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Nigerian chef cooks nonstop for 100 hours to set new global record


Associated Press

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian chef on Monday set a new global record for the longest hours of nonstop cooking after surpassing the current record of 87 hours and 45 minutes. By 19:40 GMT on Monday, Hilda Baci cooked for the 100th hour, becoming a national sensation and to the cheering of many in Nigeria’s commercial hub of Lagos where her kitchen is set. The Nigerian chef told reporters she wanted to beat the record to show how hardworking and determined Nigerian youths are and also as a campaign for young African women who are sidelined in society.

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