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Events This Weekend – Independence Edition!



Hi BellaNaijarians!

It’s Independence Day – aren’t you super excited to be celebrating a great nation like Nigeria?

We’ve got so many events for you and your loved ones to enjoy this Independence period.

Check on it!


Events-This-Weekend-BellaNaija-October-Week-1 (13)Film Festival
In a rousing fifth year, the Lights, Camera, Africa!!! Film Festival presents this year’s festival under the title, Future Forward. Future Forward is an assembly of bold and energetic pieces of African and independent cinema that portray a purposeful quest for achieving a higher self.
Date: Wednesday, September 30 – Sunday, October 1, 2015
Time: 10 AM
Venue: Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos

Events-This-Weekend-BellaNaija-October-Week-1 (1)iWOW Zumbathon
The Zumbathon– in its 4th year is an annual Autism & Breast Cancer Awareness campaign designed to raise awareness, as well as strengthen community support for families, children and women living with Autism and Breast cancer. Join us as we get our Zumba work out and dance for a worthy cause – to raise awareness for Autism & Breast Cancer and to spread knowledge and possibilities to as many families as possible.
Date: Thursday, October 1, 2015
Time: 7:30 AM
Venue: Oriental Hotel, Lekki 1, Lagos

Events-This-Weekend-BellaNaija-October-Week-1 (10)Green October
Green October” is La Mode Magazine initiative a fashion Show and Humanitarian Award event.
Date: Thursday, October 1, 2015
Time: 12 PM
Venue: Peninsula Hotel Block 9, Plot 16 Providence Street Lekki Phase 1 Lagos
Ticket: Regular – N5, 000 | Exclusive – N10, 000 | Exclusive VIP – N20, 000 | Table of Ten – N100, 000
Contact: 08103162141 | 08181662198

Events-This-Weekend-BellaNaija-October-Week-1 (11)High Tea & Fashion with Zazaii
Enjoy High Tea & High Fashion; New Arrival Showcase & Press Preview hosted by ZAZAII.
Date: Thursday, October 1, 2015
Time: 12 PM
Venue: 36, Balarabe Musa Off Samuel Manuwa, V.I, Lagos

Events-This-Weekend-BellaNaija-October-Week-1 (7)Okonkwo’s Inquest | Stage Play
Enjoy Chinua Achebe’s play ‘Okonkwo’s Inquest’ showing this weekend.
Date: Thursday, October 1 – Friday, October 2, 2015
Time: 1 PM | 3 PM | 6 PM | 7 PM
Venue: TerraKulture, Plot 1376, Tiamiyu Savage Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
Ticket: N3,000

Events-This-Weekend-BellaNaija-October-Week-1 (1)London Life, Lagos Living | Stage Play
Make it Happen Productions, one of the leading production companies in Nigeria is set to thrill its numerous fans to yet another spectacle as it presents the stage play, “London Life, Lagos Living. A stage production of Bobo Omotayo’s book, the play brings together a potpourri of A-list actors who will give members of the audience “not to forget in a hurry” performances. They include Kate Henshaw, Funke Akindele, OC Ukeje, Wale Ojo, Chioma ‘Chigurl’, Kemi Lala Akindoju, Lami Phillips, Patrick Diabuah & Adebola Williams.
Date: Thursday, October 1 – Sunday, October 4, 2015
Time: 3 PM | 6 PM | 7 PM
Venue: Agip Hall, Muson Centre, Ikoyi, Lagos
Ticket: N10,000
Contact: 0909031315

Events-This-Weekend-BellaNaija-October-Week-1 (6)For the Rest of Our Days
When Worshippers gather Nigeria brings people from every language and tribe irrespective of denomination and belief to just worship. Beyond our busy schedules God seeks worshippers who yearn after him. When Worshippers gather….Chains are broken! Destinies are changed! Feel his presence.
Date: Thursday, October 1, 2015
Time: 4 PM
Venue: Ladi Kwali Hall, Sheraton Hotels and Tower, Abuja
Contact: 08107100650 | [email protected]

Events-This-Weekend-BellaNaija-October-Week-1 (1)Battered Roses | Book Launch
This is an event for all book lovers!
Date: Thursday, October 1, 2015
Time: 4 PM
Venue: Four Points by Sheraton Hotel, Oniru, Lagos

Events-This-Weekend-BellaNaija-October-Week-1 (4)9ja Mentors Conference 2015
9jaMentors Conference is set to hold this weekend. The theme of this conference is “The 21st Century Nigerian Youth [The Past,The Present and the Future].
Date: Friday, October 2, 2015
Time: 9 AM
Venue: Yusuf Grill Hall, Art Complex Yaba College, Lagos

Events-This-Weekend-BellaNaija-October-Week-1 (15)Martell Presents Martell Vic with M.I
Martell VIC hosts its Very first Influential Caractere, M.I to an evening which celebrates friends who take pleasure in gathering around the achievements of a common ambition. Join M.I and his friends as Martell hosts this exciting night!
DateFriday, October 2, 2015
Time: 10 PM
Venue: Cova Lounge, Victoria Island, Lagos

Events-This-Weekend-BellaNaija-October-Week-1 (4)MedPlus Zumbathon
Join MedPlus’ fitness class this weekend.
Date: Saturday, October 3, 2015
Time: 7 AM
Venue: Pinefield Montessori School, Christ Avenue, off Admiralty Way, Lekki 1, Lagos

Events-This-Weekend-BellaNaija-October-Week-1 (9)Trendelo Shopping Event
Get discounts and bargains on everything sold at Trendelo.
Date: Saturday, October 3, 2015
Time: 11 AM
Venue: City Park, Wuse 2, Abuja

Events-This-Weekend-BellaNaija-October-Week-1 (12)Ojulewa Workshop Studio
As a bid to promote the Cultural heritage of Nigeria through the art of Makeup and Gele ties, Ojulewa Studio would be touring the United Kingdom, Manchester City and others in the month of October.
Date: Saturday, October 3, 2015
Time: 11 AM
Venue: IBA Hall, 88 Vestry road , Camberwell SE5 8PQ, London
Ticket: £50
Contact: 07538072930 | [email protected]

Events-This-Weekend-BellaNaija-October-Week-1 (2)Africa Beta 3.0
, a pan-African technology news and analysis website, is hosting its first AfricaBeta event. Tagged Chat 3.0, it will explore the ideas and technologies that are shaping the future of the African continent. Hosted by the award winning journalist and television personality, Lamide Akintobi.
Date: Saturday, October 3, 2015
Contact: [email protected]

Events-This-Weekend-BellaNaija-October-Week-1 (14)Seaside Toastmasters
Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development, with more than 313,000 members in 14,650 clubs from 126 countries. A Toastmasters meeting is a learn-by-doing workshop in which participants hone their speaking and leadership skills in a no-pressure atmosphere. There is no instructor in a Toastmasters meeting. Instead, members evaluate the speeches of one another.
Date: Saturday, October 3, 2015
Time: 1 PM
Venue: Food of the Sun, Eko Hotel & Suites, Plot 1415 Ademola Adetokunbo Street, Lagos
Contact: 07062498175 | 08101331028

Events-This-Weekend-BellaNaija-October-Week-1 (3)Official Launch of Carlito’s Grill
Carlitos Grill | Tabu Lounge invite you to come celebrate their official launch. This event is proudly sponsored by Johnnie Walker; with The Mavin’s official Dj; Dj N and resident Dj Yinks. Look out for surprise appearances and performances from; Efa, SAEON, Toni Tones, Tomi Odunsi and lots more
Date: Saturday, October 3, 2015
Time: 6 PM
Venue: 26B Oju Olobun close, Victoria Island, Lagos
Contact: 09026873738 | 08136124688

Events-This-Weekend-BellaNaija-October-Week-1 (8)Grill at the Pent Abuja
Be part of this fun daytime party!
Date: Sunday, October 4, 2015
Time: 2 PM
Venue: Sky Lounge, Wuse 2, Abuja

Events-This-Weekend-BellaNaija-October-Week-1 (2)Brunch with Brains
Enjoy #PINKRocks – an anniversary celebration; and in-house initiative to foster Breast (and Cervical) Cancer awareness, advocacy and indigent support.
Date: Sunday, October 4, 2015
Time: 2 PM
Venue: Ginger Tapas and Grill, 6a Ologun Agbaje street, off Adeola Odeku, Victoria Island, Lagos

Events-This-Weekend-BellaNaija-October-Week-1 (5)Shattered | Stage Play
Shattered” is Bode Asiyanbi’s BBC award winning play which first premiered on stage at the British Council Lagos Theatre Festival in 2013. This is a captivating story of deception, betrayal and pain starring Bola Haastrup, Ijeoma Aniebo,Bunmi Sogade, Patrick Diabuah, KelvinMary Ndukwe, Goodness Emmanuel and Martins Iwuagu.
Date: Sunday, October 4, 2015
Time: 3 PM | 6 PM
Venue: TerraKulture, Plot 1376, Tiamiyu Savage Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
Ticket: Regular – N3,500 | VIP – N5,000

Events-This-Weekend-BellaNaija-October-Week-1 (3)Mr. & Miss Nigeria International | Season 4
The revolutionary, award-winning and content-packed pageant is set to take Lagos, Nigeria by storm. The 40 male and female finalists have been drafted to the competition proper.
Date: Sunday, October 4, 2015
Time: 5:30 PM
Venue: Bespoke Event Centre, Lekki, Lagos
Contact: 07084546231 | 07062930650

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