About Jimga


Ganiyu Jimoh, also known as Jimga, is a political cartoonist, digital artist, and scholar with several local and international exhibitions to his credit. Jimga holds a B.A. in Graphic Design, an M.A. in Art History, and a Ph.D. in Visual Arts, all from the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Nigeria. He taught undergraduate and graduate-level design, cartooning, and African art history courses at the Department of Creative Arts, UNILAG. He was a visiting scholar at the African Studies Center, Michigan States University, in 2015, a National Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow at the Rhodes University, South Africa, a recipient of the African Studies Association presidential fellowship both in 2019, and a CAA-Getty International Program participant in 2020Jimga is currently in a second doctoral research program and an Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellow at the University of Virginia.