Most of Nigeria's 30,000 .ng domain names are foreign-owned

Thursday 2 May 2013 | 11:35 CET | News
The total number of registered country code Top Level Domain Names for Nigeria has hit over 30 000, and the cost of purchasing a domain name has fallen from NGN 500,000 to NGN 15,000 to encourage proliferation of the .ng domain names, The National Mirror reported. According to the COO of the Nigerian Internet Registration Association (NiRA), Ope Odusan, within one week of reducing the cost, NiRA recorded an additional 300 domain names, but he lamented that most of the companies that purchased them were foreign ones.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: NIRA
Countries: Nigeria
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kindly remind risk of .ng domains. although .ng is the most expensive cctld of all cctlds($100 usd per year),but it is the most dangerous cctld of all cctlds. i registered nigeria.ng with http://netorb.ng/ on 2013-04-16,this domain also been used for a nigeria travel website for a long time. 2013-12-09,Sunday Folayan (the vice president of nira) and nira suspend my domain and website suddenly. i registered games.ng with http://www.whogohost.com/ on 2013-05-24,2013-7-4,Sunday Folayan (the vice president of nira) and nira transfer out this domain from my account suddenly even without a email notice then sold it privately for $10000 usd per year. search:The Story Behind Nigeria.ng,The Story Behind Games.ng...you will see the truth. visit http://nira.blog.com for more details.
gao tianyong @ 18/1/2014 - 10:40

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