Does it piss you off when you hear about ponzi schemes disappearing with people’s money? We spoke to seven Nigerians to understand how people fall for them in the first place.
When you read this #NairaLife, you’ll realise why the 32-year-old subject wanted to be a lecturer. But after finding out lecturers don’t make so much, he switched to work in finance. Five years later, he now earns more than many senior lecturers.
First off — Yes, there’s money in writing. But how do you get it? What are the best sites for beginners? These are the question this article will answer.
Teach yourself the wicked ways of Nigerian employers by learning how to write a Nigerian job description.
Since 2013, the subject of this week’s #NairaLife has worked for her brother’s publications as a writer, manager, HR and never earned more than ₦100k a month. If she could do it over again, she’d never work for him. But that’s just one of her many regrets.
9 hours every day, Uche Uka* sells food from behind a counter, while evading stern managers. At the fast food restaurant she works, resting is against the rules. But after 2 years of thankless service for ₦40k a month, she wants better from life
We know so many people lie on their CVs. So, we spoke to seven Nigerians, and they told us the biggest lies they’ve told on their CVs.
In 2018, the pro gamer on this week’s #NairaLife won the first-ever FIFA competition he played. It paid ₦100k. Since then, he’s represented Nigeria in Côte d’Ivoire and Israel, and has made up to ₦5m in one day playing FIFA.
Someone once said that no matter how amazing your job may be and no matter how much you love it, you’d always hate the fact that you have to work. Is this true?
For nine hours every day, 26-year-old Daisy* calls 180 loan defaulters to get them to pay up their debts. But when she’s overlooked for a promotion after two years, she starts doing the bare minimum while she figures out her next career move.
Since online jobs are in vogue, and you probably want to get one soon, just brace yourself because these things will surely happen to you.
After seven years, two children and a failed marriage, the 32-year-old subject of this week’s Naira Life returned to her parents’ home with just ₦500 to her name. How have things picked back up for her?
After successfully escaping problematic clients and building a freelance business writing career, nothing could have prepared Amaka for the day she was offered money to write a dating profile.
“I’ve made $200 in a week. Who school epp?” — These students have been using the compulsory strike holiday to make money online, and they don’t care how long the strike lasts.
After failing to get a job with his pharmacy degree, Nicholas* switched to content writing. Now on a ₦135k monthly salary, he’s tired of doing the same things every day. What’s an ideal future for him? To get crypto writing gigs that’ll make him a millionaire.
After working at his mum’s bukka and motel for free almost all his life, and having to fend for a child at 22, the 27-year-old on this #NairaLife wants to make more money by going into tech…right after he’s done being a driver.
7 more African governments are looking to join South Africa – the only African nation with an operational nuclear power plant – in commercial production of nuclear power.
Thrill Digital, a Nigerian tech start-up, is trying to revolutionise fashion in the digital world — and with it, an entire metaverse
We had to get this interview with Dollar to explain why Nigerians have to pay ₦680 for ordinary $1 and we got a history lesson with big insort.
A woman who sells loans to Nigerian police officers walks us through the chaos of dealing with aggressive officers on a daily basis, why she dislikes the job and her plans for the future.
Hm. We’ve seen you people talking about the price of snails, and some tweets have been quite confusing. But we’re here to say a few things about snail…actual snail.
“His typical day was calling me in the morning, sending texts during the day and showing up at my house between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.” In this article, Dolapo* shares what it was like dating someone hot, resilient and unemployed. But would she do it all over again?
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