Ajibola Amzat had previously worked with The Guardian newspapers, the flagship of Nigerian print journalism and rose to the position of Features Editor before joining The ICIR in May 2018.

A graduate of Mass Communication University of Lagos, Amzat obtained postgraduate degrees in Journalism/Media Studies at Rhodes University South Africa and Data Journalism at Columbia School of Journalism, New York in the United States.

He is specialized in Investigative and Data Journalism and has won several awards.