Guinness Book of Record

Nigerian chess enthusiast Tunde Onakoya has etched his name in history by shattering the Guinness World Record for the longest chess marathon, surpassing the previous milestone of 56 hours, 9 minutes, and 37 seconds achieved by Norwegians Hallvard Haug Flatebø and Sjur Ferkingstad in 2018. Onakoya’s remarkable achievement unfolded at 7:39 pm EST (12:39 am […]

Gift of Chess, a non-profit organization based in New York, is dedicated to spreading the love of chess worldwide by providing chess sets to communities. Recently, during a marathon event held at New York City’s iconic Times Square, Nigerian chess master Tunde Onakoya experienced a bout of intense vomiting and stomach pain. Despite the adversity, […]

Kafayat Oluwatoyin Shafau, Nigerian singer and choreographer better known as Kaffy, says she never wanted to be a dancer. Speaking on Wednesday on her new web series ‘Dear Young Nigerians’, the 38-year-old dancer said she wanted to be an aeronautic engineer. “I wanted to be an aeronautic engineer; I never wanted to be a dancer,” she […]

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