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Simple ways to link your NIN with MTN, Glo, Airtel, 9mobile lines


Nigerians on Tuesday bombarded customers care lines hours after the Federal Government ordered telecommunications operators comprising MTN, Globacom, Airtel, and 9mobile to bar all outgoing calls of all Subscriber Identification Module cards without National Identification Number.

The telecommunications operators include MTN, Globacom, Airtel, and 9mobile.

To avoid the usual rush and long queues associated with this sort of directive, WuzupNigeria presents you with simple hacks to link your NIN with your phone numbers.

How to link your NIN with your MTN Phone number

  • To link your NIN to an Mtn number, simply dial *785# using the mtn phone number you wish to link, enter your NIN and submit or;

  • Dial *785#Your NIN# from the mtn phone number you wish to link. The number will be linked to your NIN automatically.

  • Visit using your phone or computer.

  • Complete the NIN linking form by entering your name, mtn phone number, NIN, and email address.

  • Submit the form as soon as you’re done.

  • Wait for feedback from the network.

How to link your NIN to your Airtel Phone Number

To link your NIN to your Airtel phone number, follow the steps below:

  • Dial *121# on the Airtel line you wish to link.

  • Type 1 for “NIN Capture” and send.

  • Enter your 11-digit NIN and send.

  • Wait for the message confirming your submission. If you get an error, just wait for some time and try again.

How to link your NIN to your Glo and 9mobile Phone numbers

  • For the other networks, you simply visit the nearest office of your service provider (Glo or 9mobile) to register/link your NIN.

  • Go with NIN and your SIM pack or call the customer care line of your service provider.

  • 9mobile said it is making effort to develop a system that would make things simple for its customers. You can check your NIN status by dialling *346# from your 9mobile line.