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F78NEWS:“Tekno Is Extremely Unprofessional”; Kenyan Blogger Lashes Out!, Mr Eazi Vs Fans

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Here is this weeks edition of Factory78 weekly news featuring: “Tekno Is Extremely Unprofessional”;  Popular Kenyan Blogger Lashes Out!,

 

Cardi B makes BET Hip-Hop Award History with 9 Nominations,

Fans blast Mr Eazi after he shares throwback photo of the $6,000 per month job he dumped for music,

Kechi Okwuchi Emerges Finalist of America’s Got Talent 2017!

Trevor Noah for his 5-year Contract Extension as Host of ‘The Daily Show’

&  Orange Culture creative director, Adebayo Oke-Lawal, links up with pop singer, Davido, for a capsule collection inspired by Davido’s hit single ‘IF’

“MAJOR MATT” in our F78 degrees segment.

Finishing with Factory78tvs top video picks of the week featuring:

1. Niniola – Sicker
2. Flavour Feat. Phyno – Loose Guard
3. Dj Big N Feat. Tiwa Savage & Burnaboy – Anything
4. Demme Vee Feat. 9ice – Love Me Tender (Remix)
5. R2bees – Plantain Chips
6. Becca Feat. Mr. Eazi – Number One
7. Not3s & Mostack – Celebration
8. Stunnah Gee – International Girl
9. Dj Xclusive Feat. Tiwa Savage & Solidstar – Pose
10. Snatch Feat. Mike Abdul – Light

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Battleground hits its 100th Episode

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Africa’s biggest telenovela, Battleground, hits the 100th episode milestone on Friday the 15th of September, 2017! An intriguing tale of the Bhadmus family and their friends and foes,Battleground weaves the plot of business, family, love, politics, power, wealth and loss into a show that continues to captivate audiences in Nigeria and beyond.
Proudly sponsored by Glo, Battleground features an ensemble cast which includes veteran and talented rising stars. Gbenga Titiloye plays the respected yet maligned patriarch, Kolade Bhadmus, while Shaffy Bello plays his wife, the classy, glamorous and scheming Adaora. Yinka Davies plays the role of Cissy, Kolade’s second wife, while the legendary Joke Silva is ‘Mama Egba’, his respected older sister.
Indeed, since its premiere in May 2017, Battleground has continued to thrill audiences with its many plot twists and relatable storylines and characters; viewers have grown to form bonds with the already memorable characters and the respective love and business factions (are you #teamMLA or #teamBBP? Are you #teamtemeka?). The story continues to unfold and the 100thepisode, besides being a landmark event, promises surprising twists and developments. So make sure you tune in exclusively to Africa Magic Showcase (DStv 151) this Friday at 8pm!
For more information on Battleground and other Africa Magic shows, please visitwww.africamagic.tv
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F78NEWS:Vector calls out MI Abaga, Twitter roasts AKA, Stormzy, Anthony Joshua, Pele, Diddy + More

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Here is this weeks edition of Factory78 weekly news featuring: Anthony Joshua, Pele, Stormzy Honored at the GQ Men of the Year Awards 2017,

Twitter roasts AKA’s defence of Bonang’s book,

Diddy slams Donald Trump for scraping the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) which now threatens the livelihood of some 800,000 Dreamers–as they are fondly called– living in the United States,

Vector calls out MI Abaga and he responds on Instagram & Who The F**k is Ckay, Osagie Alonge Tells M.I Abaga On Loose Talk

“KID INK” in our F78 degrees segment.

Finishing with Factory78tvs top video picks of the week featuring:

1. Juls Feat. Sona & Odusi – My Wave
2. Vector Feat. CDQ – Gee Boys
3. Sarkodie Feat. Jesse Jagz – Overdose
4. Iyanya – Bow for you
5. Sarkodie Feat. Flavour – Ur Waist
6. Skales Feat. Burna Boy – Gbefun One Time
7.Geniuzz – Single
8. Emtee Feat. Tiwa Savage – Me and You
9. Rex & Beano – Gimme Your Luv
10. Chinko Ekun – Eruku De

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THE BIGGEST FASHION EVENT TO HIT GHANA THIS WEEKEND! ‘HEELS & MUSCLES FASHION SHOW 2017’

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As we gear up for the final showdown of the annual ‘heels and muscles Fashion Show’ organisers are confident that this year’s show promises to be one of the biggest fashion and lifestyle event to be staged in Accra this weekend, Saturday 9th of September,2017 at the majestic TomeRick Hotel East Legon. Doors open at 6.00pm sharp.

O yeah! If you thought last year was great, this year is even greater!!! Spread the word and use the harsh tag #hnm17. Subscribe to our channel and watch the promotional advert for more
information. Remember we are now into a 48 hours countdown; rush for your tickets now whilst stocks last, let’s go!

Call to buy tickets, make reservations or enquiries on 0200638464 or purchase your tickets at the Silverbird Cinemas (The Accra Mall) at Ghc40 Ghana cedis.
Get interactive with us on social media follow @recessmodellingagancy @blackstarsrent @trublackstarz.

Credit: OkromouthAfrica

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The #ProjectGetNaked Campaign Calls For Creative Works To Create Awareness for Mental Health

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Project Get Naked (@projectgetnaked) is pulling out all the stops to raise awareness to mental health in Nigeria and some really cool creatives are helping out by lending their voices and their crafts to Mental Health Awareness and the importance of Mental Wellness in our community. ———————————-
Here are some of the categories for Project Get Naked 2017’s #SAVE – Creatives for Mental Health Awareness :

“FASHION FOR MENTAL HEALTH”

“VISUAL ARTS FOR MENTAL HEALTH”

“MUSIC FOR MENTAL HEALTH”

“PHOTOGRAPHY FOR MENTAL HEALTH”

Participants of each category will create a piece to illustrate/depict mental health challenges and awareness in Nigeria using the 2017 theme #SAVE – To Rescue, To Protect, To Keep Safe ————————————-
If you are interested in participating in any of the categories contact mhspa@projectgetnaked.com

 

#SAVE #ProjectGetNaked17 #MentalHealthAwareness #CreativesForMentalHealth #MentalHealthNigeria

 

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F78NEWS: Ycee Accuses Sony Music Africa of Fraud, M.I. – I am disappointed in Nigerian Hiphop + More

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Here is this weeks edition of Factory78 weekly news featuring: Rapper Ycee Accuses Sony Music Africa of Fraud: ‘They are Raping Us in Silence!’ & Sony Music Africa Boss Accuses Ycee of Defamation,

Somizi Tells Bonang Matheba to Remove His Name from Her Book; See Her Reaction,

Sade’s Transgender Son Announces Breast Removal Surgery On Instagram,

Alexandra Burke’s Soul II Soul singer mum Melissa Bell dies,

M.I. Abaga – I am disappointed in Nigerian Hip-hop!, & Tennis star Serena Williams ‘has given birth to first child’

“LOTTO BOYZZ” in our F78 degrees segment.

Finishing with Factory78tvs top video picks of the week featuring:

1. Stefflon Don Feat. French Montana – Hurtin” Me
2. Lotto Boyz Feat. Chip & Not3s – No Don (Remix)
3. Patoranking Feat. Diamond Platinumz – Love You Die
4. Seriki Feat. 9ice – Gogo
5. Lynxxx – Ghana Girls
6. Korede Bello Feat. Lil Kesh – My People
7. Dotman Feat. Mr. Eazi – Afro Girl
8. Nana Fofie – Bebe
9. Medikal – How Far
10. Niki Tall – Joy

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Sammie Okposo’s SWAG Album Concert 2017

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From the stables of Zamar Entertainment presents The Album Release Concert/Live DVD Recording of “SAMMIE OKPOSO’s SWAG” (Saved With Amazing Grace).
Featuring:
Enkay,
Mike Abdul,
Nikki Laoye
, Frank Edwards,
Ccioma,
Nosa,
Joe Praize,
Efe Nathan, Forever. You really do not want to miss this!
Date: October 1st 2017
Time: 5:00PM Prompt
Venue: Victory Dome | David Christian Centre ( behind PHCN office Fatgbem busstop, Amuwo Odofin Festac, Lagos.
Green Carpet starts by 4:00pm
ADMISSION IS FREE
For More Enquires Call: +23414535105, +2348028419620
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Laolu Senbanjo’s TED Talk: The Sacred Art of the Ori

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Brooklyn, NY, USA: Laolu Senbanjo gave a TED Talk at the TED2017 Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, CA in April 2017. His talk, “Sacred Art of the Ori” is now on TED.com His talk shares his experience and making a
life altering decision to give up his profession as Human Rights Lawyer to chase his dream of doing Art full time. In his talk he talks about this path and how he found his mantra, “Everything is my Canvas” and how he started his Performance Art the Sacred Art of the Ori and how he had the opportunity to work with Beyonce. Laolu discusses the importance of the necessary shift in African culture on weighing importance and respect in the Arts and valuing its culture.

Watch the TED Talk Here

Laolu NYC is a Brooklyn based Nigerian born Performance and Visual Artist, Singer/Songwriter/Musician, Human Rights Lawyer and Activist who’s mantra is “Everything is my canvas.” His Sacred Art of the Ori Yoruba body paint ritual (which he created) was featured on Beyonce’s Grammy Award winning Visual Album, “Lemonade.” He’s graced the cover of the Washington Post, had features in the NY Times, Vogue, BBC, CNN, VICE and more. His ever growing list of collaborations have been with brands like Kenneth Cole, Nike, Equinox Fitness, and with other artists such as Alicia Keys, Swiss Beatz, Seun Kuti, Tony Allen, Alek Wek, and Danielle Brooks. You can find his music on iTunes, Spotify and Apple Music. Laolu’s collaboration with Bvlgari, “Man in Black” cologne will be in stores September 2017. Come see Laolu’s Art at Redbird Gallery in NYC in Chelsea.

 

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TDA Multimedia Releases Categories for the All Youth Tush Awards 2017, Announces August 27 as the Kick Off Date For Its Nominations

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TDA Multimedia, the organizers of one of Nigeria’s most consistent youths and students awards platform- the All Youths Tush Awards (AYTA) – has released the Categories of nominations for the 9th successive edition of the event which has been fixed for Saturday, December 9, 2017 somewhere in Lagos to be revealed soon. The categories can be found on its IG and Facebook Social Media Profiles (@TushAwards)

According to a statement released by the Project Director, Engr. Oyedayo Oyeniran, the release of the categories for this year’s edition which is a yearly practice signifies the start of activities for the 9th successive edition. It includes 21 Youths and Celebrities categories, 14 Student Categories and 5 Rodel Award Categories.
The statement further revealed the date for the start of nominations which will be live on its website www.tushawards.com/nominate and scheduled to start Sunday, August 27, 2017. This is planned to run for 3 weeks and end Saturday, September 16, 2017.

Plans are ongoing to kick start the 15 Tertiary Institutions Campus Storm which will see the team visit selected tertiary institutions across the regions in the country in a period of two (2) months with prospective sponsors.

Also announced were the details of the six (6) regional coordinators who would work with the Central Operations Team to achieve a total regional capture in its timeline of activities.
The names and contact details of these coordinators are detailed below:

1. Mr. Sulaiman Bala, a Student of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi who would coordinate the North East Region of the country which includes Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Taraba and Yobe States. He can be contacted through northeast@tushawards.com and 08076060591

2. Mr. Njoku Gregory, a Student of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri will oversee the South Eastern part of Nigeria which includes Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo States. He can be contacted via southeast@tushawards.com and 08105968525

3. Ms. Eniola Orireyemi, a Student of the University of Lagos, Lagos would supervise the South West part of Nigeria which includes Ekiti, Lagos, Ogun, Osun, Ondo and Oyo States. She can be contacted through southwest@tushawards.com and 08095371430

4. Mr. Imaikop Lucky, a Student of The University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt will oversee South South Nigeria which includes Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Bayelsa, Rivers, Delta and Edo States. He can be contacted via southsouth@tushawards.com and 07039070187

5. Mr. Victor Isah Efekpo, a Student of University of Abuja would supervise the North Central Part of Nigeria to include FCT, Kwara, Benue, Kogi, Kwara, Nasarawa, Niger, Plateau and FCT States. He can be contacted via northcentral@tushawards.com and 08174998026

6. Mr.Dasuki of the Usmanu Dan Fodio University, Sokoto would supervise the North Western part of Nigeria which includes Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara States. He can be contacted via northwest@tushawards.com and 08094294251

7. For the rest of the African Continent, Please contact the Director of Special Projects, Ms. Onikepo Ajibola on o.ajibola@tushawards.com and 07034574206.

8. The rest of the world excluding the African Continent should please contact the Project Director on 08169420643 and d.oyeniran@tushawards.com

The youth targeted company also announced that due to popular demand by majority of fans and clients all over the world who loves their consistency and the value they are adding to citizens and by extension, Nigeria at large, they are opening a platform for such people to donate towards the execution of the yearly event which has become a constant for eight successive years.

This is a call to people who would love to support the event anywhere in the world to donate to such through http://www.tushawards.com/donate

According to the Project Director, Engr. Oyedayo A. Oyeniran, this is needed to better spread out the objectives of the event and also achieve a wider reach of affecting more lives positively, encouraging more youths to be a positive asset of the country, and further develop a confidence of being a Nigerian. The fund would be managed by a respected Fund Manager Company and would be used solely for the under listed:

Organize the yearly All Youths Awards rewarding the Best Brain, Most Outstanding Student of the Year, Student Innovator of the Year, Next Rated Act (Music), Next Rated Act (Movie) and The Next Rated Act (Comedy) Categories with cash prizes.

Embark on Campus Storm across the regions of the country preaching the cause for the year.

Support 5 Student Entrepreneurs yearly with varying amount drawn from its proceeds to kick start their various ideas in a competition to be announced soon.

The cause for this year’s edition is “Together, we can DO MORE” while the theme is “Invest Wisely, Invest Early”.

DISCLAIMER
The people under review who are fit to be nominated for the All Youths Tush Awards are youths who have been active in the past 12 months adding value to the society and who are less than 35 years old.

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F78NEWS: It’s stupid we have the anti-gay law in Nigeria – MI, Diamond Platnumz, Maxi Priest + More

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Here is this weeks edition of Factory78 weekly news featuring: Nigerian rapper M.I Abaga has in an interview with “Middle Ground” spoken against the “Jail the Gays” law in Nigeria,

14 of the most inspirational British women of colour you should know about, “Diamond Platnumz Asked for $20,000 for our Collabo” Says Aziz Azion,
Bonang Matheba’s Publishers Recalls Her Book Over Poor Grammar & Legendary Jamaican artist Maxi Priest is set to feature Top African Artists on his forthcoming Afrobeat Album.
“FUSE ODG” in our F78 degrees segment.

Finishing with Factory78tvs top video picks of the week featuring:

1. Squeeze Tarela – Hottest Thing
2. Ichaba Feat. Davido – Baby Mama
3. Fuse ODG – No Daylight
4. Dapo Tuburna Feat. Olamide & Ycee – Nothing (Remix)
5. Del’B Feat. Runtown & Timaya – Die For Yuh Whyne
6. Seyi Shay Feat. Eugy & Efosa – Your Matter
7. Popcaan Feat. Davido – My Story
8. Demarco Feat. Akon & Runtown – No Wahala
9. Jumbee Feat. Harrysong – Sankara
10. House of Musaak – Copy Dat

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Ace DJ Spinall and Actress Kehinde Bankole Front the Covers of Tush Magazine’s Summer Issue

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Leading digital + print magazine – Tush Magazine is glad to announce the release of its 17th edition for the summer themed ‘The Humility Issue’; which features DJ SPINALL and KEHINDE BANKOLE as its cover page personalities.

In this issue, Rich Tanksley, former Pulse CEO and current budding Nollywood actor talks about his experiences leading the team at Pulse. Also featured in this issue is Kriz Beatzwho is responsible for some of the major sounds from Nigeria at the moment and Tinny Entertainment’s Bella Alubo. Others are Chocolate City’s Ckay, creative photographer –Jerrie Rotimi and one of the deepest artistes Nigeria has – Bemyoda.

For the summer holiday or perhaps any other holidays, Tush Magazine features locations in Nigeria suitable for hiking adventures amongst other interesting and exciting articles for your reading pleasure.

Tush Magazine is available in print and digital versions. Download the digital version here – bit.ly/tm17download

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F78NEWS: #NotTooYoungToRun:Yul Edochie, Kcee, Samklef &Terry G Picks Self As Governor/Deputy, Yvonne Okoro, Anthony Joshua + More 7/8/17

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Here is this weeks edition of Factory78 weekly news featuring: French Montana Personally Invested in ‘Unforgettable’ Because He Knew Just How ‘Big’ It Could Be, Didn’t get any royalties from “Turn Me On” says Kevin Lyttle, #NotTooYoungToRun: 

Like Yul Edochie, Kcee,  Samklef  & Terry G Picks Self As Governor/Deputy For Benue Election, Ghanaians Treat Our Celebrities Like Trash – Says Actress Yvonne Okoro, Wladimir Klitschko retires after turning down Anthony Joshua rematch &
Anthony Joshua responds to Amir Khan after being accused of having a relationship with his wife following split.
“DJ SOUPAMODEL” in our F78 degrees segment.

Finishing with Factory78tvs top video picks of the week featuring:

1. Adekunle Gold – Call On Me
2. Tekno – Go
3. Patoranking Feat. Wizkid – This Kind Love
4. Maleek Berry – Been Calling
5. Ric Hassani – Only You
6. Praiz Feat. Sarkodie – Me and You
7. Bamidele Feat. Dj Spinall – London 2 Lagos
8. Jaj Holland Feat. Samini – Ngozi
9. Pappy Kojo Feat. Joey B – M’akoma
10. Sean Tizzle Feat. Iceberg Slim  – Roll Up

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