The Nigeria Prizes

Nigeria LNG Limited is the proud sponsor of three of the biggest and most prestigious prizes in Africa for science, literature, and literary criticism: The Nigeria Prize for Science and The Nigeria Prize for Literature, each worth USD100,000 in award money, and The Nigeria Prize for Literary Criticism with a N1 million cash reward.

Nigeria Prizes for Science, Literature and Literary Criticism

Nigeria Prizes Awards

The Nigeria Prize for Science

The Nigeria Prize for Science worth USD100,000 in award money, aims at celebrating excellence in scientific breakthroughs and honours scientists.

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The Nigeria Prize for Literature

The Nigeria Prize for Literature is one of the 10 richest and most prestigious literary prizes in the world and worth USD100,000 in award money.

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Nigeria Prize for Literary Criticism

The Nigeria Prize for Literary Criticism with a N1 Million cash reward is imed at bringing Nigerian authors and literary critics to public attention.

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Nigeria Prizes Winners

Dr. Emmanuel Olutomilola

Dr. Emmanuel Olutomilola

Engr. Dr. Emmanuel Olatunji Olutomilola is joint winner of The Nigeria Prize for Science 2022 on Sustainable Food Security with...

Romeo Oriogun

Romeo Oriogun

Romeo Oriogun is the winner of The Nigeria Prize for Literature 2022 with his book of poems Nomad.  Romeo is also the author of  Sacrament of Bodies.

Dr. Abba A Abba

Dr. Abba A Abba

Literary Criticism Prize Winner for 2019

Dr Abba A Abba: Dr Abba A Abba is a scholar, accademic and a creative writer. A Research Fellow at the Institute of Asian and African Studies, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, Dr Abba won the Nigeria Prize for Literary criticism in 2019.

Shortlists for The Nigeria Prize for Literature 2022

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