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A Message From The President

  August 28, 2014                       Volume 2 No. 37
NiRA, Registrar Parley on half-year .NG session
 
On Wednesday, the 20th August 2014, I led the NiRA Executive Board of Directors (EBOD) to host our  Accredited Registrars in  a meeting   to assess the progress thus far on  the .ng domain name business in 2014.
 
It was necessary we share ideas on how to grow the numbers and the market for the mutual benefit of all. The parley took place at the newly renovated NiRA Office Complex at 8 Funsho Williams Avenue, Surulere, Lagos State.
 
Hot on the agenda was the discussion on the “Presentation by the Registrars Constituency of the Registrars Working Group”. This was a report put together by the representatives of the accredited Registrars for the progress of the .ng business in Nigeria. Amongst other highlights from the report, requests were made that the quantum of premium domain names should be reduced and that NiRA should review the cost of the domain names, as well as the request for improved communication channel. READ MORE
 
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Accredited Registrars' contact Update
Our accredited registrars are hereby reminded of the need to send their updated contacts and company profiles, which would be posted on the NiRA website.
Some of the Registrar's information on the NiRA website is stale and needs urgent update. The secretariat will appreciate a speedy response on this.

Guest Forum eNewsletter
We intend to commence publishing some of the contributions from our readers, either in full or in an abridged form. These could be reactions to published information or completely new topics. We welcome and look f orward to your contributions. Thank you.

 
Domain Report from January to July 2014
So far this year, a total of 11,076 (Eleven Thousand, and Seventy Six) Domain names have been registered.
Noteworthy is the renewal of 7,280 (Seven Thousand, Two Hundred and Eighty) Domain Names have been carried out, while 503 (Five Hundred and Three) transfer of domain names took place between the registrars. Please find below the table showing these information. 
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UPCOMING EVENTS



West Africa IGF (WAIGF) -
Banjul, The Gambia: 6 - 8 August 2014 
www.waigf.org


IGF2014 2-5
September 2014 Istanbul


ICANN 51 - Los Angeles, CA 12-16 October 2014 USA
 la51.icann.org


AFRINIC 21 22-28 November 2014 Mauritius 
www.afrinic.net
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