NiRA Opens Nominations for 5th Annual .NG Awards

The .ng Awards 2022 are the fifth (5th) edition of the .ng Awards. Over the years, the .ng Awards have honored organizations and individuals who promote the .ng brand, the Nigerian identity online.

The .ng channel is an essential national resource and Nigeria’s unique identity on the World Wide Web.

Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA), a stakeholder-led organization, is the registry for the .ng domain name and manages the database of names registered in the .ng country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) namespace for the benefit of Nigerians and the world. Internet community.

Speaking ahead of the awards ceremony, Mr. Muhammed Rudman, Chairman of NiRA, said the organization rewards these entities for their various achievements.

“For this year’s edition, NiRA seeks to recognize and acknowledge the individuals and organizations that are contributing to the growth of the .ng domain name and the promotion of the DNS industry.

“Using the .ng Awards, NiRA celebrates the achievements and innovation of Nigerian internet initiatives”, Rudman said.

“As we all look forward to the awards, allow me to reassure all stakeholders once again that these awards are based solely on the merit and hard work of the nominees and eventual winners. Allow me also to take this opportunity to congratulate the potential nominees and eventual winners.”

Also in her commentary, Ms. Eyitayo Iyortim, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of NiRA, said that the .ng Awards 2022 serve to salute the excellent achievements of stakeholders and the public that contribute to building a sustainable economy. using technology.

The winners help raise the image of .ng locally and internationally and stimulate the development of local content on the World Wide Web.

Applications

She said nominations for the .ng Awards by the public will begin on Sunday, March 6, 2022 and end at midnight on Sunday, March 20, 2022.

“Members of the public who wish to participate in the nomination of an organization or individual should take note of the .ng Awards Nomination Criteria available on the .ng Awards Nomination website.

“There will be eighteen (18) award categories. To participate in the nomination or learn more about the awards, click on hereor click on the link: https://nira.org.ng/ngawards2022/

“After nominations close, voting will begin on Friday, March 25, 2022 and end at midnight on Sunday, April 10, 2022”she says.

The awards ceremony will take place on Friday, April 29, 2022.


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