Cheluchi Onyemelukwe wins $100,000 Nigeria Prize for Literature

Cheluchi Onyemelukwe’s The Son of the House has won the 2021 edition of the Nigeria Prize for Literature, sponsored by Nigeria LNG Limited and worth $100, 000 to the winner. Onyemelukwe’s book emerged ahead of Abi Dare (The Girl with…

CORA, NLNG stages book party for writers shortlisted in $100k Nigeria Prize for Literature

The eleven novelists shortlisted for the 2021 Nigeria Prize for Literature (NPL), will be on parade on Sunday August 8 at the Eko Hotel & Suites, VI, Lagos as the 12th CORA-NPL Book Party holds.  The Committee for Relevant Art…

Jude Idada, Olukorede Yishau, others for University of Iowa creative writing programme

Nigeria Prize for Literature winner Jude Idada and author of In the Name of Our Father Olukorede S. Yishau are two of the four Nigerians nominated by the United States Mission in Nigeria for the University of Iowa’s programme tagged ‘Telling…

NLNG names Adimora-Ezeigbo Literature Prize Board chair as 2021 cycle begins

Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) has announced the appointment of Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo, emeritus professor of English at the University of Lagos, as the chairperson of the Advisory Board for the Nigeria Prize for Literature to flag off the 2021 cycle of…

Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo, Ahmed Yerima, Olu Obafemi named to Nigeria Prize for Literature advisory board

Professors Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo, Ahmed Yerima and Olu Obafemi have been named to the advisory board of the Nigeria Prize for Literature sponsored by the Nigeria LNG Limited. The company made the announcement during a virtual press briefing Wednesday called to…

CORA fetes Nigeria Prize for Literature winners at 2020 Book Party

The Committee for Relevant Art (CORA) in collaboration with the Nigeria Prize for Literature, sponsored by the Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG), is set to celebrate winners of the prize through the years in a special edition of the annual CORA-NPL…

Jude Idada wins $100,000 Nigeria Prize for Literature

Jude Idada’s Boom Boom has won the Nigeria Prize for Literature, sponsored by Nigeria LNG Limited, for the 2019 cycle on Children’s Literature. Boom Boom beat Mysteries at Ebenezer’s Lodge by Dunni Olatunde and The Great Walls of Benin by…

CORA Book Party for Nigeria Prize finalists holds Sunday

The Committee for Relevant Art (CORA) will on Sunday at the Muson Centre in Lagos host the longlisted authors in this year’s Nigeria Prize for Literature to its annual Book Party. A CORA statement by its Programme Chair, Jahman Anikulapo,…

11 authors make the initial shortlist for the Nigeria Prize for Literature 2019

The longlist for the 2019 Nigeria Prize for Literature has been announced by the Nigeria LNG Limited, which sponsors the $100,000 award. The announcement was made on social media via Facebook live Thursday and in a statement by the company’s…

NLNG announces longlist of 11 for 2019 Literature Prize

The longlist for the 2019 Nigeria Prize for Literature has been announced by the Nigeria LNG Limited, which sponsors the $100,000 award. The announcement was made on social media via Facebook live Thursday. Anne-Marie Palmer-Ikuku, who is Nigeria LNG Limited’s…

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