Readersforum's Blog

November 2, 2012

Chika Unigwe Wins Nigeria Prize for Literature

The book cover: On Black sister’s street

By NEHRU ODEH

Just as TheNEWS magazine predicted, Chika Unigwe, the Nigerian Internationally acclaimed writer has been awarded the Nigeria Prize for Literature for her novel, On Black Sister’s Street. The prize, worth $100, ooo, was awarded this morning by the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas at OceanView on Victoria Island Lagos.

On Black Sister’s Street, was adjudged the best of three novels that were earlier shorlisted. The other two novels are ; Only a Canvas. By Olusola Olugbesan and Onaedo; The Blacksmith’s Daughter by Ngozi Achebe.

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