Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Prize for Literary Criticism 2018 | Up to N1 Million for Grab

Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Limited, invites entries for the 2018 Literary Criticism Award. It carries a reward of N 1,000,000.00.

Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Prize for Literary Criticism


Entries are hereby invited for The Literary Criticism Award. The yearly prize is endowed by Nigeria LNG (NLNG) Limited to honour the author of the best work.

To encourage literary criticism, the Advisory Board of the Nigeria Prize for Literature will reward one critic with the sum of N 1,000,000.00

Since the aim is to promote Nigerian literature in the world, the prize will be open to literary critics from all over the world. Special considerations shall be given to critical essays on new writings in Nigerian Literature.

See also: The Nigeria Prize for Literature  and The Nigeria Prize for Science.

Contestants shall send in three critical essays published in major scholarly journals. Such journals shall have a proven track record of dedication to excellence and must have international circulation.

No critical essay previously submitted for this competition may be considered at a later date, even if major revisions of it have been made. Mere manuscripts will not be considered. Entries not submitted by the deadline and according to stated conditions shall not be considered. Only entries published in the year of the competition or within three years before then shall be considered.

No member of the Advisory Board or Panel of Judges can enter their essay(s) for the literary criticism award in the year they are serving.

NLNG Prize for Literary Criticism Panel of Judges &  Advisory Board.

Panel of Judges

  • Professor Matthew Umukoro – Chairman
  • Professor Mohammed Inuwa Buratai – Member
  • DR Mrs Ngozi Udengwu – Member

Advisory Board

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

NLNG Prize for Literary Criticism Key Dates.

The winner will normally be announced in October and will be presented to the public on a later date.

All entries must be in by March 29, 2018. Late entries will not be entertained.

How to Enter NLNG Prize for Literary.

Complete contact information, including full contact address, e- mail(s), phone number(s) and other relevant contact information should accompany each submission.

The prize will be awarded for no other reason than excellence.

Entries shall be sent to:

The Nigeria Prize for Literature
External Relations Division
Nigeria LNG Limited
Intels Aba Road Estate
Km 16 Port Harcourt-Aba Expressway
RM.B 5660, Port Harcourt
Rivers State, Nigeria.
[email protected]

Or

The Nigeria Prize for Literature
External Relations Division
Nigeria LNG Limited
4th Floor, Heron House
10 Dean Farrar Street
London, SW1H 0DX.

Official Link


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