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Bash Ali

Bash Ali: Solomon Dalung’s sabotaging my Guinness Record fight

World Boxing Federation (WBF) Cruiserweight champions, Bash Ali, has berated the Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung, for trying to sabotage his effort to become the oldest world boxing champion.
But Zhao’s discovery of the mosquito, known as Holorusia mikado, has nabbed the top spot.

World’s biggest mosquito found, enters Guinness Records

This week, Zhao Li, with the Insect Museum of West China in Chengdu, capital of the southwestern province of Sichuan, received certification from the Guinness World Records, which confirmed a giant mosquito he discovered in June to be the world’s biggest.

Cesc Fabregas in Guinness World Records for reaching 100 Premier League assists

Cesc Fabregas has earned a Guinness World Record for becoming the fastest player to reach 100 Premier League assists.
World's oldest living married couple Masao Matsumoto (L) and Miyako Matsumoto look at albums in their room at a nursing house in Takamatsu, Kagawa prefecture, Japan September 4, 2018. (REUTERS-TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY-Kwiyeon Ha)

Japan’s centenarians reach world record high of 69,785

The number of centenarians in Japan reached a record high of 69,785 as of September, owing to growing health awareness and advances made in medical fields, the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry said.
Davido & Wizkid

Davido celebrates Wizkid’s birthday with heartfelt message

Nigerian musician David Adeleke aka Davido posted a heartfelt message to celebrate the birthday of Afropop star Ayodeji Balogun aka Wizkid.

Olubayode Olawunmi reads aloud for 122 hours to set new world record

A 40 year old Nigerian, Olubayode Treasures Olawunmi, read aloud for 122 hours (from 1:30pm on Monday, February 26th, 2018 to 3:30pm on Saturday, March 3rd) at a Read Aloud Marathon Session organized by the YouREAD Initiative, a CSR initiative of Guaranty Trust Bank, in a bid to reignite the interest in reading across Nigeria and beyond.

Nigerian dancer Pinki Debbie breaks records for longest dancing marathon

Nigerian dancer and choreographer, Debbie Odumegwu, a.k.a Pinki Debbie, has broken the Guinness World Record for ‘longest dance by an individual’.

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