Alhaji Y.K.O. Abdulkareem is a journalist and an attorney. He had his first degree and Masters in Mass Communication before taking a degree of Bachelor of Laws, he was thereafter called to the Nigerian Bar. Alhaji Y.K.O. Abdulkareem was a one-time Deputy Editor of PUNCH newspapers. He is a Media and Management Consultant and one-time Director of Corporate Services of Lagos State University, Lagos.