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I cannot stop grinning, we made it! Nigeria is almost exactly 50 (fifty years since we gained our independence) and we are all here to experience it. Glory to God and may this be the beginning of bigger and better things for our country! AMEN.

We are in celebratory mode but have also come to the end of our journey, being the Nigeria: What’s On? mailer. We have evolved, special thanks to you guys and are now

Date.Time.Venue where will give you updates via a newsletter.

We will communicate our changes to you in our final mailer next week.

Now on to the BUMPER WEEKEND, congratulations everyone!

Friday Hotlist:
*The Discount Wedding Show, Lagos

*Zebra Independence Day Sales

*Nigeria @ 50 (HiTV and OHTV)

*J.D. Okhai Ojeikere @ The CCA Lagos

*The Fantasy Lingerie Fashion Party

*The Green Concert, Lagos

*Best of Made Party

Saturday Hotlist:

*The Discount Wedding Show, Lagos

*The Platform (Nigeria @ 50)

*UTC Meat Mart Opening

*View LDA’s Ni[email protected] Dress

*Oluronbi: The Musical (Nig @ 50)

*Funmi Iyanda in ‘My Country’ on BBC World

*Diana Bada Live in Concert

*Water For Chocolate

Sunday Hotlist:

*JVILLE Xtreme Praise Party

*HOTR: Cross Culture

*Oluronbi: The Musical (Nig @ 50)

*Theatre @ Terra

National Events:

1. Food Week ( Old Parade Ground, Garki, Abuja)

2. Presidential Banquet and Conferment of Presidential Special Awards on 50 Distinguished Nigerians (Banquet Hall, State House, Abuja)

3. Variety Night: Acrobatics/cultural/fireworks display (Cultural Centre, Millenium Tower, Central Area, Abuja)

4. Anniversary Parade (Eagle Square, Abuja)

5. Juma’at Prayers (National Mosque and Other Mosques Nationwide)

6. ThisDay Gala Lecture (ThisDay Dome, Abuja)

7. Presidential Dinner (State House, Marina, Lagos)

8. Church Service (National Christian Worship Centre, Abuja)

9. Flagging off Special Argungu Fishing Festival Motor Rally (Eagle Square, Abuja)

10. 3rd Ordinary Session of the Pan-African Parliament (ECOWAS Parliament, Abuja)

11. Nationwide Tour (All State Capitals)

NEXT WEEK:

MTN LIFE ENRICHMENT SEMINAR

Rediscover leadership with David Plouffe, Barack Obama’s Campaign Manager. The theme is delivering greater value through innovation. By invitation

Venues: New Expo Hall, Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos (October 4th)

International Conference Centre, Peace Park, Abuja (October 5th)

FRIDAY

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1)  THE DISCOUNT WEDDING SHOW LAGOS

A 2-day event and fair of wedding discounts, sales, vendors and shows. One not to be missed.

Venue: Balmoral, Kudirat Abiola Way, Ikeja, Lagos

Time: 10am till 6pm

2) ZEBRA INDEPENDENCE DAY SALES

Zebra offers huge discounts this independence with Items as low as N2000.

Venue:  Zebra Creations, 33 Sinari Daranijo Str. VI, Lagos

Time: All Day

3) NIGERIA @ 50 (HITV & OHTV)

HTV, HITV UK and Hi Nolly have partnered to put together a phenomenal celebration of our History, Unity, Diversity and Strengths in an Inspiration and positive all day Television format for Nigerians all over the world.

4) J.D.OKHAI OJEIKERE @ THE CCA LAGOS

‘Satorial Moments and the nearness of yesterday’ is his most recent exhibition which explores fashion both in traditional and western styles, with images taken at work, at play and during special events.

Venue: Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), 9 McEwen Street, Sabo, Yaba, Lagos

Time: 3pm; Exhibition runs till October 14th at 6pm

5) THE FANTASY LINGERIE FASHION PARTY

Super packed decadent night of Fun, Passion and Dance with side attractions – Burlesque,Celebrity Djs,Surprise Artist Performances and loads of lingerie clad models

Venue: Zamunda, 32b Ologun Agbaje Str. VI, Lagos

Time: 8.30pm – 5.30am

6) THE GREEN CONCERT

An annual event with the sole aim of bringing together the best and the brightest rising stars in Nigeria to celebrate our country, our music and our dance. Featuring M.I, Durella, Ikechukwu, Terry G, Sauce Kid, General Pype, DJ Zeez, Mo’Cheddah, Rooftop MC’s, Skuki, Lara Geroge, Buckwylla, Blacvoiz, and so many more.The music will be blended into a seamless medley by DJ Jimmy Jatt.

Venue: Ocean Garden, Ocean View Restaurant, VI Lagos

Time: 6pm; Tickets: N3,000, N10,000, N20,000

7) BEST OF MADE PARTY

Made Magazine’s celebration of their popular issues – meet some of their cover personalities, mingle with Playboy bunnies courtesy of Playboy energy and enjoy music from local artists like Tiwa Savage,lynxx,and a surprise guest performance.

Venue: Reeds, 190 Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos

Time: 9pm – 2.30am

SATURDAY

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1) THE DISCOUNT WEDDING SHOW LAGOS

A 2-day event and fair of wedding discounts, sales, vendors and shows. One not to be missed.

Venue: Balmoral, Kudirat Abiola Way, Ikeja, Lagos

Time: 10am till 6pm

2) THE PLATFORM

Featuring Rev. Sam Adeyemi, Mrs. Ibukun Awosika, Mr. Leke Alder, Mr. Opeyemi Agbaje, Prof. Yemi Osibajo.

Venue: Indoor Sports Hall, National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos

Time: 9.30am

3) UTC MEAT MART OPENING

Come out and treat your tase buds to the highest quality deli in the country. Mouth watering sarnies et. al!

Venue: Owanbe Mart, Waterfront, Wole Olateju Str. opposite Akin Leigh str. Lekki Phase 1

Time: 11am

4) VIEWING: LANRE DA SILVA-AJAYI’S NIGERIA @ 50 DRESS

A specially designed Nigeria @ 50 dress influenced by culture, fashion, history and inspired by Lagos State.

Venue: Temple Muse, 8 Sanusi Fafunwa Str. VI, Lagos

Time: All Day

5) OLURONBI: THE MUSICAL (NIG @ 50)

Nigeria’s first-ever Broadway-style musical, returns to Lagos as part of the Lagos State government’s Golden Jubilee Celebrations.

Venue: Saturday, October 2, 2010 Agip Hall, MUSON Centre

Venue (2):Sunday, October 3, 2010 3:00pm & 6:00pm National Theatre , Iganmu

Time: 3:00pm & 6:00pm; Tickets: N1500, N2000, N3000, N5000, N6,500

6) FUNMI IYANDA ON BBC WORLD

Catch Funmi Iyanda on BBC World this Saturday as she hosts a three-part documentary on Nigeria “My Country”.

Venue: BBC World Television

Time: 17:10 GMT

7) DIANA BADA LIVE IN CONCERT

Diana’s music is contemporary with a unique blend of poetry, jazz, hip hop, reggae and afro soul.

Venue: The Life House, 33 Sinari Daranijo Str. VI, Lagos

Time: 7pm – 10pm

8) WATER FOR CHOCOLATE

The popular soulful party is back with the hottest tunes!

Venue: Bambuddha, 21 (Plot 1310) Karimu Kotun Str. VI, Lagos

Time: 8pm – 2am

SUNDAY

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1) J-VILLE XTREME PRAISE PARTY

Featuring Muyiwa Olarewaju & The Riversongz, Tim Godfrey & The Extreme Praise Crew and The Sounds of Heaven.

Venue: The INCUBATOR, COD Church Road, Dideolu Est. VI, Lagos

Time: 7.30am

2) CROSS CULTURE: A SPECIAL COMBINED SERVICE

House on The Rock’s special combined service is not to be missed featuring Pastors Paul & Ifeanyi Adefarasin, Chosen Treasure, Sammie Okposo and Mike Aremu

Venue: New Expo Cenre, Eko Hotel, Vi, Lagos

Time: 8am

3) OLURONBI: THE MUSICAL (NIG @ 50)

Nigeria’s first-ever Broadway-style musical, returns to Lagos as part of the Lagos State government’s Golden Jubilee Celebrations.

Venue: Saturday, October 2, 2010 Agip Hall, MUSON Centre

Venue (2):Sunday, October 3, 2010 3:00pm & 6:00pm National Theatre , Iganmu

Time: 3:00pm & 6:00pm; Tickets: N1500, N2000, N3000, N5000, N6,500

4) THEATRE @ TERRA

While The Monologues go off to Accra, to show off our Independence in theatrical style, Sizwe Banzi takes over till they return to Lagos on the 10th. Watch Sizwe Banzi is dead this Sunday.

Venue: Terra Kulture, Tiamiyu Savage Str. VI, Lagos

Time: 3pm & 6pm

NEXT WEEK:

MTN LIFE ENRICHMENT SEMINAR

Rediscover leadership with David Plouffe, Barack Obama’s Campaign Manager. The theme is delivering greater value through innovation. By invitation

Venues: New Expo Hall, Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos (October 4th)

International Conference Centre, Peace Park, Abuja (October 5th)

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