Oscar Award 1985
Winner: Isiaka Adams Osunde -
The award was in recognition of
Osunde's contributions and activities as an artist.
The Nobel Prizes
Winner: Wole Soyinka
Who in a wide cultural perspective and with poetic
overtones fashions the drama of existence.
Note: He is the first African to win the award.
First awarded in 1901, the Nobel Prizes were established
through a bequest of $9.2 million from Alfred Bernard
Nobel (1833 -1896), a Swedish Chemical Engineer and the
inventor of Dynamite and other explosives.
Nobel Prizes in Literature Award- 1986
Grammy Award- 1986
Winner: Sade Adu
In the “Best New Artiste” category
Integrity Award- 2003
Winner: Dora Akunyili -
Awarded by Transparency International. It was announced
on May 16, 2003 while the official award was May 25,