ADEWALE AYUBA PRESENTS INDEPENDENCE DAY GROOVE
Bonsue Fuji exponent, Adewale Ayuba, will be hosting fun lovers at the Ember Creek, 33, Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, for this year’s Independence Day Groove celebration, on Wednesday, October 1, 2014. The show which will be managed by Root Entertainment will start by 6pm, with popular comedian, Koffi Emmanuel and singer, TM9ja performing alongside him. The regular ticket is #5,000 while the VIP is #10,000.
NIGHT OF A THOUSAND LAUGHS BACK
Popular comedy and musical show, Opa williams’ Nite of a Thousand Laughs is here again. And this time, comedians Akpororo, Gandoki, Acapella and Phyno will be featuring at the Wednesday, October 1, 2014 show taking place at the Muson Center, Onikan, Lagos. Tickets go for N5,000 for regular and N10,000 for VIP.
MIKE EZURUONYE’S NEW REALITY TV SHOW DEBUTS
Actor Mike Ezuruonye who has been chosen as the host of the Airtel-Trace Music Star Reality TV show, will debut on October 1, 2014. Ezuruonye, who is also an Airtel ambassador, was chosen majorly because of his wide fan base which comprises the youth, the target demography of the show. The non-conventional show, made possible by a partnership between Airtel and Trace TV, will have participants take part via phone calls and phone entries after which selected candidates will undergo a 2-week mentorship training with American music star, Akon.
COOL TV AND WAZOBIA TV BEGIN TEST TRANSMISSIONS
After 30 months of planning, building and installing state of the art equipment to ensure a smooth take-off, all is now set for the official launch of twin TV stations, Cool TV and Wazobia TV, on October 1, 2014. However, full scale operations will kick off on November 1, 2014. The new broadcast stations boast of three newly built state-of-the-art transmission studios with lighting, acoustics, cameras and Master Control Rooms while the radio studios of Cool, Wazobia and Nigeria Info FM have been refurbished and pre-equipped for live transmissions. On October 4, Cool FM 96.9 will also be celebrating its 16th anniversary with a star-studded concert at Rhapsody’s, Victoria Island, Lagos.
KUNLE AFOLAYAN’S OCTOBER 1 MOVIE HITS CINEMAS
October 1 is an upcoming thriller written by Tunde Babalola and produced and directed by Kunle Afolayan. It stars Sadiq Daba, Kehinde Bankole, Bimbo Manuel, Kanayo O. Kanayo, Fabian Adeoye Lojede and will also introduce Demola Adedoyin and Deola Sagoe who played Funmilayo Ransom-Kuti. The film narrates the story of Danladi Waziri (Sadiq Daba), a police officer from Northern Nigeria who is posted to a remote town of Akote in Western Nigeria to investigate the frequent female murder cases in the community, have the mystery solved before the Nigerian flag is raised on October 1, Nigeria’s Independence Day. It has, however, been slated to be premiered on September 28, 2014, with a general theatrical release on October 1, 2014.
BOVI MAN ON FIRE AT EKO HOTEL
Two high flying international artists, Ja Rule and Ashanti will be in Nigeria as Flytime Promotions and Kountry Kulture host the second edition of the popular standup comedy concert, Bovi Man on Fire, on Friday, October 3, 2014 at the Eko Convention Centre. Tickets for the show go for N5,000 for regular , N25,000 for VIP and tables go for N1million each. Tickets could be bought online at www.naijaticketshop.com.
TRACE URBAN, X MEDIA NIGERIA HOST JA RULE, ASHANTI
Trace Urban and X Media Nigeria will also host international artistes, Ja Rule and Ashanti at this year’s The Beach Concert, on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at Grand Inagbe Resort. Other artistes billed for the day include Burna Boy, Sound Sultan, Yemi Alade, Skuki, Muna, Dammy Krane and Dil. The show which will be hosted by Juliet Ibrahim and Uti Nwachukwu will equally feature DJ Jimmy Jatt, DJ Spinall, DJ Caise, DJ Neptunes, DJ Xclusive, DJ Sose and DJ Big N. Take-off point in Victoria Island for regular tickets is – Waterside / Bic Gargens, Wole Olateju Crescent, off Admiralty way, Lekki Phase 1 while VIP tickets will take off at Bay Lounge, Rabiu Babatunde Tinubu, Admiralty Road, off Admiralty Way Lekki Phase1.
CITY FM’S INDEPENDENCE DAY SALUTE TO THE FLAG
City FM, ‘Your lifestyle Radio’, will on October 1, 2014 celebrate the independence day with an event tagged Salute to the Flag. The 5-day event is aimed at celebrating everything Nigeria. It is also a call to the young people to take pride in the Nigerian ideal. The Salute to the Flag Calendar begins on Monday, September 29 till Saturday, October 4, 2014 with a DJ Concert, at Ikeja City Mall.
OLUMIDE EMMANUEL’S OCT. 1 SEMINAR
And if you are knowledge-included, you can also be part of Pastor Olumide Emmanuel’s October 1 seminar. The venue is SBLS Centre, Kudirat Abiola Way, Oregun, Ikeja, Lagos and the topics have to do with business, investment and money. Also, remember that all the beaches, malls, pubs, hangouts have different activities lined up for the day. Ensure you attend one.