The 23-year-old student on this week’s Naira Life started his first business in 2020. Since then, he’s tried and failed at five businesses. He doesn’t know what it is, but something keeps pushing him to try again, even though he’s now in ₦2m debt.
Because she could draw, this week’s #NairaLife subject’s parents thought architecture would be a great fit for her.
In university, she joined the press and media team and, from there, launched her editor career. Now, she’s a musician, looking to start her fashion line.
Vol 13 | 16-01-2023 View in Browser Brought to you by | It’s a new week! I can’t hold my excitement as we enter into January’s 17th week. First, because we’re finally getting into the year, but secondly, and more importantly, because salary week is coming! But if you see me outside, squeeze $1m into […]
Spice things up by starting a rumour that the trip is a secret cult initiation. The way they’ll kick you out of the group chat, ehn?
Don’t forget to shout, “Oh my God. I was unmuted?” after someone brings to your attention that you’ve just told the entire team the CEO has been sleeping with interns.
New year, new agenda. Kings, stay woke. 🙏🏽
Vol 12 | 02-01-2023 View in Browser Brought to you by | Happy Money Day! Do you have a dream job? Is there an organisation or sector that you’d do anything to work at? Or are you like me that doesn’t dream of labour? For today’s subject on Naira Life, all it took him to […]
Between 2010 and 2013, the 30-year-old on this #NairaLife missed two opportunities to fulfil his dream of working at a Big Four consulting firm, but he didn’t back down.
Now, he’s a manager at his dream job in the UK and thinks it might be time to move on.
“Can you see my screen?”
“Can we hop on a quick call?”
It’s too early, please.
Vol 11 | 02-01-2023 View in Browser Brought to you by | Happy new year! If you’re resuming work this week, I’m sending hugs. Why can’t our capitalist bosses leave us for the first week of the year? Or… are you a capitalist boss? If you’re like me, money is a big part of your […]
After five years in university and over $100k in fees, today’s subject on #NairaLife decided in his final year that he didn’t want to work in architecture again. Clearly, his parents weren’t happy.
But maybe their minds are changed now that he’s making tech money.
Luno is a great way to get into cryptocurrency Download and start trading today. When they told me I’d be taking over writing Naira Life in January, I can’t lie, I was excited. What are the financial journeys, similarities, and differences of everyday Nigerians, and how has money affected their lives? My conversations with strangers led […]
Don’t be the reason they open a group chat for banter over the holidays. Run from these office party mistakes with your life.
These memes are for you people that wake up on December 23 to send work emails.
Not us, though. Y’all be safe ☕
As a Nigerian who’s just japa, how can you ensure you don’t get lonely this winter?
We’re sharing tips.
This 27-year-old lawyer is the last of six children in a family that grew up very poor. Now that she’s making money, her family looks to her for their daily bread, and she’s tired.
This is #NairaLife 200.
“After two hours of struggling, I left the crowd to go and cry in a secluded place. I had a moment of reflection like, “Na me be this?” Was I really going through all this because I wanted to be called to bar?”
Follow these easy steps and your detty December is set, thanks to your work wife.
The 45-year-old on this week’s #NairaLife moved to Lagos in 1997 to be a housemaid. Between then and now, she’s been a tailor, shop attendant, cleaner and housekeeper.
But after 25 years of work, her family still lives from hand to mouth. And she’s exhausted.
December is here again. If you don’t have a physical boo to wear matching pyjamas with, follow this guide, and we’ll teach you how to secure a spirit partner 🥰.
The people we mentioned in this article can’t have clear skin because they clearly don’t mind their business. We especially have beef with numbers 2, 5 and 8.
Have you ever been to a local government office by 2 p.m.? Nobody is ever on seat. They just show up by 11 a.m., send someone to buy amala, and when they’re done eating, go home. But you’re there working from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. because you’re “building”. Okay o.
Vol 6 | 28-11-2022 View in Browser Brought to you by | I had an amazing weekend! I was at Z! Fest. How was your weekend? I like that we start Mondays with Naira Life. The stories give me the ginger to start the week with the right energy; today is no different. I mean, […]
Today’s subject on #NairaLife is motivated to make money for one reason: to be as far away from 2016 as possible.
In 2016, she and her husband had to pick between borrowing to save her unborn child and her fractured knee because they couldn’t afford both.
Today, they have over $300k in savings.
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