Nigeria Ranks 1st in Internet Access in Africa

According the Internet World Statistics,  Nigeria is the number one user of the internet in Africa.

Over 48 million Nigerians have access to the internet, making it the first in the continent. Egypt ranks 2nd (29.8 million), Morocco is 3rd (16.5 million) and Kenya came 4th (12 million).

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Africa’s Top Ten Internet Countries (Source: World Internet Stats)

From a modest figure of 200,000 in December 2000, the Nigerian netizen population rose to a staggering 48,366, 179 in June 2012. Internet penetration in Nigeria is 28.4% and there are 6,630,200 Nigerian users on Facebook.

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