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Past Winners

The Nigeria Prize for Literature

Winners at the Glance

Year

Genre

Winner

Author

Profile

2019Children’s LiteratureBoom BoomJude Idada

2018DramaEmbersSoji Cole

2017PoetryThe HeresaidIkeogu Oke

2016ProseSeason of Crimson BlossomsAbubakar A Ibrahim

2015Children’s LiteratureNo winnerNo winner
2014DramaIredi WarProf Sam Ukala

2013PoetryThe Shara TestamentTade Ipadeola

2012ProseOn Black Sisters’ StreetChika Unigwe

2011Children’s LiteratureThe Missing ClockAdeleke Adeyemi (Mai Nasara)

2010DramaCemetery RoadEsiaba Irobi

2009PoetryNo winnerNo winner
2008ProseYellow YellowKaine Agari

2007Children’s LiteratureMy Cousin Sammy and The Readers’ TheatreProf Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo and Chief Mabel Segun

 

2006DramaHard GroundDr. Ahmed Yerima

2005Poetry1. Chants of a Minstrel
2. The Dreamer, His Vision
1. Prof Ezenwa Ohaeto
2. Dr. Gabriel Okara

 

2004Prose FictionNo winnerNo winner