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Events This Weekend - BellaNaija
Good morning BellaNaijarians!

We hope you had a great night. BN Events presents another edition of Events This Weekend.

Have fun, stay safe and remember if you step on the red carpet this weekend be sure to smile and pose, who knows you may end up on BellaNaija.

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Nigeria International Children Expo
Nigeria International Children Expo (NICE) 2014 is a child and mother focused initiative aimed at adding value to the society through social outreaches, workshops and exhibition events. The flagship event, the Summer Exhibition is packaged to provide learning, shopping and a fun time for both children and parents in a most enriching atmosphere. The target audience have the opportunity to meet, interact, learn and shop from a convergence of a wide selection of service providers, importers, manufactures, and product representatives of various value enhance products and services. It kicked off on Wednesday but will run till Saturday. Admission is free for all, but note that service providers may charge a token on some of their services.

Date: Thursday 28th August 2014 – Saturday 30th August 2014
Venue: The Grandeur Event Centre, Billings Way, Oregun, Ikeja, Lagos
Contact: For more info and general enquiries, call 012902017 | 08155573997 | 08188397173 | e-mail [email protected] | follow @NICEEXPO on Twitter | like their Facebook page –

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LoudNProud Live Series presents Fresh Nu Beatz
Brace yourself for another edition of LoudNProud Live Series tagged Fresh Nu Beatz taking place tomorrow at the Buddah Lounge. Artistes performing include Kolasoul, Saeon, Naija NinjasYun’Grey C and Blackah, and Tobay. The Golden Breakthrough auditions will also hold on this edition and the winner will be chosen from an industry panel of judges.

Date: Thursday 28th August 2014
Time: 6 PM
Venue: Buddah Lounge, 14 Adeola Hopewell, Victoria Island, Lagos

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Guardians of the Nation International presents Emerging Leaders Conference 2014
The Emerging Leaders Conference 2014 will feature 4 mind blowing sessions and 16 outstanding speakers. A few of the speakers include Biola Alabi, John Momoh and Amina J. Mohammed.

Date: Friday 29th August 2014 – Saturday 30th August 2014
Venue: International Conference Centre, Abuja

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Afrobeat Night at Spike Hill
Join Laolu and the Afromysterics Super Yamba Band at the Afrobeat Night at Spike Hill in New York. Tickets cost $5 and you can get it at

Date: Friday 29th August 2014
Time: 10 PM
Venue: 106 Bedford Avenue, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York

Grey SaleGrey Sale featuring a Capsule Collection by Ozzy Etomi
Shoppers can get up to 75% off their favourite Grey pieces and the limited edition OZZY FOR GREY collection will also be available.
Vendors including Artist and Scientist, Simply Green, Slippers by Kene, House of Tara and Le Reve Pieces will be there. Join us for a fun day of shopping!

Date: Saturday 30th & Sunday 31st August 2014
Time: 12PM – 6PM
Venue: The Box Studio, Eko Gym & Spa, 9 Akarigbere Close, Off Idejo street, Victoria Island,Lagos

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An Afternoon with Olola F. Olabode Ogunlana – Book Reading & Signing
Patabah Books will host author Olola F. Olabode Ogunlana this Saturday. He will be reading from and signing his recently-published books “Yoruba Love Stories” and “The Quest for the Rare Leaf and other Yoruba Tales“. Admission is free for all.

Date: Saturday 30th August 2014
Time: 3 PM – 5 PM
Venue: Shop B18, Adeniran Ogunsanya (Shoprite) Shopping Mall, Surulere, Lagos
Contact: For more info and general enquiries, call For more information: 017307640 | 08170641532 | 07090485129 | e-mail [email protected]

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Crack Ya Ribs with Julius Agwu
The 9th edition of Julius Agwu’s “Crack Ya Ribs” will take place this weekend in Aberdeen. The event will feature some of the finest comedians including Romeo, Osama, Akpororo, and Pencil. Musicians billed to perform are Patoranking, Illbliss, BlackMagic, and Phyno. DJ Abass and DJ Osa Jatt will be on the decks.

Date: Saturday 30th August 2014
Time: 6 PM
Venue: Aberdeen, Cafe Drummond, UK
Ticket Price: £25 at
Contact: For more info and general enquiries, call 07956333560 | 07864219139
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Black and Proud Model Search 2014
Black and Proud Model Search 2014 presents The Maiden Edition- “Who is The Fiercest of Them All”
12 finalists have emerged from the long anticipated event.
This edition will host Artsy performances, High-Fashion Luxury Designers, Celebrity Judges and a mix of African Rhythms.

Date:    30th August 2014
Kudetta, (Pent House Mega Plaza)Adeola Odeku, Victoria Island. Lagos

Time:   5pm (Red Carpet)Dress Code: Black Tie Charm (Men)/Witty Elegance (Women)
For Tickets and Reservations
Call: 08032179713
Email: blackandproud2014[at]
Twitter: @bblackandproud
Nubian Runway & Fashion Show, Ogbomosho
Showcase at the biggest Fashion Show in Oyo State.
1 runway….20 designers…30 models

Date: Saturday 30th August 2014
Venue: Conference Hall, Nest Hotel,Ogbomosho, Oyo State.
Time:4pm-9pm (after party follows immediately at +234 lounge, Ogbomosho).
Entry fee: Free
For registration & enquiries
32FD48F6, 261A452E, 75D08581, 27A456A7
Phone no: 07067499782, 08031542945
NEW FESFor Every Stroke
For Every Stroke is a charity event for stroke victims and anyone who has survived a terminal illness. There will be a charity run, a whole day of fun activities and an appreciation ceremony for celebrities and survivors of terminal illnesses. You can purchase stands for the day – N10,000 only and come run for a cause . Certificates will be given to all participants will be given and there’s a chance to win so many prizes.
Date: Saturday 30th August 2014
Time: 8AM
Venue: Jabi Lake, Abuja

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One Nite Live & Unplugged with Mode9
This edition of One Nite Live & Unplugged with Mode9 is all about paying homage to the veteran Nigerian hip hop legend. You are invited to be part of the event as the star is celebrated. It will also be an official album release party – #AboveGroundLevel which features Don Jazzy and Ice Prince. The event will be hosted by illrymz.

Date: Saturday 30th August 2014
Time: 9 PM
Venue: Pravada Lounge, 89B Agoro Odiyan Street Off Adeola Odeku, Victoria Island, Lagos

Ciroc LifeE.M.E & J.Parties presents the Cîroc Life at Rhapsody’s Victoria Island
The directors of E.M.E and J. PARTIES presents CIROC LIFE in LAGOS featuring Banky W & DJ Rolly! It promises to be an experience of a lifetime with great music, great food and great ambience.

Be there…VIP & VVIP options available.

Date: Saturday August 30th 2014
Time: 9 PM
Venue: Rhapsody’s Victoria Island, 19 Agoro Odiyan Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
Contact: [email protected] | 0816 580 5321 | 081 707 07075

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The PoshNoms Experience
Calling all fantastic food lovers. You have been invited to The PoshNoms Experience – a food extravaganza where all your yummy desires are waiting to be fulfilled. This food event will feature a variety of delicacies from all over the world within your grasp all wrapped up in an eclectic and delicate experience of a 3-course meal. You will get to sample meals from Greece, classic English recipes, great food from Jamaica and the deliciousness of Italian cuisine. It costs N6000 per head and payments will be made strictly by cash.

Date: Sunday 31st of August 2014
Time: 12 Noon
Venue: GET Arena, Oniru, Lekki, Lagos

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5th Anniversary & Official Studio Opening of Taries Beauty Lounge
Taries Beauty Lounge will hold its fifth anniversary and official studio opening on Sunday. Admission is free for all.

Date: Sunday 31st August 2014
Time: 12 Noon
Venue: 5 Olufunmilola Okikiolu Street, off Toyin Street, Ikeja, Lagos

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Po!Nedu & Ogbolor Live On Stage
Every Sunday in August, Po!, a stage play by Yawnaija Entertainment in conjunction with Terra Kulture will take centre stage. The two-man satirical stage play will star Wazobia FM‘s Nedu and Ogbolor. The show is written by Femi Branch, produced by Yaw and directed by Obi Martins.

Date: Sunday 31st August 2014
Time: 3 PM & 6 PM
Venue: Terra Kulture, Tiamiyu Savage, Victoria Island, Lagos
Ticket Prices: N3,000

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What Men Want
Live Theatre on Sunday cordially invites you to the premiere of a new play – What Men Want. It is a remarkable story by Adelarin Awotedu and inspired by Adenugba Oluwanishola. It will be directed by Adebola Ogunshina. Come and experience a play about what makes a man, a man. Admission is free for all but text “Reserve” to 08108156335.

Date: Sunday 31st August 2014
Time: 4 PM (1st Show) | 5:30 PM (2nd Show)
Venue: The Unity Centre, 28B Isaac John Street, Ikeja, opp. Jevinik Restaurant, Lagos

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One Mic Naija
One Mic Naija is a bi-monthly artiste showcase with the sole aim of providing concert goers with live music, and connecting artistes with fans. Performing at this edition are Falz, Rozayy, Ketchup, Simi, Ruby, Olawale, Victoria Kimani and MzVee.

Date: Sunday 31st August 2014
Time: 5 PM
Venue: Ember Creek, 32 Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos

NEA Final Poster
9th Annual Nigeria Entertainment Awards
The 9th edition of the Nigeria Entertainment Awards (NEA) will take centre stage this weekend in New York. Artistes performing at the event include Ayo Jay, Ayoola, Harry Song, Kcee, MC Galaxy, Nikki Laoye, Niyola, Orezi, Oriste Femi, Patoranking, Reminisce, Runtown, Selebobo, Seyi Shay, Skales, Sna Z, Solid Star, Tekno, Tiwa Savage, Wande Coal, Wizzy Pro, and Yemi Alade. The producers of the award ceremony will also be honoring 2face Idibia with the Legendary Honour Award for his iconic work in the African Music industry. Tickets are currently available on

Date: Sunday 31st August 2014
Time: 5 PM
Venue: Skirball Performing Arts Center, 566 LaGuardia Place, New York City, New York

FlyerThe Young Fashion Hobbyist
This NYSC project introduces fashion designing as a hobby to the young children of the Lagos State Motherless Babies’ Home, Lekki. The showcase of designs by the children will be hosted at the home and is supported by House of Henri, Fashion and Art Academy, Joniks Creations and DaViva.

Date: Monday 1st September, 2014
Time: 11 AM – 2 PM
Venue: Lagos State Motherless Babies’ Home. 1, Kenneth Agbakuru Street, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos
INVITATION 600 250Le Petit Marche Africa Presents: The All Africa Event
LPM Africa’s inaugural edition is here!
For 5 years, Le Petit Marche – The Little Market, birth in Nigeria to mirror the popular Portobello Market in London has been a shopping favourite since its launch in 2009, it has successfully gathered the best of the city’s high street fashion brands and Fashionistas – monthly all under one roof, since its launch, every last Sunday of the month!

For every anniversary, there has been a theme starting with their 1st year Buy Nigerian Edition, 2nd Year Charity Edition with the Freedom Foundation, 3rd year – launching their retail concept store -L’Espace; which won the British Council Young Fashion Entrepreneur Award in 2013 at the Lagos Fashion & Design Week, 4th Year, Discovering Design.

This little market has made a very large impact in Nigeria’s budding Fashion Industry in helping introduce a fun retail experience for all. To celebrate their 5th year they are looking to harness the buying power and desire for other African brands that are inaccessible to the Nigerian market and the LPM Community, and eventually tour Africa with an exciting mix of brands such as Osei Durofrom Ghana, Thula Sindi from South Africa, Sophie Zinga from Senegal, Weizdhurm Frankylnfrom Nigeria to name a few – taking the LPM Experience and community around the world!

The LPM Africa’s inaugural edition will take place on the 31st of August, 2014, at L’Espace.

Date: Sunday 31st of August 2014
Time: 5PM – 11pm
Venue: L’Espace 19a Olosa Street, Off Karimu Kotun, Victoria Island, Lagos

___________________________________________________________________________ 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.

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