26 August 2016

Abuja Grand Marathon

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1 Event!
10,000 Participants!!
25 KM Across the heart of Abuja!!!
10,000,000 Naira/35,000dollars up for grabs!!!!

22 August 2016

Abuja DJ Competition 2016: ‘Fire on The Mixer’

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Are you a DJ?
Calling all up-and-coming DJs in Abuja, to participate in this newly launched DJ competition: “FIRE ON THE MIXER”. So, dust off your turntables and get your record box ready because, this unique opportunity is for you to show off all your tricks and skills.

The Fragrance Bar Perfume Making Workshop, Abuja

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We offer a four hour interactive and hands on perfume making workshop. The workshop is an informal session that introduces you to the art, science and logic of making a perfume.

Tech Meets HerEnterprise

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TechHer, a community of support, learning, and collaboration for women working in technology believes that peer learning and interaction is necessary for retention and acquisition of new skills.

WED Expo Abuja

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It’s coming back to Abuja even bigger and better after a successful March edition the next WED Expo comes in time for the end of year wedding season and you don’t want to miss the opportunity…….

Training On Bead Making

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Hi good people!
Belkayphine Accessories is organizing a 2 week intensive training on Bead Making. If you are interested

20 August 2016

In Love With The Beads

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Jewelry is the very heart of ornamentation. From time immemorial it has been used to adorn and beautify humans, animals, things and places. Necklaces and collars made from a variety of materials were used by people of all classes in ancient Egypt.

19 August 2016

African Union Hosts Africa Fashion Reception

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The African Union Commission is set to host the Africa Fashion Reception at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa. The event scheduled for 13th – 15th September, 2016will be presenting fashion designers from about 30 African countries. Only 1 top designer has been nominated to represent each of the participating countries by the Executive Board of the Africa Fashion Reception.

18 August 2016

Welcome to STUDIO 65!

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Good news for Start Ups, SMEs & Established Entrepreneurs!

17 August 2016

The 6th Abuja MakeUp Fair (AMUF6)

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Pops Concepts organisers of The MakeUp Fair Series- Nigeria’s largest Makeup and Beauty Trade Show is set to hold its 2nd edition  of The INDIE Beauty & Wellness Fair (IBWF2016) alongside The 6th Abuja MakeUp Fair (AMUF6)  20th August, 2016 leveraging on the success and buying audience/ attendance of The Makeup Fair Series over the years.

16 August 2016

Special Invitation to "Expressions of the soul"

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“A contemporary Dance Experience Choreographed by Mima Angulu and Qudus Onikeku In 2013, the krump dance studios brought to the Abuja Stage for the first time “Grease the Naija Mix”,

Olympics 2016 At The Sheraton Lagos

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The Olympics 2016 is here and the Sheraton Lagos Hotel is opening its doors to all sports lovers and enthusiasts to come and enjoy the Olympic Games.
During the Olympics, The Sheraton Lagos Hotel will be delivering an exciting experience and creating a thrilling environment which will see all sports lovers, fans and enthusiasts alike at our Goodies Pub enjoying various games from the Olympics starting on the 5th of August 2016.

International Beer Day At The Sheraton lagos

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On the 5th of August, 2016, The Sheraton Lagos Hotel is inviting all lovers of beer and lager to celebrate International beer day at the renowned Goodie Pub.
The hotel team believes it is important to celebrate this day as Beer unites the world under a themed banner; by celebrating the beers of all nations together on a single day.

PANDORA Campaign

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Thought Pyramid Art Centre (Invitation)

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About the Photo Exhibition: 
Since the start of the violent insurgency in North Eastern Nigeria, the Jama‘atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda’awati wal-Jihad (JAS), commonly known as Boko Haram, has caused massive suffering among the people who live in the four affected states of Borno, Yobe, Adamawa and Gombe. According to the 2016 Humanitarian Needs Overview, over 14.8 million people have been affected while 7 million are in need of assistance. Over 2.2 million people have been displaced and are living in camps or host communities

07 June 2016

A Special #Ramadan Experience with Starwood Hotels in Nigeria

With an aim to ensure an elevated  Ramadan Kareem experience for our Muslim Faithful, The following Starwood Hotels in Nigeria; Sheraton Lagos Hotel, Sheraton Abuja Hotel and Four Points
by Sheraton Lagos  have put together an enriching package which includes Suhur and Iftar Buffet

06 June 2016

Connect. Collaborate. Co-Create with #YAS2016

Young people hold the keys to unlocking Nigeria’s domestic resources and changing our narrative from a nation with great potentials to a nation of substance with viable institutions and endless opportunities.

#WeAlmostForgot – Abuja Premiere

26 June – 7pm – National University Commission Auditorium Maitama, Abuja.
After 10 years in Paris, Qudus Onikeku returns to Nigeria to present his latest contemporary dance production “We Almost Forgot”. The premiere will be held in Berlin, then in Lagos and Abuja, with Keziah Jones as a musical director.

02 June 2016

Breaking News! AMAA Announces 2016 Nomination List

We're excited to share the African Movie Academy Award's 2016 nomination list with you first; bearing in mind your strategic position in the African media space. 

The AMAA nomination list was announced yesterday evening at the Protea Hotel, Ikeja - Lagos,

29 May 2016

The Jacksons in Abuja

An epic event, which a golden jubilee anniversary represents, worth memories not only for the “Jacksons”, but for their numerous friends and fans globally. Africa has always shown tremendous love
to the “Jackson” family over the decades and Nigeria happens to be of special significance to the family

BAD 3 Bringing A Difference (Music, Drama, Dance and Comedy Night)

Experience great Music, Drama, Dance and Comedy

Stop! Don't Drop #Trashion Fashion Show

Press release from the organisers of Trashion Fashion Show:

Stop don't drop is an anti litter campaign group. We aspire to end littering in Nigeria (Tall order you may say, but it is do-able and it all starts with each of us deciding to be change agents). We do these through sensitization and advocacy and projects such as these which you have indicated interest to be a part of and many more.

27 May 2016

The Story Of Tomorrow

Come watch the next Nollywood stars in this beautiful stage play: Annie:
Here Comes Tomorrow Funtaj Secondary School Students Present to you
The Story Of Tomorrow…”ANNIE”

25 May 2016

The Fusion Lifestyle Family Fair

The Fusion Lifestyle Family Fair is taking place on 29/5/16,
From 12pm-7pm, @ BMO Events Arena, Wuse 2 Abuja.
For booking: 08183584838

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24 May 2016

Abuja Mega Picnic

On May 28, 2016 @ Millenium Park Maitama Abuja By 10am
ABUJA MEGA PICNIC 4 SOCIAL JUSTICE an event that seeks to use creative platforms to promote and advocate for an inclusive Nigeria, using various forms of art and events to draw Nigerians together towards utilizing collaborative efforts to say NO to divisions along ethnic and

Night of Laughter With Mr. Odey

Faith Miracle Centre Int’l Presents a comedy show tagged Night of Laughter with Mr. Odey Featuring: Amb. Wahala, Osama, Ghana Most go, Staniless , Me-Asauara, Sam & Song, Haywhy De Rhumer, Funny Bruno, Mc CG, Mc Sam, MC Jubilee.

Speed And Dating

Relationship event for you urban professionals. A must attend if you are looking for, ready to mix with and maybe find a date.

It will happen On May 27, 2016 @ Denis Hotel Ndjamena Crescent Wuse 2 Abuja By 4pm

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2016 Children’s Day Celebration.

Events Palace Ltd In Partnership With:
Nasco, Frsc, Basadox Travels, Fidelity Bank,Maiseeside Admiration, Tiddles Delight, Premium Food Market, Studio 24.
Brings To You Our 2016 Children’s Day Celebration Event.
On May 27, 2016 @ Maitama Amusement Park Maitama Abuja By 11 am

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Thought Pyramid Art Centre's Upcoming Event: Photo Junctions with LagosPhoto

The Thought Pyramid Art Centre and LagosPhoto in collaboration with the Institut Français Nigéria, the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Nigera and the Embassy of Spain in Nigeria present: Photo Junctions with LagosPhoto, a week of photography exhibition, photo workshop and round table. Opening on 2 June, by 6.30pm.
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22 May 2016

Starwood Preferred Guest Golf Tournament 2016

NIGERIA, Ibom – May 13th – 15th, 2016

Le Meridien Ibom Hotel & Golf Resort once again hosts the Starwood Preferred Guest Ibom golf invitational tournament 2016.

The Hotel blazed the trail with its 18 holes world class golf course which tested and revealed the best.

21 May 2016

Night of Worship (NOW) Concert in Abuja

LIVE Recording Concert with Phil Roberts and Friends in Abuja.

On 22 May, 2016 By 5pm @ Arts & Culture (Main Hall) Area 10, Garki. Featured artists include Chris Morgan, Steve Crown, Asu Ekiye, Sam & Song, Favour Johnson, Paul IK Dairo,

Countdown to Young Achievers Summit 2016 #YAS2016

Connect. Collaborate. Co-Create
Young people hold the keys to unlocking Nigeria’s domestic resources and changing our narrative from a nation with great potentials to a nation of substance with viable institutions and endless opportunities.

20 May 2016

2 Weeks of Bubbling Cultural Events in Abjua

I felt like a tourist in the great City of Abuja in the last two weeks of April 2016. Several cultural events dotted the space. A beautiful city that has come to establish its presence as a home for artsy events and hangouts, Abuja really awed me.

The Biggest Arts and Crafts Fair in Africa #AFAC2016

National Council for Arts and Culture once again is organizing one of the biggest Arts and Crafts fair in Africa at the Arts and Crafts Village, Cadastral Zone, Beside Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Abuja from 27th July – 14th August, 2016. The theme is “African Arts and Crafts: A catalyst for investment in the Nigerian Creative Industries''.

17 April 2016

#AbujaAt40: Over 20 facts you didn't know

Aso Rock, a view from the stream in the Children's Zoo

Abuja turned 40 years on the 3rd of February 2016. On this day in 1976, the Federal Capital Territory Abuja was created under the administration of late General Murtala Muhammed. As we celebrated Abuja, Venussbay took its followers on a journey to tourist and fascinating destinations in Abuja, how its inhabitants and indigenes are faring as well as its history and epoch making events that marked its development. If you missed the action, you can catch up with our over 25 tweet facts you may not have known about Abuja, using #AbujaAt40.

Hey Arts, Culture and Tourism Lovers! Check out our line up of events this Quarter (April-June 2016)!

Brymo, Bez for 1st Tamerri Music Festival in Abuja (22-23 April 2016)!
Root n’ Raw, organizers of the first and pilot edition of a 2-day experience, Tamerri, scheduled to hold on the 22nd to 23rd April, 2016, welcome you all and seek your support  in crafting a cultural identity for the city of Abuja.

17 February 2016

Upload your products and events FREE on #Venussbay

Venussbay is constantly in search of better ways to engage. We have whipped up a new idea to bring venussbay closer to you. Guess what? You can now upload your products yourself and we do the promotion for you. It's all free! Don't you just love this idea? Come on over to www.venussbay.com and give it a try. (We are still testing ooo.)

03 February 2016


Sheraton Abuja Hotel has come up with a compelling line-up of activities set to enrich guests and customers during this season of love.

Going beyond last year’s enriching experience; the hotel has collaborated with South African Airways to further add spice to this year’s valentine offer.

31 January 2016

#ToolzOniru weds her boo

On Air Personality, Toolz Oniru's traditional wedding to Captain Dele Demuren was on 30th January Lagos. Check out some photos after the cut. Photo credits Weddaily.

Hollywood leading man attends sister's traditional wedding in Nigeria

Did you know? British - Nigerian leading man Chiwetel Ejiofor was in Nigeria in January this year to attend his kid sister's traditional wedding to boo Dele Blackhatten, in Enugu. Their older sister,  Zain Asher, who is also a CNN correspondent was also there.

 Photo credit: WedDaily

19 January 2016

The first #InsidetrackAbujaPastryFair & Wedding Cake Competition

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Date: 27th February 2016
Venue: Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham, Garki, Abuja
Registration Fee: N7,00 and above (see complete list below)
Gate Fee: N500 per person
Grand Prize for the Wedding Cake Competition: N100,000.00


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 The Night would feature dance showcases from talented choreographers competing for a chance to be crowned for "The Best Choreographer in Abuja "
Winner of the award and receive a cash prize (1st Place : N100,000 , Rehearsal Space Job Opportunities and gift Prizes) and (2nd Place N50,000, Rehearsal Space and Consolation Prizes) and Consolation Prizes for other participants .

Judging will be based on Creativity/concept, Musicality, Costume & Execution

Performances will be in Hip hop , Contemporary and Salsa.

14 January 2016

#StephanieLinus’s Movie #DRY Signs A Film Distribution Deal in the U.S.

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Its a New year and like everything new, we decided to start on a great note with gist of our own doing well around the world, who says good things cant come out of Nigeria (Nollywood)
Stephanie Linus and her award winning movie, DRY, have recently signed a deal with ARC Entertainment for the film’s distribution in the U.S.  DRY is currently available on online platforms such as iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Sony PlayStation and VUDU for viewers throughout the U.S.

 Click HERE to watch dry.....

01 January 2016


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30 December 2015


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The Calabar Carnival which is reputed to be Africa’s biggest street party is an annual event and this year’s carnival is the 11th edition.
One major feature of the event is the massive presence of celebrities on the street parades.
The carnival is already attracting foreign interest as 7 countries are participating in the events.
and as usual we bring you some shots from the events......


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How has the holidays been and for those of us who are back to work today, well how is work going lol..... I know holidays are fun until it starts to get boring but don't worry that's why #Venussbay is here. so just in case you were looking for something extra to do or you have been wondering whats showing on cinema screens or even wondering what movies to pick up to pass the time at home, here goes....

24 December 2015

#MerryChristmas from @Venussbay

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Merry Christmas! As we celebrate, may we remember to give a hand, a shoulder, a smile or even relief items to the ones around us who have dire needs.

Merry Christmas from the Venussbay family. Thank you so much for being there. See you in 2016 and please party safe, play safe and travel safe.


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Xtraordinaire designs and Adel's n Sam's Present ...
An unbeatable wedding promo!
1.6m for 600 to 500 guests
1.1 m for 400 to 300guests
800k for 200 to 150 guests
500k for 100 guests 

#ChristmasDay #ProjectFeed2000StreetChildren #Abuja

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PUSH AFRICA FOR YOUTH INTEGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE & Mama Li's Village Kitchen is working on feeding 2,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) & street Children on Christmas day thus we are soliciting for Donations & Support to make this possible.


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