruba, with significant Nupe, Bariba, and Fulani minorities.
The Yorubas are the main ethnic groups in the Nigerian federal states of Ekiti, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Kwara, Oyo, the western third of Kogi and the Akoko parts of Edo.

Irepodun, Kwara

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Irepodun is a Local Government Area in Kwara State, Nigeria.

Ifelodun, Kwara

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Ifelodun is a local government area in Kwara State, Nigeria.

Offa, Kwara

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Offa is a city located in Kwara State, central Nigeria with a population of about 90,000 inhabitants.

Edu, Kwara

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Edu is a Local Government Area in Kwara State, A Nupe, speaking area in Nigeria.

Pategi

Patigi
Patigi is a town in Kwara State, Nigeria.

Isin, Kwara

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Cocoa and Kolanut in the Southern parts Oke - Ero, Ekiti and Isin LGA.
Isin is a Local Government Area in Kwara State, Nigeria.

Demographics of Nigeria

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As of 2006, the population of Kwarans was 2.37 million based on the Nigeria 2006 Census.

Asa, Kwara

Asa
Asa is a Local Government Area in Kwara State, Nigeria.

Kainji National Park

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Important tourist attractions in Kwara State include Esie Museum, Owu waterfalls, Imoleboja Rock Shelter, Ogunjokoro, Kainji Lake National Parks and Agbonna Hill Awon Mass Wedding in Shao.
Kainji National Park is a national park in Niger State and Kwara State, Nigeria.

Ekiti, Kwara

Ekiti
Cocoa and Kolanut in the Southern parts Oke - Ero, Ekiti and Isin LGA.
Ekiti is a Local Government Area in Kwara State, Nigeria.

Ilorin East

East
Ilorin East is a Local Government Area in Kwara State, Nigeria.

Ilorin South

South
Ilorin South is a Local Government Area in Kwara State, Nigeria.