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Guinness World Records Receives 1,500 Applications From Nigerians In Two Months

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Following the surge in attempts to break world records, the Guinness World Records has revealed that they have received about 1,500 applications from Nigerians alone.

This is coming on the tail of chef Hilda Baci’s successful attempt at breaking the longest cooking marathon by an individual.

Having racked up the achievement, some Nigerians since jumped on the trend with various record attempts.

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“The attention and excitement that Hilda Baci’s cooking marathon gained was certainly an incentive for many Nigerians to consider attempting a Guinness World Records title.

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“Since her record attempt, there has y you been a spike in applications from Nigeria, particularly for marathon records.

“We have received over 1,500 record applications from Nigeria since the start of May,” GWR was quoted as reported by Legit.ng.

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Hilda, in May, hit stardom after her successful attempt cooking for 100 hours to beat the 87 hours 45 minutes record previously set by Lata Tondon, the Indian chef, in 2019.

The Akwa-Ibom born chef was certified by the British reference book in June but with a time of 93 hours 11 minutes having critically found some lapses during the attempt. Kiss-a-thon, massaging, lecturing, praise and worship, crying marathon to ‘s3x-a-thon attempts.

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VIDEO: Rema Performs ‘Calm Down’ At Indian Billionaire Ambani’s Son Wedding

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Popular Nigerian afrobeats sensation, Rema has captivated guests at the wedding of Anant Ambani, son of India’s wealthiest man Mukesh Ambani, with a spirited performance of his chart-topping track ‘Calm Down’.

A viral video surfaced on Thursday depicting Rema’s arrival in India in anticipation of the grand ceremony. According to reports from Hindusian Times, the singer was paid $3 million for his appearance.

In a latest video that has since gone viral, Rema, known for his infectious beats and energetic stage presence, was seen enthralling attendees at the wedding hall.

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The wedding celebration also features performances by other international superstars. Canadian singer Justin Bieber reportedly received $10 million for his performance, while pop icon Rihanna also graced the stage for an undisclosed fee.

Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant are set to marry on July 12 at the Jio World Centre in Mumbai’s Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC).

This four-day wedding extravaganza marks the culmination of a series of lavish celebrations hosted by the families since March.

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The guest list for the wedding includes a host of high-profile figures such as Kim Kardashian, former UK Prime Ministers Boris Johnson and Tony Blair, former US Secretary of State John Kerry, former Swedish Prime Minister Carl Bildt, and former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, among others.

Mumbai is abuzz with excitement as the city plays host to one of the most opulent weddings of the year, drawing attention from around the globe.

 

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Portable Causes Commotion In Lagos, Fights Bike-man For Allegedly Stealing His Phone [VIDEO]

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Portable got into a street fight with a motorcycle rider.

The singer, real name Habeeb Okikiola Badmus, is seen in yellow, obstructing the movement of cars as he fought in the middle of the street.

A crowd gathered, trying to separate the fight but Portable continues going at his opponent, even pushing him to the ground at one point.

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The person filming is heard asking what kind of celebrity Portable is while claiming that the singer really injured his opponent.

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According to online reports, Portable attacked the man for allegedly stealing his phone.

This comes just weeks after the singer returned from America.

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Actress Joke Silva Celebrates Legendary Husband At 82

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Veteran actor Olu Jacobs is celebrating his 82nd birthday and wife Joke Silva marked the occasion with a heartfelt post.

She shared a video collage showcasing Olu Jacobs’ illustrious career, featuring clips from his prime and a recent footage of him relaxing in a lounge.

Joke Silva’s caption expressed her love and admiration for her husband, calling him “Sir J of life” and wishing him an amazing year ahead.

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82 just like that go ….Agba ko ni nira l’agbara Jesu…Happy birthday and.have an amazing year ahead me darling…. Sir J of life @_olujacobs (loving his customized house coat …thanks a mill,” she wrote.

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Olu Jacobs, a legendary actor, has had a profound impact on the film industry, starring in numerous iconic movies from the 80s to the late 2000s.

His contributions have created lasting childhood memories for many fans.

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The post was flooded with goodwill messages from fans and colleagues, celebrating Olu Jacobs’ life and legacy.

realomosexy wrote: “Happy birthday to a Legend, A father to the Industry, An Outstanding Actor, An Incredible Soul.”

officialosas said: “Happy Birthday Legend! God bless you immensely”

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chiomakpotha praised: “A LIVING LEGEND! Happy Birthday Sir. We love you”

idia.aisien wrote, 0Happy birthday to a living LEGEND!!! God bless you both”

dahoodgbadegesinolanrewaju wrote, “I wished I could pav him a visit. A great legend of our time. I grew up as a young boy, watching his acts on movies. Hapi birthday, sir Olu Jacobs. God bless.”

mustiphasholagbade4 wrote, “Happy birthday to a living legend”

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