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Since the introduction of the Guinness World Record, Africans especially Nigerians were not known to have broken any record. The majority of those who had broken records were either European, Asian, or American. From my careful study of the Guinness World Record, I present to you 5 Nigerians who have broken some of those records and are World Record Holders.
1. KaffyKafayat Oluwatoyin Shafau popularly known as Kaffy is a Nigerian dancer, choreographer and fitness instructor. Kaffy is one of the Nigerians and few women to have broken any Guinness record. Kaffy is one of the most talented and greatest dancer to come out of Nigeria.
In 2006, Kaffy and her crew broke and set the record for the longest dance in the world. They danced for 52 hours and 3 minutes without stopping.
Late Stephen Keshi was a Nigerian footballer and a former coach of the Nigerian Super Eagles. While he was a football player, Stephen Keshi captained the Super Eagles squad ad back in the '90s when Nigeria won the Cup of Nations back in 1994.
He broke the record of being the youngest person to win the African African cup of Nations both as a coach and as a player. He won the Cup of Nations as a player in 1994 and as a coach in 2013, in the African Cup of Nations hosted in South Africa.
3. Chidera Anemege
Chidera Anemege is a Nigerian rapper based in America. The talented Nigerian rapper set a new record in the MTV O Music Awards which was held in Las Vegas with the longest rap freestyle which lasted over 9 hours. He broke this record in 2011.
4. Olawunmi Treasures Bayode
Olawunmi Treasures Bayode Is another Nigerian that is a Guinness World record holder. He holds the Longest Marathon Reading Aloud category under 120 hours. He broke this record in 2018.
5. Adetunwase Adenle
Unlike other Nigerians, Adetunwase Adenle has more than 2 world record awards. He owns the record of the largest painting which is as big as a football stadium. He holds the record for the biggest jersey. He also trained 300,000 students from different schools in Lagos to brush their teeth simultaneously at different locations. Isn't that amazing?
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