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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 2017/2018 Post UTME Screening Result Released – See How To Check Here

University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) Post-UTME Screening results for the 2017/2018 session has been released – See how to check your result below.  This is to inform all the candidates that participated in the University of Ilorin, UNILORIN ongoing post UTME and Direct Entry screening exercise for the 2017/2018 academic session that they can now access ...

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