Helen Paul becomes the First Nigerian Stand-up Comedian to Bag a Ph.D

Nigerian stand-up comedian, Helen Paul has made history as the first ever Nigerian stand-up comedian to become a PhD holder.

Noting the struggles she had to surpass to achieve her recent feet, the comic act noted that she is all grateful. According to her, there were times when she asked questions, but she made it.

Helen Paul thanks her husband for encouraging her

Thanking her husband specially for standing by her, she noted that he was a major source of encouragement. She therefor, added that is to return to being a wife and mother. A Post Doctorate course is next, she said.

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!!!!!

Congratulations to her.


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Omaku Josephine

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