Leading the way
Legit.ng is #1 online news and entertainment platform by audience in Nigeria
Legit.ng (former NAIJ.com) is a modern Nigerian digital media platform.

In today's world, there are tons of informational clutter. But we are here to select and emphasise the vital information, that is interesting, entertaining and useful.

Our editorial team works to continually improve our audience experience by analyzing their content preferences, while our engineers implement the cutting-edge technology to build the most convenient digital platform in Nigeria.
Our mission is to be your guide, that leads the way through the news
Who we are
Every 5th Internet user in Nigeria is a Legit.ng reader
Every 6th Nigerian who is on Facebook is Legit.ng page subscriber
We create content that matters
Our content is not only interactive and outstanding but also makes an impact and changes the world for the better
Our values
We have strong beliefs, which content, marketing and engineering teams follow in everything they do
We put our audience first by creating relevant content and using multiple distribution channels
We cover the most trending and significant topics with an emphasis on local news to enrich Nigerians' everyday life
We double-check our facts before publishing and avoid using misleading or clickbait headlines
We apply cutting-edge technology to create the newsfeed based on people's preferences and to improve the site speed
We stick to "do no harm" policy, show the world in its diversity and never justify violence
Our story
The launch of NAIJ.com website and Facebook page.
NAIJ.com Facebook page the first in Nigeria reaches 1,000,000 likes (in the news & media category).
The release of an Android mobile app that soon becomes #1 in its category in Nigeria and is featured by Google Play Market. The app hit 500,000 installs in 10 months. All-time number of installs is now getting close to 5M.
The launch of a news section in the Hausa language.
Feb 11

The rollout of the first Facebook instant articles in Nigeria.


Records 62.5M visits and 228.5M page views on the web version, which became the most successful month for the project so far.
March 9

The start of the local journalism project to connect the reporters representing all the 36 states and the FCT on NAIJ.com.

March 17

The launch of missing person initiative, which makes our platform and multimillion audience available for free in case of need.
Jan 10, 2018

NAIJ.com content is included into Opera News mobile app.

June 8, 2018

Receiving the status of Facebook media partner.

Sep 18, 2018

NAIJ.com TV YouTube channel reaches 100,000 subscribers and receives verification on the platform.
Oct 17, 2018
We are everywhere
We care about the convenience of the users, that is why we share our content through all possible platforms
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8 Adeleke Street, Off Allen Avenue, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria
Tel: +234 903 773 0357
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