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The University of Ilorin aka UNILORIN, is a university in Ilorin, Nigeria. It was established by a decree of the Federal Military Government in 1975 and is a federal government owned tertiary institution of education located in Ilorin, Kwara State, western Nigeria. The ancient city of Ilorin, capital of Kwara State, is about 300 km from Lagos and 500 km from Abuja, the country’s administrative capital. In August 2014, the school was ranked as the best university in Nigeria by 4icu.

The university began as a University College affiliated to the oldest university in Nigeria in 1975 under the leadership of the then principal, Dr T.N. Tamuno. The first set of 200 students, selected following an entrance examination, were admitted into residence on 23 October 1976, while academic work started on 25 October after the Principal’s address. The University College started with three academic faculties of Arts, Science and Education.


The following are latest updates from the University Of Ilorin (UNILORIN):

UNILORIN Academic Calendar For 2017/2018 Session

Authorities of University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) has published the Academic Calendar for 2017/2018 Academic Session. The details of the Academic Calendar are as stated below; S      / NO ACTIVITY PROPOSED DATE 1. Commencement of 2017/2018 Session Tuesday, 19th September, 2017 2. Vice-Chancellor’s Press Briefing for the 33rd Convocation Ceremonies Friday, 13th October, 2017 3. Convocation Day 1 ...

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