Last Updated on July 31, 2021 by Ope Quadri
A few days ago, the Federal Government announced the approval of s private sectors to boost the National Identity Number (NIN) enrolment exercise in Nigeria.
The main mobile network operators in Nigeria – MTN, Airtel, Globalcom, and 9mobile – are among the firms that were certified by the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) to handle the registration of Nigerians for NIN.
MTN Gets NIN Registration Licence
MTN, just like Airtel Nigeria, got NIN enrolment licence. This means that the telecom giant will be working within the time frame of the NCC.
Recall that three weeks extension was given to subscribers with NIN and six weeks for those without NIN.
It also disclosed that it has been granted NIN registration license to facilitate the enrollment, alongside other operators.
In a statement, the said:
“The directive means that while recharge activity and other services continue to be available, operators cannot add new subscribers”.
It disclosed that eight million subscribers have uploaded their NIN on its platform, at the time of this report.
With the granting of NIN registration licence to MTN, the firm joins the list of other private firms to help in the NIMC registration process.
MTN Outlets Where You Can Register for NIN
Below is the list of MTN offices and service centres where you can register for the National identity card
|State||MTN Office for NIN/Address (Service Centre Offices)|
|Abia||1. MTN Service Center, 80 School Road by Asa Road, Opposite Christ the King Cathedral Church, Aba.
2. MTN Service Center, 186 Faulks road, Aba
3. MTN Service Center, 44 Aba-Owerri Road,Aba.
4. MTN Service Center, No 47 Arochukwu Road, Amaekpu Ohafia
5. MTN Service Center, 47 Aba Road, Umuahia
|Adamawa||1. MTN Service Center, NO.42 AHMADU BELLO WAY
2. MTN Service Center, 84 Sokoto street Kolere Mubi
|Edo||1. MTN Service Center, 155 Sapele Road by Adesuwa Junction Edo State.
2. MTN Service Center, 89, Akpakpava Road, Benin city
3. MTN Service Center, 8 old court road by public field Auchi
4. MTN Service Center, 155 Uselu Lagos Rd Benin City
|Akwa Ibom||1. 22 Grace Bill Road Eket Akwa Ibom State
2. 79 Murtala way, Oron, Akwa-Ibom State
3. 41 Ikot-Ekpene Road, Uyo
|Cross River||MTN Service Center, 72 Etta Agbor, Calabar, Cross Rivers|
|Anambra||1. Ground Floor Shop: 331 Zik Avenue Awka Anambra
2. 31 Nnewi Road Ekwulobia
3. 75 old mkt road onitsha
4. No 15 Onitsha road Nnewi
5. 46 Iweka Road,Onitsha
6. KLM 4 Onitsha Owerri Road, Onitsha-Anambra
7. 67 Limca Road Nkpor
|Delta||1. KM 129 Benin Asaba Expressway, Asaba
2. 197,Old Lagos Asaba Road,Agbor
3. 46 Effurun Sapele Road
4. 31, New Ogorode Road Sapele
5. 120 Isoko Road by NNPC roundabout, Ughelli
6. 98,warri sapele road
7. 5 Ogbe Umuokwuni Qtrs Ogwashi Uku
|Bauchi||MTN Service Center, Giwo house No6 Ahmadu Bello way opposite eagle sina park Bauchi|
|Bayelsa||MTN Service Center, Plot 5 DSP Alameseigha road, Ovon -Epe (corner of sand field road)|
|Borno||MTN Service Center, No. 8 Lagos Road, Opposite Lagos House, Old Gra (Former High Court)|
|Benue Service Centres||1) No 541, Makir Zakpe Way, Gboko
2) No. 17 Railway byepass high level Makurdi.
3) No 1 Federal Road, Otukpo Benue State
|Imo Service Centre||1) No 104 Wetheral Road Owerri
2) 1/2 Bank Road Orlu
3) Plot 21 old D world bank road Owerri
|Ebonyi Service centre||38 Ogoja Rd Abakaliki opp FCMB BANK|
|Kebbi||MTN Service Center, 3, Jos Road, Opposite Access Bank, Gra Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State.|
|Kogi Service centres||1) 64 Muritala Moh’d Way,Lokoja
2) Al-Eemaan Plaza, No. 8 Atta road,
3) Opp. Okene Public Library, Auchi – Benin Express Way, Okene – Kogi State
|Ekiti||1. Pnn House . Mr Biggs , Ado-Ekiti
2. No.11 Iyin Road, Beside Captain Cook, Ado Ekiti ,Ekiti State
|Enugu Service Centres||1) 34 Zik Avenue Uwani Enugu
2) No 56b Amuri Road, Federal Housing estate by Mekan filling station.
3) Trans-Ekulu/Abakpa Enugu
4) Discovery Plaza, 96/98 Chime Avenue, New Haven- Enugu.
5) #56 university Market road nsukka
Shop 55 Polo Park Mall Enugu
|Gombe||MTN Service Center, No 10 Goodluck Jonathan Road Buba shongo, Federal lowcost Gombe|
|Jigawa Service Centres||1. Beside Asmau House, Sani Abacha Way, Dutse.
2. No. 7 Malam Madori Road, opposite oando filling station, hadejia, Jigawa State
|Kaduna State||1. Bank Road, Off Ahmadu Bello Way, Kaduna
2. No C2 Zaire Road Barnawa Complex Kaduna
3. Abuja Road Bypass, Amingo Junction, White storey building beside GT Bank.
4. No 8, Junction Road, Kaduna
5. 5 Yakubu Gowon Way, Kaduna
6. 20 Ahmed Makarfi Road, Tudunwada Zaria
|Kogi Service Centres||1. 24, Ahamadu Bello Way Ilorin
2. No 39 Murtala Mohammed Way Ilorin Kwara
3. Beside Nta Office Fate
4. 149, Olofa Way Or Old Phcn Office, Olofa Way Offa
|Katsina||1. Malunfashi – Katsina State.
2. Opp. Funtua Police Station, Kano Road,
3. No. 159 Zaria Road, Adjacent To Uba Bank, Funtua, Katsina State.
4. Ground Floor Shop: Madugu House, Dustin-Ma Road, Kwaya Katsina State
|Yobe||MTN Service Center, opp AABaffa Filling station maiduguri road Damaturu yobe state|
|Taraba||1. MTN Service Center, Jalingo connect store off hammaruwa way Jalingo Besedie Brothers filling station Jalingo
2. MTN Service Center, Old Bantaje Road Wukari opposite jenkabi Nur/pri sch
|Osun Service centres||1. No 13 Adesoji Aderemi Road,Lagere,Ile Ife Osun
2. A108 Orinkiran Street Ilesa West ,Off Ita -Akogun
3. Plot 456 Iwo Road By Fan Milk , Osogbo
|Ondo State||1. MTN Service Center, Ricabim House,47 Oba Adesida Road
2. MTN Service Center, No 35 Mode Street Yaba road Ondo Town
|Ogun||1) 3 Lalubu Street Okelewo Abeokuta
2) No 20 Surulere Qtrs Iyana Coker, Ifo
3) 146 Folagbade Road Opp Mr Bigg’S Ijebu Ode
4) 56 Idiroko Road Sango
|FCT Service centres||1. Plot 2784, Shehu Shagari Way,Maitama, Abuja
2. Ground floor,National Assembly Complex Central Area Abuja
3. 2121 Ndola Square, Wuse Zone 5, Abuja.
4. Kaita Shopping complex, Near Japaro Hotel, Along Lokoja – Kaduna Expressway Gwagwalada Abuja.
|Sokoto||1. No 6 Sulatan Abubakar Road, Sokoto Nigeria
2. Former Stanbic Bank Office, No. 2 Maiduguri Road, Sokoto
|Niger State||1. Haziz Boutique, Lagos – Kano Road, Kontagora, Niger State
2. Godana House, No. 12 Paiko Road,Minna
3. No 73, Suleiman Barau Road, Suleja, Niger State
|Plateau State||1. NO 1B Ibrahim Taiwo Road Jos, Plateau
2. NO 22 Yakubu Gowon Way, Tilley Gyado Building, Jos South, Plateau State.
|Nasarawa||1. Plot 65/68 Jos Road Lafia, Nasarawa State
2. No 2, Baba Street, Beside Amana Super Market Opp Abacha Road. Mararaba, Abuja – Keffi Road
|Rivers||1. 234b, Aba Expressway opp Hannah Fast Food Port Harcourt
2. No 22 Shell Road. Beside Shell Petroleum Main Gate Bonny
3. 55 Woji Estate Road Port Harcourt
4. 330 Aba Road Opposite Access Bank close to Oil Mill Junction
5. 34, Location Road Obigbo besides Rennys Fast food and Restaurant.
|Kano Service centres||1. No. 2, Civic Centre By Post Office Kano
2. 5A Zoo Road, Kano
3. No. 2334, Sani Mai Nagge Road, Kano
4. Katsina Road Ungogo – Kano State.
5. No 64 Hadejia road, Tarauni, Kano
|Zamfara State||MTN Service Center, Ap Filling Station Along Zaria Road, Gusau, Zamfara State|
List of MTN Offices In Lagos Where You Can Register National ID Card
Consideration the population of inhabitants in the commercial city, here are the MTN outlets in Lagos where you can enrol for the National Identity Number
|Victorial island|| 14 Idowu Martins Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
1267 Adeola Odeku, Victoria Island, Lagos
|Apapa||1. Maritime House, Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, Apapa, Lagos
2. 1 Commercial Road Eleganza Plaza Apapa Wharf
|Ikeja Service centres||1. 1 Opebi Road, Ikeja, Lagos
2. Muritala Mohammed Airport 2 Departure Lounge, Ikeja, Lagos.
3. 75, Allen Avenue Ikeja
4. 176/194, Obafemi Awolowo Way Opp Screteriat Alaus, Ikeja, Lagos Ikeja City Mall Shopping Complex
5. Block A Ground Floor Alausa Shopping Mall ,131 Awolowo Way Ikeja Lagos
6. Murtala Muhammed International Airport Arrival Lounge, Ikeja, Lagos
|Oshodi||16 Fatai Atere Way, Matori, Oshodi, Lagos|
|Ikoyi||4 Aromire road, Off Kingsway rd, Opposite Ikoyi Hotel,|
|Abule-Egba||513,Bada House,Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway|
|Agbara||Odofa Bus Stop, Agbara, Lagos/Badagry Expressway|
|Agege Service centre||119 Ipaja Road,Opp Union Bank Agege|
|Ajah||23 Leeki Epe Express Way Royal Cedar Plaza Ajiwe Ajah Opposite Fidelity Bank.|
|Ajegunle||39, Bale Adeyemo Street, Boundary Ajegunle|
|Alaba||30, ojo alaba international, alaba.|
|Alimosho||8 Ejigbo Road, Orisunbare Street|
|Egbeda Service centre||1. 160 Akwonjo Road Egbeda
2. 4 Ijegun Road Ikotun
|Epe||36 Lagos Road, Epe|
|Festac||MTN Service Center, Community 1B, 72,By 23 Road, Festac Town, Lagos|
|Iju||21, Agbado Road, Iju-Ishaga, Lagos.|
|Ikorodu||84 Lagos Road, Haruna Bus-Stop Ikorodu|
|Isolo||28 Ire Akari Estate Road Isolo|
|Marina||No 45/47 Marina Street Lagos Island Lagos|
|Ogba||No 57 Yaya Abatan Street Ogba|
|Ojodu Berger||16 Ogunnusi Road, Ojodu Berger|
|Surulere|| 77, Itire Road, Surulere, Lagos
81 Bode Thomas, Surulere
|Obalende||32, Moloney Street(beside GTBank)Obalende, Lagos|
What does this mean?
It means simplicity and faster way of registering for NIN as you no longer have to pass through stress of joining the long queue at NIMC registration centre in Lagos. Look for the closest MTN office in your location and enrol for NIN.
We will keep this list as we have them.
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