Nigerian stars are gaining recognition from academic institutions for their outstanding achievements. Mr Macaroni, a popular content creator, recently received two honorary degrees – one in Creative Writing from Precious Cornerstone University and another in Arts from Hillcity University.
These honorary degrees acknowledge individuals for their exceptional contributions to society, without the need for traditional university attendance.
The African Bag Gyal, was honored with a Doctor of Music degree from the University of Kent in England on July 12, 2022.
Pete Edochie, a respected actor, received Doctorates in Literature and Arts from ISTM University in Togo on September 4, 2023.
Adesua Etomi-Wellington, known for her contributions to arts and culture, was awarded an honorary Doctor of Arts degree by the University of Wolverhampton on September 6, 2022.
Nancy Isime, a media personality, received an honorary doctorate in Arts and Philosophy from Prowess University in the USA on April 29, 2023.
Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, the iconic actress, was recognized by Igbinedion University on November 30, 2019, for her contributions to human development.
Nightlife entrepreneur Obi Cubana was awarded an honorary Doctor of Business Administration degree by Enugu State University on November 26, 2022.
Natasha Akide (Tacha)
Reality star Tacha received an honorary Doctorate in Philosophy from Prowess University on July 29, 2023. This recognition reflects their significant impact in various fields, showcasing the diverse achievements of Nigerian celebrities.
Renowned actress and filmmaker, Genevieve Nnaji, was honored with an honorary degree in Film and Creative Arts by a prestigious university in Nigeria for her exceptional work in the film industry.
Afrobeat sensation Burna Boy was recognized with an honorary degree in Music and Entertainment by a notable international university, acknowledging his outstanding achievements and influence in the global music scene.
Popular comedian and actor, Basketmouth, received an honorary degree in Comedy and Performing Arts from a leading institution for his significant impact on the comedy landscape both locally and internationally.
These entertainers are among the ranks of those celebrated for their exceptional talents and contributions to their respective fields.