The Federal Government has mandated all Nigerians to have a National Identity Number (NIN). This is to ensure that every Nigerian’s record ranging from Demographic data, Fingerprints, Head-to-Shoulder facial picture, other biometric data, and Digital Signature, powered by the National Identity Management Commission, which makes it relatively easy to confirm and verify your identity.
I believe most people still find it difficult to link their NIN to their mobile numbers but don’t worry we got you covered.
Are you an airtel user, to avoid your SIM being blocked as directed by the Federal Government, follow the steps and link below to attach your NIN to your mobile number
How to Link Your Airtel Line
Step 1. Dial *346# on your device to retrieve your NIN number
Step 2. Dial *121# on the Airtel line you wish to link, reply with 1 for the NIN Capture
Step 3. Enter your 11 digit NIN number as required by the network provider and send
Step 4. Wait for a confirmation message. If not successful, keep trying until you get a notification.
If you’re a smartphone user, you can also visit the official website at https://www.airtel.com.ng/NIN where you will be asked to enter your phone number and an OTP will be sent to you.