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Python Class to validate a Nigerian phone number as well as attempt to deduce the network

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A Python module to validate and format a Nigerian phone number as well as deduce the network provider or area code.

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You will need Python 3.x and pip.

Install using pip: pip install validate_nigerian_phone Install via repo:

  • Clone repo git clone
  • Place validate_nigerian_phone in your project root folder


from validate_nigerian_phone import NigerianPhone

phone = NigerianPhone('+2348135087966')

# Check if is valid
phone.is_valid() #True

# Get formatted
phone.formatted() #08135087966

# Get Network
phone.get_network() #mtn

# Check if is mtn
phone.is_mtn() # True

# Get network from phone number prefix e.g
phone.get_network_by_prefix('0703') # mtn


Currently implemented

  • is_valid
  • formatted
  • get_network
  • get_area_code
  • is_mtn
  • is_glo
  • is_airtel
  • is_9mobile
  • is_smile
  • is_smile
  • is_multilinks
  • is_visafone
  • is_ntel
  • is_starcomms
  • is_zoom
  • get_prefixes_by_network
  • get_network_by_prefix
  • get_area_code_by_name


  • Run python


Check out the issues on GitHub and/or make a pull request to contribute!

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