BusinessDay Media Limited, the leading business intelligence platform in West Africa, has been awarded Best Online Media Website by the Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA), the Internet domain name registry. ng.
NiRA, which also maintains the database of names registered in the .ng country code top-level domain, honored private and public institutions and individuals whose adoption has promoted the .ng brand. The 2022 .ng awards, in its fifth edition, recognized 22 private entities and four public institutions, as well as 6 individuals.
“The Awards promote Nigerian businesses, individuals, charities and public and private sector organizations that are helping to make the internet a more secure, open, accessible and rewarding experience for all by using .ng domains for their presence. online,” said Muhammed Rudman. , President of NiRA.
Winners in different categories include GigaLayer Web Hosting & Domains, .ng Company of the Year; Smart Web Nigeria Limited, Best Local Hosting Company; National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), most innovative online service provider; CoLab, best technology hub website/portal; Fidelity Bank, Best Banking or Insurance Website/Portal; Groupfarma, Best AgriTech Company of the Year; ALAT by Wema, best electronic payment site/portal; Akwa Ibom State, Digital Innovation State Government; Covenant University, Top Higher Education Institution Website/Portal; Nigeria Mining Cadastre Bureau, Digital Innovation in the Federal Government; Jumia Nigeria, best e-commerce site; Guardian Nigeria, Best Print Media Website/Portal; Dr. William Kupiec Girls Academy, Best Primary/Secondary Website/Portal; BusinessDay, best online media website; Mydot.ng, Startup of the Year; Benue TV, best electronic media website; ALAT by Wema Bank, .ng Fintech Company of the Year; Planet101.1FM, electronic media (radio) website.
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Others are WhoGoHost Limited, Best .ng ccTLD Platinum Category Registrar; Icecool Contracts Limited, Best .ng ccTLD Registrar in the Gold Category, Vistacool Technologies Limited, Best .ng ccTLD Registrar in the Silver Category; Morgan Online Networks, Best .ng ccTLD Registrar in the Standard Category; RaveTv, Best Supporting Media Partner; National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), .ng Lead Sponsor; Webguru.ng Limited and Hostnownow Limited, Special NiRA Prize for Jury Members.
Individuals who have distinguished themselves in the .NG domain name system have also been honored with special NiRA recognition awards. They understand; Isaac Adeola Odeyemi, Chris Nwannenna, Shehu Sikiru, Reverend Sunday Folayan and Edith Udeagu, while Sola Akinpelu of HerVest NG received the NiRA Presidential Award for Women’s Development