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COVID-19: To take Nigerian businesses online, NiRA cuts domain name prices

Nigeria’s internet domain name manager says it has cut prices to encourage businesses go online following the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic. Mr Muhammed Rudman, Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA), the official registry for the .ng internet domain name of the country, says the price cuts offer Covid-19 palliative to support businesses to go online. The […]

Analysis: Nigeria Cybercrimes Act 2015: What are the issues?

NIRA 2018 .ng awards nominations extended

Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA), managers of Nigeria’s .ng Internet domain name has extended the nomination period for the NIRA 2018 .ng awards scheduled to hold in Lagos. NIRA says the extension of the nomination period was to ‘ensure active participation of all stakeholders.’ Nomination for the .ng awards  commenced  on Friday, March 16, 2018 and  […]

Nigeria mulls ‘business whitelist’ to boost Internet stakes

NIGERIA | Domain name industry grows as businesses go online

The Nigerian domain name industry is benefiting as more local businesses flock online to promote their businesses to the Internet community. The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA), the managers of the country’s .ng Internet domain name, says name registrations peaked at 6,797 at Q1 2017. “For the month of March 2017, there were a total […]

Analysis: Nigeria Cybercrimes Act 2015: What are the issues?