This are website names used to identify businesses, companies, individuals, institutions, government or any organizations who need to have an identity in Nigeria. The domains can be top level domains like.com.ng or country code domains which are .ng domains for Nigeria.
Domain registrants are accredited by NIRA to issue Nigerian domains in Nigeria. To locate any of the domain registrants in Nigeria, you are required to visit NIRA website and make your preference for a domain registrant. Each domain is registered at a chargeable fee that vary from one domain registrant to another. To complete the registration process, you are required to pay for the domain using Nigerian currency Nira to any bank in Nigeria.
Benefits of owning Nigerian domains
If a business or organization wants its presence felt in Nigeria, they must have a Nigerian identity. Having a domain name that includes your company name definitely identifies you as a local business. With this Locals earn your business trust and can easily purchase and enjoy all your services provided online with no doubt.
Nigerian domains enhance online professionalism. Emails are a reliable and affordable means of sending and receiving messages. In Email Hosting you can include your domain name in your email address and have a professional email address. The email will allow you create, send and manage unlimited number of email accounts and at the same time increase your visibility online. Your business name as part of your email address help increase your business brand and whereabouts to any person who receives your email and to the potential customers.
By targeting the local Nigerian market for any business in Nigeria, you have a guarantee of maximizing your company’s revenue.
Domains enhance mobility, you can easily transfer your domain from one domain registrar to another registrant that serves you best in Nigeria. You can also transfer your website to another host and still use the same domain name for your website everything seamless.
With the .ng domain name for your site, you will have a high google ranking within Nigeria as compared to other top-level domains.
Nigeria gives higher credibility to businesses with local presence in Nigeria.
Nigerian domains with .NG extension
.com.ng which can be registered by anyone for the purpose of setting up a commercial website.
.org.ng meant for non-profit organizations in Nigeria.
.mobi.ng intended for websites to display perfectly on mobile devices.
.names.ng to display on personal websites.
.gov.ng meant for the state, the local government, departments and agencies.
.sch.ng for Nigerian primary and secondary schools.
.edu.ng for Nigerian tertiary institutions.
.net.ng for network providers.
.mil.ng meant for Nigerian army, navy, air force and their institutions.
How to get a domain name in Nigeria
Sign up with a domain name registration service – Truehost Cloud Nigeria www.truehost.com.ng.
You can be able to pay in Naira and have your domain registered in Nigeria.
Most web hosting companies require you to have a domain name to be able to host with them. Nigerian domains allow you to host with any web host company in Nigeria.