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Helen Paul Becomes First Nigerian Stand-up Comedian To Bag A Ph.D

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Helen Paul Becomes First Nigerian Stand-up Comedian To Bag A Ph.D

Helen Paul Makes History, Becomes First Stand-up Comedian To Bag A Ph.D

Comedian Helen Paul has bagged a Ph.D. degree from her alma matter, the prestigious university, University of Lagos, UNILAG.

The renown comedienne and TV host made this known via her Instagram page on Friday, March 29, 2019. She revealed in her post that she is officially the first comedienne to bag a Ph.D.  She is also one of the very few to boast of a Ph.D in the Nigerian entertainment industry.

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She wrote:

“Can’t wait to wear my beautiful gown on Thursday. Special thanks to the University of Lagos, for finding me worthy of this great position as the first Nigerian stand – up comedian to have a Ph.D. (Please argue with the gods) #helenpaul #drhelenpaul. MIGHTY Thank You to God almighty for using my mentor and teacher as my supervisor (Prof. Osita Ezewanebe), mama tough no be small, days of crying, fasting, waking up at midnight to pray and even swearing, then asking myself questions like Helen Paul Who send you?

“To my husband, Papa thank you for your encouragement, your words are sweet ( do it jor, babe face that fear, I can’t wait to see a doctor as my wife every morning). You are all invited to the University of Lagos as my convocation is on the 4th of April. (Positive minds only) @officialbunmidavies thank you for all the free food, my roommate is also grateful and now we are missing our rooms. (Back to the wife and mummy duties fulltime) POST DOCTORATE NEXTTT!!!!!”

 

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Can’t wait to wear my beautiful gown on Thursday. Special thanks to University of Lagos, for finding me worthy of this great position as the first Nigerian stand – up comedian to have a Ph.D (Please argue with the gods) #helenpaul #drhelenpaul MIGHTY Thank You to God almighty for using my mentor and teacher as my supervisor (Prof. Osita Ezewanebe), mama tough no be small, days of crying, fasting, waking up at midnight to pray and even swearing, then asking myself questions like Helen Paul Who send you? To my husband, papa thank you for your encouragement, your words are sweet ( do it jor, babe face that fear, i can’t wait to see a doctor as my wife every morning). You are all invited to the University of Lagos as my convocation is on the 4th of April. (Positive minds only) @officialbunmidavies thank you for all the free food, my room mate is also grateful and now we are missing our rooms. (Back to the wife and mummy duties fulltime) POST DOCTORATE NEXTTT!!!!!

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