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By 31st of December 2020, any SIM Card or phone number that is not linked to the National Identity Numbers (NIN) will be blocked or disconnected. This order was given by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to all telecommunications operators in Nigeria.

For MTN users, simply dial *785# and get it done in few seconds or

Visit using your phone or computer

Complete the NIN linking form by entering your name, phone number, NIN, and email address. Submit the form as soon as you’re done and wait for feedback from the network.


  • 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.


For 9mobile guys : Dial *2008# to link your National Identification number to your sim. Or through this link :


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