Ilorin is the state capital of kwara in western nigeria.
As of the 2006 evaluation, it had a populace of 777,667, making it the sixth biggest city by populace in nigeria.
By 1924, ilorin native authority was the first and only in northern nigeria to provide public electricity supply, the emirate installed and operated a big electric plant which illuminated the entire palace area, the emir’s market, secretariat complex and the alkali court. This achievement was reported in the gazette of ilorin of 1929.
Till date, ilorin is the only city with a private aviation college in nigeria, in fact, zaria in kaduna state is the only city with the other one owned by the government in nigeria! Just those two in the whole of nigeria