Isiaq Ajibola attended Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria( ABU), where he obtained the Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics in 1988. He later obtained a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the same University.
He started his media career in 1989 with a Lagos based Weekly Magazine the ‘Just Politics’. Thereafter, worked at the defunct ‘Citizen’ Magazine and later at ‘Sentinel’ magazine, founded by Late Shehu Musa Yar’adua all between 1990-95 in various roles as Business reporter and controller.
Ajibola thereafter engaged in private business until in 1996, when he Co-founded, the Media
Trust Limited, (Publishers of DailyTrust Newspaper) based in Abuja.
At DailyTrust, he was pioneer General Manager of the company, later became the Executive Director (Operations) and then the Managing Director/COO for a total period of about 18years. He voluntarily retired from the day-to-day operations of the company in December 2014.
He is presently a member of the board of Directors of “DailyTrust Foundation” and a member of the board of directors of many other companies.
He is the author of the book, among others, “Journalism & Business; My Newspaper Odyssey”(2016).
In addition to a rich experience of managing a media company, he has at attended many executive Education programmes on Leadership, Communication, Business etc at the Lagos Business School (LBS), Lagos; the University of Stellebosh, Cape Town, South Africa; University of Nevara Barcelona, Spain and at Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA etc.
He has visited many countries in Africa, the Middle East, America, Europe and Asia. Alh Isiaq Ajibola is an avid golfer and married with children.