South West (Nigeria)

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South West Nigeria is one of the geopolitical zones of Nigeria, consisting of the following states;[1][2]

It is majorly a Yoruba speaking area, although there are different dialects even within the same state. The weather conditions vary between the two distinct seasons in Nigeria; the rainy season (March - November) and the dry season (November - February). The dry season is also the bringer of the Harmattan dust; cold dry winds from the northern deserts blow into the southern regions around this time. [3]


  1. ^ "Six govs talk tough on South-west devt - Vanguard News". Vanguard News. 2017-02-19. Retrieved 2017-02-20.
  2. ^ Sadowsky, Jonathan Hal (1999-01-01). Imperial Bedlam: Institutions of Madness in Colonial Southwest Nigeria. University of California Press. ISBN 9780520216167.
  3. ^ Retrieved 2020-11-20. Missing or empty |title= (help)