Ibrahim Nakande  graduated from the Kaduna Polytechnic in 1980. He is an alumnus of the Lagos Business School and Member, Chattered Institute of Administration.

He served as Secretary of the Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State from 1991-1993

He Joined NITEL where he rose to the post of Deputy General Manager/Territorial Manager in Lagos Island from 1997-2000 when he retired.

He was appointed the Minister of State, Information  and Communications under President Umaru Musa Yar’dua’s Administration in July 2007 where he served meritoriously till November 2008.