Born in lafiagi, kwara state.
He had his early school in central primary and Dzamata primary school all in lafiagi kwara state. He had his secondary school in kwara state he started his higher education at federal college education in kontangora Niger state, where he obtained a Nigeria certificate in education (NCE).
He thought briefly at Government secondary School Tsonga after a one year national service in 1981-1982 at degema teacher’s college, Degema, River State.
There after 1983, he proceeded to uthman Danfodio university, sokoto for a degree in B.SC (education)in geography. Dr. Shaaba obtained a master degree in education with specialisation in philosophy of education from the University at the University of ilorin in 2003.
Dr. Shaaba was happily married to two wives. One the wife died few years ago living a male child behind who later demise too.
Currently Dr shaaba is survive by four children three female and one male child which is the last born.
He has written several articles in various journals and bhas been teaching philosophy of education at federal college of education kontangora Niger state since 1987. he hold the office of the vice president of the philosophy of education Association of Nigeria (PEAN).
Dr. Shaaba Mann Muhammed died on the 16 April, 2019. During the meeting with other members of the college ..where he slumped and gave up before he get to the hospital. May God have mercy on him.he indeed a great teacher and a role model.