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The Non-fungible Token (NFT) scene in Africa continues to boom with the popular coffin dance video from Ghana selling as an NFT for 372 ETH ($1.046 million)

The viral coffin dance which went viral during the onset of COVID-19 showed Ghanaian pallbearers dancing with a coffin on their shoulders.

Benjamin Aidoo, the leader of the Ghanaian pallbearer group announced that he has sold the viral coffin dance as an NFT for 372 ETH ($1.046 million) to 3Fmusic. The video had been initially listed for 1 ETH.

The group is said to have donated $250,000 out of the proceeds to help support the people of Ukraine.

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Meanwhile in Nigeria, Adisa Olashile, an amateur photographer and an NYSC member serving in Ibadan, Oyo, has sold 2 random pictures of a certain ‘Baba Onilu’ for 0.3 ETH each on Opensea.

Adisa took the pictures when the man frequented the Secretariat where he and other corps members met for their Community Development Service (CDS).

He minted two of the pictures titled: The Drummer and The Drummer Smile as NFTs and put them up for sale on OpenSea, an online non-fungible token marketplace. They sold immediately on OpenSea for 0.3 ETH. ($3,056.). He then gave the old man 50pc of the money.

After the first success, Adisa then minted and sold the viral video known as ‘The drummer’s joy’ as an NFT and sold it for 1.1 ETH on OpenSea.


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