He holds PhD in Communication from University Utara Malaysia, a Master of Science Degree in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos and Bachelor of Art in Mass Communication from Bayero University, Kano. He has had professional relationship with Newspaper Organizations in Nigeria. A resource person to the International Institute of Journalism, Abuja and a member of professional bodies which include Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), and African Council for Communication Education. (ACCE). He is an expert in qualitative research in academia and industry through training and consulting in NVivo software for qualitative analysis. He has published books on Journalism and Mass Communication as well as numerous journals articles in high ranking journals. His research interest cuts across News Framing, Ethnic Conflicts and Peace Studies.