Nigeria Internet Registration Association, NiRA has awarded the best individuals and organisations that are promoting the .ng domain names. The award is given to all those who perform brilliantly in their businesses, to support the ccTLD in getting stronger and stronger.
This was the fifth edition of the award. This year’s award included numerous different categories to commemorate the .ng domain name supporters.
The Most Innovative Service Provider Online award was given to National Youth Service Corps, NYSC (nysc.gov.ng). GigaLayer Web Hosting & Domains (Gigalayer.com) bagged the .NG Company of the Year award. Gigalayer is a major domain name providing domain name service in areas including Africa. The Best e-Commerce Website award was given to Jumia Nigeria (Jumia.com.ng).
There are several other categories, in which awards are presented. You can view these categories as well as their winners here.
Nigeria has been unrelenting in its approach towards the promotion of digital infrastructure in the African country. The country sees .ng as the major catalyst for this push. The extension matches with the county’s technological as well as national ambitions.
Nigerian authorities focus on the development and growth of the ccTLD cements this.