Hilda Baci: 10 Most Recent Nigerian Guinness World Record Holders
Nigerian chef, Hilda Effiong Bassey popularly known as Hilda Baci, is attempting to break the Guinness world record for the longest cooking marathon by an individual.
The cook-a-thon held in Lagos, which is set to last for 90 hours, started on Thursday, May 11, and is expected to end on Sunday, May 14.
The Guinness Book of Records is a reference book that contains human and natural world records.
It was first published in 1955 by the Guinness Brewery in Ireland and has since become one of the world’s most well-known and frequently read reference books.
Individuals or groups must submit proof to the Guinness World Records team and go through a verification process to qualify for a world record listing.
Here is a list of Nigerians that have broken the Guinness World Records in recent times:
1. Gbenga Ezekiel – Record for the most skips in a minute on one leg. (February 2023)
2: Divine Ikubor aka Rema – Record for ‘Calm Down’ as the first No.1 Hit on The Official MENA Chart, the world’s first regional streaming chart. (May 2023)
3: Bose Omolayo – The heaviest para power lift by a female in the -79 kg category with 144 kg (December 2021)
4: Chukwuebuka Ezugha and Victor Richard Kipo – The most consecutive football passes with the soles (team of two). (December 2021)
5: Folashade Oluwafemiayo – The heaviest power lift by a female in the -86 kg category with 152.5 kg (December 2021)
6: Chinonso Eche – The most football headers in a prone position in one minute, which is 23. (October 2021)
7: Vincent Okezie – The most consecutive backward handsprings with a football (soccer ball) between the legs. (March 2022)
8: Haruna Abdulazeez – The most American football touches with the feet in one minute (October 2020)
9: Peter Aho – Record for six wickets for five runs in 3.4 overs against Sierra Leone. (October 2021)
10: Bayo Omoboriowo – The largest photo book, which was measured at 60.84 m² (654 ft² 87 in²). (September 2021)