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2019 Nigeria LNG (NLNG) Prize for Nigerian Literature

The Nigerian prize for literature is calling for new entries in children's Literature.  The yearly literary prize is endowed by Nigeria LNG (NLNG) Limited to honour the author of the best book by a Nigerian within the last four years. The prize cuts accross the four literary genres - prose fiction, poetry, drama and childrens literature. This year, the competition is for Children's Literature.

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About Nigeria LNG Limited

The Nigeria Prize for Science and The Nigeria Prize for Literature are sponsored by Nigeria LNG Limited. The prizes are aimed at bringing Nigerian scientists and authors to public attention and celebrating excellence in scienti?c breakthroughs and literary accomplishments in the nation. ?NLNG believes that the science prize will provide leaders with answers to crucial issues in development; improve the standards of living and re-energise the scienti?c community to seek solutions to national problems. With The Nigeria Prize for Literature, it is expected that the quest for a prestigious priz... read more


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Nigeria LNG Limited Prize for Literature


Aim and Benefits of Nigeria LNG Limited Prize for Literature

It carries a reward of $100,000.


Requirements for Nigeria LNG Limited Prize for Literature Qualification

Submission Procedure

  • Ten copies of the entry and, if available, an e-copy, together with evidence of Nigerian citizenship (photocopy of Nigerian passport or National identily card), may be submitted either by authors or publishers, in accordance with the genres in competition.
  • Books should be submitted to Nigeria LNG Limiteds External Relations Division, promoters of the prize, by the stipulated deadline. Failure to meet the stated conditions will lead to disqualification of the entry.
  • No book published before January, 2015 will be accepted. Complete contact information, including full contact address, email(s), phone number(s) and other relevant contact Information should accompany each submission.
  • An author will enter only one published work, Mere manuscripts will not be considered. No book previously submitted for this competition may be re-submitted at later date, even if major revisions have been made or a new edition published. The prize will be awarded for no other reason than excellence.
  • No members of the Advisory Board or Panel of judges can enter their work(s) for the award in the period in which they are serving and two years therafter. No entries will be entertained from members of NLNG Staff and their families

Panel of Judges

  • A panel of judges has been appointed for The Nigeria Prize for Literature by the Advisory Board .for Literature.
  • The appointment of judges has been done to reflect the genre in competition for the year. Persons appointed as judges have wide experience, peer recognition, good public image, and command respect nationally and internationally.
  • The outcome of the process as approved by the Advisory Board shall be final

Panel of Judges

  • Professor Obododinma Oha - Chairman
  • Professor Asabe Usman Kabir - Member
  • DR Patric Oloko - Member

An International Consultant will be appointed.

Advisory Board

  • Professor Emeritus Ayo Banjo - Chairman
  • Professor Jerry Agada - Member
  • Professor Emeritus Ben Elugbe - Member

Announcement and Public Presentation of Winners

  • The Winners will normally be announced and presented to the public in October.

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Application Deadline

February 23, 2019


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their entries to:
The Nigeria Prize for Literature,
External Relations Division,
Intels Aba Road Estate,
Km 16 Port Harcourt-Aba Expressway,
P.M.B 5660, Port Harcourt,
Rivers State.

OR
The Nigeria Prize for Literature,
External Relations Division,
Nigerian LNG Limited
4th Floor, Heron House,
10 Dean Farrar Street,
London, SW1 H ODX.

 


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