Sunrise Period for ‘’ zone

.ng domain name

The ‘’ zone was opened by the .ng registry recently. The registry has provided for a ‘sunrise period’ of 30 days for registered domain names ending with ‘*’ and has reserved all the ‘*’ version of registered domain… Read more

Direct .ng domain names coming soon

This is to inform you that 2nd-level .ng domains (.ng SLDs) (existing examples are,, will be open to registration for only N15,000/year (or $93.75/year) from Web4Africa effective 16th April 2013. The .ng registry will… Read more

Who needs a dot ng (.ng) domain name?

To understand who needs a .ng (pronounced dot ng) domain name, we first need to clarify the purpose of .ng domains. .ng is the domain name system for Nigeria the same way .uk is to the United Kingdom and .za is to South Africa. The .ng domain name… Read more

Making sense of domain names

.ng is the domain name system for Nigeria and is essentially a subset of .ng, targeted at not-for-profit organizations in Nigeria. The .org part of is derived from the English word “organization”. The following types of… Read more

How to choose your dot ng (Nigerian) domain name

.ng domain name

The on-going free .ng domain name registration promotion has afforded us the opportunity to take over a thousand .ng domain registrations from the general public so far. From the registered domain names, we have found it necessary to educate .ng… Read more