How To Start Data Reselling Business In Nigeria 2020


Are you interested in learning how to start data reselling business in Nigeria ? If the answer is yes then you just arrived at the right place.

A lot of people are still searching for  how to start data sharing business in nigeria but it was unfortunate that they haven’t arrived at the main post that will give them the full tutorial.

Today I will teach you how to start data bundle reselling business in nigeria without huge capital.

Many of my friends are into business and there are making huge profit from it because data reselling is a very lucrative business.

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If you log into Instagram or any other social media you will definitely see a lot of data data resellers advertising and looking for potential customers.

There are called data resellers,they buy data in bulk from major network companies in Nigeria and sell in bits to their customers,its quite a lucrative business to start in Nigeria.

How To Start Data Reselling Business In Nigeria

This article will show you how to start your own data sharing business on all Nigerian Networks i.e Airtel,MTN,Glo And 9mobile (Etisalat).

The good thing about this business is that literally everyone needs data for their mobile devices and would be willing to patronize you if they can get more data at a regular rate,its a win – win situation.

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However you will need to build your client base and earn their trust,that way you will be receiving bank alerts from your customers / clients towards or before month ending requesting for data. 

Airtel,MTN,Glo And 9mobile (Etisalat) Data Share Business In Nigeria

9mobile (Etisalat) Data Share Business

You can easily buy and register a 9mobile (Etisalat) sim and start your data sharing business

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9mobile has one of the fastest internet in Nigeria.

How To Start 9mobile(Etisalate) Data share Business In Nigeria

To start data sharing business on 9mobile (Etisalat),follow the steps below: 

Buy and register a new 9mobile sim card

Dial *200#

Press 3 to select ‘Data Menu

Proceed to ‘Family Plans Option

Select the ‘Opt in to Family Plans

Confirm your selection

Begin a new process by dialing *200#

Proceed to ‘Data Menu Option

Choose ‘Buy Data Plan’ to buy your preferred data plan

Return to Data Menu and choose ‘Family Plan Option

Go to the ‘Share Data Menu

Add recipients and data volume


Dial *200#

Select the Data Option by replying with 3

Select Buy Data by replying with 1

Select the Heavy Internet Plans option and choose the volume of data you want to buy:

10GB > N10,000

15GB > N15,000

20GB > N18,000

How To Share Data On 9mobile(Etisalate)

Sharing 9mobile (Etisalat) Data Plans via USSD

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From your phone:

Dial *917#

To Share data with your customers: Simply dial *229*9*PIN*DataVolume*PhoneNumber*3#

How To Start Airtel Data Sharing Business  In Nigeria

To Share data on Airtel

Dial *141*1*5#

Follow the prompt

Change your pin (Default Airtel Pin Is 1234)

Share data

You cannot transfer less than 3MB and more than 90% of your bundle. 

How To Start GLO Data Sharing Business In Nigeria

Glo is the grand master of data in Nigeria and allocates the most data for the lowest amount.

 How To Add Clients / Friends To Your Glo Line

Dial *127*01*[friend’s number]#


SMS “Share [friend’s number]” to 127

For example: Share 08055555555 to 127

To Remove Clients/ Friends From Your GLO Line

To remove a beneficiary to the your data share you added previously:

Dial *127*02*[friend’s number]#

SMS “Remove [friend’s number]” to 127

For example: Remove 08055555555 to 127

To Show Numbers Of Clients / Friends Attached To Your Glo Line

Dial *127*00#


SMS “List” to 127

To Share Glo Data Plan To Friends / Clients 

Dial *127*[USSD_Plan_Number]*[friend’s number]#


SMS “Gift [friend’s number]” to 127

Example: Gift 08055555555 to 127

How To Start MTN Data Sharing Business  In Nigeria

To opt in to MTN Data Sharing Business follow the steps below: 

Dial *131*2*1# or text REG to 131 To Register

A unique security PIN will be sent to you

Change the system generated pin to a pin you can remember easily

Dial *131*2*5#


Text Change OLD PIN* NEW PIN* to 131 Example:

Change 0000 1234 to 131

*0000 is old PIN, *1234 is new PIN.

Add beneficiaries/ clients / friends to your MTN shared Data Bundle account:

Add by dialing the USSD code *131*2*3#

Or by Texting Add to 131

You can add up to 5 beneficiaries

After adding the beneficiaries you can send share data to them by texting:

Share to 131


Dial the USSD code *131*2*4#

And follow the prompt

MTN Bundles,Amount & Validity Period

375MB – N1,300 – *109# –  30 Days

750MB – N2,000 – *110# –  30 Days

1.5GB  – N3,500 – *111# –  30 Days

4.5GB –  N6,500 – *129# –  30 Days

7.5GB –  N8,000 – *101# –  30 Days

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