Fu'ad

Fu'ad Lawal

Editor-In-Chief at Zikoko. Will forever be haunted by a particular video where I was tricked into eating on VRSUS. Something to do with Pounded Yam.

If you’ve been reading #NairaLife long enough, then you probably know I’m currently on the #JollofRoad, our West African road trip. Along the way, I’ve found all kinds of people. And what good is it if I don’t run into people and ask them about their finances? The subject of today’s story lives in Abuja, where […]

If you’ve been reading #NairaLife long enough, then you probably know I’m currently on the #JollofRoad, our West Africa road trip. Along the way, I’ve found all kinds of people. And what good is it if I don’t run into people and ask them about their finances? The guy in this #NairaLife #DalasiLife is 26. […]

What’s the first experience in your life that made you realise ah, money sweet o?  That would be JSS1 in 2004. I went to a boarding school and it was my first time away from the safety of home. My pocket money for the term was ₦200, and I had classmates who had ₦1,000 for […]

The subject of this story has a compulsive need, not to spend, but to save. Amongst other interesting takes. Read up. What was the first thing you did for money? Industrial Training while I was in school. I was earning ₦1k per day. He, the owner of the company, asked, “how much do you want […]

The subject of today’s story lived in Nigeria for a while, but he currently lives in his home country, Liberia. Tell me about that first cash that you felt was yours. Let me start by saying I’m the laziest person I know. When I was a kid, my dad wanted to imbibe reading as a […]

What was the first thing you did for money?  Everytime my dad returned from work when I was a kid, he gave us coins. If you had saved, say X amount, he’d add another X. So you could say I saved for money. But the first proper thing that I did was work for my […]

This week, we’re talking to a Freelance consultant who’s helping clients gather insights for their business and writing proposals. She’s also pretty invested in her family.One thing is clear, she’s the hard worker. What’s the first thing you ever did for money? I tried to sell company yellow pages directory. I lasted a total of […]

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