Nichola is a trained journalist and radio scriptwriter. He is a graduate of University of Juba College of Arts, Music and Drama and has completed international courses on scriptwriting, directing and print reporting in Doha, Netherlands. He is currently a senior scriptwriter at Free Voice South Sudan Program and head of the cultural file for Al Masir newspaper. He has also worked with the Ministry of Culture Cinema Department and is the coordinator and administrator for the South Sudan Theatre Organisation.