Apart from punchng.com, vanguardngr.com, dailypost.ng, saharareporters.com and NigerianNewsPapper.com, There are some all the news media in Nigeria that you can get legit news from and in this article we are not going to say something about all the news media will mention here above but we are going to talk about legit.ng
Legit.ng is a Nigerian digital media and news platform. It is ranked as the 7th overall most visited website in Nigeria by Alexa. Legit.ng is the biggest publisher on Facebook by the audience in ‘Media’ category.
Legit.ng news entertainment and politics media website. Legit.ng was founded in 2012 and their news is available in both English and hausa, their headquarter was in Lagos, Nigeria.
Legit.ng was formerly known as naija.ng, maybe because of the banished of Google adsense ads in the website then where the reason why the company close the former website which is called NAIJ.ng no one’s know. while some people say’s that it was banished by Nigeria government because of it legit news published about them.
Meaning of Legit.ng Website Name (LEGIT).
“Legit” is a short form of “legitimate”,  that means “honest and trustworthy”. The name underlines Legit.ng’s policy of fact-checking.
Mission of Legit.ng
The mission of legit.ng is to be a guide, that leads the way through the news.
The legit.ng was Founded in 2012, Legit.ng news media has its headquarters in Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria and launched an editorial hub in the country’s capital, Abuja, in May 2015. Legit.ng is a partner to one of the largest media called “Genesis Media global consumer Internet company” which also cooperates with Tuko (in Kenya) and Yen (in Ghana).
In May 2014, Legit.ng released an Android mobile app. Which was soon became #1 in news category in Nigeria and was featured by Google Play Market. Legit.ng app hit 500,000 installs in 10 months in the Google play store. The all-time number of installs is now getting close to 2M.
In June 2015, Legit.ng partnered with browser software makers Opera Ltd. and telecoms giant MTN to bring “one million days of free Internet to Nigeria”.
Legit.ng Hacking Year.
In June 2015 legit.ng website servers were attacked by hackers
In August 2015, the owners of legit.ng launch a new News section in the legit.ng which will only be written in hausa language.
Do you also know that in February 2016, Legit.ng was among the first in Nigeria to roll out Facebook’s instant articles. That really makes, Facebook did a case study of this launch with Legit.ng and published the story in the Facebook Audience Network in 2017.
Also in March 2017, Legit.ng started a local journalism project to connect the all reporters representing all the 36 states and the FCT in Nigeria. In the same period, a missing person initiative was launched, which in future helped Nigerians find their loved ones and return them home.
Let talk about legit news (legit.ng) popularity in Nigeria. In February 2020, legit.ng has more than 13 million monthly readers and is ranked as the 11th overall most visited website in Nigeria and the 1st among publishers by Alexa.
Legit News | Legit.ng Facebook Community.
Currently the legit news (legit.ng) website’s Facebook community has over 4.3 million members.
Legit.ng Organic Monthly Traffic.
According to neilpatel SEO tool called ubersuggest, shows that the Organic monthly traffic of legit.ng is
ORGANIC MONTHLY TRAFFIC
Legit.ng Organic Keywords.
According to our research on legit.ng organic keywords, we found out that the Organic keyword legit.ng rank for where 568,871
Legit.ng Domain Score.
The total domain score of legit.ng in the search engine is 74 which make it to rank higher whenever editors published news online.
as from the date of this article was published the total website that was link to legit.ng are 402,210 and the total nofollow link to legit.ng where 56,371 and total dofollow links to legit.ng are 345,839.
OMINI ABIODUN MICHAEL [a.k.a] BANKEY MILL (BM) is a blogger and the CEO of Aschoolz.com. We Share Education School News of Universities, Polytechnics, Colleges for both Nigeria Schools, Ghana Schools and American Etc like JAMB, Waec, Scholarship, Job opportunity, Learning, Story books and Blog etc