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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?

Nigeria mulls ‘business whitelist’ to boost Internet stakes

Nigeria is developing a business whitelist programme to boost confidence in local business operating on the borderless Internet marketplace, the nation’s Internet domain name manager says. Sunday Folayan, President of the multistakeholder group that manages Nigeria’s .ng Internet name, the Nigerian Internet Registration Association (NIRA), says the proposed Nigerian Business whitelist is a national response […]

Nigeria ranked ‘rising star’ of African e-commerce sector

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