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Past Winners

The Nigeria Prize for Science

Winners at the Glance

Year

Winning Entry

Scientist

Profile

2019Carbon Capture, Carbon Utilization, and Biomass Gasification and Energy Storage for Power Generation Professor Meihong Wang and Dr. Mathew Aneke

2018Nanostructured Metal Hydrides for the Storage of Electrical Power from Renewable Energy Sources and for Explosion Prevention in High Voltage Power TransformersPeter Ngene

2017Improving Home and Community Management of Malaria: Providing the Evidence Base Ikeoluwapo Ajayi, Ayodele Jegede & Bidemi Yusuf Multifaceted Efforts at Malaria Control in Research: Management of Malaria of Various Grades and Mapping Artemisinin Resistance Olugbenga Mokuolu Novel lipid microparticles for effective delivery of Artemether antimalarial drug using a locally-sourced Irvingia fat from nuts of Irvingia gabonensis var excelsa (ogbono).Dr. Chukwuma Agubata

2016NoneExtended to 2017
2015No CompetitionNo Competition
2014No CompetitionNo Competition
2013No CompetitionNo Competition
2012No WinnerNo Winner
2011No WinnerNo Winner
2010Development of a New Method in Die DesignProfessor Akaehomen Ibhadode

2009Discovery of the gene responsible for the creation of Sialidase (SD), an enzyme which causes sleeping sickness (Trypanosomiasis)Professor Andrew Nok

2008Solution to Road Pavement Destabilisation by the Invention of ‘Lateralite’: A Stabilisation Flux for Fine Grained Lateritic SoilsDr. Ebenezer Meshida

2007No WinnerNo Winner
2006Wound Healing Devices (Formulations) Containing Snail MucinProfessor Michael Adikwu

2005No WinnerNo Winner
2004Real-Time Computer Assisted Leak Detection/Location Reporting and Inventory Loss Monitoring SystemProfessor Akpoveta Susu & Dr. Kingsley Abhulimen