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Events This Weekend



If you an avid BN reader, you know it’s that day of the week when we bring the hottest places, hangouts & venues to be spotted this weekend. The Nigerian flag is soaring high this weekend as Nigeria clocks 51, there are many events to commemorate this celebration one of which is the Independence Party at Rozzay Lounge Abuja, all the way to the U.K for the 2oth anniversary ball Of London Nigerian Rugby Club,the unveiling of 9ja Restaurant to La La Land US for the Ankara fashion festival plus the fashion buzz just got bigger with a whole weekend to shop for Emmy Collins pieces & so many more from Music to Movies.

Get Ready to have the time of your life as BN Presents Events This Weekend!

Today’s Woman: Phoenix Gala
One of Nigeria’s top selling magazine Today’s Woman is holding a gala event titled The Phoenix Gala Night. The black tie event is to celebrate women from different fields who have made an impact in the Nigerian society.
Date: Friday 30th September 2011

Infusion with Chuma Nwokolo
Chuma Nwokolo is the author of ‘Diaries of a Dead African.
Date: Thursday 29th September 2011
Time: 6:30 PM
Venue: JB’s Bar and Grill, Maitama Amusement Park, Maitama, Abuja
Gate Fee: N500 | Book N 1,200

Etam: The Sales Up TO 50% Discount
Etam is giving 50% discount off their items in the store. Hurry now, this discount is only available while stocks last.
Date: Thursday 29th September 2011 till stocks last
Venue: Etam Store, The Palms Shopping Mall, Lekki, Lagos

Hennessy Artistry: VIP Night Out

It is finally here it is the first VIP Night Out, where you’ll get the chance to be up-close & personal with Banky W, eLDee & Tiwa Savage.For the full schedule of the hennessy VIP Night Out visit
Friday 30th September 2011

MTN Power Of 10 Concert
MTN is celebrating its 1oth year. So they are going 10 cities in Nigeria with 10 major artistes and others.You’ll experience D’banj, Tiwa Savage, Naeto C, WizKid, Chidynma & lots more. MTN Subscribers in Benin & Owerri, you just have to text your Location#Name#Age to 30500 and you’ll receive an invitation keep the message, so as to be allowed in to the concert
! Tune in to to know when MTN is coming to your city.

Date: Friday 30th September 2011
Venue: Benin Cultural Centre, Benin

Date: Sunday 2nd October 2011
Venue: Aladinma Hall, Aladinma Shopping Complex, Owerri

Emmy Collins Style Weekend
Emmy Collins London In Collaboration With Silverbird Group present Emmy Collins Style Weekend.This is a rare opportunity to view & purchase Emmy Collins pieces for a whole weekend, so bring your friends along, because it is going to be one of a kind shopping weekend!! and on the finale shopping day on Sunday there would be an exclusive After- Party @ Ember Creek, 32 Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos.
Date: Friday 30th September – Sunday 2nd October 2011
Venue: Silverbird Galleria, 133 Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos

BFWTAC Presents The African Chapters At Boston Fashion Week
The African Chapters is an event showcasing Afro-Centric fashion during Boston Fashion week.It will also raise funds in support of HardtHaven Children Home, an international non-profit organization that assists African children living with HIV/AIDS in Ghana, West Africa.
Date: Friday 30th September 2011
Venue: 77 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Contact: For tickets log on to | For general info visit their Facebook Page | Twitter Handle!/tacbfw

Lights, Camera, Africa 2011!!
African Film Festival Inc & Reel Life Film Club this 3 Day Film Festival.There would be 3  days of non-stop quality African films.The film festival is free to attend, and promises to be a jolly outing for all!!!Kindly note that films will start promptly at the published times and  guests are advised to arrive early to get their nibbles and drinks before the films commence.
Date: Friday 30th September – Sunday 2nd October 2011
Time: 5 PM
Venue: The Life House, 33 Sinari Daranijo Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
Contact: For more info & general enquiries Call 07034170400 |  0703 403 0683


Runway Moms For A Cause
Runway Moms for a Cause is a fashion platform for philanthropists to raise awareness about an overlooked issue, and lend a hand towards a solution. The inaugural black-tie event will feature local DC celebrity mothers raising funds for orphans through the United for Kids Foundation (UKF) – a 501c3 committed to fighting poverty and illiteracy through education and social welfare programs in Nigeria. The event is going  to be hosted by Fox anchor Maureen Umeh and  200 of DCs elite are expected to attend.
Date: Friday 30th September 2011
Time: 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Venue:Embassy of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 3519 International Court, NW, Washington, DC 20008, USA
Contact: For more info on tickets & general enquiries visit

Bez Plays @ Jazz Hole
Date: Friday 30th September 2011
Time: 7 PM
Venue: 168 Awolowo Road Ikoyi, Lagos
Ticket Price: N 3,000
Contact: For more info visit | | Call 018953498

Live With Tunde Kuboye
Join Daisy Management Centre for a live Jazz Session with Tunde Kuboye.There would be delicious barbecue grills,fine wine, fabulous cocktail & great music from the maestro himself.
Date: Friday 30th September 2011
Time: 7 PM
Venue: 8 Idowu Martins Street Victoria, Island, Lagos
Contact: For more info & general enquiries e-mail [email protected] | Call 012713385-6 | 017624884 | 08069307540

Audition For The Change Face Contest
Audition for The Change Face Contest happening in Lagos.To be register bring N 1,500 to the audition centre and you can audition in the following sections; modelling, fashion, beauty, comedy, music.
Date: Saturday 1st October 2011
Time: 11:45 AM
Venue: House Of Tara, 22A Omatayo Ojo Street, Off Majekodunmi Street, By Oshopey Plaza, Allen Avenue.
Contact: For enquiries Call 08030895117 | BB Pin 316FBFC5 | Log on to

Designers Market Place Presents Extra Fair Ganza
It is going to be a musical fashionable experience at DMP this October, where you will meet new people, listen to good music and feast your eyes with the latest runway wears
Date: Saturday 1st October 2011
Time: 12 Noon – 7 PM
Venue: City Park, Abuja


LYA Cypher & Open Mic Presents Are You A Dope Rapper?
Are you a dope RAPPER? Are you a talented poet or performer? Are you looking for a fun place to chill?
This Independence day see different rappers battle it out and poets display their artistry.Rappers who would like to participate in the competition are to be a N1000 to the venue to register. The Winner will become lord of the LYA Cypher and would win a cash prize, artist promotion,video shoot, recording session, LYA created T-Shirts.The audience decides the winner. And the event is free for all who would like to come.The Show will be hosted by Maximum & T-Mark
Date: Saturday 1st October 2011
Time: 4 PM
Venue:The Pavilon Lekki Phase 1, Lagos
Contact: For more info on how to register Call 080601109422 | 07089033584

P Lounge Presents Independence Day Special

If you missed “September 2 Remember” you have another chance 2 come party in a nice hotspot with pocket friendly drinks and food with music, celebrities, paparazzi. There would be free shots & wine all night for the ladies.
Date: Saturday 1st October 2011
Time: 7 PM
Venue: P Lounge, 6 St Finbarr’s Road, Akoka, Lagos
Contact: For more info Call 07030030005 | BB Pin: 2177871F | Follow P Lounge On Twitter  @pardisng

Rozzay Lounge Presents The Nigerian Independence Day Party
You are cordially invited to the Rozzay Lounge independence day party, dress code is a touch of white & green.
Date: Saturday 1st October 2011
Venue: Rozzay Lounge, 44 Gana Street, Maitama, Abuja

Ankara Festival 2011
Naija Entertainment along with the Nigerian Students Association from University of Southern California, Los Angeles (UCLA) will be presenting the 2011 edition of Ankara Festival.This year show will feature fashion lines like Funke Eniola‘s Studio Alade, House Of Versatile Styles, Mola Akpata‘s Mocolate,Habiba Olayinka Of Habiba Jewelries & Bukola Martins Of Touch Of Styles and many more!
Date: Saturday 1st October 2011
Venue: Ackerman Ball Room, University of Southern California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA
Contact: For more info & general enquiries e-mail [email protected] |  Call 2133277149 | 8184705594

Bez Album Signing @ The Silverbird Galleria
Join Bez on the independence day for his album signing. Cobhams Asuquo would also be present at the event.
Date: Saturday 1st October 2011
Time: 2 PM – 4 PM
Venue: The Silverbird Galleria, 133 Ahmadu Bello Way, Vitoria Island, Lagos

The Launch Of 9ja Restaurant & Wine Bar
The wait is over for the contemporary Nigerian restaurant , it is going to be launched this Saturday.Attendees should be dressed in green & white either traditional or formal wear to mark the Nigerian Independence Day.
Date: Saturday 1st October 2011
Time: 4 PM – 9 PM
Venue: 8 Queens Walk Reading RG1 7QF, UK

London Nigerian Rugby Football Club
Come and celebrate with the London Nigerian Rugby Football Club as they celebrate their 20th anniversary.
Date: Saturday 1st October 2011
Time: 6 PM – 2M
Venue: Hilton Tower Bridge, 5 More London Place, Tooley Street, UK
Tickets: £ 70, To get your tickets, e-mail [email protected]

Blackbody Entertainment Presents Music & Chykay
This going to be an evening of Extra- Ordinary musical performances by Chykay, Beazy, Pope, Zara, Los Boys, Witness, Dammy Krane & Wiz Boy.
Date: Saturday 1st October 2011
Time: 9 PM
Venue: Deuces Lounge Chase Mall 19 Ademola Adetokunbo Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Contact: For more info & invites e-mail [email protected]

Pulse Post – Independence Day Soiree
Pulse will also be a special Post Independence Day Soiree.It is an artistic reflection of the issues that have plagued our country in the past, and the challenges that we grapple with, at the present.It is also a celebration of the birth of a future that will rise like a phoenix from the ashes of our collective past and the ruins of the present and there would be lots of special guests at the event.
Date: Sunday 2nd October 2011
Time: 4 PM
Venue: The Oriental Hotel, Lekki, Lagos

Prison Chronicles By Ifeanyi Dibia
Chronicles is a stage play by Dream Play House and was produced by Ifeanyi Dibia.
Date: Monday 3rd October 2011
Time: Martinee 3 PM | Evening  6 PM
Venue: Bogobiri, 9 Maitama Sule Street, off Awolowo Road, South West Ikoyi, Lagos
Tickets: Martinee  Tickets N 2,500 | Evening Tickets N 6,000
Ticket Locations: Cafelicious, 30A Opebi Road, Ikeja | The Hubs | The Palms | Bogobiri
Contact: For more info & general enquiries Call 08028642087 | 08035736212

Zebra Living’s Independence Day Jumble Sale
Come One Come All! Zebra Living is  having their biggest sale ever There would be up to 75% off Clothes, jewellery, Furniture, menswear, Books, T-shirts, Handbags, Yoga bolsters, candles, candle holders, handmade dinner ware and lots more.There’ll be music, discounted breakfast, lunch and even dinner if you decide to stay the entire day.
Date: Monday 3rd October 2011
Time: 10 AM – 9 PM
Venue: The Zebra Boutique, The Life House, 33 Sinari Daranijo Street Off Ligali Ayorinde Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
Contact: For more info Call 08099393659 | 07034030683
is not responsible for the organization or further promotion of these events, neither do we have a stake in their sales or popularity. Inclusion in “Events This Weekend” is Free. Contact – [email protected] if you will like your event to be included. Note that BN reserves the right to choose which events are featured. “Pay to attend” parties attract a fee


  1. Lady G

    September 29, 2011 at 11:30 am

    sorry, i would have loved to attend but my programme this weekend is too tight.

    • Cutie Toxie

      October 1, 2011 at 1:28 am

      yah yah!!! U see how we’re all lining up to beg you to attend shey??


  2. [email protected] ideas

    September 29, 2011 at 3:02 pm

    wow this week is very fantastic and colorful for me. going to take some events,

  3. Written

    September 30, 2011 at 10:58 am

    Now, if only there was something to celebrate about re. the Nation.

  4. :)

    September 30, 2011 at 12:50 pm

    There’s no venue and time for the gala.

  5. undecided/decided

    September 30, 2011 at 10:34 pm

    so many events this weekend…

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