Our monthly list of top most visited web site rankings is back for the month of October 2016.
We, as usual, scoured the web and researched to collate the list of most popularly visited websites in Nigeria.
Criteria include, website must be operated majorly targeting Nigerians and may or may not be owned by a Nigerian.
The list of websites with most traffic in October 2016;
After some period of being displaced Nigeria’s number one and Africa’s largest online forum came back into the lead spot.
Jumia remains on number two and comes in as the most visited ecommerce website. The fact they have merged several of their other verticals such as hotels, properties etc under the Jumia brand has helped consolidate their traffic.
Lindaikejiblog continues to wax stronger even as the lady behind the blog has launched a social content platform – LindaIkejiSocial
Konga, which rivals Jumia for the biggest online ecommerce site comes in fourth in the list of most trafficked websites in Nigeria
Vanguard is the most visited newspaper website in the country.
Naij.com is a general news, entertainment site pulling in millions of visits.
GTBank retains its reputation as Nigeria’s most technologically advanced financial institution and its popularity among banking consumers by coming in as the only bank in our list for October.
The online sports betting phenomenon has taken hold of Nigeria and it was only a matter of time before a sports betting site emerges on the list of most trafficked sites in Nigeria.
Punch Newspapers remains the most popularly read newspaper website in Nigeria coming in 4 places behind Vanguard
The new entrant into our list this month – MMM Nigeria. MMM Nigeria quickly became a phenomenon. While the legality of the ‘social investment vehicle’ remains very much in doubt
Naijaloaded publishes entertainment news, music and other related bits of information. Currently doing between 3 and 4 million visits monthly it is a new entrant on our list.
Pulse is an entertainment and news site making up the number of related news and entertainment sites in our list.
Jiji is the only classified selling website in the October list
Nairabet is the second most visited sports betting website in Nigeria going by this list. It is however the oldest of the plethora of sports betting sites in Nigeria today.
Similar to Naijaloaded, Tooxclusive is the second must visited music and entertainment publishing site on our list
Dailypost is a newspaper website publishing general society news.
Bellanaija is the most recognised lifestyle, entertainment website in Nigeria and is particularly known for their coverage on weddings, style, fashion etc.
18. Premium Times
Premium Times is the last of newspaper websites in our list.
Interswitch, the foremost financial technology and switching company in the country.
Surebet247 is the 3rd most trafficked sports betting website in our list.
The top 20 most trafficked sites list has certainly changed over the past few months with the entrant of a few sports betting websites, a totally unforeseen entrant – Nigeria-mmm.net. We’ll watch how this changes over the next 30 days.