Last updated on August 16th, 2019 by Chris. Akuneme
Every online business requires a durable web-host to stay online. Be it a business owner, a blogger or web designer, the wrong web-hosting account may mar your business. In this post, you get to see the best web hosting companies in Nigeria.
Our opinion is based on customer feedback, online reviews, web-hosting plans, customer support and how long the company has been in business.
Google has mandated that for every website collecting forms and for websites to rank higher on search engines, websites should have a secure connection (https). Most of the hosting companies mentioned here offer free https.
Best Web-Hosting Companies In Nigeria
In no order of ranking, below is the list best hosting companies in Nigeria.
Web4Africa has been in the web hosting business since 2002. This South African company has lots of satisfied users. Web4Africa is an accredited member of the Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA). Their customer service is quite okay as they respond to emails and complaints within 24 hours.
Web4africa has the Gold, Silver, Bronze and Mercury plan. Each of these plans has a different price tag.
Whogohost is a web-hosting company in Nigeria. This company was founded in 2007 by Opeyemi Awoyemi. Whogohost prides itself as Nigeria’s number one web hosting company. Whogohost has notable clients like GTbank, Jobberman and the National Universities commission. This company allows you to pay for a hosting plan either yearly or monthly. The list of available shared plans on whogohost can be found here.
Gigalayer was formerly Aimtech. The company has been operating in Nigeria since 2007. Gigalayer’s servers are hosted in the United states. Gigalayer has a 24/7 customer care support and a 30 days money back guarantee. Gigalayer has the colossal plan that goes for 28,000 Naira, the large plan that goes for 21,000 Naira, the medium plan goes for 14,000 Naira while the small plan goes for 8,750 Naira only.
The company also has 10 payment method to ease payments for its numerous customers. Check out Gigalayer cpanel hosting plans here.
Garanntor is another hosting company in Nigeria and they really have mouth-watering offers. On garanntor.ng, you can pay for your hosting monthly and in Naira or Dollar. This website offers cheap hosting services.
Garanntor has servers hosted in Nigeria. For a website that receives lots of Nigerian traffic, Garanntor web-host is a good option as its Nigerian based web servers would increase the website speed.
QServers is another big name in the web-hosting business in Nigeria. The company has big clients like bet9ja, NTA, RCCG and The Lagos state government. This website also offers very cheap plans. With this plans, you don’t need huge sums of money to start up your website. QServers has been in operation since the year 2004.
Most of the Nigerian web-hosting companies mentioned above offer a free domain when you purchase a hosting plan from them. Though, the free domain is a country level domain (.com.ng). It is rare to get a .com domain for free from a Nigerian webhost.
Which web-hosting company should I go with?
All the companies listed above are okay. You can check out their hosting plans and choose the one that is suitable for you. If you have issues with any of them, you can transfer to another web host.
You could buy a plan you can afford and upgrade later when traffic to your website begins to increase.
Have you used any web host that is durabable and we failed to mention it? Kindly let ujs know in the comment section.