How to link your Glo SIM Card to NIN

Following the instruction by the National Communication Commission for all SIM cards to be linked to the user’s National identification number NIN, Glo has released guidelines for its customers to do so.

Glo which is owned by Globacom Limited is a Nigerian Indigenous telecommunication company.

Glo was founded on 29th August 2003 by Nigerian billionaire Mike Adenuga. Glo has its headquarters in Lagos Nigeria with a staff force of over 3,500 people.

Glo also has operations in other African countries.

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Glo NIN Registration

The directive for all SIM Cards in Nigeria to be linked to NCC will elapse on the 30th of December 2020. NCC has directed all mobile operators to block any SIM Card that is not linked to NIN after that time.

Glo is known for its many data packages by Nigerians. Glo was very popular in the use of many Nigerian celebrities to market their brand. These celebrities were called Glo ambassadors. In recent times, the number of Glo ambassadors have reduced drastically.

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Glo has provided its users with a means to link Glo SIM Cards with NIN.

To link your Glo SIM Cards with NIN using a computer or laptop, visit

To link your Glo SIM Cards with NIN using SMS, Send ” UpdateNIN, NIN, FirstName, LastName” to 109

e.g UpdateNIN, 12345678903, Chidera Abdul-Ola

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