How much is glo, mtn, airtel, etisalat sim card in nigeria 2021

how much is sim card in nigeria 2021

Use of sim card alongside with a cellphone is among one of the most important thing each and every individual on this planet earth will not like to joke with, because sim card allows one to reach people that are in far distance with a single tap of the green button on a cellphone. Aside that, sim card possesses many other unique features like: 

  • Surfing the internet when we have data bundles 
  • Credits and data bundles transfer to our love ones
  • Bank transactions purposes
  • Call making etc. 

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Now let dive to today discussion but before i tell you the present cost per sim card in Nigeria i will like to explain the very reason why the sales of sim cards turn out to be expensive. 


Why is sim card expensive in Nigeria 

The price or cost per sim card in Nigeria as taken a new dimension immediately after the government introduced and imposed that it's citizens should link their National Identity Card Number "NIN" with their sim card which each and every individual that does the linking, will undergone details verification both in service provider network and in NIN office before it will be approved if all the details correspond. And as we all know the population of Nigeria is much, not all the citizens have NIN card and most people using sim cards in Nigeria are not the one who did the registration, some received it from their parents, friends, neighbors as gift, and some bought already registered ones thus making it very stressful for those checking the details.

So after the announcement, sim sales, welcome back and sim registration receives temporary hold and that was why sim card price per one became expensive. 

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Here are the present and actual price per sim card in Nigeria 2021

Note: You need to go with your NIN id card before the newly purchased sim card could be registered. 

  • Glo sim card price in Nigeria 2021 is around #500 ---  #800 depending on the location. 
  • Mtn sim card price in Nigeria 2021 is around #1000 ---  #3000 depending on the location. 
  • Airtel sim card price in Nigeria 2021 is around #500 ---  #1000 depending on the location. 

  • Etisalat sim card price in Nigeria 2021 is around #700 ---  #1200 depending on the location. 


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