The Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy had ordered the Telecommunication Network providers in Nigeria to stop charging subscribers twenty (N20) for using their network services to get National Identification Number (NIN), this takes effect immediately. This is to hasten the process of the registration going on in the country this directive was given by the Minister Dr Isa Ali Pantami.
TO CHECK YOUR NATIONAL IDENTITY NUMBER DIAL *346#
In a communiqué issued by the Executive Vice Chairman and the Director-General of NIMC had told the Minister Dr Isa Ali Pantami that the authorities that these concerned had met and the Mobile network providers to cancel the charges. This simply means that to check you National Identity Number dial *346# free of charge to get the number. The Federal Government had directed subscribers on validating their National Identity Number (NIN) with the space of two (2) weeks or they will be blocked by their network providers.
GUIDE TO LINK NIN NUMBER TO MTN SIM CARD
MTN users are to link their NIN to their MTN Sim by dialling *785# and you had done it.
You can equally log on to https:mtnonline.com/nin/
- Airtel dial *746#
- 9mobile dial 746 or 200
- Glo text REG to 746 or 3456
GUIDE TO LINK NIN NUMBER WITH AIRTEL SIM
Follow these guides to link your NIN number with your Airtel Sim online
Log on to https://www.airtel.com.ng/nin
- Enter your Airtel number on the telephone space provided
- Enter the OTP Received and Click Proceed
- Enter your NIN Number and Click Submit Button
- Your Airtel NIN has been successfully linked with your Sim
GUIDE TO LINK NIN NUMBER WITH GLO SIM
Link your National Identification Number (NIN) to your Glo mobile number by sending “UPDATENIN NIN First Name and Last Name” to 109. e.g. UPDATENIN 12345678912 John Jude and send to 109.