How to call Nigeria from the USA/Canada:

dial 011 + 234 + phone number
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MoreCalling Nigeria from the United States explained:

  • 011 - US exit code; dial first for international calls made from the USA or Canada
  • 234 - Country Code for Nigeria
  • Phone Number (may not begin with 0):
    • landlines - 7 to 8 digits with area code
    • cell phones - 10 digits
  • sample call from US to a landline in Lagos: 011 234 1 ??? ????

CodesArea Codes:

-add to fixed local numbers only-
Aba 82 Ile-Ife 36 Okitipupa 59
Abeokuta 39 Ijebu-Ode 37 Ondo 34
Abuja 9 Ilorin 31 Onitsha 46
Ado-Ekiti 30 Jalingo 79 Oshogbo 35
Akure 34 Jos 73 Owo 51
Bauchi 77 Kaduna 62 Oyo 38
Benin 52 Kano 64 Port Harcourt 84
Calabar 87 Katsina 65 Shagamu 37
Enugu 42 Lagos 1 Sokoto 60
Gombe 72 Maiduguri 76 Umuahia 88
Ibadan 2 Makurdi 44 Uyo 85
Ikare 50 Minna 66 Warri 53
Ikeja 1 Ogoja 45 Zaria 69
More Nigerian area codes

Cell codesHow to dial to Nigeria cellular:

  • dialing format for calls to a cell phone: 011 234 XX ???? ????
  • XX can be 70, 80 or 81

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