Ogun State is a state in southwestern Nigeria. Created in 1976, with Abeokuta as it’s capital and largest city, the state’s appellation is “Gateway to Nigeria”.

It borders Lagos State to the south, Oyo and Osun states to the north, Ondo to the east and the Republic of Benin to the west. It was created in February 1976 from the former Western State.

Cultural Events

The Ake Festival of Arts and Books takes place in Abeokuta every November.

Ojude Oba Festival takes place in Ijebu Ode, three days after Eid kabir.

Yewa Festival held every two years in Yewa land. Oronna Festival takes place in Ilaro-Yewa every November.

Ita Oba day, celebration at OTA palace square,a day after il-dlikabir sallah.

Lafose Day, celebration at ODE REMO every first Saturday in August.

Ishanbi Day, celebration at Ilishan every first Saturday in October.

Agemo Festival.