Where can I watch Notting Hill Carnival 2020 online?

For the first time in its 54 year history, Notting-Hill has gone online due to corona virus pandemic.

Here is how you can watch it live between 29th August 2020 – 31st August 2020.

Watch 2020 Notting Carnival here

You can watch the show running through right now until til later today here brought to you by Let’s GoDo. The show is also available to watch live on YouTube.

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Nigerian Valentine Comedy Show 2020: Basketmouth in Manchester –> Hilton Deansgate

Our staple event of the valentine season is back.

Basketmouth is coming in 2020 to sprinkle laughter among lovers and all kinds of people in Manchester for the 11th year running.

Like last year, the theme of the show is Son of Peter and Mr Okpocha will be bringing the best of his comedies as usual.

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Nigerian Valentine Comedy Show 2020: Basketmouth in London –> O2 Academy, Brixton

Our staple event of the valentine season is back.

Basketmouth is coming in 2020 to sprinkle laughter among lovers and people in London.

Like last year, the theme of the show is Son of Peter and Mr Okpocha will be bringing the best of his comedies as usual.

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UK’s Annual 8th Edo Festival to hold this November 2019

Calling all Edos to one of the best festivals in diaspora – The Edo Festival and Awards of 2019.

Following its successful run for the last 7 consecutive years, the festival is back to celebrate all things Edo with entertainment events and entertainment to include cultural dance, live band, fashion show, exhibition, comedy and much more.

Hosted by JJ Barry and friends, the event which has previously seen the likes of Benin Great musician Akobe, Dion Osagie and many more famous faces is sure to be an evening to remember.

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African Giant’s Burna Boy tours the UK: Get your tickets here

Following the sell out success of the USA leg, gbese King’s Burna Boy will be coming to perform the UK leg of his African Giant tour in November.

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The Nigerian artist who just released his latest single, Gum body with Jorja Smith will be entertaining fans with his music many of which have been 2019’s worldwide national anthem including; On the Low, Dangote, KIlling DEm featuring Zlatan and much more.

Four UK locations have been confirm – London, Birming, Manchester and Leicester.

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Valentine Comedy Show 2019: Basketmouth London –> The Indigo, O2

Our staple event of the valentine season – Basketmouth comedy show is back in London, February 2019 for its 10th year.

This year however has a different location and format as the tagline – Son of Peter – suggests.

Bright Okpocha aka Basketmouth will be performing a live one-man show for the very first time at Greenwich’s Indigo O2 with a theme surrounding his life as a son of peter.

SEE: Basketmouth Valentine’s comedy show in Manchester – February 2018

In previous years, Basketmouth comedy show featured different artists and comedian. No suggestions that there will be guest appearances, there will be music and his previous one-man shows has been a sold-out success

Get your tickets below!!!

Date + Time: 7.00pm – 11.30pm, Sun 10th February
Venue: London indigO at the O2 in Greenwich, London, SE10 0AX
Price:
From £18.75
Genre: Afro, Nigerian, Music, Comedy, Events

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Valentine Comedy Show 2018: Lord of the Ribs –> Manchester –> Hilton Deansgate

Valentine’s day may seem a long time away, but it is just over 2 months away before Basketmouth returns to unite and make UK comedy lovers laugh at the pretigious Hilton hotel, Manchester.

Basketmouth, Olamide and others to host Valentine special, Lord of the Ribs in Manchester

Last year’s huge number of turnouts in London secured an immediate date for 2018, with Manchester’s Hilton the hotspot for the event.

Confirmation of Wo specialist – YBNL’s Olamide – means the £19 early birds tickets may finish quicker than expected, and Ugandan comedian, Patrick Salvado is also billed.

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Valentine Comedy Show 2018: Basketmouth’s Lord of the Ribs –> London –> Wembley SSE Arena

Valentine’s day may seem a long time away, but it is just over 2 months away before Basketmouth returns to unite and make UK comedy lovers laugh.

Basketmouth, Olamide and others to host a Valentines special, Lord of the Ribs

With nearly 10,000 people turning up earlier, it successes delivered an instant date for next year 2018, with 2 dates for 2 different locations confirmed.

Confirmation of ‘Wo’ artist – YBNL’s Olamide – means the £19 early birds tickets may finish quicker than expected, and Ugandan comedian, Patrick Salvado is also billed.

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Wizkid, Harrysong, Desmond Elliot…NAIJA repping at Notting Hill Carnival


Oya oya ask your mummy
Awon eleyi awon eleyi won bad gon
Oya oya ask your daddy
Awon eleyi awon eleyi won bad

Wizkid: ‘Don’t Dull’

Crowds gathered at Lagos Corner and RBMA ‘culture clash’ soundsystem to enjoy Naija vibes at the Notting Carnival 2017.

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African Pride Awards 2017: Best dressed ladies and dapper men

On Sunday 13th August, The African Pride Awards took place to acknowledged beautiful, handsome Black Stars making waves on British soil.

See the full list of winners and nominees at The African Pride Awards 2017

Popular faces graced the 5* Montcalm Hotel in Park Lane, London, in their attires.

Some looked like they forgot the memo while others outshone, bringing their A-games. Here are the dapper men and beautifully dressed women at African Pride Awards 2017. Continue reading

APA 2017 Awards Winners and Nominees: Who came out top?

Competition lines were drawn on Saturday, as Black stars gathered at the 2nd African Pride Awards 2017 in London, to discover who won the reputable #APA trophy.

Four to five Black celebrities considered top of their games were put in categories to be nominated by the public.

It was artists like Maleek Berry vs Stormzy in one category, comedians – Mike Dapaah vs Mikes Comedyy, Youtube queens Estare vs Grace Ajilore.

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Valentine ready: 5 months after Basketmouth’s Lord of the Ribs, next year’s event go on sale

It’s only been a few months since thousands flocked in their masses to the SSE Arena for some Basketmouth and friends laughter, but the 2018 follow up is ready.

Basketmouth debuts his Comedy festival 5 months after successful Lord of the ribs 2017 show with Pepper Dem Boss artist Olamide expected to perform at the show

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Comedy Show 2017: Okey Bakassi —> 27th August —> Lighthouse, London

London Carnival is nearly upon us, commencing from 26th August for three days, and right in the middle is Okey Bakassi and friends serving laughter.

Basketmouth and the usual popular funny comedian are scheduled to appear meaning this particular weekend will not be dulling at all. Check out the details below.

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Comedy Show 2017: Aki-PawPaw and Friends —> 29th May —> Baab-e-Salaam, Manchester

Its coming to London, Birmingham and of course, Manchester. Some of the biggest comedians and musician will be there.

AY will be there
I go Die will be there
Mercy Johnson will be hosting and even Harrysong on the mic.

Check out the full list of entertaining guests and get your (cheapest) ticket as soon as is possible.

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Comedy Show 2017: Aki-PawPaw and Friends —> 27th May —> Irish Centre, Birmingham

Its got to be the biggest comedy show yet guaranteed to literally laugh-cry, cry-laugh. Naija’s most funniest duo Aki and Paw Paw take their friends to Birmingham.

Check out the full list of entertaining guests and get your (cheapest) ticket as soon as is possible.

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Comedy Show 2017: Aki-PawPaw and Friends —> 28th May —> Lighthouse, Camberwell

Its got to be the biggest comedy show yet guaranteed to literally laugh-cry, cry-laugh. Aside from one of the most loved, funniest comedy duos – Aki & Paw Paw :

Mercy Johnson will play host. AY will be there. Harrysong will be there and more

Just check out the full list and get your (cheapest) ticket as soon as is possible.

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BookTour: The SmartMoneyWoman by Arese –> 17 March –> Chelsea London

Following her financial-advice book, Smart Money Woman, Arese is coming on tour to London to share successful tips.

At approximately £36 to attend, the event may be pricey but Arese and her host, Seun have promised to discuss the smart money lessons within the book, investment opportunities in Nigeria including real estate offerings and banking, and give out signed copies while sipping on cocktails with canapes.

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The men and their outfits at the #AMVCAs 2017

Some celebrity men at last night’s Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Award, like the women, did not come out to play.

Adunni Ade made sure her boys stood out from the crowd, Nollywood legend, sir Olu Jacobs represented in a contemporary agbada and the detail in IK Ogbonna’s suit…

Model and actor, IK Ogbonna stunned in an Ivory Print Tuxedo by @jasonporshe

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Comedy Show 2017: FunnyBone Untamed —> 14th April —> Lighthouse Camberwell

Basketmouth Valentine comedy show just happened, the next one is in March featuring Lolo1, then this show and laugh it out loud, the comedies are coming in non-stop.

Here is your next dose of laughter – Funnybone Untamed.

Phyno, Seyi Law, Gordons and more will be there, see how to get your tickets below

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Comedy Show 2017: Laugh It Out —> 30th April —> Crystal Palace

A family friendly show for couples and singles to go, laugh and get entertained.

Hosted by chief organiser, Dazzling Daizy and comedian Dee-One for the 4th year running, the event will bring together comedians, singers and entertainers from all around UK.

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Basketmouth arrives in town with wife in time for his valentine comedy show

Huge promotion has been taking place to get 10,000 lovers to mingle and laugh at his show, even involving ‘The Queen’ and now he is here to do his job.

Basketmouth is in town with his wife, Elsie

He arrived London yesterday, visited The Beat FM studios, then attended church today with his Elsie before appearing on LondonLive channel for more promotion.

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Fake news! #Istandwithnigeria protest at Nigerian High Commission UK

A picture showing Nigerian members at the Nigeria High Commision UK alledging staging a protest in the name of #Istandwithnigeria is fake.

The pictures used to demonstrate #Istandwithnigeria protest is from 2012 Occupy Nigeria rally

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Music concert: One Africa Music festival –> 13th May –> London –> SSE Arena

It is only 4 months away but there is just about enough time to plan, save and turnt up to one of the grooviest summer festival of the year.

Hosted by newly engaged King of R&B, Banky W, with some of the most popular artists performing live, organisers are sure prepping this night to be one to remember.

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Cuppy djs at RVMG’s invite only event in London with Plasticboy

Billionaire’s daughter DJ Cuppy only recently landed in London after partying with the stars in Naija and Ghana.

No sooner was she spotted DJing for record music label RVMG at the ‘Tea with the plastic boy’ event for gay fashion blogger Gary aka Plastic Boy.

DJ Cuppy with blogger @Plasticboy

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Music concert 2017: Runtown and Reekado Banks –> February –> Indigo O2

Runtown and Reekado Banks are bringing their gangs to Indigo O2. Are you game?

See details below⬇⬇

Date + Time: Doors open 7pm, 12th Feb 2017
Venue: Indigo @ The o2 London SE10 0DX
Price: From £25 (plus fees)
Genre: Afro, Nigerian, Music, Events
Contact: +44 7727004949 | 07557477825
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Ice Prince is coming to London –> 5th February 2017 –> O2 Academy

ICEPRINCE is looking forward to thrilling fans around the UK with classic hits like Magican, Juju, superstar and OLEKU, to name a few. London will be his first stop with him saying: “The UK has been a second home to me and I’m very excited to be coming back to see my fans with new music and of course my classic hits too”.

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Afro Hair and Beauty networking event 2017

For people working as hair and beauty entrepreneurs, the event provides an opportunity to gather together and discuss how to build better businesses that create solutions that matter in our increasingly tech enabled world.

Date: 6:30pm – 9:00pm, Thurs 26th January 2017
Venue: Work.Life Camden, 13 Hawley Crescent, Camden, London, NW1 8NP
Price range: FREE
Genre: Afro, Cultural, Events
Book tickets: Click here
Contact: Toyin@doitnownow.com

Refreshments will be available at the event. A photographer will be present capturing the happenings and there will be an opportunity for you to get further involved in the many opportunities connected to the Startups for Africa community.


If you are interested in knowing the behind the scenes magic that takes place, you have an interest in social media, videography, event planning, etc, then we would love to hear from you.

Comedy Show 2017: Basketmouth –> London –> Valentine’s Day –> Wembley

Guests: Kenny Blaq and Niyi Akin
Date: 14th Feb 2017 -Valentine’s Day
Venue: THE SSE ARENA, WEMBLEY
Price range: £25 – £55
Genre: Afro, Nigerian, Comedy, Events
Contact: 02089531219 / 07436803502 / 07940205626
Buy and Pay by Cash: All Tasty’s outlets — Obalende Suya spot (Peckham) — LeJoint (Old Kent Rd) — Tomi’s Kitchen (Deptford) — Mamacass (Burnt Oak) — Enish Restaurant (Lewisham)
Book Online: Cokobar

Pay £15 and get a tour of ‘Little Lagos’ Peckham

The diverse multicultural city of Peckham aka ‘Little Lagos’- the home of many Nigerians in the UK – is popular for its low competitive prices of mainly african food, hair and nails, and SharedCity, the tourist company behind the tour is charging £15 if you are interested in learning more about the area.

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The price also includes drinks and tasty snacks are included in the price, but if e no include travel, you may want to check google map first (plus street view), take small tour by yourself and save your money!

We missed this year’s Naija in the Park. Oya lets save the date for next year

Part of the reason I do this blog is to find out what’s up with the Naija scene in London.

Read: Let me tell you about my trip to the MBTN event in London

I hardly hear of these, so I am excited about this find. Ok, it is not happening until next year, but it is child-friendly.

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Let me tell you about my trip to the MBTN event in London

I am always looking for places to meet like-minded Nigerians in jand.

I searched online, came across and attended the MBTN event – Move Back to Nigeria – at London Blackfriars and glad was I that I did.

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