Legit.ng is a Nigerian digital media and news platform. It is ranked as the #1 news and entertainment platform and the 7th overall most visited website in Nigeria by Alexa. Legit.ng is the biggest publisher on Facebook by the audience in ‘Media’ category.
Founded in 2012, Legit.ng has its headquarters in Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria and launched an editorial hub in the country’s capital, Abuja, in May 2015. Legit.ng is partner of 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. It soon became #1 in its category in Nigeria and was featured by Google Play Market. The app hit 500,000 installs in 10 months. The all-time number of installs is now getting close to 5M.
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"