September 2006
Connecting Nigerians Abroad and in the UK
Volume 3, Issue 2

What's On

23 Sept

2006 Mahogany Models Competition - 61-65 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 58Z, 8:00 PM (doors opn at 6:00 PM) Purchase tickets at

22, 23 and 24 Sept

Music on Fire! – The Fireworks Prom - Venue: The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst; Myleene Klass who is hosting the event (Saturday and Sunday night only), will perform, along with Patti Boulaye, a 100-piece military orchestra and a 100-voice choir. The Red Devils will also make a breathtaking night-time drop. This year's theme will be War and Peace and the audience will be taken on a journey from the creation of the world, right through to Armageddon. Tickets for the event start at £27.50 and are on sale from Ticketmaster on 0870 606 3473 or For groups of 20 or more call 08705 949 494.

30th September - 1st October

Kanu Heart Foundation Present "Nigerian Independence Day Dance" with a variety of football stars and other stars all to be held @ THE EXCLUSIVE CHAK 89 105 Bond Road Mitcham Surrey CR4 3HG To reserve please call: 0208 900 5624, 07960729697, 07725300171  or email us at All Proceeds goes to the foundation.

1 Oct

E Wa Jo 2006- Venue: Brent Cross Shopping centre

7 Oct

British Nigeria Law Forum Gala Dinner 2006; Venue: London Irish Centre, 50-52 Camden Square , London NW1 9XB; Black Tie or National Dress. Special Guests are HE Dr Christopher Kolade CON, Nigeria High Commissioner to the UK and Mrs Fiona Woolf, President of the Law Society. Tickets: £75 per person, to be purchased in advance, includes pre-dinner drinks reception, delicious three course meal complimented with fine wine, top DJ and live entertainment. To book your ticket(s) please reserve them by contacting Babs Akinyanju on 07976610623 or by email to or; 7pm – 11pm

7/8 October

THISDAY Music Festival: This even is being promoted as the number one music event in the world this year. Snoop Dogg, Missy Elliott, Busta Rhymes, Beyonce, Jaz-z , and En Vogue are expected to play alongside King Sunny ade, Lagbaja, Tu face, D Banji and Dare Art Alade to name a few. If you are in town it sounds like a date not to be missed…

21 Oct

The Comedy Show Back In Da Day: Venue: Broadway Theatre - Catford Tel 020 8690 0002 to book tickets ONLY a mere £12.50. The show features top comedy artistes, Geoff Schumann, SLIM, Glenda Jaxson and host Teddy Bear, with special other attractions on the night.

27 & 28 Oct

Best of Nigeria Expo 2006: Venue: Excel Centre Royal Dock E16 1XL

28 & 29 Oct
Mind of an Entrepreneur: Venue: Olympia Hammersmith Road, London, W14 8UX, 9am07pm
29 Oct
E Wa Jo 2006: Venue: Trocadero London

12 Nov
BECA 2006: Venue: Shepherds Bush Empire; 8-11pm

25 Nov

Mahogany Dsigner Bridal Show: Venue: Porchester Hall Bayswater London. Limited tickets are available to avoid disappointment book now by email to or Tel 07883322949

All of September & October

22nd September - Alnwick, Northumberland
23 September - 55 Grove Street, Edinburgh
29th September - High Street, Hemel Hempsted
5th October - The Millennium Stage, Washington DC, USA
12/13/14 October - 47 Frith Street, London
21st October - 90 Lots Road, Chelsea
22nd October - Millennium Centre, Bute
Click Here for Ola's gig dates