Guinness World Records Issues Advisory as Nigeria Embraces Record-Breaking Craze

Guinness World Records Issues Advisory as Nigeria Embraces Record-Breaking Craze

…By Larry John for TDPel Media. The Guinness World Records (GWR) has released a concise statement addressing individuals who are striving to break world records.


This announcement follows a recent incident where Joyce Ijeoma, a Nigerian masseur aiming to set the record for the longest massage on different individuals, collapsed during her attempt.

As Nigerians enthusiastically dive into the record-breaking venture, inspired by the successful feat of chef Hilda Baci in the longest cooking marathon category, GWR has responded with an advisory.

Nigerians Embrace Record-Breaking Challenges:

After witnessing the accomplishment of Nigerian chef Hilda Baci, who successfully completed a 100-hour cooking marathon, Nigerians eagerly joined the record-breaking pursuit.


Baci’s remarkable feat challenged the previous record of 87 hours 45 minutes set by Lata Tondon.

Following a thorough assessment by GWR, Baci’s achievement was certified, recognizing her for a 93-hour record.

This success encouraged others to embark on their own record-breaking endeavors.

New Entrants and Impressive Attempts:

Damilola Adeparusi, another chef, undertook a five-day cooking marathon in an effort to surpass Baci’s record.

Adeyeye Adeola then attempted to surpass Baci’s achievement with an impressive 150-hour cooking marathon.


Additionally, Temitope Adebayo, an Ibadan-based chef, publicly declared his intention to cook for more than 120 hours.

Surprising many, Hassan Joshua Bature, a computer science lecturer at the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), announced plans for a remarkable 150-hour teaching marathon.

GWR’s Advisory:

Responding to the surge of record-breaking attempts in Nigeria, GWR released a concise statement advising participants to seek proper confirmation from “our team” before undertaking any world record-breaking endeavors.

The advisory emphasizes the importance of consulting with GWR to ensure compliance with the guidelines and protocols established by the organization.

By issuing this advisory, GWR aims to promote safety, accuracy, and adherence to the highest standards in record-breaking attempts.



As the enthusiasm for breaking world records spreads across Nigeria, the Guinness World Records has responded with an advisory to participants.

Inspired by the accomplishments of individuals like chef Hilda Baci, Nigerians have embraced the challenge of record-breaking.

With new entrants attempting to surpass previous achievements, GWR emphasizes the significance of confirming record-breaking attempts with their team.

By providing guidance and ensuring adherence to established guidelines, GWR aims to maintain the integrity and safety of record-breaking pursuits in Nigeria.


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