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Hello BellaNaijarians!

It’s another fabulous Thursday and its time for Events This Weekend. We cannot wait to let you in all the fun, inspiring and exciting events happening in your town this week.

So grab your date planners and get ready to have some major activity this weekend.


#BringBackOurGirls 10,000+ March
Calling concerned citizens to come together and play their part in demanding that the abducted girls from Chibok Local Government College be rescued from their captors.
Date: Saturday 10th May 2014
Time: 8 AM
Venue: Falomo Roundabout, Ikoyi, Lagos

FREEDOMHALL_BannerFreedomHall Presents Babatunde & Bemyoda
Freedom Hall is an evening of live music, poetry, spoken word, comedy, dance, drama, etc. Join them as they present Babatunde and friends, Bemyoda and friends, Torpedo Mascaw and others.
Date: Thursday 8th May 2014
Time: 7 PM – 10 PM
Venue: Freedom Park, Broad Street, Marina, Lagos
Ticket Prices: N1,000
GUIDE 2014 oaGUIDE 2014 Product And Interior Design Expo
You are invited to the private viewing of the “Gida Uno Ile Design Exhibition“, themed “Roots”. The event is a product and interior design expo.
Private Viewing (by invitation only)
Date: Friday 9th May 2014
General Exhibition
Date: Saturday 10th May 2014 – Sunday 11th May
Venue: Eko Hotel & Suites Convention Centre, Victoria Islans, Lagos
Contact: For more info and general enquiries, call 0703723179 | 07015823275 | E-mail [email protected]

Femme Fatale - BellaNaija - May - 2014Femme Fatale: Deconstructing the Politics of Sexuality
Join the opening reception of African Artists’ Foundation’s Female Artists’ Exhibition, titled “Femme Fatale”. Attendance is free. Femme Fatale features recent work by eight contemporary women artists, who explore the concept through varied artistic practices including: painting, photography, performance, video, and mixed media installation.
Date: Friday 9th May 2014
Time: 6 PM – 9 PM
Venue: Ford Foundation, 105 Close, Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos

Invitation_Final6 (1)Runway Moms For A Cause
“Runway Moms for a Cause” (RMFC) is a fashion fundraising event. Twenty of the philanthropic “Power Moms” have been invited to participate in this initiative, and will grace the runway, adorned in one of- a- kind pieces by L-Shandi Designs following a cocktail reception and silent auction. In addition to the runway show and silent auction, there will also be raffle drawings and special performances by local artists throughout the evening.
Date: Friday 9th May 2014
: 7 PM – 10 PM
Venue: Renaissance Washington, DC DuPont Circle Hotel located at 1143 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC, USA
Ticket Prices: Regular: $100 | VIP: $150
Contact: For more info and general enquiries, e-mail [email protected]

Slam - BellaNaija - May - 2014SLAAM Honors Award Night
SLAAM Honors Award Night 
aims to recognize and honor the talents of the Sierra Leone Entertainment Industry, highlighting sectors such as Music, Theatre, Movie Production, Fine Art, Dj’s, and Promoters.
Date: Friday 9th May 2014
9 PM – 3 AM
2700 New York Avenue, NE, Washington DC, USA

Kubechi Closet Fair - BellaNaija - May - 2014Kubechi’s Closet Fair
Kubechi’s Closetfair
is back with its May 2014 edition. The event will feature karaoke, massive clearance sales on most items on display, cocktails, Food and lots of music. Kubechi’s Closet Fair is a bi-monthly fashion and lifestyle event dedicated to the business of bringing together fashion and lifestyle brands closer to the general public and to individuals who appreciate and understanding the power of networking. Admission is free for all.
Saturday 10th May 2014
10 AM – 7 PM
Hall F1. 1st floor City Mall Onikan, Lagos 
 For more info and general enquiries, call 08084222708 | E-mail [email protected] | [email protected]

i2x  workshop WORD UP TaLK SERIES (1)Word-Up Talk Series: The Business Of Spoken Word Poetry In Nigeria 2014
This spoken word event will feature discussions about getting sponsorship for poetry events (what sponsors want), entertainment law as regards poets and poetry events etc. Professionals speaking at the event include Bridget Oyefeso-Odusami, Akinyemi Ayinoluwa, Benny Finisher, Atilola Moronfolu. Attendance is free for all.
Saturday 10th May 2014
11 AM
Cyber Hall, Elomaz Hotels, Maryland, Lagos

gsc_advertGemWoman Business/Career Forum 2: Raising Female Global Entrepreneurs
gemWoman Magazine is hosting an exclusive networking , educating and mentoring seminar organised for female professionals and entrepreneurs. The event is themed “Raising Global Female Entrepreneurs“.
Date: Saturday 10th May 2014
Time: 11 AM – 3 PM
Venue: Protea Hotel, Isaac John Street, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos
Ticket Price: N30, 000
Contact: For more info and general enquiries, please call 08034083844 | 08033021171
SeaSide TM - BellaNaija - May - 2014Toastmasters Meeting
Looking to develop speaking and leadership skills? Ace a job interview? Ignite your career? Then attend the Toastmasters Meeting. A Toastmasters meeting is a learn-by-doing workshop in which participants hone their speaking and leadership skills in a no-pressure atmosphere. Admission is free for all.
Date: Saturday 10th May 2014
Time: 1 PM
Venue: Food of the Sun Hall, Eko Hotel & Suites, Adetokunbo Ademola, Victoria Island, Lagos
OlojaThe Marketplace Business Masterclass
Do you want your business to enjoy a higher profile, greater success, more engaged employees and increased profitability? Then attend The Marketplace Business Masterclass. The event is themed “Acquire Skills to Start-up and grow a business“.
Date: Saturday 10th May 2014
Time: 9 AM – 12 Noon
Venue: Devonport House Hotel, King William Walk , Greenwich , London , SE10 9JW

Band Aid - BellaNaija - April - 2014Majmua Theatre Presents Band Aid
Majmua Theatre to thrill Lagos with new play ‘Band Aid’. The play was written and directed by Abiodun Kassim with Femi Leye as music director. The play centers around three friends with distinct personality disorders who are united by their love for music but soon fall in love with the same girl.
Date: Sunday 11th May 2014
Time: 3 PM & 6 PM
Venue: Terra Kulture, 1375 Tiamiyu Savage, Victoria Island, Lagos
Ticket Prices: Regular N3,000 | at Terra Kulture, Quinessence, and
Contact: For more info and general enquiries, call 07069771347

chill and relax maydayChill & Relax: Mayday Edition
This is a performance poetry and spoken word open mic event where everyone and anyone can step up and rock the mic. 

Date: Sunday 11th May 2014
Time: 3 PM
Venue: 16, Abeni close, ASA Estate, off Ayodele Okeowo street, after Deeper Life church, Soluyi Gbagada, Lagos
SweetMothers_Ball_2014Sweet Mother’s Ball 2014
“Sweetmothers are mothers who have done and are still doing what they have to do for their children biological or otherwise”. 2910 Limited will be celebrating these mothers on International Mothers’ Day at the Sweet Mother’s Ball 2014. Come enjoy live music, comedy, drama, mouthwatering meals by The Place, and networking with mothers from different walks of life.
Sunday 11th May 2014
3 PM
The Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos
For more and general enquiries, call 08038469287, 07034750443 | E-mail [email protected] | Add BB Pin 37F8D71
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 – adsales (at) on or before Wednesday every week 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. Adetola Timilehin

    May 8, 2014 at 4:24 pm

    Its so sad to hear what the government is saying about our girls. I pray God vindicates us from this mess. Kindly like this page on facebook

  2. ngozi

    May 8, 2014 at 4:53 pm

    I would attend the rally on sat.

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