The local government has a population of ,, based on population census. In their oral tradition, Owo traces its origins back to the ancient city of Ile-Ife , the cradle of Yoruba culture. The early art-historical and archaeological records reinforce these strong affiliations with Ife culture. The skill of Owo's ivory carvers was also appreciated at the court of Benin. During the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, Benin's rulers increasingly utilized insignia made from ivory, and imported Owo's art objects and recruited its artisans for their own royal workshops.
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It is located in southeastern Nigeria. The city had a population of , according to the Nigerian census. The city was named after Enugwu Ngwuo, under which coal was found. Enugwu Ngwuo is one of the ten villages that made up the Ngwuo clan, often referred to as the children of Ngwuako, the ancestral founder of the clan. Ngwuako positioned Udeneogu, his warrior son of on top of the hill Enu-Ugwu to protect the clan from invaders.
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The ancient mythology of the Yoruba people is a major religion in Nigeria, claimed by its devotees to be one of the oldest religions in the world and still practiced today. The Yoruba people are an ethnic group of over 40 million people in total, inhabiting the southwestern and north-central region of Nigeria , as well as southern and central Benin. Dating back to as far as the transatlantic slave trade, which existed between the 15th to the 19th century, the Yoruba people were said to have migrated to other countries as well, including Cuba, Dominican Republic, Brazil, Jamaica, Grenada,Venezuela, Trinidad and Tobago, and Saint Lucia, among others.