We can see many of you have been looking to see most popular most visited websites in Nigeria.
Some of our readers may have knowledge of this but many don’t.
Like most products do you know the more popular a site is the better it gets for the site when it comes to profit? Unless the site is a nonprofit one.
So let me bust your bubble, I know many of you believe websites make money from the data or credit deducted from your phone when you surf their pages but that is just nothing but funny, the data deducted by your network is nothing but a number to limit your access, so that you can pay more for access and your networks earn more.
So I’ll let you know websites make money via several ways of monetization, which are mostly advertising and charges for services rendered.
The sites you will find below are the top sites in Nigeria and they are making a lot of money.
With the help of Alexa we at TINA Magazine will be listing and ranking the top 10 sites in Nigeria as of 2018 below.
Enjoy the piece!
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These Are The Most Visited Websites In Nigeria 2018
In some ways this shouldn’t be a surprise but it actually is. Bet9ja.com is now Nigeria’s most visited website after Google, I mean what are the odds? According to Alexa, the sports betting platform is now more visited than Facebook, YouTube, Wikipedia and Instagram.
But looking at the state of our economy it shouldn’t be a surprise many youths and even adults would start seeing a gambling platform as a means of employment and as that is the case of course every Nigerian would visit to try their luck.
Formerly Naij.com, I’m sure many of you have visited at least once before
Their popularity should not be a surprise. With the amazing contents they have and with how much they promote their site they deserve this spot.
They are known for breaking news, music, information on Nigeria. This website readership base is bizzare. It is a common site among the youths and adults in Nigeria
Like you all know, Jumia is an online e-commerce site in Nigeria where you can order for products online. Jumia.com.ng currently sell a wide range of commodities online. Due to its niche, Jumia according to alexa Nigeria is the third most Nigerian popular website at the moment.
Nairaland.com Africa’s Largest most visited web forum also used to be the most visited site in Nigeria and Africa at some point.
With millions of registered users tons of new visitors daily, Nairaland pulls a whole lot of traffic.
Nairaland was founded by Seun Osewa in 2005 and it is the 4th most visited website in Nigeria right now.
Vanguard News rocks when it comes to provision of Nigerian online news. The famous journalist Sam Amuka-Pemu with help of three friends started Vanguard Media in 1983 and later formed the online extension to widen the scope of the media house. This highly independent news source is one the few ones in Nigeria free from governmental influence. According to Alexa, it has over 700,000 facebook likes 1,365,171 daily page views and 325,505 daily unique visitors.
Another very popular website in Nigeria is the Punch. Another local online daily provides trustworthy news on the happenings in Nigeria. Like Vanguard, it is not under government influence and that is why many Nigerians love it. The website attracts visitors mainly from Nigeria who spend more than eight minutes browsing for news articles and visiting more than four pages with each visit.
Popularly known as Naijaloaded.com
Naijaloaded is 7th on the list of most visited websites in Nigeria.
The website was founded by Makinde Azeez in 2009 and has since been a very important part of the Nigerian web space mostly for the youths. The site is the most popular music website in Nigeria, and following Alexa ranking the most popular music site in Africa.
If street popularity is added Naijaloded should be no. 2 on this list because the site is known by many that don’t even visit.
Funny how far these guys have come.
Like many have failed trying to build a local social network Eskimi have thrived over the years.
Eskimi is now one of the largest mobile social media platforms in Africa and Asia providing unique engagement and performance solutions for FMCGs, banks, mobile operators and other products.
Premium Times, founded in 2011 is now one of the most popular News platforms in the Nigerian web space.
They believe that the time has come for Nigeria to embrace the challenge of progress and development in a substantial, concrete sense.
We’ve featured them as the 9th most popular site in Nigeria at the moment.
Well, this isn’t a huge surprise. O2tvseries is a website visited by every Nigerian youths looking to download American TV shows without Torrent. The service they provide makes them really unique and popular. We are featuring the site as the 10th most visited Nigerian website in 2018