October 2, 2010 § Leave a comment
Nigerians all over the world celebrated their 50th Independence Anniversary October 1st 2010. In Washington, DC, the Embassy of Nigeria held a diplomatic cocktail in their Chancery. In Georgia, there was a huge parade downtown Atlanta. Over in the Philippines, it was a grand celebration at the Intercontinental Hotel in the capital, Manila, where Nigerians from all over the Island came to wave their green and white flags. Trendy Africa has photos and more information from the Washington, DC celebration here. Celebrations continue over the weekend. For a list of other Nigerian Independence Celebration events in the U.S., you can also check out the Nigerian events calendar.