Hadiza Ali Dagabana holds an LLB from Bayero University, Kano, a Masters degree in International Law and Diplomacy from the University of Lagos and a Post Graduate Diploma in International Tax Law from Robert Kennedy College, Delemont Switzerland. She is also an alumnus of J. F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, USA.
She was Departmental Liaison Officer and later Head of Anti-Corruption and Due Process in the Bureau of Public Enterprises. She transferred her skills to Transnational Corporation of Nigeria (Transcorp) and was seconded to Nigerian Telecommunications Company (NITEL) as Secretary/Legal Adviser. She joined the National Identity Management Commission in 2008 under the Coalition 4 Change Program (Accountability Issue Based Project of the DFID) to set up the Regulatory and Compliance Unit. She has over 21 years experience in legal practice and enjoys membership of the Nigerian Bar Association, International Bar Association and Federation of Women Lawyers.
Hadiza is the General Manager, Legal Regulatory and Compliance Services/Board Secretary of NIMC as well as the Diaspora Project Manager for the diaspora NIN enrolment.