Al-Hikmah University

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Not to be confused with Al-Hikma University (Baghdad).

Al-Hikmah University is an Islamic university located in Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. It was founded in 2005 by AbdulRaeem Oladimeji Islamic Foundation AROIF based in Nigeria and World Assembly of Muslim Youths WAMY based in Jeddah.[1] Professor Muhammed Taofeek Olalekan Ibrahim [2] is the current Vice-Chancellor. The goal of Al-Hikmah University is to be a centre of intellectual and moral excellence.

The University came into existence via the granting of Operating License to run as a Conventional Private University by the Federal Government of Nigeria License No. 010 on 7 January 2005. It commenced academic activities during the 2005/2006 academic session with 70 students spread across the three (3) take-off Colleges: Humanities, Management Sciences and Natural Sciences.


The university has several colleges which are spread across its campuses in Kwara State.

  • College of Education
  • College of Law
  • College of Natural Sciences
  • College of Humanities
  • College of Management Sciences

Vice chancellors[edit]

  • Professor Musbau Adewumi Akanji
  • Professor R.D. Abubakre
  • Prof. Sulyman Age Abdulkareem
  • Professor Muhammed Taofeek Olalekan Ibrahim [3]


Al-Hikmah University has collaborated with National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to counter act drug abuse especially amongst youth.[4]


  1. ^ "Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin Nigeria". Retrieved 28 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "The Vice-Chancellor". Retrieved 8 September 2015. 
  3. ^ "Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin Nigeria". Retrieved 28 June 2015. 
  4. ^ "News". Al-hikma website. Retrieved 4 February 2014. 

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Coordinates: 8°29′08″N 4°30′22″E / 8.485446°N 4.506111°E / 8.485446; 4.506111