By Ifeanyi Nwoko
Sports betting site Bet9ja, Nairaland and money doubling scam MMM top the list of most visited websites in Nigeria according to ranking by Alexa.
Alexa is a California-based company that provides commercial web traffic data and analytics on millions of registered websites. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Amazon.com.
Alexa ranking is usually based on the traffic which a website generates and as such i changes from time to time.
MMM and Bet9ja rank among the top 10 most visited sites in Nigeria out of over 50 that were ranked by Alexa.
Based on the ranking, google .com and google.com.ng both search engines of Google incorporated are the first two most visited sites in Nigeria.
On the number three spot is Youtube.com, a website where people create channels to upload and share videos.
One of the most popular sports betting site, Bet9ja takes the number 4 position on the ranking.
Mr Ikenna Nwachukwu, an operator of the betting site said that many Nigerian sports lovers have now gone an extra mile to put their sports knowledge into betting.
He says however that nothing is sure with betting adding that even the best sports followers still lose as betting is just mere gambling.
Occupying the 5th position is Yahoo.com, a search engine owned by Yahoo, one of the most popular mail service providers in Nigeria.
Social network site, Facebook ranks as the 5th most visited site in Nigeria where Nigerians meet other people, share pictures, videos, chat and update status.
On number 7 position is news website Naij.com which publishes and aggregates news items.
Online marketing site Jumia.com occupies the number 8 position, the discussion forum, Nairaland is ninth, while the notorious scam website, MMM is ranked 10th most visited.