How to Link Your NIN to your Mobile Number on Airtel, MTN, 9Mobile and GLO

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It is no longer News that all mobile phone users are expected to link their NIN to their Mobile Numbers before the 30th of December. The new directive was given by the Nigerian Communication Commission with reason being that it will help reduce insecurity in the Nation. 

It appeared impossible at first because of the season and the fact that Covid-19 cases are still on the rise, but with what MTN and Airtel have done; linking the NIN to phone numbers is not a problem as long as you have your National ID card or the Slip. The information is everywhere but I believe some people haven’t heard about it, so in this article, I am going to show you how to Link your NIN to your Numbers. 

How to Link Your NIN to Your MTN Sim Card(s)


1. If you have your National Identity Card, with your NIN boldly engraved, then you have no problem. Just dial *785*NIN# e.g. *785*2543******# and dial. 

After some seconds, you will get a response that the NIN has been captured. If you don’t like this pattern, you can just logon to

How to Link your NIN to Your Airtel Sim Card(s)


It is also easy, just dial *121# and select 1 for NIN Capture. When it opens, enter your National Identification Number(NiN) in the box and dial. You can also do it faster by dialing *121*1# then enter your NIN. 

How To Link Your NIN to Your Phone Number on GLO

It is also very easy and concise, just send UpdateNIN NIN FirstName and Second Name to 109 to get your National Identity card linked to your mobile number on GLO  

How to Link Your NIN to Your Phone Number on 9Mobile

Just get your phone right now and dial *200*8# 

Then input your NIN on the next page and send or alternatively visit to get it done with!


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