Over shots of crowds in market square in Ibadan, Ruth Finnegan introduces the programme. Dr. Awe briefly summarises the historical reasons for the present importance of Ibadan. Shots of housing and children at standpipe. Shots of traditional housing, contrasted with modern transport. Dr. Awe, as an example of the survival of old traditions in modern Ibadan, cites the compound system, which (as a social system) Chief Ayorinde describes and explains. Shots of compound and inhabitants. Ruth Finnegan comments on the compound system. Chief Ayorinde describes the farm which forms part of the compound. Kassim Egboodi gives his reasons for having left the compound and moved to the city. Ruth Finnegan goes on to describe other craft important to Ibadan and with strong tradition of continuity. Ruth Finnegan speaks over shots of the activities of the occupations. Shots of Nigerians involved in less traditional trades are also shown. Dr. Awe describes the compound system and implies its advantages before listing the changes to which the system is now subject. Shots of market in Ibadan and of street activities, children playing etc.; in voiceover, Dr. Awe describes the growth of Ibadan. Shots of modern Ibadan, with Ruth Finnegan's description. Ruth Finnegan begins the description of two areas outside the traditional core of the city. The first area examined is Oke Ado, an immigrant area. An inhabitant of the area, Titus Akinfolarin, is interviewed. A wealthier inhabitant, Mr. Adamolekun, is also interviewed. The contrast between new and traditional is allowed to speak for itself. Shots of street activity in Sabo. Ruth Finnegan describes Sabo, the second of the two non-traditional areas; Sabo is mainly Hausa. Dr. Awe adds a final point. Credits.