|Nigeria Prize for Science|
|Awarded for||Excellence in Science Breakthroughs|
|Sponsored by||Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Limited|
|Presented by||Nigerian Academy of Science with advisory board constituted from:|
|Latest recipients||5 joint winners|
The Nigeria Prize for Science is a Nigerian science award given annually since 2004 for excellence in science breakthroughs. It is the country's highest scientific award. The award is sponsored by Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas company. The prize describes itself as "bringing Nigerian scientists to public attention and celebrating excellence in scientific breakthroughs".
The Prize was initially $20,000 each in Literature and Science.This was increased to $30,000 in 2006, and again to $50,000 in 2008. In 2011 the prize was increased to $100,000.
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|2019||Meihong Wang||for their works on Carbon Capture, Carbon Utilization, and Biomass Gasification and Energy Storage for Power Generation|||
|2018||Peter Ngene||for his work titled: "Nanostructured metal hydrides for the storage of electric power from renewable energy sources and for explosion prevention in high voltage power transformers"|||
|Ikeoluwapo Ajayi||For their work titled: "Improving Home and Community Management of Malaria: Providing the Evidence Base''||There are three research works as joint winners authored by five people. Three in group, two authors have separate works each|
|Olugbenga Mokuola||For his work titled:"Multifaceted Efforts at Malaria Control in Research: Management of Malaria of Various Grade"|
|Chukwuma Agubata||For his work titled: "Novel Lipid Microparticles for Effective Delivery of Artemether Antimalarial Drug using a Locally-Sourced Irvingia Fat from Nuts of Irvingia Gabonensis var Excelsa (Ogbono)"|
|2011-2016||no winner |
|2010||Akahehomen O. Akii Ibhadode||For his work "on the development of a new method in Dye Design"|||
|2009||Andrew Jonathan Nok||For "Discovery of the gene responsible for the creation of Sialidase (SD), an enzyme which causes sleeping sickness (Trypanosomiasis)"|||
|2008||Ebenezer Meshida||For his work titled: "Solution to Road Pavement Destabilisaion by the Invention of 'Lateralite'"|||
|2007||no winner |
|2006||Michael Adikwu||For his work titled: "Wound Healing Devices (Formulations) Containing Snail Mucins"|||
|2004 (Shared prize)||Akpoveta Susu||For their work titled: "Real-Time Computer Assisted Leak Detection/Location Reporting and Inventory Loss Monitoring System"||When they work for the winning research, Kingsley is doctoral student of Akpoveta Susu|
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