I can’t tell you what to do with your life, but if you plan to move out soon, this article was made for you. Here’s what 8 millennials living in and out of Nigeria spent on furnishing their homes. Side note: curtains are the worst.
Salary week is upon us and you’re probably checking your phone every minute, waiting for the credit alert to drop. But the most heartbreaking thing is when your employer serves you breakfast by not paying on the due date. If you’ve been there before, you can probably relate to these feelings. You think it’s just […]
After graduating university with a third class in 2006, the 38-year-old subject of this week’s #NairaLife moved to the US and got a $50k/year job almost immediately. How did he manage to grow his career to the point where he wants to retire in three years?
People who are productive between 5 a.m and 8 a.m have their lives all figured out. Because how do you wake up that early and choose work?
When Conrad was 12, puberty hit him with a face full of acne and led him into the rollercoaster world of skincare. Now, he’s on a steady routine and accepted that he’ll probably never have clear skin. But just how much does his skincare routine cost?
If you’ve ever toyed with the idea of exploring alternative options to earn more money, this article is for you. Get that schmoney.
The subject of this week’s “A Week in the Life” sells gadgets at Computer Village. He tells us about the chaos of the Village and how he manages to stay faithful in a market infamous for dishonesty.
“I would’ve never believed that at 21 I’d find my first love and be in the middle of crawling my way out of a debt of ₦7.9 million.” But that was Chidi* in 2019; broke, failing at school and deeply in love. Here’s his story.
It’s popular opinion that first-borns are third parents. They form the last leg of the Holy Trinity of Nigerian parenthood. 7 Nigerians share their experiences about what it really costs to be a first-born child.
Need to send or receive money fast? Let’s help you send and receive money internationally on the go. Use Afriex The content writer on this week’s NairaLife made ₦65k monthly at her first job in 2020. Two jobs later, she’s on $2,500. How? She has a solid network and knows how to use it. What’s your earliest […]
If you’ve ever worked at a job you hated, you might have toyed with the idea of resigning, or even gone through with it. These millennials didn’t have a choice.
In 2014, this ghostwriter’s rate was ₦1 per word. 8 years later, she’s making 7 figures per project. Maybe one day she’ll release a book with her name but right now, she doesn’t care about recognition — as long as the pay is good. This is #AWeekInTheLife
The 26-year-old nurse on this #NairaLife lived in wealth until her dad died mysteriously when she was 12. Since then, she’s sold sweets, bread, eggs and even written love letters to make money. Now, she works at two different hospitals and is saving to japa.
In 2019, @TheIgboWolf made his first Instagram skit but paused content creation for two years because he needed a better phone. Now, he’s become a social media trendsetter. Here’s the story behind his hits and his personal struggles with going viral.
African women artisans are weaving their way to financial independence — handcrafting products like rugs, baskets and kikoys. Their works are finding their way onto fashion pages and storefronts of the world’s most exclusive luxury brands.
We spoke to 7 Nigerian Gen Zs and they shared the very moment they looked at a potential job and decided, “nah fam.”
In today’s #AWeekInTheLife we feature Samiat Salami, a textile designer who makes prints for ready-to-wear clothes and home decor. She explains her design process, the pains of running a global business in Nigeria & how hard it is to find plus-size models.
When this week’s subject on Naira Life was 12, an uncle advised him to never do anything for free. Less than 10 years later, he made his first million. How did this creative build a stable business from scratch?
Working from home can get really boring. It’s just you, your laptop and colleagues that you talk to via email, Slack or Teams. So how do you break that monotony?
The subject of today’s #AWeekInTheLife is a massage therapist. He tells us about the stereotypes that plague his hustle, how he deals with sexual harassment but why he continues to love what he does anyway.
When you hear the word “retirement”, what’s the first mental image that comes to your mind?
When today’s subject on Naira Life was 27, he received a ₦50k paycheck and tried to return it because he’d never made that much before so he thought it was a mistake. From working at age 12 to taking care of five siblings at 20, how did this man survive?
Kingsley*, 28, is an Abuja-based lawyer who’s been in a serious relationship for over a year. How’s he holding down his relationship on his ₦180k monthly salary?
On today’s #AWeekInTheLife, we feature Efe Edosio, a video producer. He talks about dealing with difficult clients who keep changing their minds, why he has no side hustle and what it’ll take to get him to 10/10 in career satisfaction.
This #NairaLife is a grass to grace story. The 29-year-old subject went from hawking pure water to staying in university hostels for the less privileged to being owed ₦5k salaries. Now she’s the main breadwinner of her family. How did she do it?
Chidera Nwagu is a content creator for three Abuja nightclubs. What’s it like to meet Abuja “big boys”, fend off creepy men and deal with sexism in the nation’s capital? Find out in this week’s #AWeekInTheLife
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