Best MTN Data Plans in Nigeria 2017

Best MTN Data Plans in Nigeria 2017

The MTN Data Plans outlined here are not all that the network provider has to offer, they are just the best ones in their catalog.

If you really want to see all (I mean all) of their internet subscriptions, dial *123# on your device.

Daily Plans

I consider plans under this category quickies. They are plans you subscribe to just to get things done immediately and move on.

30MB For ₦100

Much like Airtel, Glo, and Etisalat, you can get 30MB of Internet data allocated to you for just a ₦100. This is 3 times better than what we used to get (i.e. 10MB for ₦100). The plan is valid for only 24 hours.

To opt-in to this plan,

Dial *104#


Text “104” to 131

100MB For ₦200

For the first time ever, MTN has the best data plan among Internet service providers in Nigeria for a specific price point. For just ₦200, you can get 100MB to do anything you wish on the internet. This plan like the former is valid for just 24 hours.

To subscribe,

Dial *113#


Text “113” to 131

MTN Weekly Plan

Although only one data plan is present in this category, it is way better than what you used to get before.

750MB for ₦500

Valid for 7 days, MTN offers you 750MB provided you are willing to pay ₦500.

Is it worth it?

Hell ya, if you ask me. Compare that to what you’d normally get before and tell me tides did not change. 🙂

To get this plan,

Dial *103#


Text “103” to 131

Monthly Plans

This is the category I consider the most important. Nothing much to introduce here, just look at the plans.

1.5GB for ₦1,000

When I initially received the message from MTN, I thought it was a joke or maybe a promo which would last only a couple of weeks. I thought wrong.

For a thousand naira, you are allocated 1.5GB to surf the internet for a whole month. This plan is also available on all other Mobile Internet service providers’ catalog in Nigeria.

To opt-in,

Dial *106#


Text “106” to 131

3.5GB for ₦2,000

If the data allocated to the former plan will be too small to handle your data needs for a full month, a better option would be to lock into this one.

At ₦2,000 you can get over double the amount of data you would normally get for the ₦1,000 plan but it still is valid for only 30 days

To subscribe to this plan,

Dial *110#


Text “110” to 131

10GB for ₦5,000

3.5GB won’t serve you for a month? This one will do then.

Particularly useful to internet power users, the 10GB MTN data plan gives you unparalleled access to the cyberspace for a full month.

At ₦5,000, the price might look scary to most, it actually is a soft spot for folks who use the internet for business on a small scale (Although Glo has a better data plan at that price).

To get this plan,

Dial *116#


Text “116” to 131

Plan 7 is not for everyone, you could as well skip it.

22GB for 10,000

Sounds hilarious to most that someone would pay a whopping ₦10,000 to get access to the internet, but “power internet power users” will find it reasonable. 🙂

Pay MTN ₦10k and get 22GB for you online pursuits for a month.

To get this,

Dial *117#


Text “117” to 131.

MTN Night Plan

Remember I said you could get up to 500MB for just ₦25 while introducing this post

Well, this is the MTN Data plan that gives you the power to do that legitimately.

It’s a bit tricky though as you’d have to be on MTN Pulse to be able to use this plan.

If you don’t mind leaving your present tariff plan, migrating to MTN pulse is a breeze. Just dial *406#, you are in!

The night plan can only be utilized between the hours of 12:00am and 4:00am and is valid for only one night.

Also, if you exhaust the 500MB allocated to you before the night is over, you cannot subscribe to the plan again for that night. In essence, it’s one plan per night.

To opt in simply have above ₦25 on your MTN Pulse line, and text “Night” to 131.

To be clear,

Text “Night” to 131

MTN Data Plan Codes in Nigeria

PlanValidityOpt-in CodeMTN Daily Data Bundles30MB @ ₦10024 HoursDial *104#100MB @ ₦20024 HoursDial *113#MTN Weekly Data Bundles750MB @ ₦5007 DaysDial *103#MTN Monthly Data Bundles1.5GB @ ₦1,0001 MonthDial *106#3.5GB @ ₦2,0001 MonthDial *110#10GB @ ₦5,0001 MonthDial *116#22GB @ ₦10,0001 MonthDial *117#MTN Night Plan500MB @ ₦25One NightText “Night” to 131

How to Check Your Data Balance on MTN

Ah, this one is simple, simply text “status” to 131. OR Dial *131*4#


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