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Events This Weekend: The Valentine 2012 Edition



Yippee! The weekend is only a day away.

Good Morning and Happy Thursday. We at BN are really happy to see you on this gorgeous, bright and sunny day. As you all know it is that day of the week when Africa’s mover and shaker for all things Entertainment, Fashion, Lifestyle, Music and more – gives you a first class opportunity to see for yourself the hottest places, venues, hangouts to be spotted with friends and family this weekend.

The long awaited Valentine 2012 season is finally here and yours truly has compiled a list of the most go to places from Lagos to Abuja to down south South Africa all the way to London and Manchester just to help you catch that desired fun with the ones you love.

It is going to be one busy weekend, be sure to drive safely and show someone you care.


Lagos Bacchanal
In Celebration of the 2012 Caribbean Carnivals, The Life House hosts Lagos Bacchanal this Sunday. This event promises to be a fun filled day of groovy soca, dance-hall and reggae music. There will be lots of finger licking grilled chops, tropical rum punches, lots of people and the great Lagos sunshine.
Date: Sunday 12th February 2012
Time: 3 PM
Venue: The Life House, 33 Sinari Daranijo Street off Ligali Ayorinde Street, Victoria Island, Lagos

Newton & David presents My Love No get Subsidy
Newton & David Events has officially opened their Valentine Room. You can come in and take a look at their 2012 selection valentine gift packages on offer which includes a fun and creative array of flower bouquets, cakes, chocolate boxes, fruits and cute stuffed animals.The Valentine room is open for you to come in, look around and make early bookings. Their team of floral designers are already coming up with distinctly creative arrangements to delight you. On display are their 2012 valentine stock of vases, baskets planters and samples of gift packages for you to make a choice from.
Date: Thursday 9th – Tuesday 14th February 2012
Time: From 9 AM
Venue: Newton & David Lagos Office, 27 Oduduwa Way off Isaac John Street, GRA Ikeja, Lagos | Newton & David Abuja Office, Ceddi Plaza 264, Tafawa Balewa Way, Central Business District, Abuja
Contact: For more info and general enquiries Call 018169972 | 012700894 | +44(0) 7030059833 | 08023880211 | 08074101330 | E-mail [email protected]  | Check out their Facebook Page | Follow them on Twitter @newtonanddavid | Log on to their Website


Reel Life Club Presents Cinema by Tunde Kelani
Through out this February, Reel Life Club will screen a month of Nigerian cinema by pioneer cinematographer – Tunde Kelani focusing on the theme – Cinema of Conscience. Tunde Kelani will provide a window into Yoruba culture through his films. There will be a Question & Answer session as well as discussion with him. His classic – Agogo Eewo will be screened this Thursday by 6 pm, English subtitle by 7:30PM. Admission is free for all!
Date: Thursday 9th February 2012
Time: 6 PM
Venue: The Life House, 33 Sinari Daranijo Street off Ligali Ayorinde Street, Victoria Island, Lagos

Divaz Make-Up and Hair Studio presents Divaz 2-Week Beauty Workshop
Divaz Make-Up and Hair Studio presents “Divaz 2-Week Beauty Workshop” set to begin training this February. Attendees will be taught by skilled professionals on Skin Preparation, Bridal/Runway/Fashion Make-Up, Eyebrow Grooming and Waxing, Knowledge of Sculpting (Contour and Highlight), Precision of Eye, Chick and Lip, Eyelash Appliqué, Gele Artistry, Special Effects Make-Up for movies, Face Painting and many more. For registration details, be sure to contact them.
Date: Thursday 9th – Monday 20th February 2012
Venue: Divaz Make-Up and Hair Studio, Suite Gb 24 Banex Plaza (Vom), Amino Kano, Crescent, Wuse II, Abuja
Contact: For more info and general enquiries Call 08186191760 | 08130722376 | 08035843219 | BB Pin 28A067F1 | E-mail [email protected] | Follow them on Twitter – @kofoworolah | Log on to their Website |Visit Divaz Makeup and Hair Studio, Suite Gb 24 Banex Plaza (Vom), Amino Kano, Crescent, Wuse II, Abuja

The Grand Opening of House of Cubana
This Friday, Abuja will see the grand opening of an elegant and energetic party house – House of Cubana. The event promises to be fun filled and exciting. Admission is free for all! For more info on House of Cubana Follow them on Twitter @Klub_Vaniti.
Date: Friday 10th February 2012
Time: 10 PM
Venue: House Of Cubana, 130 Adetokunbo Ademola Crescent, Wuse 2, Abuja


Stay healthy and fit at DaYoga Studio
Get ready to get in shape with DaYoga instructors for a brand new week.Be sure to arrive early. Admission is free for all!
Date: Saturday 11th February 2012
Time: Beginners Yoga 9 AM | Intermediate DaYoga Classic 10 AM | Pilates 12 PM
Venue: DaYoga Studio, The Life House, 33 Sinari Daranijo Street off Ligali Ayorinde Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
Contact: For more info and general enquiries Call 07034030683 | E-mail [email protected] 

90 Minutes Speaker Series presents Yewande Zaccheaus 
This edition of 90 Minutes speaker series brings to you Yewande Zaccheaus. She is the CEO and owner of Eventful Ltd – a leading events planning and consulting company. She began her career as a Legal Officer in Nigerian-American Merchant Bank and later had a brief stint in private law practice prior to joining Ecobank Nigeria Plc as the pioneer Company Secretary and Legal Adviser in 1989. It was at Ecobank that Yewande obtained first-hand experience in handling corporate events and after 13 years at the bank, she resigned to set up Eventful.Come and find out how Yewande made a major name for her self in the Nigerian events management industry.
Date: Saturday 11th February 2012
Time: 1 PM
Venue: Bogobiri House. 9 Maitama Sule Street off Raymond Njoku Street off Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos
Contact: For more info and general enquiries E-mail [email protected]


Loud N Proud Live Series: Valentine Special
After the success of their previous show, Nmo Management is back this Saturday with yet another fun filled edition of Loud N Proud Series. Performing with a live band are Waje, Eva, Efya and more.The event will be hosted by Toolz and the after party will be hosted by DJ Caise. This event is organised to provide a platform for up & coming African artistes.
Date: Saturday 11th Febuary 2012
Time: 6 PM
Venue: Ember Creek, 32 Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos
Tickets: To buy tickets, click on the flier above
Contact:  For more info and general enquiries  Call 08050376828 | 08061239227 | 08037321978 | E-mail [email protected] | Follow them on Twitter @loudnproudlive


The Launch of Rouch’s second collection
Fashion brand – Rouch will officially launch its 2nd collection tagged “Attention Seeker” this Saturday. This launch will feature a fashion show and a party. Admission is free for all but attendees should RSVP by Calling 08058072762 and are to wear black outfits to the venue.
Date: Saturday 11th of Febuary 2012
Time: 6 PM
Venue: Likwid Lounge and Bar, 879 Samuel Manuwa off Ozumba Mbadwe Street, Victoria Island, Lagos

In Conversation with Supo Shasore
Get up-close and personal with accomplished Nigerian lawyer and writer – Supo Shasore (SAN) at The Life House this Saturday. Be sure to attend and engage in an entertaining discussion embracing governance, the relationship between law and economic development and the growth of the legal profession in Nigeria. Admission is free for all but reservations are highly recommended, to attend Call 07034030683 | E-mail  [email protected]
Date: Saturday 11th February 2012
Time: 6 PM
Venue: The Life House, 33 Sinari Daranijo Street off Ligali Ayorinde Street, Victoria Island, Lagos

The Valentine’s Party
This Saturday, Absolute Events and a host of others are about take Abuja by storm with a fabulous and  unforgettable event –” The Valentine’s Party”. Scheduled to attend are Rayce, LynxxxTiwa Savage, W4 and many others.Attendees are advised to bring along a special person to stand a chance to win a Spa Day at Bnatural med spa. Single ladies and gents are advised to dress their best because you could be the lucky girl or man to win a date with Lynxxx or Tiwa Savage.
Date: Saturday 11th February 2012
Time: 10 PM
Venue: The Oxygen Lounge, Nicon Luxury, Area 11, Abuja
Ticket Price: Regular N 3,000 | VIP – N 10, 000 | For Premium & Table bookings Call 07034460939 | 08135504271 |  08035824392
Ticket Locations: For Tickets Call 07034460939 | 08036728308 | 08135504271 | 08035824392
Contact: For more info and general enquiries Call 07034460939 | 08036728308 | 08135504271 | 08035824392 | Check out their Facebook Page


MiraBelle Luxury Gifts
Confused on what to get your loved ones this Valentine season? Well MiraBelle Luxury Gifts has got something  for all. Head down to Cinnamon Cafe on Saturday and Eko Hotel & Suites on Sunday to purchase the various gift items that will be on display.
Date: Saturday 11th February 2012 | Sunday 12th February 2012
Time: Saturday 10 AM – 6 PM | Sunday 12 Noon – 6 PM
Venue: Saturday – Cinnamon Cafe, 94, Ademola Adetokunbo, Opposite Ocean View Victoria Island, Lagos | Eko Hotel & Suites, Kuramo Waters, Victoria Island, Lagos

The opening of Toccara’s Flagship Store
Make it a date this Sunday and head down to Victoria Island, Lagos for the opening of an upscale unisex store by Toccara.
Date: Sunday 12th February 2012
Time: 12 Noon
Venue: Plot 1139 Bishop Oluwole Road off Akin Adesola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos

Shoppers Haven presents The First Ever Pre-Valentine Sales Showcase Party
Shoppers Haven would be holding their first ever Pre-Valentine Sales Showcase Party at Maryland Business Plaza this Sunday. Admission is free for all and there will be lots of items for attendees to shop for and loads of free drinks.
Date: Sunday 12th February 2012
Time: 12 Noon – 6 PM
Venue: Maryland Business Plaza, Maryland, Lagos
Contact: For more info and general enquiries Call 08023597767 | 07030614075 | Follow them on Twitter @shoppershaven1

Fusion Lifestyle Quarterly Shopping Event
Get ready this Sunday as the fun filled quarterly shopping event – Fusion Lifestyle Shopping Event, is back with yet another edition of its thrilling shopping extravanganza.The team is going big for Lagos as there will be in attendance, over 60 vendors with the latest lifestyle goods and services such as male and female outfits and accessories, kids stuff, home wares, health and beauty products and much more.This event promises to surpass your imaginations and be a wonderful outing for family members to come and shop for items for their loved ones for the Valentine season.
Date: Sunday 12th February 2012
Time: 12 Noon – 7 PM
Venue: The Grand Ballroom, Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos
Contact: For more info and general enquiries Call 07043109988-9 | 08098389882 | E-mail [email protected] | Log on to their Website


Animal Farm by Nick Monu
The Animal Farm will be showing at Terra Kulture this Sunday. The play which is based on the George Orwell’s best seller was written by Nick Monu. It promises to be exciting. Be sure to arrive early with your friends and family
Date: Sunday 12th February 2012
Time: 3 PM & 6 PM
Venue: Terra Kulture, 1376 Tiamiyu Savage Victoria Island, Lagos
Ticket Price: N 2500 (At the Venue)
Contact: For more info and general enquiries E-mail [email protected]


Festival of Love
On Sunday 12th February 2012, Lagos will see a show – “Festival of Love”  that’s all about to uniting people in love at the MUSON Centre.The show kicking off by exactly 5 PM will be hosted by funny man – Julius D’Genius Agwu. It promises to be a romantic evening for lovers. On hand to deliver rib cracking jokes on the D-Day are Lepacious Bose, Osama, Acapella and Akpororo and to make you move and sway to the rhythm of love all night long are 2 Face Idibia, eLDee The Don, Jodie, W4 and DJ Jimmy Jatt.
Date: Sunday 12th February 2012
Time: 5 PM
Venue: The Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON Centre), 8-9 Marina, Onikan, Lagos
Ticket Price: Single N 6,000 | Couple N 10,000 | Table N 300,000
Ticket Locations: All Tastee Fried Chicken Outlet | Globus Supermarket, Okota, Lagos | Ozone Cinema, Yaba, Lagos | Silverbird Cinemas, 133, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos | Genesis Deluxe, The Palms Shopping Mall, Lekki, Lagos | Talk2Me, Adeniran Ogunsanya, Surulere, Lagos
Contact: For more info, general enquiries and bookings Call 08033188985 | Follow Julius Agwu on Twitter @JuliusAgwu1


Nigerian Kings of Comedy
This Valentine’s Season 2012, London and Manchester will experience lover’s day with a comedic side as UK based Events organizers – Cokobar and Barons World present “Nigerian Kings of Comedy”.The show will be hosted by Basketmouth and comedians – IGoDye, Bovi, IGoSave, Buchi, Dan D Humurous and Senator will also be around to entertain you. Music acts – Flavor and Davido will also be flying into London and Manchester to deliver some of their massive hit tracks.

London Show
Date: Sunday 12th Febuary 2012
Time: 6 PM
Venue: Indigo2, Peninsula Square, London SE10 0DX, UK
Ticket Price: Regular tickets- £25 | £30 | £35 (Ticket does not include after party fee) | Downstairs –   £50 | £60 ( Free entry to after party)  Kingsrow VIP – £75 ( Free entry to after party)
Ticket Outlets:  Tasty’s, 16 Plumstead Road, Woolwich London SE18 7BZ , UK  – 02088542171 | Obalende Suya, 523 Kingsland Road, Dalston London, UK  – 02077037033 | D-Den (Cricklewood) – 02088305000 | Presidential (Old Kent Road) – 02077084491 | Le-Joint Fish Bar (Old Kent Road) – 02072076789 | Mama Cass (Burnt Oak) – 02089524200 | Tomi’s Kitchen (Deptford and Hackney) – 02086949352 | Flavors ( Hackney) – 02072758024 | Click Here

Manchester Show
Date: Tuesday February 14th 2012
Time: 11 PM
Venue: Birdcage, Withy Grove, M4 3AQ Manchester, UK
Ticket Price: Early birds – £25 | Regular Tickets – £35 | At the Venue – £50
Ticket Outlets: Magic City, 1-7 Chapel Street, off Deansgate, M3 7NJ Manchester, UK – 07854680082
Suzan Hair – 07908658451 | Birdcage, Withy Grove, M4 3AQ Manchester, UK – 0845 603 6950 | Click Here


Photography Master Class with Marc C
Ever had the desire to be a professional photographer? Then sign up for a photography class taking place at The Life House with Marc C – an experienced amateur/semi-professional photographer practicing photography for well over 10 years. This photography class costs N 4,000 each and you can register by Calling 07034030683 | Send and E-mail to [email protected]
Date: Monday 13th February 2012
Venue:  The Life House, 33 Sinari Daranijo Street off Ligali Ayorinde Street, Victoria Island, Lagos


The Love Nest
Get the perfect gift for your loved ones this Valentine’s Day at the Eko Hotel & Suites. Early attendees will get to buy the best beautiful flowers, chocolates, cakes, gift sets and jewelry. For more info and general enquiries Call 08164541313 | 07055437004
Date: Tuesday 14th February 2012


Love in PJ’s on Valentine’s Day
Party this Valentine’s day in your pajamas at Cofi Hatfield. This event is going be exciting as there will be live performances by Roque (DJ) and Xena (Vocals), Hip Hop With AI, Blake Roberts Band, Veron, Logik Gate and DJ performances by DJ Roque, Buddy Nel, VB, Rude Lungz, Shannon Shakes, Camron, Luviano and many more. Free admission for the first 50 ladies and dress your best for a chance at winning the best dressed prize.
Date: Tuesday 14th February 2012
Time: 7 PM
Venue: Cofi Hatfield, The Fields Centre, Burnett Street, Hatfield, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Ticket Price: Before 9 PM – R50 | After 9 PM R80 | VIP R130 (Tickets are available at the venue)
Contact: For more info and general enquiries Call 0716747328 | E-mail [email protected]


Saffron Restaurant “N” Bar presents Love Notes & Wine
Rush down to the Silverbird Galleria this lover’s day as Saffron Restaurant “N” Bar presents Love Notes & Wine. There will be a grand performance by Dipo plus Menus for couples to choose from (1st Menu- Dinner + Champagne – N 22,000 and 2nd menu- Dinner + Red Wine – N 18,000). Both menus consists of 2 starters, 2 main dish and 2 dessert to choose from and there will be loads of freebies with each menu like 6 discount vouchers (30% off) courtesy of Protea hotel, cookies presented by Cookie Jar and scented candles and gifts by Reeds & Scents. Book your table today by Calling 07033780236
Date: Tuesday 14th February 2012
Time: 7 PM – 10 PM
Venue: Silverbird Galleria, 133 Ahmadu Bello Way,Victoria Island, Lagos
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  1. ester

    February 9, 2012 at 11:38 am

    its gonna be superb

  2. tola adeyinka

    February 9, 2012 at 1:45 pm

    Thanks Bellanaija. I see our ad there.

  3. funke laitan

    February 9, 2012 at 2:09 pm

    wow, so many places to be!

  4. Mee...

    February 9, 2012 at 2:54 pm

    arrrrrrrgggggggggggggggg. Abuja s gonna be dry

  5. titolicious

    February 9, 2012 at 2:57 pm

    Naija rocks……..Wish i was back home, just here while all theseevents are taking place. oh myyyyyy

  6. Ice queen

    February 9, 2012 at 3:34 pm

    jeezzzzz a whole lot of fun events to choose from., thanks bella you rock! Lasgidi is the place to be!!

  7. Lola

    February 9, 2012 at 6:35 pm

    You better tell em bella! ok who wants to take me to the “Loud and Proud” event??? Forget that…Imma take myself *Big Smile*

  8. mary007

    February 9, 2012 at 8:17 pm

    Tunde Kelani, anyone with any idea how I can get all movies he has ever directed?

  9. faith

    February 9, 2012 at 9:09 pm

    p/h will b dry too>>>(sad face)

  10. UsaveOne

    February 9, 2012 at 10:27 pm

    ofcourse count me in for the festival of love concert muson center….*wink*

  11. pynk

    February 10, 2012 at 8:42 am

    nice line up. it is getting more balanced. Tryna see if i can go to yoga. need to get back flexible.

  12. honey

    February 10, 2012 at 10:14 am


  13. Chris

    February 10, 2012 at 3:42 pm

    90 Minutes Speaker Series with Yewande Zaccheaus is FREE to attend

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