TODAY IN HISTORY

  2015 Taylor Swift receives eight awards at the Billboard Music Awards; Pharrell Williams, Meghan Trainor, One Direction, and Sam Smith were also multiple winners at the ceremony 2014 African leaders meet in Paris to discuss ways to fight Boko Haram, the Islamist group that kidnapped over 200 schoolgirls over a month ago in Nigeria; the country's president, Goodluck Jonathan, has been seen as slow to respond to the situation 2014 Google, Inc. and Apple, Inc. have agreed to drop certain patent lawsuits against each other; the lawsuits revolve around Google's Motorola Mobility technology 2013 Former President of Argentina, Jorge Rafael Videla dies in a jail in Marcos Paze, Buenos Aires 2013 The brightest lunar meteor impact ever observed is recorded by NASA 2012 U.S. Ambassador to Israel, Daniel B. Shapiro, says America 'is ready' to attack Iran to prevent them from developing nuclear weapons 2012 Security chief Zhou Yongkang is asked to be removed by a group of Chinese Communist Party veterans 2011 The final...

Nude Selfies Till I die says Kim Kardashian at the 2016 Webby Awards

TVC E. Kim Kardashian has just won the biggest award ever known as the 'Webby Awards' The Webby Awards is a ceremony meant to honour the biggest game-changers the internet has to offer and it is basically the equivalent of the Oscars for online media instead of movies. The keeping up with the Kardashian (KUWTK) reality star who has famously broken the internet uncountable times with nude pictures of herself has now become the first recipient to receive the 'Break The Internet Award' The award categories include things like online entrepreneur of the year, which Jessica Alba won, online social movement of the year(#Blacklivesmatter), and best actress in an online series which went to Krysten Ritter. Kim Kardashian, the Mother of two- has over 70 million instagram followers, 48 million twitter followers and a huge successful mobile game. Given her online credentials, it was no surprise that she was celebrated for her bold and...

Governor Ambode donates 50 new buses to BRT

The Lagos State Government says mass transit buses will cushion any effect that removal of subsidy and subsequent increase petrol price will have on Lagosians. The state Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, therefore, on Monday donated 50 mass transit buses into the operations of the Bus Rapid Transit scheme. The Managing Director, Primero Transport Limited, Fola Tinubu, said the governor’s gesture would not only cushion the effect of fuel price, it would stabilise transport fares. He spoke in the Ikorodu area of the state during the inauguration of the buses. Tinubu said the company would not increase its fares despite the prompt service that the new injection guarantees for commuters. He said, “The introduction of the 50 buses was undertaken by the governor to reduce the effect of the hike in fuel price on Lagosians in the hope that more people in Ikorodu and its environs will enjoy the BRT service while leaving their vehicles at home. “This...

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