10 September 2016

The Extraordinary Woman Conference 2016 Abuja

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The Extraordinary Woman Conference 2016 Abuja

Womanhood a Call to Service. there shall be skill acquisition, Capacity building, Empowerment, Mentoring, Workshops & Impartation.

Investment and Development Summit

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The 4th Power, Steel & Housing Exhibition and Conference this year will hold at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria, from 27-29 September, 2016.

The Poet Spring

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Last April 14, the Institut Français du Nigeria and the Abuja Literary Society presented the first bilingual Open-Mic in Abuja. A mixture of

09 September 2016

CHILD-AID Projects Launching Under “Sweet Charity”

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CHILD-AID Projects Launching Under “Sweet Charity”

As the Date draws nearer, we get so fully prepared….Are you ready to witness the first official outing of the New MBN Queen? And also get the opportunity to spend quality time with them as they unveil their plans and programs for the NIGERIA Populace. Its going to be an Amazing morning in ABUJA

07 September 2016

Open Day of the Institut français du Nigéria First Edition

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Part of a worldwide network of 96 Instituts français, the Institut français du Nigéria is promoting French language and culture and encouraging cross cultural exchange and cultural diversity. Created in 1999, the Institut français du Nigéria, formerly known as French cultural centre and based in Lagos, has been located in the very heart of Abuja in Wuse 2 since 2009. It hosts the Campus France agency in charge of promoting of the French higher education and professional training in France.

06 September 2016

Abuja International Fashion Show 2016 (Season 2)

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Abuja International Fashion Show 2016 (2nd Edition) is packaged to provide a suitable international platform for upcoming and established fashion designers within and outside Nigeria.
The 2nd Edition of Abuja International Fashion Show promises to be exciting as it will witness the presence of music icons, Nollywood celebrities, notable beauty queens & most importantly, celebrity designers.
Benefits to Fashion Designers:

03 September 2016

Pre-registration: ANA 35th Anniversary International Annual Convention

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Dear Chapter Executive Councils,


Fraternal greetings from the National Executive Council,

In line with preparations for the  35th  Anniversary  International  Annual Convention holding at Abuja, FCT from  Thursday 27th -   Sunday  30th October,2016, we request that

Updates on the Preparations For The Upcoming 35th Anniversary/ International Convention Of ANA

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As part of effective process towards the ANA 2016 35th Anniversary Annual Convention scheduled to take place in the Federal Capital Territory Abuja, there has since been in place some proposed  ideas and plans to make the event not just a success but a memorable one. Towards this end, the following has been running on ground for the past few months:
 1.       Courtesy call to Senator Shehu Sani

VBay’s Arts Review (Films)

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Welcome to the maiden edition of Vbay’s arts review, a weekly review article on films, books, food, paintings etc. This week’s edition is going to be about three wonderfully made films by Nigerians in Nigeria.  One of the films has already been released, the other was premiered two days ago at the London film Festival and the third is yet-to-be released. So what is special about these three films? Let’s find out below;

02 September 2016

Starwood Hotels Ramps up Nigeria Portfolio with New Four Points in Benin City

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POINT 1: Accelerating growth in emerging markets across the globe, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) today announced the signing of Four Points Benin City, Nigeria. Owned by Eagle Hospitality and Leisure Limited, the sleek new Four Points hotel is built for the modern traveler with an emphasis on approachable design and stylish comfort. Conveniently located in the heart of Benin City – the capital city of Edo State, one of the 36 states in Nigeria – the hotel is situated within a five-minute drive to the airport and no more than 10 minutes from the government and business district.

28 August 2016

Poetry in Disguise (The Story of Isaac)

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Poetry is an art form created mainly to please the ear as well as the mind. It is a literal composition in the form of a verse that maintains a consistent thought meant to stimulate the mind of its listener. For centuries, poetry has existed also as a tool of influence that has the capacity to be used to correct faults in the society. This complements its aesthetic nature. People gifted with the ability to create this wonderful art form are called Poets.

About ten years ago while still an undergraduate I met this great guy called Isaac. He was a student of Industrial Design. Isaac had an amazing way of expressing his feelings.

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.