Groove is loading for Nigerians in the Unites States of America and it is for nothing else, but the Independence Day Anniversary marked in Nigeria on October 1. 

It is going to be fun for Nigerians who will come from all over and converge on New York.

The 2018 edition of the Nigerian Independence Day Parade and Carnival and it will hold on Saturday in New York.

The annual event, which is the largest gathering of Nigerians outside of the homeland, started in 1991, and it became an annual event.

The event is being organised by the Organisation for the Advancement of Nigerians (OAN) Inc. and Nigeria Independence Day Committee,to commemorate Nigeria’s 58th independence anniversary

The committee is a coalition of Nigerian cultural, religious, professional, business, and civic groups, committed to preserving, presenting and celebrating Nigeria’s rich history and culture.

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The Chairman of the Organising Committee, Mr Yinka Dansalami, said the annual celebration of Nigeria’s independence anniversary through parade and carnival, had been contributing to the rich and diverse culture of New York City.

“The Nigerian Independence Day Parade will hold on Saturday,from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., while the official independence day party will hold from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. on Sunday,” he said.

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He said the occasion would parade the very best of Nigeria’s food, culture, music, and people.

“The route will end at Nigeria House, and will be followed by the Independence Day Festival at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza near the United Nations Headquarters,” Dansalami told the News Agency of Nigeria.

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