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How to know your Phone Number on MTN, Glo, 9mobile & Airtel

This post contains information on how to know/check/retrieve your MTN, Glo, 9mobile and Airtel phone number by dialing a simply code.

how to check your phone numberWhy do you need to know how to retrieve your phone number?

 When you buy a new line it can take some time for you to get used to the new phone number.

Sometimes, you may have more than 5 phone number; having all phone number off hand can be difficult .

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Let’s look at this scenario before I proceed to show how to check your phone number;

You bought a new line. One day, you were coming back from church and suddenly you met your long time friend.  As two of you were discussing, he promised he will offer you a job. Halleluiah! Your prayer is answered! He requested for your phone number in order to send you a message for the job and you cannot even remember 4 digits of your phone number. Unfortunately, you don’t even have your phone with you.

I can’t believe you will lose the job just like that!

So, follow the process I will show below to retrieve your phone number whether it is MTN, Glo, 9mobi le or Airtel.

How to Check/Retrieve your Phone Number on MTN, Glo 9mobile & Airtel

There are some USSD codes you can easily dial to retrieve your phone number on MTN, Etisalat, Airtel or Glo. I will be explaining how to use this code to check for your phone number below.

Code to Check Your MTN Phone Number

To check your phone number on Mtn, you can dial *123*1*1# or follow the steps below:

  1. Dial *123# and follow the on screen prompt.
  2. Select option 1 for Account Information.
  3. Select option 1 for my number.


You can dial *123# and follow the on screen prompt. Select option 1 and send to select My Tools Option. Then select option 5 in My Tools to request My Number.

Code to Check Your 9mobile or Etisalat Phone Number

To check your phone number on 9Mobile or Etisalat, simply dial *248# and you number would be displayed on the screen.

Code to Check Your Glo Phone Number

To check your phone number on Glo, simply dial *135*8# and your number would be displayed on the screen.

Code to Check Your Airtel Phone Number

To check your Airtel phone number, follow the steps below:

  1. Dial *121# and follow the on-screen instructions.
  2. Select 1, and send for My Account option.
  3. On the next prompt, select 1 and send as My Number option and your number would be displayed on the screen.

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So, the above are how to know/check your phone number if you can’t remember it.

America (US) Embassy in Nigeria & Nigeria Embassy in USA (full details)

America (US) Embassy in Nigeria  & Nigeria Embassy in USA

This post contains information on the full contact details of America Embassy in Nigeria, Nigeria Embassy in U.S.A as well as brief history of America Embassy in Nigeria.

The mission of the United States Embassy is to advance the interests of the United States and as well as to serve and protect U.S. citizens in Nigeria.

United States of America has 2 offices in Nigeria — the United States Embassy and the United States Consulate General. Each office handles different issues.

We have here the United States Embassy’s address in Nigeria, phone numbers, Fax, Email address and website, the United States Consulate General’s address in Nigeria, phone numbers, Fax, Email address and website and the Nigeria Embassy Abroad address in U.S.A, phone numbers, Fax, Email address and website.

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America (US) Embassy in Nigeria

U.S. Embassy in Nigeria, Abuja

Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive

Central District Area



Phone: +234-9461-4000, 09-461-4000

Fax: +234-9461-4171




United States of America Consulate in Lagos

2 Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island



Phone: +234-1460-3400, +234-1460-3600, 01-263-5397

Fax: +234-1261-2218, +234-1261-9856


Nigeria Embassy in United State of America

United States of America

ATLANTA Consulate-General of Nigeria

4488 North Shallowford Road

Suite 100, Atlanta, GA. 30338, U.S.A

Phone: 017703946261, 017703946237, 017703945245

Fax: 017703944671

E-mail: info@nigeria-consulate-atl.orgconsul-General


United States of America (New York)

Consulate-General of Nigeria

828 Second Avenue, N.Y., 10017

Phone: 12129539130, (212) 6977189

Fax: 12129531970, (212) 6977189

United State of America (Washington)

Embassy of Nigeria

1333 16tb Street, NW Washington

DC 20036 – U.S.A

Phone: 012029868400, 012028221500

Fax: 012027551385, 012029868449

Phones/Fax: 012024627124, 012029864554


Brief History of US Embassy in Nigeria

The United State Embassy also known as the American Embassy was officially established in Nigeria on the 1st of October 1960, the day Nigeria celebrated her independence.

This was commemorated with a congratulatory message from the Secretary of State Christian Herter to the Nigerian people.

The first American Ambassador in Nigeria was appointed on the 23rd of September, but he had to wait till after Independence Day. The second congratulatory message which came from the President of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower to the Prime Minister of Nigeria, Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa on the second day of October 1960 was the seal to the beginning of a great relationship between United State of America and Nigeria.

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The ambassador in charge at that time was Joseph Palmer II. He presented his letter of appointment to the Head of State on the 4th of October 1960 which was three days after Nigeria’s independence.

List of American ambassadors in Nigeria from October 1960 – till date

List of the representatives of the American Government (i.e the ambassadors) from October 1960 till date are;

  • Joseph Palmer: September 23, 1960 – January 16, 1964
  • Elbert G. Mathews: March 10, 1964 – July 26, 1969
  • William C. Trueheart: September 19, 1969 – September 1, 1971
  • John Reinhardt: September 30, 1971 – February 23, 1975
  • Donald B. Easum: March 26, 1975 – October 15, 1979
  • Stephen Low: September 20 1979 – July 4, 1981
  • Thomas R. Pickering: October 26, 1981 – July 9, 1983
  • Thomas W.M Smith: February 10, 1984 – May 5, 1986
  • Princeton Nathan Lyman: September 12. 1986 – July 24, 1989
  • Lannon Walker: October 10, 1989 – July 10, 1992
  • William Lacy Swing: June 15, 1992 – September 22, 1993
  • Walter C. Carrington: August 10, 1993 – October 7, 1997
  • William H Twaddell: November 10, 1997 – August 3, 2000

On the 15th of September 2000, the US Embassy was transferred to Abuja from Lagos. On the 28th of December 28, 2000; Howard Franklin Jeter were appointed as Ambassador. Howard Franklin Jeter left his ambassadorial position on the 30th July, 2003

Donald Steinberg who succeeded Howard Franklin Jeter was in charge till 2004. The list of the ambassadorial appointments from 2004 till date is shown below:

  • John Campbell: 2004 – July, 2007
  • Robin Renee Sanders: December 3, 2007 – 2010
  • Terence P.McCulley: 2010 – 2013
  • James F. Entwistle: 2013 – 2016
  • Stuart Syminton: September 28, 2016 till date

From 1966 to 1999, Nigeria experienced a series of military coup deter as well as 30 month civil war which affect the country’s relationship with international allies, of which United States of America was one of them.

However, after the democratic elections of 1999, the relationship between US and Nigeria was significantly improved and in 2010, the U.S Nigeria Bi-national Commission was created as a forum that enabled both countries meet regularly to focus on key areas of mutual interest.

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