For the sake of those who this publication may concern, AL-HIKMAH UNIVERSITY, ILORIN-NIGERIA was founded in 2005 by the Abdur-Raheem Oladimeji Islamic Foundation (AROIF), Nigeria. on 7th January, 2005, the University came into existence following the granting of License to operate as a Conventional Private University by the Federal Government of Nigeria License No. 010 .
The school officially kick started academic activities during the 2005/2006 academic session with 70 students spreading across the three (3) take-off Colleges: Humanities, Management Sciences and Natural Sciences.
As at the beginning of the 2012/2013 academic session, the reputable University already have four (4) colleges with the addition of College of Education to the previous colleges. This time , the school has already about three thousand (3000) population of students which was an indication that there is a great progress.