.ng domain name registrations reach 3,000

The Nigerian Internet Registration Association (NiRA) has increased the number of .ng domain names to over 3,000 in less than six months of its existence. And it hopes to have over one million within the next two years according to Ndukwe Kalu, NiRA chairperson and Amsco Telecom chief executive.NiRA have a few challenges, as do all ccTLDs, with attempts to register some fake company domain names, however measures have been put in place to guard against this. Every domain name application has to verified, according to Mr. Ndukwe who spoke Highway Africa.More is available in the Highway Africa story from Highway Africa at hana.ru.ac.za/article.cfm?articleID=1659 or AllAfrica at allafrica.com/stories/200709210311.html