All you need to do is to unscramble the names in the boxes. Use the hints as guides. Easy-peasy, right?
Nigeria’s inflation rate hit 18.17% in March 2021 according to the Consumer Price Index report released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). The past couple of months have seen an uneven increase in the cost of things, and this has among other things, eroded the purchasing power of the average Nigerian. We spoke to […]
This week’s Naira Life is brought to you by QuickCredit. With QuickCredit, you not only get the funds you need instantly, but you also get to pay back at the lowest interest rate in Nigeria. This product manager may be only 30 years old, but he’s lived many lives. First as a small-time plug, then he […]
Lagos is on the list of the most expensive cities to live in Nigeria. However, by many accounts, the quality of life in the city is not the best. I spoke to a few Nigerian living in Lagos about how they get by and the financial cost of living in the city. 1. Amanda, 26 […]
“Have money and you will inspire people to do things.”
It’s been more than 72 hours since the federal government ordered the Twitter Ban, a decision that has denied millions of Nigerians without “You-Know-What” access to the social media platform. The question on everyone’s mind is “how much longer will this ill-thought-out and extralegal decision hold?” The answer remains to be seen. However, the Nigerian […]
This week’s Naira Life is brought to you by Quick credit. With Quick credit, you not only get the funds you need instantly, but you also get to pay back at the lowest interest rate in Nigeria. The 25-year-old graduate assistant in this story worries about two things: her salary and her low job satisfaction. It’s […]
This quiz will test your knowledge of Super Eagles players and their stint in the English Premier League. Have you been paying attention? Let’s find out:
A lot has happened in the country this week. If you haven’t been up to speed, you will like this rundown of some of the most important events that has occurred in the past few days. Jump in. 1. Another set of students abducted About 136 students were abducted by “gunmen riding on motorcycles” from […]
This week’s Naira Life is brought to you by Quick credit. With Quick credit, you not only get the funds you need instantly, but you also get to pay back at the lowest interest rate in Nigeria.
How many odd ingredients can you pick out?
Because they will make you go broke.
As told to Toheeb It’s scary how a life event can disrupt other seemingly well-laid plans and affect the trajectory of the subsequent years. This was all I was thinking about as this woman narrated her story. There’s something else I can’t get out of my mind. At the beginning of the conversation, I asked […]
This week’s Naira Life is brought to you by Quick credit. With Quick credit, you not only get the funds you need instantly, but you also get to pay back at the lowest interest rate in Nigeria. Between 2019 and 2021, this 22-year-old investment analyst grew her income by almost 400%. What’s her trick? Going after […]
Apparently, the tweet below is the mood of every Nigerian who trades crypto right now: They said crypto is acting up and people are losing money. But this is Nigeria — we can’t help but make jokes about our Ws and Ls. These are some of the funniest tweets we found about this crypto situation. […]
More than ever, lending companies and other credit facilities are operating in Nigeria. And in many ways, they’ve changed how accessible loans are. A number of them operate mostly online; offer collateral-free loans; approve and disburse the funds within minutes. So I thought to talk to some Nigerians about how they use these credit facilities. […]
The 32-year-old politician in this story ran for office in 2018 after years of being a businessman. Now he’s the vice chairman of his local government. He shares details of how his monthly allowance is barely enough to cater for his needs and how his privilege and network is keeping him afloat. Let’s take back […]
If you have friends who are guilty of what you will find in this article, you might be in danger. This goes without saying, but you need to run for dear life. 1. When you start a show together, they leave you behind without waiting for you to catch up Deep down, they think you […]
The 29-year-old in this story lives on ₦35k/month, but that’s not everything there is to him. It’s also about how he’s trying to make things work for his family. His biggest challenge though? Job security. When did the hustle start for you? It was after my dad died in 2005. He was a retired soldier […]
You can’t be online these days and escape conversations about Bitcoin. We will leave the serious takes for the analysts (for now) and just go right into the hilarious stuff. 1. Cheers to waking up and choosing violence. 2. When they say life is a pot of beans, this is probably what they mean. 3. […]
Clothing is a basic need. But according to an American financial planner, you should spend 5% of your monthly income on clothing. I wasn’t sure how this works in Nigeria, so I decided to talk to a couple of people on how they shop for clothes and how much they spend. Tosin, Developer Advocate, 18 […]
The 28-year-old in this story was at her last job for three years and didn’t get a raise once. Two years into her new job, she got a raise. She’s built her wealth to ₦7m within two years, but she thinks she can do a lot better. What’s your oldest memory of money? I didn’t […]
More Nigerians are getting into retail investment these days, thanks to the rise of investment platforms. I imagine trying to make money is a lot of fun. But the struggles? Those ones are there too. 1. The first thing you worry about is the naira to dollar exchange rate I’m actually poor. Should I be […]
We’re all in a relationship with the naira already. But let’s imagine these notes as living, breathing humans capable of falling in love and being romantic partners. How will that work out? Hmm, let’s see. 1. ₦1000 ₦1000 is that partner that is convinced that they’re the hottest thing in the dating pool and you’re […]
The 29-year-old guy in this story placed his first bet over a decade ago as a university student. At first, it was for the thrill. It quickly became a coping mechanism. Then an addiction. He thought he was in control but his debt profile and troubled relationships proved something else: He was not. What’s your […]
Taraweeh is the special sets of prayers Muslims are expected to perform after the last daily prayer. Ramadan is a big deal for Muslims all around the world, and these prayers are a big part of it. But let me tell you something, they can also a struggle sometimes. 1. When you haven’t had a […]
Isa Pantami has been on the news lately. This article is a roundup of everything we currently know about this event. How it started. On April 11, 2021, Isa Pantami became a subject of public interest when a couple of publications reported that he was on the US terror watch list. A video circulating on […]
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