OB What’s Popping This Weekend! The Independence Edition

Hey Style Revolutionists,

You already know what it is – the hot OB What’s Popping This Weekend!

This edition, we bring the fire because it’s the Independence celebration edition since October 1st is the celebration of our dear country Nigeria independence and with the public holiday on Monday, there’s a truckload of turn-ups waiting for you.

So without further ado, scroll to see the events lined up for the weekend and the coming days; don’t forget to tell us which one/s you would be attending.

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Nigeria Beer Festival

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In a bid to stimulate its economic and tourism potentials, Lagos State is set to host the maiden edition of the Nigeria Beer Festival from September 25 to October 1, 2017.

Date: Monday September 25, to Sunday, October 1, 2017.

Time: 4pm.

Venue: Waterfront Bar Beach, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos.

For more information, visit nigeriabeerfestival.com


Amnesia Nightlife, the Celebration


Brace yourselves for the livest party to light up Gidi Nights! #AmnesiaNiteLagos.

Date: Thursday, September 28, 2017.

Time: 10pm.

Venue: 1089. Casper and Gambini’s, off Adeola Odeku, Victoria Island, Lagos.

For more information, call 08037008959


Party like it’s 1990’s at Zenbah


Come jazzed up in true 90’s style.

Go down memory lane and bring back old memories from the 90’s this Thursday @ Zenbah. Mouth-watering dishes, exotic drinks, and cocktails fully activated for the night.

Date: Thursday, September 28, 2017

Time: 7 PM

Venue: 11 B Akin Adesola Victoria Island, Lagos.

For more information, call 08177770055


The Maju Pop-Up Weekend is here!

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Calling All Majuholics! Come shop all through the long weekend! Maju is having a pop-up shopping weekend where you’ll be able to shop all available Maju pieces (and some new items too, tehe!) Discounts, shopping, mingling, canapes and cocktails! Sound fun? Then we’ll see you from Friday!

Date: Friday, September 29 – Sunday October 1, 2017

Time: 10am-8pm daily

Venue: 82a Isake Eko Way, Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos.


Women’s Film Club Presents the Screening Of ‘Las Gidi Vice’ By Udoka Oyeka

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Women’s Film Club in conjunction with La Connaisseur presents film screening of “Las Gidi Vice” directed by Udoka Oyeka. Las Gidi Vice tells the story of a playboy’s fun night out which turns out to be adventurous after meeting a girl he’ll never forget.

Date: Friday, September 29, 2017

Time: 3pm, 4pm & 5pm

Venue: Ford Foundation #10, 105 close, Banana Island, Ikoyi.

Admission Fee: N1,500

For more information, send an email to esther.ordia@roberttaylormedia.com


Potato Potahto heads to California! To open Silicon Valley African Film festival


Right on the back of its London premiere, Potato Potahto is the opening film at the 8th Annual Silicon Valley African Film Festival in the USA.

Date: Friday, September 29, 2017.

Time:  8.30pm.

Venue: Historic Hoover Theatre, 1635 Park Ave, San Jose, CA 95126.


Bantu Lagos Concert Series

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Date: Friday, September 29, 2017.

Time: 4pm.

Venue: Ajayi Crowther Grammar School Complex, Akoka, Bariga, Lagos.

For more information, visit Bantucrew.com


Lights Camera Africa!!! 2017 returns this weekend with ‘Reset’! 

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The Lights Camera Africa!!! Film Festival, a 3-day cultural event to celebrate independent African cinema, is returning this year with the theme ‘RESET’ – a strategic position to create a platform that encourages stimulating discourse on issues and experiences with family-friendly programming rooted in the African experience.

Date: Friday, September 29 – Sunday, October 1, 2017.

Time: See schedule below.

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Venue: Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos.

For more information, visit www.lightscameraafrica.com


Digital Marketing and Business Development Workshop

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The Digital Marketing and Business Development Workshop, organized by SME100 Nigeria is set to hold this weekend featuring Olatomi Kolawole, CEO Ezra Pearl Online; Kola Ajayi, MD MyShayo.com; Charles Odii, Executive Director SME100 Nigeria and Olayinka Edmond; Head Corporate Communications, Guinness Nigeria

Date: Saturday, September 30, 2017.

Time: 9am.

Venue: Plot 7a Wole Olateju Street Lekki Phase 1.

For more information, send an email to communications@sme100nigeria.com


Gula, a Stageplay on Obasanjo’s Experience in Prison

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Gula is a riveting and inspiring stage play based on the book “The Story of Baba Ali” by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, an account of his prison encounter with a ruthless armed robber and head of all the armed robbers in Northern Nigeria- Baba Ali and his eventual conversion. This is one play you do not want to miss it!

Date: Saturday, September 30 – Sunday, October 8, 2017.

Time: 3pm & 7pm.

Venue: Terra Kulture Arena, , 1376 Tiamiyu Savage Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.

For more information, call 08022965080


Circle Mall’s African Open Market


Circle Mall is organizing an “African Open Market” to celebrate the Nigerian culture. This event is a platform/avenue for vendors who make/sell African items to come, exhibit, sell and network.
Date: Saturday September 30 – October 2nd, 2017.
Time: Unspecified.
Venue: Circle mall, beside Jakande Lekki, Lagos.
For more information, send an email to boshitelu@yahoo.com

 Bowler 30: The Exclusive Luxury Fashion Showcase of the Season!


Luxury fashion brand, David Bowler will be hosting the highly anticipated “Bowler 30”, a high-end fashion showcase for a carefully selected audience.

This event is strictly by invitation.!

Date: Saturday, September 30, 2017

Time: 5pm

Venue: Unspecified.

For more information, send an email to funmi.okeowo@roberttaylormedia.com


The Lord of the Ribs with Basket Mouth


Date: Saturday, September 30, 2017.

Time: 6pm.

Venue: Eko Convention Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.

For  more information, call 08055555121


One Nite Live & Unplugged: Ric Hassani #African Gentleman edition


Date: Saturday, September 30, 2017.

Time: 8pm.

Venue: SOUL at Intercontinental Hotel, Kofo Abayomi street, Victoria Island, Lagos.

For more information, visit www.loudnproudlive.com


Shiro Lagos presents ”SAXOPHONIC with Jimmy Sax”
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Lagos lifestyle restaurant Shiro Lagos presents”SAXOPHONIC with Jimmy Sax” a night of funk, house, and electro music. Jimmy Sax will be taking over Lagos as the official headline act this holiday at Shiro Lagos with a phenomenal live music performance. The event will also feature super talented DJ Sensei Lo & DJ Warris as extra acts for the night.  Jimmy Sax, a french multi-specialized Saxophonist, and entertainer in freestyle house, deep, funk and electro music genres, has performed at 1000 shows around the world and has played for influential celebrities like Bob Sinclar and David Guetta. Make it a date!

Date: Saturday, September 30, 2017.

Time: 10pm

Venue: Shiro Lagos, Water Corporation Road, Landmark Village, Oniru, Lagos

For Table Bookings, please contact 08186298888 | For more information, please contact Kayode on 0803 441 5039 


Atlantic Shopping & Event Centre


This weekend in Chevron Lekki Atlantic Shopping & Event Centre & Events by Towsyn will be having the coolest hangout on Independence day. Perfect for all the family, featuring food, drinks, fashion and of course fun games for adults and even children.
Date: Sunday, October 1, 2017
Time: 12pm
Venue: Atlantic SEC mall chevron drive opposite UBA bank Chevron Lekki, Lagos.
For more information, send an email to ebytpr@gmail.com
 The Great Discourse By Quorum Nigeria
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 On Independence Day, the 1st of October 2017, our Founder Ono Bello will be speaking at about “The Ease of Doing Business; How can this be achieved?” at the “The Great Discourse” event organized by Quorum Nigeria. At the event, there will be discussions concerning the state of our business, jobs, the country and other common interests in our home, offices, places of leisure, etc. However, resolutions made from these pockets of gathering at that level would not have a universal effect or impact. Therefore, there is an urgency of now to curate resolutions from all these units of discussions. The Great Discourse is an event like non-other that seeks to bare pockets of discussions on selected issues. The event pattern is one that will be totally engaging for all participants.

Date: Sunday, October 1st, 2017

Time: 2pm

Venue: Cafe Neo, 6 Agoro Odiyan Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Register here to attend! 

Legend Real Deal Experience
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Date: Sunday, October 1, 2017.
Time: 5pm
Venue: Adura football filed, Alakuko, Lagos.

Johnnie Jazz & Whisky


Date: Sunday, October 1, 2017.

Time: 6pm.

Venue: The Backyard, 4B Musa Yar’adua, VI, Lagos.

For more information, call 08098016994

Auto Lounge Official Opening
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Date: Sunday, October 1, 2017.
Time: 6pm.
Venue: 6, Ogalade close, Off Ologun Agbaje, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Supremacy Concert 2017

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Date: Sunday October 1, 2017

Time: 9PM Prompt, Red Carpet Starts: 7PM

Venue: Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

For more information, send an email to amara@aaogroup.org


Heat and Wave Pool Party


Date: Sunday, October 1, 2017.

Time: unspecified.

Venue: Debrit Hotel #70 Ihama Road, GRA, Benin City.

For more information, call 09038800080


Chechi Arinze Pop-up


Chechi Arinze, a contemporary women’s wear brand will be hosting itsfirst ever POP-UP event and you are cordially invited. Come ready to drink and shop new pieces from our print collection and get up to 50% off selected items from our past collections.

Date: Monday, October 2, 2017

Time: 12-7pm

Venue: The Mose Store – Nelle Mall, Admiralty Way Lekki Phase one (beside Wema Bank), Lagos.

For more information, call 08033791809.


Chronicles of Ushbebe


 The Chronicles of Ushbebe featuring: Gordons // Gandoki // FunnyBone // Acapella // Still Ringing // Chuks D General // Sean P // Kelvin Sapp // Kolo Pee // ShortCut // Mc Bob and more.

Date: Monday, October 2, 2017.
Time: 5pm (Red Carpet)
Venue: Nicon Luxury Hotel, Abuja.
For more information, call 07031326348

Please note that some of these events have free entries while others are strictly by invitation or may require you to purchase tickets so we strongly advice you make enquiries with the contact information provided here.

If you want your events to be featured in our “What’s Popping This Weekend!” feature published on Thursdays, then kindly send an email with details about your event- this should include a soft copy invite or flyer. Send all details to our editorial department: style.director@onobello.com

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