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Nigeria’s Top Ten Websites

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As at June 2014, 70.3 million Nigerians had access to the internet, according to Internetworldstats.com. The massive use of the internet has encouraged proliferation of online presence by several businesses, who see the internet as the best avenue to reach their market. The internet has also become a very good place to source for information, with several traditional media now reliant on the new media to source news items.

Brands have also leveraged on the wide reach of the internet to increase margins. Information Nigeria took a look at the top websites Nigerians visit and came up with a list of ten websites, which are dominated by news and e-commerce outfits.

Using Alexa, which ranks pages based on the amount of traffic recorded from users that have the Alexa toolbar installed over a period of three months, we came up with Nigeria’s top ten indigenous websites.

Konga

Konga.com is Nigeria’s Largest Online Mall. With over 100,000 products at great prices, exceptional customer experience and Nationwide delivery, and most recently adopting a marketplace business model, Konga.com is revolutionising the way Nigerians buy and sell. It currently ranks 8th in Nigeria and 2.034 globally.

Nairaland
Nairaland.com is Nigeria’s 9th most visited website and second most visited indigenous website in the country. It is a big, broad discussion forum for Nigerians. Covers dozens of topics including romance, technology, careers, business, and entertainment. With over half a million members, the number one Nigerian community online continues to grow. It currently ranks better than Konga globally, at 1,245, meaning it gets more foreign visitors than konga.

Jumia
Jumia.com.ng is another e-commerce site on the list. It is an online retailer of electronics, computers, books and beauty products. It’s Alexa ranking for Nigeria is 10 and 2,041 globally.

Naij
Naij.com is Nigeria’s number one news site. It has a local ranking of 12 and 1,949 globally. The Nigerian portal provides news coverage, a lot more about music, weather, jokes, job, games and events.

Linda Ikeji’s Blog
Lindaikeji.blogspot.com is Nigeria’s number one gossip blog, which gets about 95 percent of its visitors from the country. It focuses on celebrity gossip, politics, odd news and every other type of occurrence Linda thinks should make the news. It is currently ranked 15 in Nigeria and 2,219 globally.

Vanguard Nigeria
Vanguardngr.com is the most visited indigenous newspaper website. The media outfit’s online presence is getting bigger daily, with rapidly growing social media presence to match. It currently ranks 18th in Nigeria and 2,467 globally.

Guaranty Trust Bank
Gtbank.com is the biggest bank online in Nigeria. It ranks 17th in Nigeria and 3,005 globally. It is a leading African Bank that offers Online/Internet Banking, Retail Banking, Corporate Banking, Investment Banking ad Asset Management services.

Punch
Rank in Nigeria: 20, Global ranking: 2,824

Nairabet
The sports betting site is ranked 21 in Nigeria and 4, 301 globally

Deal Dey
Dealdey.com is Nigeria’s No. 1 Daily Deal Site that brings up to 90% discount on products and services in Nigeria. It is ranked 26 in Nigeria, 6,776.

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9 Comments

  1. Apex

    July 5, 2015 at 5:22 pm

    Thats good

  2. Choice

    October 12, 2015 at 9:06 pm

    Really nice

  3. Ephraim

    November 12, 2015 at 11:42 pm

    This is interesting

  4. Joseph

    December 1, 2015 at 10:05 pm

    Wow! nice list

  5. Ayietim

    January 13, 2016 at 3:49 pm

    This is an impressive list. Can you update it? When you do, add other categories not on the basis of Alexa ranking. Great job.

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  7. kevin

    May 30, 2017 at 12:48 am

    Great post

  8. Emy

    September 11, 2017 at 9:22 pm

    Comprehensive list. As usual my two favourites nairaland and Linda Ikeji are among. I hope my site joins this list someday soon.

  9. andrew

    May 8, 2018 at 8:02 pm

    such a nice list. i wish i could take my website here on the list.

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Cult Violence: Wike Imposes Two-Week Curfew Around Okoro-Nu-Odu

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Governor Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has imposed a 24-hour total curfew for two weeks on some parts of Port-Harcourt, the state capital.

The Governor made this known during a broadcast on Sunday where he noted that the curfew begins from Monday 23rd November 2020.

The statement noted that the upsurge noticed by the state government in cases of cult activities, other forms of violence, and killings is responsible for the curfew.

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Wike in the statement declared that the entire area along and around the Okoro-nodu flyover up to a one-kilometre radius from Saint Emmanuel Anglican Church, Rumuokoro, extending to the Rumuodomaya Slaughter and Local Government daily market will be affected.

He added that no form of trading, human or vehicular movement is allowed in the affected areas until further notice.

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Zamfara Governor Secures Release Of 11 Kidnapped Victims

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Bello Matawalle

Governor of Zamafara, Bello Matawalle has announced the release of 11 kidnapped victims.

According to reports, ten of the victims were male and a female from Bukkuyum Local Government Area.

Matawalle received the rescued kidnapped victims on Saturday night at the Government House in Gusau, the state capital.

The Commissioner of Security and Home Affairs, Abubakar Muhammed Dauran revealed that the victims were released without paying a ransom.

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He stated they were released as a result of the peace initiative and stakeholders meeting summoned by Governor Matawalle with all critical stakeholders from Bukkuyum Local Government Area on Thursday.

Governor Matawalle assured that his administration will not rest on its oars until total peace is achieved in all parts of the state.

 

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Police Confirm Abduction Of Nasarawa APC Chairman

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Police

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa State, Philip Shekwor, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.

According to reports, Shekwor was abducted on Saturday night at his residence along Dunamis church, Bukan Sidi in Lafia.

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Confirming the incident, Police Commissioner Bola Longe said the unidentified gunmen in large number stormed the residence of the APC chairman in Lafia around 11 pm and took him away to an unknown destination.

According to him, security agencies had reacted swiftly by deploying personnel to different forest locations to ensure the safe release of the APC chieftain.

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