Al-Hikmah University is an Islamic university located in Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. It was founded in 2005 by AbdulRaheem Oladimeji Islamic Foundation (AROIF) based in Nigeria and World Assembly of Muslim Youths (WAMY) based in Jeddah.[1] Muhammed Taofeek Olalekan Ibrahim[2] is the immediate past Vice-chancellor. He was succeeded by Noah Yusuf[1] who is now the current Vice-chancellor. The goal of Al-Hikmah University is to be a center of intellectual and moral excellence.

Al-Hikmah University
TypePrivate Islamic University
FounderAbdulRaheem Oladimeji Islamic Foundation (AROIF)
Religious affiliation
Vice-ChancellorNoah Yusuf

The University came into existence via the granting of an 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 take-off colleges: Humanities, Management Sciences and Natural Sciences.

Vice chancellors edit

Faculties and Programmes edit

The university has several Faculties which are spread across two campuses (Ilorin and Igbaja) in Kwara State.

Education edit

(i) B. Agriculture

Health Sciences edit

(i) B.Sc. Public Health (ii) B. Nursing Science (iii) B.Sc. Physiology (iv) B. Medical Laboratory Science (BMLS) (V) B.Sc. Human Anatomy.

medical school of natural medicine edit

In 2023 school announces opening of is medical school of natural medicine and natural herbs.[4]

Law edit

(i) LL.B. Common Law (ii) LL.B. Common and Islamic Law

Natural and Applied Sciences edit

(i) B.Sc. Computer Science (ii) B.Sc. Software Engineering (iii) B.Sc. Cyber Security[5] (iv) B.Sc. Information System (v) B.Sc. Geology (vi) B.Sc. Petroleum Chemistry (vii) B.Sc. Biology (viii) B.Sc. Industrial Chemistry (ix) B.Sc. Biochemistry (x) B.Sc. Microbiology (xii) B.Sc. Industrial Mathematics (xiii) B.Sc. Physics with Electronics (xiv) B.Sc. Physics (xv) B.Sc. Statistics

Humanities and Social Sciences edit

(i) B.Sc. Sociology (ii) B.Sc. Public Administration (iii) B.Sc. Mass Communication (iv) B.Sc. Political Science & Conflict Resolution (vii) B.Sc. Islamic Studies (ix) B.Sc. History and International Relation (x) B.Sc. Arabic (xi) B.Sc. English

Management Sciences edit

(i) B.Sc. Accounting (ii) B.Sc. Economics (iii) B.Sc. Business Administration (iv) B.Sc. Marketing (v) B.Sc. Banking & Finance

Educations edit

(i) B.Sc. (Ed.) Computer Science (ii) B.Sc. (Ed.) Chemistry (iii) B.Sc. (Ed.) Mathematics (iv) B.Sc. (Ed.) Biology (v) B.Sc. (Ed.) Physics (vi) B.Sc. (Ed.) Education Technology (vii) B.Sc. (Ed.) Guidance and Counseling (viii) B.Sc. (Ed.) Educational Management (ix) B. Library and Information Science (BLIS) (x) B.A. (Ed.) Islamic Studies (xi) B.A. (Ed.) Arabic (iv) B.A. (Ed.) Social Studies (v) B.A. (Ed.) English (vi) B.Sc. (Ed.) Political Science (vii) B.Sc. (Ed.) Business Education (viii) B.Sc. (Ed.) Economics [6]

Sub-Degree Diploma Programmes edit

(i) Diploma in Common Law (ii) Diploma in Common and Islamic Law (iii) Diploma in Arabic and Islamic Studies (iv) Diploma in International Relations (v) Diploma in Accounting (vi) Diploma in Business Administration (vii) Diploma in Computer Science.

Collaborations/initiative edit

Al-Hikmah University has collaborated with National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to counter act drug abuse especially amongst youth. Also with the Economic and Financial crime commission Agency.[7]

Green campus initiative edit

August 2023 the university begins a green campus, in the school,the initiate deals with planting of three and environmental climate change.[8]

Convocation edit

On the 9th of December the university hold is 13th convocation ceremony in which 1584 students are graduated from the school.[9]

Scholarship edit

On the 13th convocation ceremony of the school the speaker,of the event announces sponsorship for females indigent students of the school.

References edit

  1. ^ a b c "Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin Nigeria". Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 28 June 2015.
  2. ^ "The Vice-Chancellor". Archived from the original on 12 November 2013. Retrieved 8 September 2015.
  3. ^ "A man destined for the top: An ode to Professor Noah Yusuf". Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  4. ^ Nigeria, News Agency Of (13 July 2023). "Al-Hikmah University introduces medical school, prioritises natural medicine". Pulse Nigeria. Retrieved 19 April 2024.
  5. ^ "Al-Hikmah University Postgraduate School Fees". PrepsNG Scholars. 16 January 2024. Retrieved 16 January 2024.
  6. ^ "Programmes – Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin – Learning for Wisdom and Morality". Retrieved 2 August 2022.
  7. ^ "News". Al-hikma website. Retrieved 4 February 2014.
  8. ^ Desk, News (24 August 2023). "Al-Hikmah University begins green campus Initiative for environmental conservation". Daily Nigerian. Retrieved 19 April 2024. {{cite web}}: |first= has generic name (help)
  9. ^ News, Leadership (9 December 2023). "PICTORIAL: VP Shettima Delivers Al-Hikmah Varsity's 13th Convocation Lecture In Kwara". Retrieved 19 April 2024. {{cite web}}: |last= has generic name (help)

External links edit

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