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List: Top 10 Websites in Nigeria [2012 Update]


Tecchnology Africa  maintains a ranking of notable websites in Nigeria, we take a look at what are the current top 10 ranking websites in Nigeria.

10. Saharareporters.com

“Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers”

Sahara Reporters is an online community of international reporters and social advocates dedicated to bringing you commentaries, features, news reports from a Nigerian-African perspective. A unique organization, founded in the spirit of Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, comprising of ordinary people with an overriding commitment to seeking the truth and publishing it without fear or favor. Because its core members are unapologetic practitioners of advocacy journalism, Sahara Reporters also serves as an umbrella outlet for objective reporting of verifiable and accurate news and untainted social commentaries for anyone wishing to exercise their freedom of speech in the public interest and common good.

9. The Nation

One of Nigeria’s leading newspapers.

8. Tribune Newspaper

The Nigerian Tribune is the oldest surviving private newspaper in Nigeria.

Established in November, 1949 by one of Africa’s foremost nationalists, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Nigerian Tribune was structured, since inception, to cater for the interest of the common people.

7. Sun Newspaper

The Sun Publishing Limited was incorporated on March 29, 2001 to undertake the business of printing and publishing. The company’s flagship title – The Sun – joined the swelling ranks of the ever-vibrant Nigerian press on Saturday, January 18, 2003 as a weekly and June 16, 2003 as a daily.

6. 234Next Newspaper

Timbuktu Media was founded in 2004 by Dele Olojede, Africa?s only Pulitzer Prize winner and former Foreign Editor of the New York Newsday. Dele?s career spans three continents and some 85 countries, and his work has appeared in more than 100 of the world?s leading newspapers and magazines. Mr. Olojede serves as the CEO and Publisher of the group. Timbuktu Media is primarily institution-funded, in addition to a small group of private investors, with little input as to the editorial direction of the company. These private investors have no say in the editorial policy or direction of the company, which is in the hands of highly accomplished editors and business executives.

5. Nigerian Best Forum

NBF promotes Nigeria and friendship worldwide, social and business networking, and helps graduates and non find jobs in their respective careers and fields.

4. Guaranty Trust Bank

Guaranty Trust Bank plc was incorporated in July 1990, as a private limited liability company, wholly owned by Nigerian individuals and Institutions. The Bank was licensed as a Commercial Bank in August 1990 and commenced operation in February 1991.

3. Punchng.com

A major Newspaper company with vibrant circulation and online presence.

2. Vanguard Newspaper

A major Nigerian newspaper

1. Nairaland.com

A forum for Nigerians and lovers of Nigerians.

Conclusion: Nigerians love their news and love online forums!

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