Nigerian Artist's Work Finds Its Way to Space aboard China's Tiangong Space Station+30

Prosper Dania, a young Nigerian artist, has gotten one step closer to realizing his childhood dream of exploring space. His artwork titled "Shared Aspiration" has been selected amongst other African youth paintings to be exhibited on China's Tiangong space station by the Shenzhou-16 taikonauts. This achievement is a result of his top prize win in the "My Dream" Painting Competition, co-hosted by the Secretariat of the Chinese Follow-up Committee of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation, the China Manned Space Engineering Office, and the Chinese missions in Africa. Dania's art showcases a Sino-African collaboration symbolized by a space-bound taikonaut surrounded by the Chinese and Nigerian national flags, and stars.

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Lagos State Government Assures CAF of Readiness to Co-host 2027 Africa Cup of Nations+30

Lagos State Government has expressed its preparedness to support the co-hosting of the 2027 Africa Cup of Nations with the Republic of Benin. Deputy Governor, Dr. Kadri Obafemi Hamzat, assured the Confederation of African Football (CAF) that Lagos State has the necessary sporting facilities, commitment, and the people to successfully organize the tournament. The state government is also focused on revitalizing and building modern sports infrastructure to foster the interest of young Nigerians in football.

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Nasarawa State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal Admits More Witnesses against Governor Abdullahi Sule+30

The Nasarawa State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has admitted additional witnesses and documents in the ongoing hearing of a petition filed by the People Democratic Party (PDP) against Governor Abdullahi Sule of the All Progressive Congress (APC). Witnesses testified about irregularities in the election process, including missing election results and improper entries in official forms. The tribunal will continue its proceedings on Wednesday, 26th July, 2023.

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