Nigeria gets new journalism’s professor.

Friends, colleagues, students and well wishers of Lagos State University lecturer, Professor Jide Jimoh, have rejoiced with him on his confirmation by the school’s Governing Council as Professor of Journalism.

Jimoh announced his confirmation on his Facebook wall on Thursday giving thanks to God.

His post reads: “It’s now official! The Governing Council of LASU met today and confirmed my promotion as a Professor of Journalism. What can I say unto the Lord? All I want to say is thank you Lord.”

An alumnus of the University of Lagos and University of Ibadan, the professor is from Kogi State, Nigeria.

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Hardly had he made the announcement than friends, colleagues, students and well-wishers from the media and academia flooded the comment box with congratulatory messages.

Below are some of the messages:

Tunde Akanni

Hearty congratulations. !!! More grace in abundance.

Hassan Suleiman

Yes! Yes!! Yes!!! Sir, this is an honour well deserved. The entire LASUSOC appreciates your mentorship and leadership qualities. Congrat again and again sir.

Monsurat Olasumbo Aiyegusi

Hearty Congratulations to an erudite scholar and  indefatigable lecturer on your confirmation as a Professor of Journalism at Lagos State University, Ojo. More wins dad.

Emmanuel Nathan Oguche


Lanre Biobaku

Congratulations sir. You deserve the best. More feathers on your cap.

Mubo Okosun

Congratulations Prof Jide Jimoh for the deserved elevation. KS, Ademola Adedoyin, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Zik Zulu Okafor and other original TSM founding members need to gather over lunch sometime soon to celebrate Jide. What say you guys

Josephine Oluwafunmilayo Alexander

Hearty congratulations Ojogbon Peter Jide Jimoh!!!! Oye a moriWa ni alafia! Keep soaring higher and higher. Abarika!!!

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Gregg Obi

Big, big congratulations Prof sir. All glory to God. A big plus for the school of communication and well deserved.

Ben Ehimen Iyoha

My Prof… Congratulations sir. I can’t forget so quick your immeasurable and outstanding contribution to my MCS project as supervisor. Well deserved Sir! God bless you and continue to promote you.

Oladele Owotunse

Congratulations our own Prof, the sky is your starting point. To God be the glory.

Femi Idris

Congratulations ore. And thanks for making us proud as SAINTO ’82. More greatness shall continue to come your way Prof.

Patrick Onaiyekan

I join family and friends in felicitation with you for this special recognition of your academic prowess. You have done well my brother. Kigba.

Victor Ayedun-Aluma

Congratulations, Prof. Jide Jimoh! Oyè á mórí o!

John Aduku

This is great news! Happy to address you as Professor Jide Jimoh. Okun O!!!

Túndé Àrèmú

Congratulations my brother the Prof. I am so happy for you.

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