Nigerian music star Tiwa Savage made history on May 6, 2023, when she performed at the coronation concert of King Charles III and Queen Camilla at Windsor Castle in England.
The event was well-attended and watched by millions of people across the globe.
It was the first time a Nigerian would perform at the coronation of the English Monarch.
Tiwa, who thrilled the audience with her beautiful voice, rendered “Keys to the Kingdom,” a song she recorded with Mr Eazi and featured on Beyoncé’s album “The Lion King’’ released in July 2019.
She showcased the Nigerian cultural style of music with her introduction of the Bata talking drummers during her presentation.
Temilade Oyeniyi, popularly known as Tems, at the 65th Grammy Award held at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 5, 2023, became the first Nigerian female artist to win the prestigious award.
The 27-year-old won the ‘Best Melodic Rap Performance’ category for her role in ‘Wait for U’, the 2022 hit song by Future featuring Drake.
Tems was also nominated for the 2023 edition of the Oscars in the category of Best Original Song courtesy of a collaboration she had on the song, “Lift Me Up,” one of the songs featured in Marvel’s ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’.
Despite the Nigerian superstar losing to Naatu Naatu, Tems’ exceptional contribution to ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ has not gone unnoticed, and fans are eagerly anticipating her future work.
Female footballer, Asisat Oshoala, has been in an impressive form for FC Barcelona Femeni and for the Nigerian women’s national team.
She was crowned the Queen of the Pitch at the 9th edition of the Nigeria Pitch Awards which was held on March 24, 2023, at the Johnwood Hotel in Abuja.
Oshoala is celebrated both home and abroad for her excellence on the pitch.
The most recent is a Nigerian chef, Hilda Bassey Effiong, popularly known as Hilda Baci, who set a new Guinness World Record for the longest cooking hours.
Hilda Baci, who is now a household name in the country, surpassed the previous record set by Lata Tondon, an Indian chef, in 2019.
Baci, who started her cooking marathon challenge on Friday, May 12 at the Amore Gardens, Lekki, Lagos State, completed 100 hours at 8 p.m. on Monday, May 15, 2023 to set the new record.
During the cooking challenge, she was visited by notable personalities like the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Senator Godswill Akpabio, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu and torrents of Nigerian celebrities.