A newspaper is a printed publication consisting of folded un-stapled sheets and containing news, articles, advertisements and correspondence. It is usually issued daily or weekly. An online newspaper is a newspaper that exist on the internet.
Newspapers started creating an online version in a bid to compete with broadcast journalism in presenting breaking news in a more timely manner and also to strengthen their chances of survival. Most Newspapers didn't move away from their printed versions but rather, created an online version of the printed newspaper. So instead of waiting till the next day for today's news, you can just drop by the website of your favourite newspaper and read the stories as they unfold.
Here's a list of Nigerian Newspapers on the internet. Simply visit their websites and read them online.
1) BusinessDay - businessdayonline.com
BusinessDay is a daily business newspaper based in Lagos Nigeria. It was established in 2001 and it is the only Nigerian Newspaper with a bureau in Accra, Ghana. Its online version was created in 2003 and attracts about 52,000 visits daily. The publisher is Frank Aigbogun.
2) Business World - businessworldng.com
The online version of business world newspaper was created in 2006 and it attracts about 360 visitors daily.
3) Champion - championonlinenews.com
4) Compass - compassnewspaper.org
5) Daily Independent - dailyindependentnig.com
6) Daily Trust - dailytrust.info
7) Hallmark - hallmarknews.com
8) Leadership - leadership.ng
9) National Accord - nationalaccordnewspaper.com
10) National Daily - nationaldailyng.com
11) National Mirror - nationalmirroronline.net
12) Newswatch - mydailynewswatchng.com
13) Nigerian NewsDirect - newsdirectonline.com
Nigerian NewsDirect, a weekly newspaper hits news stands nationwide on Nov 29, 2010. They have offices in Sango-Ota, Abuja and Port Harcourt. Dr Samuel Ibiyemi is the Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of the newspaper. The online version of Nigerian NewsDirect was created in 2009 and it attracts about 500 visitors daily.
14) Nigerian Pilot - nigerianpilot.com
15) PM News - pmnewsnigeria.com
16) Punch - punchng.com
Punch was founded by two friends, James Aboderin, an accountant and Sam Amuka, a columnist and editor at the daily times. They printed their first daily newspaper in November 1976. Its online version which was created in 2003 attracts about 259,000 visits daily.
17) The Abuja Inquirer - theabujainquirer.com
18) The Guardian - ngrguardiannews.com
The Guardian is an independent daily newspaper published in Lagos, Nigeria. It was established in 1983 by the entrepreneur Alex Ibru and Stanley Macebuh, a top journalist with the Daily Times Newspapers. The online version of The Guardian was created in 1997 and it can boast of 72,000 visits daily.
19) The Nation - thenationonlineng.net
20) The Sun - sunnewsonline.com
21) ThisDay - thisdaylive.com
ThisDay newspaper is the flagship newspaper of Leaders & Company Ltd and was first published on 22 January 1995. Nduka Obaigbena is its owner and editor. Its online version was created in 1999 and can boast of 90,000 visits daily.
22) Tribune - tribune.com.ng
The Nigerian Tribune was established in 1949 by Obafemi Awolowo and it is the oldest surviving private Nigerian newspaper. About 100,000 people visit its online newspaper daily.
23) Vanguard - vanguardngr.com
Vanguard Newspaper was established in 1983 by veteran journalist Sam Amuka-Pemu with three friends. Its online version was created in 1999 and its the most visited online newspaper in Nigeria with about 370,000 visitors daily.