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5 Nigerian Celebrities With Doctorate Degrees

Below are the list of the celebrities in Nigeria that have earned themselves doctorate degrees

Helen Paul

The ace comedienne and actress recently;y bagged a Ph.d from the University of Lagos, Unilag. Helen had The Who is who in the entertainment scene show up for her convocation held April 4th and also ensured she remained on the lips of people for a long time to come with her dedication speech to her mum. Helen in the speech revealed she was conceived via rape while thanking her mum and dedicating the Ph.D to her. In her words;

” I HELEN PAUL dedicate this to my mum, you gave birth to me out of rape, they told you i wouldn’t amount to anything

I grew up hearing from family members; being called a “Bastard” and each time i asked you, you said (Olorun lon wo omo werey, Olorun ma wo e meaning God watches of the child of a mad person, he’d watch over you)

Mummy i want to know i love you, i might not buy you Benz now because i don’t have a Pant yet but this certificate will amount to something great.

They say Fame is nothing but Grace is everything and i pray for grace in everything i do

I’m not a Cele member but Late Osofa gave me the name and everything Late Osofa said about Helen Paul is coming to pass

I dedicate this to every mother, may God make you strong enough to survive and enjoy the fruit of your

Chimamanda Adichie

This award-winning Nigerian author is a personal favorite.  She can be dubbed the queen of doctorate degrees as she first received her first doctorate – Doctor of Humane Letters in 2016 from John Hopkins University. Then In 2017, the Purple Hibiscus author, bagged two doctorate degrees from Haverford College and the University of Edinburgh, respectively. In 2018, the University of London, awarded Adichie with an Honorary Doctor of Literature Degree (D.Litt).

Anto Lecky

2018 BBNaija housemate Anto Lecky recently bagged a doctorate degree from ISCOM University, Benin Republic. She is one brilliant lady.

Linda Ikeji

This popular blogger and mom of one joined the list of Nigerians with a Ph.d degree. In August 2018, Trinity International University, Georgia, honored Linda with an honorary doctorate degree. This is for her contribution to media.

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5 Nigerian celebrities with doctorate degrees

In 2016, iconic Nigerian singer 2Baba received an honorary degree in Music from Igbinedion University, Okada. This indeed was one great achievement for the singer who had to drop out of school to fervently pursue music.


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