Fu'ad Lawal

Fu'ad Lawal

Editor-in-Chief. Talks to people. Asks them weird questions. Writes about them.
June 22, 2020

Tell me about your oldest memory of money. As early as 16 years old, I was already creating my path to financial independence.  Even during the ASUU strike in my 100L, I decided to get a job. Why? Because I wanted to foot my own bills. I decided I was done asking my big sister […]

May 4, 2020

Let’s start at the beginning; your oldest memory of money. Christmas. I remember going house to house with my sister to collect money at the end of the day we’ll settle to count and see how much we made.  I always looked forward to moments like that, or when my dad dashes us money whenever […]

March 30, 2020

What’s your biggest fear? Snakes? Death? His biggest fear is not a person or people, it’s a system, a culture. What’s your oldest memory of money? My mummy took me and my brother to this park, which was close to where we lived. After riding one of their motors, I wanted to go again and […]

January 27, 2020

Our subject this week is a 22-year old engineer. If you called him a genius, you won’t be lying. But sometimes, even that might not be enough. This is his #NairaLife. How’s Lagos treating you? Except for my rough transition from ₦109k per day to ₦109k per month, I’m mostly good.  Slow down, you say […]

January 20, 2020

What’s your oldest memory of money?  One day – I think I was seven – my mum just came into the room with a black plastic bag. There was money inside ₦2.5 million. She just – Wait, what? Yes. She just said, “keep this money, this is for your dad’s next car.” I don’t know […]

January 6, 2020

Tell me about the beginning of money for you. It has to be when I was 12. I lost my mum, and I suddenly felt responsible for my younger siblings – I’m the firstborn of my mum.  I’m very sorry about your loss. Did you have any other guardian?  Thanks. Losing our mum affected everyone […]

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