There are just so many services out there now, and quite a number of them are subscription-based. This means if you’re not ready to pay for them, you can’t have access. Fair enough, yeah? But for the average young Nigerian adult, this arrangements comes with a set of struggles. 1. You, looking at a new […]
It’s safe to say that the culture of black tax has caught on. More than ever, young Nigerians are expected to support their families from whatever they earn. It’s a tricky situation to navigate, so we asked 8 Nigerians who’re paying a form of black tax to talk about their experiences.
On Tuesday, January 12, 2021, the Ministry of Finance, Budget, and National Planning presented the approved 2021 budget to the public via a virtual conference call. If you missed it, here are a few things we think you will be interested in. 1. How will Nigeria finance the budget deficit? Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed said […]
This quiz is for all the alcoholics among us. How many more years of drinking do you have left before your liver decides it’s had enough? Let’s find out.
The subject of this NairaLife is a medical sales rep who works at a job where everything can go wrong and derail the trajectory of her life. But you see how to make money and build wealth? She kinda has it on lock. What was your first memory of money? When I was eight years […]
Dreams are so stressful, man. Some of them are cute and whatnot, but generally, they’re some of the worst triggers ever. And these are some of the reasons why: 1. You don’t always remember them This just makes them seem like a waste of time. The only time I get to rest is when I […]
If you pay attention to Nigerian artists and their projects, this quiz will be a breeze.
No one likes to be stuck in traffic, but depending on where you live, those things can be unavoidable. Now, we know you don’t pay much attention to how much time you must have spent in traffic. But we thought that would be good information to have, so we created this quiz. Let’s start.
First, an important announcement: In case you missed it: Fu’ad wrote and published his last Naira Life story last week. My name is Toheeb, and I’ll be taking over from him. Also, I had an interesting conversation with him where he talked about the origin of Naira Life and his experiences writing the first 100 […]
On February 4, 2019, the first Naira Life went up. What had driven the creation of the series was simple — get Nigerians to open up about how they move the naira in and out of their lives, and the complexities that come with money or the lack of it. Since the first story went […]
2020 will go down as the year that shook everyone in ways they didn’t know was possible, thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic. However, one of the good things about the year is the sheer amount of work Nigerian artists put in their music, releasing quality projects. So, we created this quiz to figure out which […]
Nigerian parents have a really weird parenting process. Sometimes, they are so chill that you actually get along with them, but at other times, they do things that make you wonder if they are keeping your true parentage a secret from you. If you grew up in a Nigerian home and have wondered if the […]
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If there’s a list of people to avoid watching a movie with, Nigerian parents should be on top of that list. This posts prove that. 1. They will mess with the volume at every chance they get The volume of the TV or sound system is always too high or too low for them. Like […]
Growing up in Nigeria meant dealing with people that were committed to making your life a living hell. This post includes some of them. 1. The neighbour that always told your parents what you were up to when they were away Those ones heard “be your brother’s keeper” and decided to be nuisances. 2. The […]
“What if she doesn’t show up?”
The golden ages of cyber cafes.
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