After two days of test broadcasting, a 24-hour international TV – ARISE NEWS – operation set to rival existing giants in the global market will ‘soft launch’ today, February 4, 2013, broadcasting from its main News Centres in London, New York, Johannesburg and Lagos. ARISE NEWS will have a strong African footprint and serve underserved [...]
By Arinze Ude. Gloria Anozie added another Gold medal to Nigeria’s medal haul at the on going Paralympics in London. She won the Gold in Women’s +82.50kg Power-Lifting event to bring Nigeria’s total medal haul in the Power-Lifting event to 12 (6 Golds, 5 Silvers and 1 Bronze) placing the country on first position in [...]
Factory78tv caught up with UK chart topping Afropop star D’banj at the 2012 crack ya ribs comedy fiesta. The star was on his way out of the event when he saw Adesope and stopped to say a few words on his London concert holding on the 27th of August 2012 at the HMV Apollo in [...]
By Arinze Ude. On Friday, Chelsea signed Nigerian International, Victor Moses from Lanchashire side, Wigan Athletic for 9million pounds. Moses has always been courted by the London side and the management of Chelsea admitted Moses’ scintillating display against them prompted them in upping their bid for the winger. Moses passed his medical alongside fellow new [...]
Factory78tv had the privilege of joining the historic Nigerian Basketball team D’Tigers for a training session in London right before the competition started. The players were in full competition mode after a dramatic and inspiring win against The Dominican Republic giving the team the final Basketball competition spot at the London 2012 games. Watch the history makers train and chat to F78tv about their journey to London and their expectations for the championship.
The countdown to the Olympic Games has gone from years to months to weeks and now a few days away. Preparations are already hitting home stretch and athletes and fans who will be involved are already sweating on the suspense of this spectacle.
The Nigerian male basketball team has booked the final slot at the forthcoming 2012 Olympics. The team will make their debut in London, later this month, after defeating the Dominican Republic 88-73 in the qualifier yesterday, Sunday July 8, 2012.
The London Olympic Games could not have come at a better time. Recently at The African Athletics championship in Porto Novo, the Nigerian officials looked forward to a rush of medals and the athletes were favoured to win gold after their semi-final performances did not disappoint.
Chief Superintendent Victor Olisa, a U.K.-based Nigerian police officer with the London Metropolitan police, has been appointed the first black borough commander for Bexley Police, in the United Kingdom. He assumed office on April 16 and is tasked with overseeing all policing matters in the area. Olisa, who is 52 years old, was born in [...]