The .ng is Nigeria’s unique identity on the Domain Name space, yet the predominance of the adoption of other TLDs still holds sway. The Switchto.ng Campaign is targeted at creating awareness of the anomaly, and enlightenment on the need to use our own identity.
Registrars are the people and organizations that register and manage .ng domain names on behalf of their customers that is the registrants. Registrars are the main point of contact for .ng domain Registration. Currently, NiRA have 63 Accreditted Registrars.
A Registrar acts as the interface between Registrants and NiRA. Registrars act on behalf of Registrants who wish to register .ng domain names. They also provide registration renewal, transfer, cancellation, and information update services for Registrants.
Click here to access the full list of NiRA Accreditted Registrars.
The relationship between Registrars and NiRA is that of independent contractors as defined in the Registrar Agreement that NiRA and each Registrar sign.Click here to read more about Accredited Registrars
A registrant is the individual or organisation that registers a domain name with an Internet Service Provider (in NiRA terms, a Registrar). They hold the right to use that domain name for a specified period of time, and are bound by NiRA's Policy (terms and conditions) of domain name registration.
To register a new .ng domain name, you must contact a NiRA Accredited Registrar.
If you presently have a domain name that is not on .ng, contact any of the NiRA Accredited Registrars, register the corresponding .ng domain name and redirect you old domain name to the new .ng domain name.Click here to read more about how to register .ng