Apr 15th .NG SLD Go-Live is 8.00am Nigerian time April 16th

  The "Go live" time for domain registration on the second level is 8.00 AM local Nigerian time (GMT+1) on Tuesday April 16, 2013. NIRA has promised to forward to Registrars a list of domain names considered premium which will not be available for registration but would rather be offered up for auction at a later date.  Any name not on the ... Read More »

Apr 8th NIRA revises .ng domain name policy – Opens up the 2nd level .ng

  We will like to share with you some good news on the .ng domain name space – in order that you may have first-mover advantage.   Last night the managers of the .ng domain name NIRA (Nigeria Internet Registration Association) informed all registrars about a change in the domain name policy. Here is the relevant quote in the ... Read More »

Sep 16th Interswitch Payment Notice: Introduction of New Interswitch Payment Engine-Webpay

INTERSWITCH ONLINE PAYMENTS NOW AVAILABLE ON OUR PORTAL This announcement is especially for our Nigerian clients who may wish to pay online for goods using the Interswitch Webpay.  It concerns some upgrade in security features and usage. The Central Bank of Nigeria mandated banks with effect from 1 April 2010, to commence the issuances of ... Read More »

Oct 2nd .ng Domain Naming Convention Summarized...

The Vice President of the Nigerian Internet Registration Association (NIRA) Mr. Sunday Folayan, has explained domain name convention guiding the acceptance and otherwise of the organizations policies with regards to .ng country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) domain name. Speaking on ‘Domain Naming Conventions’ at the recently held ... Read More »

Sep 22nd Change in Domain Name status from "Active" to "Delegated"

This announcement concers all .ng domain names.  We just received the following notification from the Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA): " Dear Registrars,It has come to my attention that some, if not all the domains status in the registry is now showing Delegated as opposed to Active status.Please note that this does not in ... Read More »

Sep 16th New Bank Account for Netorb Media - Diamond Bank

Dear all,

Please be informed that our bank account has changed to Diamond Bank, the details of which you will find within due invoices and receipts.

We are discontinuing the use of our old GTBank account.

Thank you,

Mar 7th END OF THE CURRENT PHASE OF 50,000 FREEDOMAIN OFFER

NiRA (Nigeria Internet Registration Association) issued the following statement today. Please, this is to bring your attention to the fact that the period of the registration of 50.000 free domains has since elapsed on February 28, 2011. The billing for all zones shall be re-set effective today, March 7, 2011. Thank you for choosing .ng. Read More »

May 20th Verisign increases .com and .net domain prices

On July 1, 2010, Verisign, the registry for .com and .net domain names will be issuing a price increase for domain registrations and renewals. .com domain prices will increase by 7% and .net domain prices by 10%. Registrars such as ourselves will be forced to increase our prices according. If you have registered .com or .net domains with ... Read More »

Mar 2nd NiRA Releases Premium Domain List

NiRA (Nigeria Internet Registration Association) has just made public a list of 6,957 domain names considered "Premium Domains".  They will be sold by auction and any interested parties can make offers now.  It also means that any names not on the list are considered "open season" and can be bought by anyone at normal market price. Here ... Read More »

Jan 26th Online Payment by Interswitch Webpay

We are pleased to inform our Nigerian clients (at home or outside) that online payment on the Interswitch Debit Cards have been enabled on the Netorb Media Portal.  What this means is that in addition to the already enabled online payment systems (Mastercard, Visa, Paypal, etc), clients with the Interswitch Debit Cards and issued by any bank ... Read More »