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Cheapest Data Plans In Nigeria | Airtel, Glo, MTN, 9mobile


Are you a blogger, webmaster, online surfer, social media activist or influencer or lover of social media? No matter the category you belong to, you need internet bundle especially if you are in the third world country like Africa where data is expensive to purchase.

Are you are searching for the best and cheapest data plans in Nigeria for the month, then this article is just what you have been waiting for.

Best and Cheapest Data bundles in Nigeria Now

I guess the prices will interest you and you may see that you have been spending much before you read this post. Hence, sit back and enjoy the mouth watering data plans i unveil to your reading pleasure.

1. Airtel 6GB for N1500

The competition in telecom in Nigeria has gotten to the next level with different tactics to get more customers and outdo the competition. Imagine 6GB for N1500!!! by Airtel. This is awesome.

Features of Airtel 6GB For N1500 Data Plan

  • Subscription Code: *440*161#
  • Amount: N1500
  • Data size: 6GB
  • Validity: 30 Days
  • Usable Device: Android, iOS, PC (MiFi, Modems), Windows, Java etc

Sim Eligibility

This plan is only for a few or is selective. Moreso, whatever the case simply dial *440*16# for eligibility check.

Please Note

Formerly Airtel has a 3GB worth of data plan for N1500 (Subscription code is *440*16#), This works for all devices » The disadvantage is that it zaps data, twice as much. Which means; 3GB is literally 1.5GB.
Review — This data plan was introduced to entice customers to using the Airtel network but the hidden truth is that this goes like air. This 6GB data could be 3GB if measured through the data usage meter. This plan could be susceptible to data zapping. This is a feed back from few folks who used this plan.

2. MTN mPulse data plans 

MTN NIgeria recently launched mPulse data plans that provides you 350 MB for N50 (weekly plan) and 1.2 GB for N150 (monthly plan). The mPulse data plans can be used to access any website on different browsers and interesting can be resubscribed once data has been exhausted.

Suffices to say that with N600, you can get 4.8GB. terms and conditions. You can only use it to access a particular site – www.mtnonline/mpulse. However, we can teach you how it can work on other sites.

How To Browse Any Site With mPulse

Click here to get KPN VPN and configuration files this will help you access any website without the restriction by MTN mpulse t&s

How To Import KPN Config File + mPulse Data Plan

  1. Launch the VPN
  2. Tap the three dots on a straight line >> tap Config options > tap Import and locate the KPN config file, tap on it to import.
  3. Tick the SSH Tunnel Box
  4. Go back, connect  and launch your browser. Surf until you are tied. With just N900, you can get 7.2 GB on MTN mPulse data.

How To Migrate to MTN mPulse Plan

  • Dial *344*1# from a new or existing MTN SIM or Send ‘mPulse’ to 131

3. MTN Double Data Offer

MTN Double data bundle simply doubles your data plan that you buy. Simply dial *559*63#

Read Also: cheapest MTN data plans

4. MTN 4GB for N1000 (30days) / 1GB for N200


This is included as it is mouth watering and enticing. Mtn recently released this data plan to better the internet needs of it’s users.

This is the latest MTN data bundle plan that allows you to activate 4GB for N1000 and 1GB for N200, including 250MB for N100. Simply dial *131*65# to get started.

Click link for more on the 1GB MTN data for N200

5. Airtel Double Data

This does not work on all Airtel simcards but there is always a way to enjoy the airtel double data plan. The Airtel Double Data bonus gives you back 100% of your subscription data as bonus e.g subscribe to 1.5GB on Airtel, you will received extra 1.5GB making it 3GB of data for a thousand Naira/ month.

Eligibility for Airtel Double Data Bundle

You can get new Airtel sim card to check for yourself. To test if your sim is eligible, simply dial *144#.

You will receive a message with the following;
“Enjoy Airtel 100% double Data
3GB for N1000
10GB for N2500”

6. Airtel 3GB for N1000

Airtel offers 3Gb worth of data bundle for N1000 which is valid for a month. This can be activated by dialing *431#

To check-in for balance, then dial *140#.

The data plan works for all devices which includes your smartphones and pc’s.

7. Glo Monthly Plans

Glo has always claimed to be the largest data network in Nigeria even Africa at large. Well, this depends but i think they have one of the cheapest data plans for all denomination before other networks took after them.

See more on Cheapest Glo tariff plans and migration codes for low calls

*. 500 to get 1GB for 14 Days
*. 1,000 to get 2GB for 30 days
*. 2000 to get 4.5GB for 30days
*. 2,500 to get 10GB for 30days

8.  9mobile Social Plan


With this plan, you can enjoy unlimited access to Instagram, BBM, Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp for half the price of N150, but this is valid for one (1) week.

  • To subscribe: Recharge N150 and dial *343*6*10#

Read Also 9mobile cheapest data bundles and migration codes

9.  9mobile Daily, Weekly & Monthly Plans | 500MB,1GB & 1.5GB

This plan is for those that love to stay within the social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and so on and valid for 30 days. You have variety of data bundles to choose from as shown below.

  • To subscribe for 500MB: Recharge N500 and dial *229*2*12#
  • To subscribe for 1GB: Recharge N1000 and dial *229*2*7#
  • To subscribe for 1.5GB: Recharge N1200 and dial *229*2*7#

Data Plans For Night Browsing

Recently when i have heavy work to do or downloads or uploads that require heavy duty data usgae, then Night browsing has now become the solution.

Why Night data plan?

This is because they have become the cheapest and also fastest to carry out my online needs.

Imagine buying 500Mb worth of Data bundle for just N25!!! or 1.5 Gb data for N200!!!

Now you see what am talking about. See full details on Getting Cheapest Airtel Night Plans

Airtel Night Plans

How To Activate Airtel Night Plan

This plan is exclusively for SmartTRYBE users on Airtel, it means you must migrate to Airtel SmartTRYBE before you can enjoy the offer, dial *312# then reply with 1

How To Subscribe to Airtel 1.5GB for N200, 500MB for N25 and 1GB for N500

  • Simply dial *312# For 500MB which cost N25 and 1.5GB for N200, reply with 3 – Night Plan from 12am – 5am.
  • Dial *140# to check your balance.

Glo Night Plans


This plan by Glo gives you 1GB of data undle for just N200 and it starts from 12am – 5 am and has a validity peiord of 1day.

Subscription code to enjoy this offer is dial *127*60# or send sms 60 to 127

For other Night plans by GLO click here to see all

This post is just a brief summary of some cheapest data plans on the different networks in Nigeria. If you have any suggestions or comment please leave it below. Thanks and remember to share post.

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