He studied Theatre Arts with specialty in Directing, Dramatic Theories and Criticisms at the University of Ibadan (1983-1986). He has been an Arts and Culture Journalist for over two decades, writing mostly on the Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Literature and Cultural Affairs. He worked as the Arts and Media Editor of the Guardian between 1992 and 2013; and Editor of the Guardian on Sunday, 1993-2013. He has presented Nigerian films at the Milan African Film Festival and French African Film Festival in Stuttgart, Germany, where he also served on the international jury. He coordinated the yearly Lagos Cinema Carnival of the Committee for Relevant Art. He is on the board of the West African Documentary Film Forum, conveners of the yearly Real Life Film Festival in Ghana; he is part of the Traveling seminars on African Film on the platform of AFRICAN SCREENS, which has held sessions in Portugal, Germany, Belgium, and New York.
He is also the Programme Director, Culture Advocates Caucus, CAC.