The .NG domain name is a country level domain that is specific to Nigeria. A country level domain is a kind of domain that shows a particular domain name is originating from a particular country. Though, this domain name is not limited to only Nigerians; A foreigner could also buy a .NG domain if he wants to.
Types of .NG domains
Apart from the .NG domain, there are other sub-categories in the .NG spectrum. Below are other country level domains specific to Nigeria;
A .NG domain improves local search rankings when people search from Nigeria because Google favors local rankings for some keywords. If your business is meant for Nigerians only, you could purchase .NG domain and a .com domain and redirect the .com to the .ng.
A .NG domain is also suitable for single words domains. An example of a single word domain is Stro.ng (strong), Bi.ng (Bing), Si.ng e.t.c. If your business name ends with NG, you can purchase this domain to make it look proffessional.
Where to Buy .NG domains
Most Nigerian web-host sells all kinds of .NG domains. The .NG domain is the most expensive, it cost about 12,500 Naira while the other sub-categories like .com.ng, .gov.ng etc are cheaper. Web4africa has a price tab for .NG domains, you can check it out here.
As at this moment, Garanntor sells cheaper .NG domains. They sell for 9,500 Naira. I don’t know if this is a promo price or not.
Please note that if you are registering a .gov.ng, .edu.ng, .sch.ng domain, you need to provide documents to show that you are qualified to own such domains.
Foreign domain sellers like Godaddy and Namecheap do not sell .NG domains. Once you have purchased your domain, you need to renew it every year.
Note: Do not buy a domain name that infringes a companies law. Some companies would sue you or take over your domain if it is similar or looks like theirs.>>Click here to Join Our Telegram Channel for Latest Paying Scheme<<