Make sure your VPN is up and running, I normally use premium ExpressVPN though, and ensure to use ONLY USA server address. You can use ip2location.com to confirm your IP location.
Now, visit https://textnow.com and click on the Sign Up link. Fill in your detail and click on the Sign Up button, in the next page, you will be asked to "Enter Your Area Code".
Simply log on to http://www.worldatlas.com/na/us/area-codes.html Scroll down to choose your preferred Area Code.
Input your Area code and tap on "Continue" button, then select your preferred USA phone number and click on "Continue" button. You should have your own US phone number within seconds without leaving Nigeria....
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