Legit.ng was awarded best online news platform in Nigeria

Legit.ng was awarded best online news platform in Nigeria

Nigeria’s number one news portal, Legit.ng, was on September 20, awarded the Best Online News Platform in Nigeria.

Legit.ng wins best online news platform in Nigeria

Legit.ng country manager, Mr Goke Olaegbe and Editor-in-Chief, Mr Bayo Olupohunda receiving the award

The award was presented to the management of Legit.ng at the Nigeria Rebirth Conference which was held at the prestigious Transcorp Hilton in Abuja.

Legit.ng wins best online news platform in Nigeria

Legit.ng country manager, Mr Goke Olaegbe and one of the organisers of the award, Mr Joseph Ibeh

The country manager of Legit.ng, Mr Goke Olaegbe and the Editor-in-Chief, Mr Bayo Olopohunda were on hand to receive the award.

Legit.ng wins best online news platform in Nigeria

Legit.ng country manager, Mr Goke Olaegbe being interviewed by Arise TV

The father of the day, the Ooni of Ife; Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi commended Legit.ng for the award. Oba Ogunwusi noted that he knows and reads Legit.ng.

Legit.ng wins best online news platform in Nigeria

The Ooni of Ife congratulating the Legit.ng management

He commended the management of Legit.ng for a job well done and urged the medium to continue its good work in the Nigerian media space.

Legit.ng wins best online news platform in Nigeria

The Ooni of Ife commended Legit.ng for a job well done

Among special guests at the grand ceremony were the Obong of Calabar; Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi Otu (V), deputy Senate leader; Bala Ibn Na'Allah, chairman of the Arewa Consultative Forum; Alhaji Ibrahim Ahamadu Coomassie, media guru; Eugenia Abu, former footballer, John Fashanu and other prominent traditional leaders across Nigeria.

Legit.ng wins best online news platform in Nigeria

The Legit.ng team pose with the award plaque

The Nigeria Rebirth is an initiative of passionate and patriotic Nigerians from all walks of life with a collective and dedicated aim to restructure the deep yearnings of the country into an enabling framework.

Legit.ng wins best online news platform in Nigeria

The Legit.ng team pose for an award on the red carpet

Legit.ng has consistently maintained its position as one of the biggest websites and online communities in Nigeria.

Legit.ng wins best online news platform in Nigeria

Legit.ng management pose with award plaque

Our monthly audience exceeded 17 million unique readers in August 2016. That is about 81% of the population of Lagos, the largest urban city in Africa!

Legit.ng wins best online news platform in Nigeria

A cross section of guests at the ceremony including veteran musician, Zaki Adzaay

Each week Legit.ng readers spend, in total, about 20.7 million minutes interacting with our engaging posts. That equals almost 39.5 years of reading!

Legit.ng has the biggest Facebook community in Nigeria among the news portals: 3.14 million of Likes. That means every fifth Nigerian who is on Facebook prefers to be informed and entertained by us! Every day Legit.ng readers leave over 25,000 reactions under our Facebook posts.

Our Twitter page is also growing: over 360,000 users have already followed our Twitter page since May 2012.

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Last year, Legit.ng attained the status of the fastest-growing media profile in Nigeria according to socialbakers.com.

Source: Legit.ng News

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