Events This Weekend

Events This Weekend

Happy Friday and welcome to the weekend! It’s been a crazy week with the weather and it’s nice to arrive at the weekend. Here are events you could attend this weekend.

AKE Arts and Book Festival

The theme for the 2018 edition AKE Festival is Fantastical Futures. Events and discussions will focus on a re-imagined African future. “With a perilous past and an uncertain present, how exactly do we arrive at the Africa of our dreams? What must we never forget? What must we not repeat? What lessons have been learnt in understanding governance, gender and sexuality, literacy and education, health and well-being?”


Date: Thursday, October 25 – Saturday, October 28, 2018.

Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos.



Acapella My Mic and I (Truth and Dare)

This time – Bigger, Better, & Brain Blasting. Every joke will be a hit back 2 back!
The Hilarious Man
The Most Fearless Man
Lagos prepare yourself for the Greatest Stand up comedy.
Venue: Eko Hotel and Suites , Victoria Island Lagos 
28th of October, 2018



Jollof Wars

The Jollof Wars Cook Off For a Cure is to bring awareness and support for advanced stage breast cancer in Nigeria. We will have amateur chefs from different African nations  battle it out for bragging rights for one year, all in the name of helping us support Stage IV breast cancer.


Date: Saturday, October 27, 2018.

Time: 6 PM.

Venue: La Taverna Restaurant, 48 Balarabe Musa Cresent, Victoria Island, Lagos.


Demystifying Technology


Are you a lover of spoken word poetry? If you are, then you just cannot afford to miss this event! Demystifying Technology is a spoken word hangout organized by


Date: Friday, October 26, 2018.

Time: 5 PM.

Venue: Impact Hub, 14 Gerrard Road, Ikoyi. Lagos.



Date: Saturday, October 27, 2018.

Time: 10 AM.


              Dipeolu Estate, V.I LAGOS

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Osigweh Lilian Oluchi is a graduate of the University of Lagos where she obtained a B.A (Hons) in English, Masters in Public and International affairs (MPIA). Currently works with 1stnews as a Database Manager / Writer. [email protected]

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