Soji Cole won the 2018 edition of the Nigeria Prize for Literature, sponsored by the NLNG.  The prize money is $100.000.00 (One hundred thousand US dollars.)

 

Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award For Authors worldwide carries $ 618,000.00 (Six hundred and eighteen thousand US dollars) in prize money. Organizers are based in Sweden.

Nobel Prize now carries up to $1,080,000.00 (One million, eighty thousand US dollars) in prize money. Nigeria’s Wole Soyinka (Dramatist, Poet) won it in 1986.