Media mogul set to be honoured with doctorate degree

Linda Ikeji will be bagging a doctorate degree soon and she is super excited about this new achievement.

The media executive made this known on her personal Instagram page on Monday, August 6, 2018. According to her, she would be honoured for her contribution to media in Africa and as Africa's Most Successful Blogger.

"I told you guys a few months ago to call me Princess Linda after the Arewa Youths title, but after August 8th, you will have to upgrade that to Dr. Linda Ikeji...      . I'm getting a honorary doctorate degree from Trinity International University of Georgia for my contribution to media in Africa and as Africa's Most Successful Blogger.   ...ally grateful to God for how far He's brought me! And thank you for your congratulations. Love to you and yours..    ," she wrote.

Congratulations to Linda Ikeji on this new achievement from all of us at PULSE. Linda Ikeji joins the list of Nigerian celebrities who have honoured by foreign universities. Recall that a few months ago, award-winning author, Chimamanda Adichie received an honourary degree from Duke University in the United States of America.

Chimamanda Adichie receives honorary degree from Duke University

Chimamanda Adichie has done it again! This time around she has been honoured with an honorary degree from the prestigious Duke University. Chimamanda was among the few recipients of the honorary degree from the university and they were all described as people making changes in the world in very extensive ways.

"Few writers have captured the challenges of immigrants and others navigating those changes as Adichie,” the university said.

Others honoured with the degree are: the CEO of General MotorsMary Barra; former Durham, Mayor William BellPhil Freelon, lead architect for the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and CultureDr. William Kaelin, professor of medicine at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School; and Attorney Russell M. Robinson II.

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