Mike Omoighe studied at Yaba College of Technology (1978, ND); at Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi (1980, HND); at the University of Lagos - UNILAG (1987, Certificate in Polytechnic Management (CPM) NBTE)) and at the University of Ibadan (1994, Master's degree in Visual Arts Communication) M.C.A.) He is a pupil of the painter and grafic artist Bruce Onobrakpeya. Since 1986 he has been a teacher of painting and drawing at the Yaba College of Technology. He has been the Head of the Department of Fine Art, and Dean, School of Art, Design and Printing. Currently, he is the Dean of Student Affairs at Yaba College of Technology, Lagos Nigeria. Omoighe is also the Nigerian President of the International Association of Art Critics, AICA. He is married to the painter Titi Omoighe with children.
1980, Auchi, Bendel State; 1982, National Arts Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos; 1983, Goethe-Institut, Lagos; 1984, Italian Cultural Centre, Lagos; Scruples; 28 Bode Thomas, Surulere, Lagos; 1988, Italian Cultural Centre, Lagos; 1990, Alliance Francaise, Kano; Journey Through Savannah, Didi Museum, Lagos, Nigeria; 1993, Emotion, National Museum, Onikan, Lagos; 1996, Beijing Series - Chevron Lekki Lagos; 1996/97, Jacinta's Place, Probyn Street Ikoyi Lagos (Salon); 2000,Survival Romance, National Gallery of Art, Iganmu, Lagos, Nigeria; 2005, Seasons and Chain of Coincidences, National Museum, Lagos