Dr. B.B. Dan-Habu holds the Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) Degree of the University of Maiduguri, as well a Master of Laws (LL.M) Degree from the University of Lagos. He was admitted to the Nigerian Bar more than 30 years ago and has attended various courses at home and at Harvard Law School, and the Institute of Maritime Law, University of Southampton, UK.

Dr. B.B. Dan-Habu has a distinguished public service background. Between 1985 and 1986, he worked as State Counsel with the Benue State Ministry of Justice. He served as a member of the Ministerial Committee for the Review of Nigeria’s Mineral Laws and Regulations; between 2000 and 2001, he served on the Tribunal of Inquiry into the Civil Disturbances in Lagos State; and also participated in the Review and the Drafting of the Agreement between the Federal Government of Nigeria and Global Minerals on the Nigerian Minerals Appraisal Monetization Programme (NIMAPOP).

A registered Capital Market Solicitor and member of several professional bodies and associations (including the Nigerian Bar Association), Dr. B.B. Dan-Habu sits on the boards of several local and foreign companies.