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.
Profile Category: Prize Winner for Literature
Cheluchi Onyemeluke-Onuobia is the winner of The Nigeria Prize for Literature 2021 with her book The son of the House
Jude Idada is not just any The Nigeria Prize for Literature Laurette; he was also the youngest in 2019. Born in 1993 in Lagos, Jude was a science-based student in his school days but insisted in following his passion in writing and the arts.
Soji Cole is a Nigerian academic, playwright and author. He is the 2018 winner of The Nigeria Prize for Literature with his book, Embers. Embers was also listed as one of the best Nigerian books for 2018 by Dailytrust Newspaper.
Ikeogu Oke was one of Nigeria’s greatest poet, journalist and advocate. His poetry collection The Heresaid won The Nigeria Prize for Literature in 2017.
Abubakar Ibrahim is a journalist who struck a nerve with his debut short story collections The Wispering Trees, published in 2012.
Sam Ukala is a Nigerian playwright, poet, short story writer, actor, theatre director, film producer and academic. Currently, he is a Professor of Theatre Arts and Drama at Delta State University, Abraka.
Tade Ipadeola is a legal luminary and respected Nigerian poet. He won the Nigerian Prize for Literature with his poetry collection Sahara Testament in 2013.
Dr. Chika Unigwe is one of the few multi-lingual African authors who writes in English and Dutch languages. The winner of 2003 BBC Short Story Competition and a Commonwealth Short Story Competition award (2012)...
Adeleke Adeyemi’s Missing Clock was the second first book to win The Nigeria Prize for Literature on 2011. Writing with the pen name, Mai-Nasara, the author became the first to go home with a $100,000.00 for the prize.