Apart from the likes of Google, YouTube, Facebook, Wikipedia and Twitter, there are scores of Nigerian websites that attract millions of visitors every day.
In this post we will randomly take a look at 50 of these websites based on their traffic statistics.
Founded by Kunle Soname, Bet9ja is an online bookmaker company that offers betting on major sporting events operating in Nigeria. The company is traded under KC Gaming Networks Limited and run by a series of shareholders of multiple nationalities.
The website is licensed by the Lagos State Lotteries Board (LSLB) with permission to operate in other parts of Nigeria. According to Alexa.com, Bet9ja is the second most visited website in Nigeria, only next to Google.com, as at September 2018.
Formerly known as Naij.com and also Naija.com, Legit.ng is the number one news website in Nigeria. You can find information on virtually any topic on Legit.ng. The website is a Nigerian digital media and news platform and it is one of the most visited website in Nigeria by Alexa. Legit.ng is the biggest publisher on Facebook by the audience in ‘Media’ category.
Jumia Nigeria is one of the leading e-commerce companies in Nigeria. The startup was founded in 2012 with the vision to build the most beloved and trusted shopping destination for Africans. In Nigeria, you can find almost anything you want on Jumia. The company provides access to genuine products from local and international vendors at the best price. All you need to do is search and order.
Created by Seun Osewa in 2005, Nairaland is the most popular forum website in the country. Nairaland has 2,190,050 registered members and 4,775,197 topics created (as at February 22, 2019) and the website is also one of the most visited site in Nigeria with a maximum 3% of Nigerian internet users registered on the platform.
Figures published by Nairaland in June 2013 suggest that they had 16,668,654 visits from 6,845,453 unique visitors and 60,031,356 pageviews in the 30 days of that month. In January 2019, Nairaland witnessed 37,865,408 visits from 9,251,361 unique visitors, totaling into 260,881,761 pageviews.
Vanguard is a daily newspaper published by Vanguard Media, based in Lagos, Nigeria. Established in 1983 by Sam Amuka-Pemu and his three friends has an online website which is one of the most visited websites in the country.
Naijaloaded is one of the popular websites in the country because of its celebrity news section. The platform is the most visited music and entertainment website in the country.
Dailypost.ng is another great website for news. It is an offshoot of the Daily Post which is a premium leading newspaper that is packed with up-to-the-minute local and national news, politics, metro, business, entertainment, sports, and opinions.
Guaranty Trust Bank Plc popularly called GTBank is a foremost Financial Institution with business outlays spanning Anglophone and Francophone West Africa, East Africa and Europe. GTBank is one of the most visited banks in Nigeria and this isn’t restricted to its physical offices. The bank’s website is one of the most visited websites in the country.
Nairabet is one of the leading in-play bookmaker, offering wide range of betting opportunities on all sports. If you like to place bets, then this website will be your choice of preference anf the website has grown over the last decade to become one of the top websites in Nigeria.
When it comes to songs and the music industry in Nigeria, Tooxclusive.com is certainly one of the most visited websites in the country.
If you’re looking for the latest gossips about Nigerian celebrities, then Lindaikejiblog.com also known as LIB should be top on your list. In fact, the website is the most visited website in the country as a result of the latest gossips about celebrities in the country.
The National Youth Service Corps website is one of the most visited websites in Nigeria among students of higher education institutions. Thousands of Nigerians go through this website every year to report for duty for their country.
It’s one of Nigeria most visited websites with millions of prospective students seeking admission into the University.
Waploaded is one of the most visited websites especially for the million of Nigerians that love music and are looking to find the latest news or songs.
Founded by the Interswitch group which has been operating in Nigeria since 2002, Quickteller is the most visited websites for making various micro and micro-transactions.
Remita.net is considered to be one of the most impressive electronic payments in the country. It helps you to view all the bank balances at once and make payments without any delay. It’s one of the most effective payment systems not only in Nigeria but the whole of Africa! That’s why it’s a choice of millions of Nigerians.
Jiji is another great website where you can buy almost everything that you desire. You can also try to sell some of your things using this website. It’s a great place to start your own business or just to browse the products created by somebody else.
If you are looking for a website where you can buy almost everything, then Konga is your choice of top most visited websites. Do not miss this chance to buy something with the best price at Konga.
This website is one of the most popular news websites in Nigeria. If you are looking for information about what happened in the world for today, then you will like to visit this website.
Eskimi is a social media platform where you can meet new friends and potential date. The website also include the latest entertainment news. It is one of the most visited website because of its interesting networking feature.
Punchng.com is the website of The Punch newspaper which was founded by two friends, James Aboderin, an accountant, and Sam Amuka, a columnist and editor at the Daily Times of Nigeria. The website has grown over the years to become one of the most visited news websites in the country.
Nnu pays its readers and visitors whenever they login, read and share the content on the website. They also pay when contents are provided by the users on the site. Nnu pays its users daily and this makes this website popular most especially amongst students who are trying to make little money online.
Pulse.ng is a popular news website where you can get breaking Nigerian news on gist, movies, celebrities, music, lifestyle and celebrity events. It also includes exclusive videos, photos and interviews.
Buying data is a very important part of the internet experience and one of the most popular internet companies in Nigeria is Spectranet. As a result of hundred of thousands of Nigerians using the Spectranet internet for day-to-day to browsing experience, the site of the busiest in the country.
Founded in 2006 by Uche Eze as a media startup, BellaNaija is a lifestyle, entertainment and fashion website in Africa with headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria, its social footprint has grown through its collective brands – BellaNaija.com, BellaNaija Weddings and BellaNaija Style – to be the largest on the African continent with more than 200 million impressions each month
Established in 2006 by Ademola Ogundele, NotJustOk is a Nigerian music download website. The website attracts over 1.2 million viewers per month, from 183 countries making it one of the most visited websites in Nigeria.
It is mandatory that every business in the country pays tax. The body in charge of tax collection in Nigeria is the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). Consequently, the need to pay tax by businesses has made the FIRS website, Firs.gov.ng, one of the most visited websites in the country.
Owned by Naspers, OLX is a global online marketplace, operating in 45 countries. It is the largest online classified ads company in Brazil, India, Bulgaria, Pakistan, Poland, Romania, Portugal and Ukraine. The subsidiary in Nigeria, Olx.com.ng is one of the most visited websites in the country. It was founded in 2006 and has 1000’s ads available in Nigeria of goods for sale from cars, furniture, electronics to jobs and services listings.
This website is Nigeria’s largest information portal where you can find Nigerian news, entertainment, lifestyle, sports, music, events, jobs, SME listings and much more.
The Nation Newspaper is another prominent website in Nigeria bringing you the latest Nigerian News Update. The news ranges from; Nigeria news, politics, business, fashion, entertainment, Sports & others.
Other popular websites in the country based on the monthly traffic include:
- Hotnigerianjobs . com
- Jobberman . com