Tuesday, August 18, 2009

NLNG 2009: $50, 000.00 up for grabs!

News we are getting from some quarters about the much awaited announcement of a shortlist for the NLNG prize 2009 (poetry).

From a total of 131 qualified entries, the nine writers whose works were chosen are; Lindsay Barret, Ademola Dasylva, Hyginus Ekwuazi, Nengi Josef Ilagha, Ahmed Maiwada, Ebinyo Ogbowei, Odoh Diego Okenyodo, Musa Idris Okpanachi, and Omo Uwaifo.

From the shortlisted nine submissions, three entries will be selected and presented sometime next month, while the final winner will be selected from the three.

However for the Science category, a professor of Biochemistry from the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Andrew Jonathan Nok emerged the winner from a total of 26 entries in the science category.

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