On thursday September 12 2019, the Nigerian Minister of Communication, Dr. Ali Isah Pantami, said the Nigerian Communication Commissions (NCC), had been directed to blocked unregistered sim cards which are over 9 million to checkmate kidnapping, armed robbery, terrorism and internet fraud that have been cankerworm in the country. The NCC according to the minister must ensure that telecommunication operators blocks unregistered sim cards untill users comply with the new directives.
Nigerians whose sim cards are not registered may soon be restricted or barred from using their phone number. If you want to confirm whether or not your phone number is properly registered here are the numbers to dial.
For MTN DIAL 7891#
For AIRTEL DIAL *746#
For 9MOBILE TEXT 746 TO 200
For GLO TEXT REG TO 746 OR 3456.