A famous Nigerian comedienne Helen Paul has been appointed as a professor and Head of the Department (HOD) of Arts, Music and Entertainment at Heart Bible International University, United States.
The university is an accredited online Christian Institute through the Florida education department for religious studies.
The 39-year-old entertainer broke the news of her educational feat on Instagram on Monday.
Ms Paul shared photos from her induction ceremony and congratulated her husband Femi Bamisile, who graduated with a Doctor of Law from the same institution.
Sharing photos, the humour merchant wrote, “Congratulations to us my love. Such a great honour for both of us. You graduated as a Doctor of law and I was promoted too.
“Thank you for all the sleepless nights. Thank you for sacrificing for us. #grateful @femi_bams.
In another post, she captioned the photos, ”Congratulations to all of us at Heart University. I am now officially Professor Paul Helen. The ceremony was a beautiful one indeed. University.
“My sincere gratitude to my boss and the Chancellor. Dornett Mcintosh Ph.D. Thank you my senior Professor Cox our faculty head and all HBIU staff in general.
“Will never forget to say a big thank you to my Atlanta Dean of programming. Yemisi Dunmoye Ph.D @yemidun #honor #grace #new #space #achievement.”
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Nike, the wife of Pastor Sam Adeyemi of Daystar Church, also bagged a Doctorate at the same institution.
The comedienne who relocated to the U.S. a few years ago bagged a PhD in Theatre Arts from the University of Lagos in 2019.
She broke out as a naughty comic character on the radio program Wetin Dey on Radio Continental 102.3FM, Lagos.
She was known on the programme as “Tatafo”, a witty kid who addresses and lampoons societal issues in a satirical manner.
She also presented programmes on TVC and Naija FM 102.7.
She becomes Nigeria’s first popular stand-up comedienne to be a professor.