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On 1st October 2019, Nigeria will celebrate her 59th year of independence from British rule.

Here are five events holding on the 1st of October.

Independence Peace Concert

Are you in Asaba for the Independence Day celebrations? A fan of Mayorkun, Harry Song or Peruzzi? Then the Independence Peace Concert is the show for you!

There will also be comedy by I Go Dye, Klint D Drunk, Funny Bone, MC Shakara and many more.

Date: 1st October // Venue: Dome Event Centre, Asaba // Time: 4:00pm (red carpet), 6:00pm (main event)

Get your tickets (starting from N2,000) at

Loud in Abeokuta

If you’re in Abeokuta, then you want to consider attending Loud In Abeokuta, a comedy show organised by Gbenga Adeyinka D 1st, veteran stand-up comedian. It’s a family show – so children are very welcome – which will feature Shina Peters, Small Doctor and a host of others.

Date: October 1st // Venue: OOPL Marquee, Abeokuta // Time: 1:00pm.

Get your tickets (starting from N3,000) at

Musicom Season 1

Fans of Teniola, get in here!

De Orange Place (a new event centre and lounge in Onipanu, Lagos) will launch on 1st October with a music and comedy show featuring the Uyo Meyo crooner and a host of others like Sound Sultan, Reekado Banks and Seyi Law.

Date: October 1st // Venue: De Orange Place, Lagos // Time: 4:00pm

Get your tickets (starting from N5,000) at

59: The Journey To Independence

Are you a stage play lover? There’s something for you.

Produced by Fiction Isle, 59 tells the story of Nigeria’s fight for independence from the British; from the Benin massacre of 1897 to the Aba Women Riot of 1929. These are our stories and they are worth telling.

Date: October 1st // Venue: National Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos // 1:00pm (first show), 5:00pm (command performance)

Get your tickets (starting from N1,500) at or call 0814 237 5163.

Money Mastery Event with FOREX

Are you a finance enthusiast? Learn Forex trading secrets at the Money Mastery Event holding in Lagos.

Date: October 1st // Venue: Sheraton Hotel, Mobolaji Bank-Anthony Way, Ikeja // Time: 10:30am

Get more information at

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This article was first published on 24th September 2019


Ibiene loves poetry and good books. She is the author of a collection of poems and short stories, 'Loving Gladys' (2020).

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