US comedian Bill Cosby was freed from prison on Wednesday, in a blow to the #MeToo movement, after a US court overturned his conviction for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman 15 years ago. The 83-year-old left SCI Phoenix, a state jail 35 miles (56 kilometers) northwest of Philadelphia, after […]

President Joe Biden and President Vladimir Putin face off Wednesday at a tense Geneva summit, where ghosts of the Cold War will hover over modern-day US concerns about Russian cyber attacks and what the White House sees as a dangerous authoritarian drift. The setting — a sumptuous villa overlooking Lake […]

Man slaps French President Macron A bystander slapped French President Emmanuel Macron across the face during a trip to southeast France on Tuesday on the second stop of a nationwide tour. Images on social media and broadcast on the BFM news channel showed Macron approach a barrier to greet a […]

Pope updates Catholic Church law on sexual abuse, others Pope Francis updated the Catholic Church’s criminal code Tuesday, reinforcing penalties for priests who sexually abuse minors, measures long sought by activists against paedophilia. The most comprehensive revision of the Code of Canon Law in nearly 40 years followed a years-long […]

Acknowledge Nigeria is a failed country, ex-American Ambassador advises US Pope updates Catholic Church law on sexual abuse, others China records ‘first human case’ of H10N3 bird flu Donald Trump has cancelled his own blog, an advisor announced on Wednesday, highlighting the ex-president and election conspiracy theorist’s struggle to escape […]

The 44th president of the United States of America, Barack Obama, has taken to his verified Instagram account to mourn the death of his grandmother, Sarah Obama. His grandmother, fondly referred to as Mama Sarah died at 99 in western Kenya, her daughter told AFP on Monday. Eulogising his grandmother, […]

Image-of-Kamala-Harris-at-the-swearing-in-2021-for-an-article-on-Firstnews- about-Nigerian-men-and-patriarchy Kamala Harris at the 2021 presidential swearing in So, it’s obvious that Nigerian men derive pleasure from being unfortunate and I honestly don’t blame them. After all, audacity is currently on sale in Lagos market. Nonsense! Since Kamala Harris recently got sworn in as the first female Vice […]

US President Joe Biden on Sunday called on Congress to enact “commonsense” gun law reforms, three years after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Herdsmen took up arms to defend themselves against brutality – Gumi Buhari won’t condone ethnic, religious violence – Garba Shehu “This administration will not wait for […]

United States talk show legend, Larry King, has died at the age of 87. TGNEWS had reported that King was hospitalised with COVID-19 in Los Angeles, US, in late December. On Saturday, the TV star’s death was announced in a statement via his official Twitter handle. “With profound sadness, Ora […]

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