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Onyema Offoedu-Okeke

Homeland Memories A solo exhibition of 25 new acrylic works on canvas by Nigeria’s sought-after artist Onyema Offoedu-Okeke. His last solo show was in London four years ago at arc Gallery....
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Women of West Africa Entrepreneurship conference

Under the theme of “turning passion into profit” the two-day conference in Lagos will cover such subjects as mobile money, forms of partnership, start-ups, expansion, quality and service i...
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Taruwa Festival

The theme of the second edition of this performing arts festival in Lagos is “Telling Our Stories” through music, dance, literature fashion and workshops. In Hausa the word Taruwa means...
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Lagos Jazz Festival

Jazz blows into Lagos megacity is the theme of the Lagos jazz festival. Performers at Freedom Park include Victor Masondo from South Africa and Nigerians Tee Mac Omatshola Itseli flutist, Bright Ga...
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African Fashion Week Nigeria

After three successful Africa Fashion Weeks in London the same idea travels to Lagos for the first time to show top designers in Lagos and to promote gifted up-and-coming Nigerian talent in design, fa...
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Lagos Carnival

The city carnival takes place along Awolowo Road, Campus Square and Tafawa Bewela Square. On Easter Monday floats and people in beautiful costumes parade along the streets of Lagos Island. It is pa...
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Out on a limb

A 2 km walk to publicise the difficulties of child amputees and to raise money for artificial limbs for two children. The walk is from the YMCA building to the Falomo under bridge and back. The eve...
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Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards

The AMVCA cinema and television film awards ceremony is now in its second year with 28 awards up for grabs in 26 categories. This year there is a new category, the New Era award for the person who has...
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Lagos theatre festival

“All the city’s a stage” is the theme of the second Lagos theatre festival, sponsored by the British Council. As its name suggests the festival this year goes out into the city, with...
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Social Media Week

This year’s edition of the Social Media Week is sponsored by Volkswagen with the theme A Connected Africa is the Future. Many events will be centred on the VW offices in Victoria Island but t...
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Eyo Festival

This Yaroba festival is unique to Lagos and is traditionally performed on Lagos Island. The Eyo masked dancers, dressed in white, represent the spirits of the dead who return to cleanse Lagos and p...
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Nigeria cartoon exhibition

Nigeria’s first ever animated cartoon exhibition. The fair is designed to promote branding and advertising production in consumer markets.  
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Lagos Book and Art Festival

The Lagos Book and Art Festival features books, art, music and theatre. This year's LABAF theme is “The Nigerian centenary: The Lagos Narrative” to highlight the role that Lagos has played...
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Nike's We Run Lagos

The Nike We Run race is taking place in Lagos for the first time this year and is hoping to attract about 2,000 participants. The 10-km course is from Onikan Stadium on Lagos Island, over Eko Brid...
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SARO The Musical

The staging in Lagos of SARO The Musical, Nigeria's first Broadway-type musical, could mark a revival for the country's ailing live theatre. With a large cast, a good story-line about four young migra...
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Africa International Film Festival

The screen adaption of Half of a Yellow Sun, Chimamanda Adichie's novel about the Nigerian civil war was expected to open the third edition of the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF). But it w...
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Lagos Bike-A-Thon

The Rotary Club in Nigeria is organising a series of biking events to mark World Polio Day and to raise funds for the fight against polio in Nigeria. The country has the third highest rate of polio...
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Lights, Camera, Africa!!!

The third edition of this festival for African and diaspora films. This year the theme is Great Migrations. Among the films being screened are Alaskaland by Chinonye Chukwu, Black Africa White Marble...
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Elisalat promotes Lagos Photo festival

The fourth Lagos Photo festival is once again a joint effort between the African Arts Foundation and the Etisalat Nigeria, telecommunications company. This year’s theme is “The Mega City a...
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Lagos Live Festival

6-9 Dec 2012. On occasion of the 50th anniversary of Goethe Institut, the Lagos Live Festival proposes four days filled with international contemporary art practices, including theatrical shows, artis...


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