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I·lo·rin

 (ē′lə-rēn′, ĭ-lôr′ən)
A city of southwest Nigeria north-northeast of Lagos. Capital of a Yoruba kingdom c. 1800, it was taken by the Fulani in 1825 and came under British control in 1893. It is now an agricultural and commercial center.

Ilorin

(ɪˈlɒrɪn)
n
(Placename) a city in W Nigeria, capital of Kwara state: agricultural trade centre. Pop: 714 000 (2005 est)

I•lo•rin

(ɪˈlɔr ɪn)

n.
a town in W central Nigeria. 420,000.
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The Ilorin zonal head of the EFCC, Mr Sharu Isyaku, who made this disclosure while speaking to journalists on Friday in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, said in furtherance of the FBI's request, a 36-year-old suspect, Oyediran Joseph, has been arrested in the city.
A plane has crash-landed at the Ilorin International Airport in Ilorin, Kwara State, sending panic within the airport Community.
Construction of a N3.7 billion Geri-Alimi Split Diamond Underpass in Ilorin as part of efforts to decongest traffic in the state capital.
The Ilorin Office of the Central Bank of Nigeria demanded the intervention of the Kwara government to control the attacks.
Data were collected using questionnaires from Ilorin town located between latitude [8.sup.0] 30 [sup.1]N and longitude [4.sup.0] 35 [sup.1]E.
The Igbomina could be described as a heterogeneous sub-group of the Yoruba who migrated to the present place of settlement from various locations and at different times between the 14th and 17th century A.D (Dada, 1985:1) They presently occupy the southeast of Ilorin within Longitude 8[degrees] and 9[degrees] North and Latitude 4[degrees] and 6[degrees] West (Adeyemi, 1984:7-8).
Aderibigbe, a native of Nigeria, earned his MD from University of Ilorin Medical School in Ilorin, Nigeria and completed his residency training at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond.
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Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has paraded one of the most wanted suspected internet fraudsters by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in Ilorin, Kwara state.
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Management of the Kwara State Polytechnic, (Kwarapoly) Ilorin, has warned unsuspecting members of the public against activities of online scammers who defraud admission seekers through fraudulent websites.
The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) of the Islamic Development Bank Group and the African Development Bank (AfDB) in cooperation with the Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin and the Department of Islamic Law, University of Ilorin to hold a workshop on the development of Islamic Banking in Africa in Ilorin, Nigeria between 6 and 8 January 2015.