Ebenezer Akinola was born on the 1st of December 1968 in Ibadan, Nigeria.

He graduated in 1989 from the University of Benin with a BA in Fine Arts (painting).

He is also a member ot the Society of Nigerian Artists.
1989 Fasuyi Art prize for the best student in painting in final year exam - University of Benin

1989 Departmental prize for the best student in Fine Art Dept. - University of Benin

1988 Schorlaship for the best student in painting in 300l, University of Benin