Top Ten Most Visited and Popular Nigerian Websites in January, 2012

In continuation of our monthly review of Top Ten Most Visited Nigerian Websites and Blogs which we started in November of 2011 we bring to you the list of most visited Nigerian sites in January, 2012.

1. The online version of the well read newspaper has retained its top spot for months running now. is ranked #1,635 in the world according to the three-month Alexa traffic rankings and is the 7th most visited website in Nigeria. This makes it the number one most visited Nigerian website.

2. Still maintains its position as the second most visited Nigerian site in December, 2011. The discussion forum though declining of recent still has a grip of a reasonable portion of Nigeria’s internet users. It has a global Alexa ranking of 1,879 and is the 10th most visited site in Nigeria.

3. The official punch newspapers website has jumped a massive three places to place third in our list of most visited nigerian websites in January, 2012.

4. Vconnect is the largest local search engine in Nigeria with over 300,000 businesses listed. it drops to fourth on our list of most popular websites in Nigeria.

5. Jobberman is a career opportunities site in Nigeria. It has retained its position for the month of January, 2012

6. Guaranty Trust Bank Plc comes in at sixth position. GTBank is a leading African Bank that offers Online/Internet Banking, Retail Banking, Corporate Banking, Investment Banking ad Asset Management services.

7. Sahara reporters, the radical citizen journalism site has forced its way into our Top 10 Nigerian websites ranking this last month of January, 2012. It has obviously become more popular owing to its investigative and aggressive style of news reporting in Nigeria.

8. The entertainment and fashion blog dropped from the seventh position it earlier occupied in the month of December, 2011. Still it is remarkable that a blog without a unique domain is doing so well in the traffic numbers.

9. The nation newspapers website comes in at 9th position in our January 2012 ranking displacing the website of the Sun Newspapers in our list of most popular sites in Nigeria.

10. The Sun news website swapped positions with The Nation as news websites still dominate the list of 10 popular and most visited websites in Nigeria

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