2ND KU8 Consortium International Conference

Theme: Shaping Sustainable Future: Connecting Universities and Industries through joint initiatives

The latest Ph.D holder, Dr. Kamaldeen Olalekan Sanusi of the Department of Physiology in a group picture with the Vice-Chancellor today, Tuesday, 9th July, 2024, after his oral defence in the Department of Physiology, Usmanu Dan Fodiyo University, Sokoto. AL-HIKMAH UNIVERSITY EMERGES WINNER AS THE OVERALL BEST PRIVATE UNIVERSITY IN KWARA STATE for 2023/2024 Academic Session is now open Undergraduate Admissions View Details Apply Now Read More Click Here Read more... Read more... View more... Read More View more Read More... View more Read More... Click Here


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Welcome to Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin

It was established in 2005 by the Abdur-Raheem Oladimeji Islamic Foundation (AROIF), Nigeria. The University came into existence via the granting of License to operate as a Conventional Private University by the Federal Government of Nigeria License No. 010 on 7th January, 2005.

We don’t just give students an education and experiences that set them up for success in a career. We help them succeed in their career—to discover a field they’re passionate about and dare to lead it.


About Our University

AL-HIKMAH UNIVERSITY, ILORIN-NIGERIA was established in 2005 by the Abdur-Raheem Oladimeji Islamic Foundation (AROIF), Nigeria. The University came into existence via the granting of License to operate as a Conventional Private University by the Federal Government of Nigeria License No. 010 on 7th January, 2005. It commenced academic activities during the 2005/2006 academic session with 70 students spreading across the three (3) take-off Faculties: (Humanities, Management Sciences and Natural Sciences)

University Library

Our Library provides a wide range of resources, both print and non-print, including electronic media, and access to data which aids  academic learning of both students and staff.

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Open Educational Resources

OER are teaching, learning and research materials in any medium that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license that permits their free use.

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Undergraduate & Postgraduate

Whether you’re in your first year of university, about to start a master’s degree or are somewhere in between, our programmes give you a real taste of the world of work.

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University Publication

Al-Hikmah publications such as books, chapters in edited volumes, articles in peer-reviewed journals, policy briefs and working papers can be accessed through publication site

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Centre for Part-Time and Professional Studies

We have the following programs:

1. Top-Up Degree and HND Conversion Program

2. Part-Time Undergraduate Program

3. Diploma in Office Management and Secretaryship Program

4. Certificate in Arabic Conversation and Writing Program

5. Certificate in English Language Proficiency Program

6. ICAN, NIM, CIBN, CIN Professional Training Program

7. Certificate in Computer Training Program


Programs run by the Centre For Remedial And Extra Mural Studies(CREMS) are as follow:

  • Mop-Up
  • O’Level Remedial Programme
  • UTME Remedial Programme
  • Mop-Up: This programme is designed to give additional coaching to our students who desire it, across all programmes in the university. The Mop-up programs costs Twenty Five thousand naira only (N25,000) per course
  • O’Level Remedial Programme

  The University invitees applications into her O’Level Remedial Programme, which will enable students with deficiences in WAEC, NECO and NABTEB examinations to remedy such record in time.



Candidates must satisfy the following admission  requirements:

  •  Applicants must possess a minimum of five (5) O’Level subjects at credit level in relevant subjects in not more than two (2) sittings in the subjects relevant for the purpose of admission into Contact Session One (1).
  •  For Direct Entry (Contact Session 2), the requirements are ND/NCE/HND certificate
  • A credit pass in English Language of the Interim Joint Matriculation Board (IJMB) at the O’Level is equivalent to the SSCE or the NECO, GCE (O’Level) or SSCE.


The tuition fee is N80,000 per academic session with flexible instalmental payment.


  • HND/OND/NCE/IJMB: Four Contact Sessions.
  • SSCE/NECO/NABTEB: Five Contact Sessions.



TARGET PARTICIPANTS & DURATION: Summer runs for eight (8) weeks (i.e 7 weeks-instruction & 1 week exam). The programme is (currently) designed for the following categories of undergraduates:

ELIGIBILITY: Summer is open to all students with deficiencies in certain courses at all levels upon payment of the sum of N50,000 only per course ( 2 courses: N100,000 etc.).

For enquiries contact:

Dr. Salami (Director): +234 806 438 6468

Admin. Officer/Secretary: 08069392442

Direct Line: 08115690998

Registrar & Secretary to Council


We are offering our students a diverse spectrum of courses and enriching them through our multidisciplinary and cross-faculty approaches.

Postgraduate & Professional

Whether you are looking at continuing your educational journey, advancing your career or even making a career change, check our postgraduate courses.

Scholarships & Financial AID

Agricultural Science is one of our newest and latest accredited courses, we are pleased to offer scholarship for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd set of this lucrative course. The scholarship covers the first three years of studies.
Through research, a tertiary institution can sustain its own existence as a Centre of learning that is committed to the pursuit of excellence. The Centre serves as the rallying point for planning, coordinating and regulating research activities to foster structured and directional research in Al-Hikmah University.

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