The Nigeria internet Registration Association (NiRA) is a Not-for-Profit, Non-Governmental Self-Regulating body that manages the .ng national resource, the country code Top Level Domain(ccTLD), name space in the public interest of Nigeria and global internet communities.
The management of the .ng ccTLD is a delegation responsibility from the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), an organ of the Federal Government of Nigeria.
NiRA was established on March 28, 2006 when stakeholders adopted its constitution.
Affairs of NiRA are conducted by the Executive Board of Directors in accordance with NiRA constitution and resolutions of members.
NiRA Secretariat handles day to day operations of NiRA
NiRA operates the 3R model (Registry, Registrar ,Registrant):
The Registry – NiRA.
The Registrar – NiRA Accredited Registrars (both local and foreign).
The Registrants – The end users (both local and foreign).
Edith Udeagu (NIRA)