NickFest returns to Lagos

By Gabriella Opara
August 17, 2018


Children’s network Nickelodeon Africa has revealed details of the second edition of its NickFest Nigeria event, which will take place next month.

Alex Okosi

The two-day event will be held on September 29 and 30 at the Balmoral Convention Centre, Federal Palace, Victoria Island, Lagos.

With more than 4,000 guests expected to attend, NickFest Nigeria will feature family-friendly activities and entertainment built around Nickelodeon characters. It is aimed at all age groups.

The event is organised by the African arm of Nickelodeon parent Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), in partnership with drinks brand Maltina.

Alex Okosi, executive VP and MD at VIMN Africa, said: “NickFest delivers an amazing experience for families to enjoy the best of Nickelodeon. We are thrilled to bring the festival back to Nigeria in partnership with Maltina for a second consecutive year.”

Ngozi Nkwoji, non-alcoholic drinks portfolio manager for Maltina parent Nigerian Breweries, added: “This is indeed an exciting partnership for Maltina. We recognise that we are all busy and ,more often than not, life just gets in the way, making family time that much more important.

“As a brand that is all about nourishing family moments, we are proud to partner with Nickelodeon again to bring all the excitement of NickFest to the whole family. NickFest is one of those events that the whole family can enjoy and is an event that nourishes those precious family moments.”