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World Food Prize: We’re Proud of You, Buhari Tells AfDB President, Adesina

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday said Nigeria remains proud of its former Minister of Agriculture, Akinwumi Adesina, for winning the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate....

Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded for 3D Views of Life’s Biological Machinery

Three European-born scientists were awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday for developing a new way to assemble precise three-dimensional images of biological...

Ambode Promises More Prize Money For ITTF Nigeria Open From 2018

Governor of Lagos State, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode has pledged to increase the prize money for the Seamaster ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open from next year. The Governor, who was...

Nigeria’s Romeo Oriogun Wins African Poetry Prize

Nigeria’s Romeo Oriogun has been named winner of the 2017 Brunel International African Poetry Prize. The competition is open to African poets worldwide who are yet to...

Atiku, El-Rufai, Olojede, Shettima, Others Praise PREMIUM TIMES Over Panama Papers Pulitzer Prize win

Congratulatory messages have poured into PREMIUM TIMES offices in Nigeria and the United States over the Pulitzer Prize awarded the International Consortium of...

Ngugi wa Thiong’o: My Readers Have Already Awarded Me Nobel Prize

The Kenyan writer, Ngugi wa Thiong’o: is regarded as the greatest living African novelist at the moment. His works include novels, plays, short stories, and essays,...

Ngugi wa Thing’o: My Readers Have Already Awarded me Nobel Prize

The Kenyan writer, Ngugi wa Thiongo, is regarded as the greatest living African novelist at the moment. His works include novels, plays, short stories, and essays,...

Richard Flanagan wins Man Booker prize

Australian author Richard Flanagan has won the £50,000 Man Booker Prize for his wartime novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North. “It’s a remarkable love...

French economist wins Nobel Prize

French economist Jean Tirole has won the Nobel Prize in economics for his work on market power and regulation. The prize, officially called the Sveriges Riksbank Prize...

Nobel Peace Prize: President Jonathan Congratulates Malala, Co-Winner

BEVERLY HILLS, October 11, (THEWILL) – President Goodluck Jonathan Saturday  congratulated  the joint-recipients of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize,...

Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai, Indian activist Kailash Satyarthi win Nobel Peace Prize

(OSLO, Norway) Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012 for advocating girls’ right to education, and Indian...

Pakistan’s Malala and India’s Satyarthi share Nobel Peace Prize

Pakistani child education activist Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian child rights campaigner, have jointly won the Nobel Peace Prize. At the age of just...

Malala wins Nobel Peace Prize

Pakistani child education activist Malala Yousafzai and Indian child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi have won the Nobel Peace Prize. At 17, Malala is the youngest...

Microscope work wins Nobel Prize

The 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to a trio of researchers for improving the resolution of microscopes. Eric Betzig, Stefan Hell and William Moerner...

VOICE OF THE MASTER: Alice Munro, winner, 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature

Born 10 July 1931, the Canadian writer, Alice Munroe, has been described as having revolution­ized the architecture of short stories, especially in its tendency to move...