Mustapha Abayomi Kadiri was educated at the University of Ibadan (B.A. History) and the University of Lagos (M.A. History & Strategic Studies). He has many years work experience in historical research and administration. He is a co-author of Mass Media History of Nigeria (2009), and currently the working on the biography of Alhaja Sinatu Aderoju Ojikutu, the former Deputy Governor, Lagos State and the first elected Deputy Governor in Nigeria.
M.A. Kadiri is currently studying for his PhD in History at the University of Ibadan and a Member of the Historical Society of Nigeria (HSN). He was the Secretary of the Planning and Implementation Committee (PIC) of Summit University, Offa, Nigeria between 2012 and 2016 as well as the Secretary of the Board of Trustees of the University. Following the grant of the provisional licence in March 2015, he joined Summit University, Offa as a Senior Assistant Registrar in August 2016.