Born in the mountains of southwest Nigeria and credits his mother, who was a versatile dancer, as the fundamental force behind his flair for expression.
Doba studies at the famous Zaria Art School. While in school he became known as one of the “Zaria Rebels,” and artists’ school known for their experimental style and bold color palette.
He also spent some time teaching art at Yaba Technical College, in Lagos, Nigeria before immigrated to NYC. He is currently based in Brooklyn. Doba has been an annual presence at the Florida International University Black History Month art show. In addition to showing at the Zenith Gallery, He is also represented by Dorsey Art Gallery in NY.