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7 Ways History Was Made At Awards Night

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There were quite a number of firsts and notable moments at the 2017 Emmy Awards, which held at the Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017.
Pulse Movies has put together seven of those moments.
You can also check out the full list of winners led by “The Handmaid’s Tale” and “Veep” here.Here’s how Riz Ahmed, Donald Glover, Lena Waithe among others made history at the 2017 Emmy Awards.
Here we go;

1. Lena Waithe, who won an Emmy for writing in a comedy series, is the first black woman to ever win in the category.

2. Donald Glover, who won Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series for “Atlanta,” is the first black person to win in this category.
He beat directors of “Veep” and “Silicon Valley” to nab the award.

3. With her Outstanding Lead Actress in a comedy series win for “Veep,” Julia Louis-Dreyfus now holds the record for most Emmys collected by a single performer for one role.
This is her sixth consecutive win for her role as Selina in the comedy series.

4. Elisabeth Moss won her first Emmy after seven nominations for her role as June Osborne/Offred in “The Handmaid’s Tale.”
This is her first win despite six nominations for her role as Peggy Olsen in “Mad Men.”

5. Riz Ahmed, who won the Limited Series Actor for his role in “The Night Of,” is the first actor of Asian descent to win an Emmy for acting.

6. With “The Handmaid’s Tale” Outstanding Drama Series win, Hulu became the first streaming site to win the Emmy for drama series.
It beat other streaming platforms Netflix and Amazon to this.

7. Sterling K. Brown’s win for Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama is the first time the award has been won by a black man in 19 years.

source: Pulse

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‘Nigeria Should Be A YouTube Channel Or A Netflix Movie’ – BBNaija’s Kimoprah

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Reality TV star, Kimoprah, has likened Nigeria to a YouTube channel or a Netflix movie. The former BBNaija ‘Pepper Dem’ housemate took to her Twitter page to express that some of the events that have occurred in the past few days seem too unbelievable to be real.

In her words:

“This country is supposed to have a Youtube channel or be a movie on Netflix cos some things are just unbelievable You will wondering if they are real… God help us”

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She also weighed in on the COVID-19 palliatives stored in warehouses. To her, it is broad daylight robbery and greed to hoard what is meant to be shared to the masses.

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Toke Makinwa Blasts Lagos Lawmaker For Saying He Wanted To Share Looted Palliatives On His Birthday

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Media personality, Toke Makinwa

Popular OAP, Toke Makinwa, has expressed her distaste for the Lagos Lawmaker, SOB Agunbiade, who said he wanted to share looted palliatives on his birthday.

The media personality cum actress and author took to her Twitter page to describe the actions of the Majority Leader of Lagos State House of Assembly as disgusting, adding that it is a means to profit off the poverty of the masses.

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In her words:

“Then someone said he was planning to share the palliatives on his birthday, I simply cannot can’t, my head is spinning from it all. How do you share what is rightfully ours on your birthday like as messiah saving the masses, you profit off their poverty? Disgusting. #endsars”

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‘We Need A Female President Now, More Than Ever’ – Actress Sylvia Oluchy

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'We Need A Female President Now More Than Ever' - Actress Sylvia Oluchy
Actress Sylvia Oluchy

Actress Sylvia Oluchy

Nigerian actress, Sylvia Oluchy, has called for the need to have a female president in Nigeria. According to the actress, Nigeria is in dire need of a feminine and motherly touch.

She took to her Twitter page to share her views. She also touched on the fact that Nigeria has never had a female president, attributing it to the lack of success in many areas of the nation’s development.

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In her words:

“We need a female president now more than ever to run this country with feminine and motherly touch. Engaging only one gender is like using only half of your capabilities and ignoring the other half. You can never succeed that way! #EndSARS #EndBadGovernanceInNigeria”

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