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Naij Overtakes MMM, Facebook-Now 5th Most Visited Website in Nigeria

Naij is now the 5th most visited website in Nigeria for 2017

Nigeria News and entertainment website Naij.com has overtaken MMMoffice as the 5th most visited website in Nigeria. Naij which is a Nigerian news and entertainment portal that features aggregated news content was ranked 16th overall most visited website in Nigeria by Alexa in the previous month. Naij.com is now the 5th most visited website in Nigeria for 2017

5th most visited website in Nigeria

But according to the latest ranking from Alexa.com, a standard for online traffic evaluation showed that Naij.com leapfrogged the likes of mmm, Facebook, Jumia.com.ng, and Twitter to maintain the 5th most visited website in Nigeria currently. Statistics from Alexa also showed that Naij is now one of the 500 most visited websites in the world. The website was ranked 495th globally boasting over 1million users daily and more than 5 million page views per day.

What You Need To Know About Naij

Naij.com was founded in 2012 according to Wikipedia. It has its headquarters in Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria and launched an editorial hub in Abuja in May 2015. The website’s servers were attacked by hackers in July 2015 but were sequentially resuscitated.

As of July 2016, it has more than 90 million monthly readers and is ranked as the 16th overall most visited website in Nigeria by Alexa. Currently, the website’s Facebook community is over 3.3 million Subscribers and stands at over 3.1 million as of July 2016. Data from Facebook stats about online media in Nigeria shows that the NAIJ.com news site now has over five million fans on the world’s major social network. This means in 4 years, NAIJ has overtaken Sahara Reporters and other online news sites. Naij.com partnered with browser software makers Opera and telecoms giant MTN in 2015 to bring one million days of free Internet to Nigeria.

Other notable Facebook pages credited to Naij are Naij.com breaking news and naij.com weddings with 964,031 and 330,334 subscribers respectively. The combined Naij Facebook subscribers now stand at 4.7 million subscribers while its mobile application on Google play store currently exceeded I a million downloads.

Damilare
Damilare
CEO Marvnic Media-owner of Techblet.com and other media platforms in Nigeria. I am a digital marketing professional with over 6 years of experience. I love gadgets, cars, and smartphones. My current smartphone is the Google Pixel 6 Pro. I hope to buy Tesla Car soon

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