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Awwwww!!! The month of love!!! It’s not that people don’t love their spouses, girlfriends and boyfriends all year long but February is a month that feels like love is definitely in the air, peeps want to go the extra mile to make it special day for loved ones and so on.

Now who gains the most during these times, it’s not the girl/lady or woman who gets the most gifts from their spouses NO!!! It’s the gift shops, flower houses, joints, eateries, restaurants and all other places people go to in the name of VALENTINE.  Asides the hotels and resorts that have special packages for lovers the weekend before Val, some travel and tour companies have round- trips to Dubai with hotel accommodation in a 5, 4 and 3 star hotel for the weekend (wow).

Anyway, for those peeps looking for fun this month of love, here are my updates of events, for you to mark on your calendars and visit.


The international award winning production comes to Lagos Nigeria. The British Council Nigeria and National Theatre, London in association with the British Deputy High Commission, Lagos has organized a screening of the Broadway hit.

Date: Sunday 6th February, 2011

Venue: New African Shrine; 1 NERDC Road, Agindingbi Lagos

Time: 4pm

Tickets: Available at British Council for N500 before the event and at the New African Shine on the day of the event.


Food Affair presents some of Lagos’ finest food establishment, so please go hungry and have a taste of the best; Nigeria has to offer.

Date: Sunday 6th February

Time: 12-5pm

Venue: African Artist Foundation; 54 Raymond Njoku Str. Ikoyi

Tickets: N500 before 2pm and N1000 after.


Tastee Fried Chicken in a bid to bring lovers (in my best French accent) together will be having a pre Valentine Gala Nite. Featuring Yaw of Wazobiafm, Seyi Law, Banky W, Whiz Kid, Skuki, Mo Cheddah and Jaywon.

Date: Saturday 13th February

Time: 5pm

Venue: TFC 2nd Rd, 2nd Avenue Festac Town

Tickets: Purchase of N5, 000 worth of grub!!!


The grand finale of the girls dance challenge will be going down in Ikorodu y’all. The competition which has been on for a while will see the top 3 gals battle for the supreme title of ‘Best Dance Diva ’. DJ Swaggz will be on the wheels of steel to turn out the best of sounds for the competition.

Date: Saturday 13th February

Time: 7pm

Venue: Fun City Sky Bar Ikorodu Lagos

Tickets: N1000


City People Entertainment presents an evening with the upwardly mobile and crowd pulling Chocolate City All Stars (Yea!!! It’s about time). Featuring the short black boi himself; MI, Jesse Jags, Ice Prince, Brymo.

Date: 20th February

Time: 4pm

Venue: Tribeca Ademola Adetokunbo Str. VI

Tickets: Strictly by Invitation


WOW!!! Magazine, never one to allow the season go by without a WOW; is organizing a Valentine fair. For all you lovers who are in the habit of picking up gifts at the last minute, the fair will have valentine gifts and paraphernalia for you. It is also an avenue for shoppers to network and meet with various people.

Date: 12th and 13th February

Venue: Function Suite Sheraton Hotel (12th) and Function Room 3-5 Oriental Hotel Lekki

Tickets: Open


Sodium Brand Solutions, an Integrated Brand Marketing Company is the brain behind the Champagne Conversation. Said to be an Avant-garde party for the young and young at heart will have the likes of Darey, Banky W, MI, Weird MC and Kunle Afolayan.

Date: 27th February

Venue: Eko Hotel & Suites Pool side

Tickets: Strictly by invitation



A PR practitioner eager to see a sustainable change in the Nigerian Film, Television & Arts industry. She enjoys watching movies both foreign & local, reading, traveling & adventure. Follow her on twitter - @xplorenollywood.

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