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Free .com.ng, .org.ng domain name registrations to Nigerians

Free .com.ng, .org.ng domain name registrations to Nigerians

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The .NG Registry as part of its Nigeria @ 50 independence celebration is offering 50,000 .ng domain names within 50 days. According to TelecomPaper:

The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA), manager of the Nigerian web domain .ng, has released 50,000 free domain names for Nigerians as part of the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the country. Registration of free domains will run until 21 March. The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) will provide the funding for the project. The agency is committed to training a substantial number of Nigerian youths as web developers in readiness for an envisaged increased demand for the services of web developers with the registration of 50,000 .ng domains in the first quarter, and the target population of the .ng registry with 250,000 domains by the end of 2011. The project will be launched this month by NITDA, which will also sponsor the capacity building effort of NiRA and setting up a data centre and co-location facility to support the activation of the 250,000 domains. While the free domain name offer lasts, registrars will register domains at no cost to registrants for a period of one year. The offer of free domains is restricted to the following second level domains (SLDs): .com.ng, .org.ng, .name.ng, .mobi.ng, and .sch.ng. Recipients are expected to renew their domains at the usual fees at the expiration of the one-year period.

dot ngWhile the offer lasts, Web4Africa would register the .ng domains at no cost to Registrants for a period of one year.  The offer of free domains is restricted to the following Second Level:

  • .com.ng
  • .org.ng
  • .name.ng
  • .mobi.ng, and
  • .sch.ng (This would be part of it with the provision that a process of verification should be adhered to).

The following terms apply:

  • The domain name is for free for one year (the first year). The domain name is subject to renewal fees in the subsequent years.
  • Domain names that are not put to a meaningful use within 6 (six) months will be withdrawn.
  • All domain names must be in compliance with NIRA Domain Name Policy.

To register your free .ng domain names, head to www.web4africa.com.ng now. Use Promo code: NG@50 in the shopping cart for the free domain registration.

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21 thoughts on “Free .com.ng, .org.ng domain name registrations to Nigerians”

On January 26, 2011 at 5:16 am Oluniyi D. Ajao says:

Grab your free .com.ng, .org.ng domain names…

If you are a website owner in Nigeria, and/or run a website that targets residents of Nigeria, you should seriously consider a .ng domain name for your website. It is the most cost-effective way to identify your website with your Nigerian target market…

On January 27, 2011 at 7:28 am Owo says:

Hi,
Is this true or we should ignore it.

http://www.web4africa.net uses an invalid security certificate.

The certificate is not trusted because the issuer certificate is unknown.

(Error code: sec_error_unknown_issuer)

I got the message above while trying to use the site

On January 27, 2011 at 2:37 pm Web4Africa says:

Ignore it and proceed with alacrity.

On January 28, 2011 at 10:45 am Bakare says:

Thanks for this info, but how much is the renewal of this free domain. Moreover I thought it should be for ex: mydomain.ng and not mydomain.com.ng? Furthermore how can I access the free web developers training from NITDA? Thanks

On January 28, 2011 at 5:22 pm Olabode Gbenga says:

A way to encourage Nigerians to have internet presence is good from this corner(provider).More greese to your elbow
We appreciate you. I will spread the Gospel News about this to many nigerians.
thanks a lot

On February 8, 2011 at 12:51 pm deji says:

happy 4 d development in IT in nigeria, it gives access for many online businesses in nigr.
pls. i wants 2 know how long it takes for activation after registering and why it is more expensive compare to the international domain. e.g .com.thanks

On February 21, 2011 at 1:35 pm okey says:

Thanx very much for the info, i will help pass the message round.

On February 24, 2011 at 10:38 pm oskaaay says:

Thanks for this offer, but how much will it cost to renew any of the second level free domains per year after the free period is over.

[…] on-going free .ng domain name registration promotion has afforded us the opportunity to take over a thousand .ng domain registrations from the […]

On March 5, 2011 at 11:03 pm AWOLUSI TOSIN says:

PLS I CALLED ON THURSDAY about my ACCOUNT not having access to EDIT my nameserver after registration…
I GOT 4 DOMAINS just one of it is working but d other 3 am yet to make them work but dis freebiesworld.com.ng NEVER propagated to CPANEL PLS HELP ME

On March 7, 2011 at 8:58 pm Web4Africa says:

You may try them again now. Please restrict further comments about this issue to our ticket system.

On March 16, 2011 at 2:01 am cool says:

please the domain you said will close on 21 march… but its telling me it has expired

On March 16, 2011 at 7:00 am Web4Africa says:

Unfortunately, the .ng registry closed the offer earlier than we anticipated. 😐

On September 18, 2011 at 11:52 pm fred says:

just wounder if this is still available

just found this site today why search for something else

On December 2, 2011 at 10:06 am Henry says:

Pls i need first year free domain name. Help me out

On December 3, 2011 at 12:33 pm Web4Africa says:

Henry, unfortunately the free domain promo is over.

On December 24, 2011 at 11:02 am austin says:

I have tried to by domain name and hosting plan but could not because there was no promo code. I tried one and it was said to have expired and I can’t find any on web4africa.net. please, can anyone help me? I already own an account with web4africa.net.

On December 28, 2011 at 8:49 am Web4Africa says:

The promo is long over.

On October 24, 2012 at 9:54 am emeka ekwunife says:

I have tried to by domain name and hosting plan but could not because there was no promo code. I tried one and it was said to have expired and I can’t find any on web4africa.net. please, can anyone help me? I already own an account with web4africa.net.

On October 24, 2012 at 9:56 am Web4Africa says:

There are no promo codes currently.

On July 3, 2016 at 5:46 pm obaoye adekunle says:

please how much can i get a free .ng domain plus hosting

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