MTN Nigeria recently announced the price of its initial public offering to retail investors.The offer which opened at 8:00am on the 1st of December 2021 will close at 5:00pm on the 14th of December 2021 with a minimum subscription of 20 shares and lots of 20 shares thereafter. At the retail offer roadshow in Enugu […]
“As at December last year, I earned just ₦200k. Now, I earn over ₦ 1 million monthly.
You know what’s crazy? I survive on only ₦50k every month.”
The subject of today’s “A Week In The Life” plays chess for a living. He tells us about navigating societal disregard for his chosen career, his persistence even in the face of dwindling funds and why chess has him in a chokehold.
In 2018, the 20-year-old in this #NairaLife randomly applied for a coding training course and didn’t look back. Three years and a couple of courses later, she works as a front-end developer. How much does the job pay her per month? ₦470k.
The subject of today’s “A Week In The Life” is an editor at Zikoko. They walk us through the best parts of the job, their least favourite parts and why they don’t announce in public that they write for Zikoko.
It’s not every time someone turns their life around at their first job, but that’s what happened for the guy in this week’s story. From being unemployed at the beginning of 2020 to earning ₦327k/month by the middle of 2021. This is #NairaLife, ep. 148.
We talked to a real estate agent about why there are so many costs involved in renting a house and why the hell inspection fees exist:
Inside this #NairaLife is a 30-year-old actress and screenwriter whose biggest struggle is income stability. Does her line of work have something to do with this? Yes, but it runs a little deeper than that.
Due to the demanding nature of these jobs, most interns find it hard to take up other paying side-gigs that could actually fund their lives. Young Nigerians these days have to weigh their options carefully, choosing between their dreams and a job that foots the bill.
Guys, get in here. We’ve got something to talk about. Believe it or not, December has come. And you know what that means – it’s time to detty everywhere again. This year, things will be even dettier. COVID did us dirty last December, so there were no shows or events for us to attend. Now […]
Jeremiah, (30)* worked non-stop 18 hours a day for 18 months until his health forced him to take a break, but his boss had other plans. From earning dollars to living on limits, read how he navigates work and life.
Riding okada for a living in Lagos is super difficult. Any day without an incident is nothing short of a miracle. Have you ever wondered why okada riders are always in a hurry?
Today’s “A Week In The Life” shows just why:
In 2020, the 25-year-old doctor in this #NairaLife was earning ₦170k/month. Now she earns ₦900k/month. As much as this feels like a flex, it also comes with its set of struggles. For starters, she doesn’t feel like she’s worth the salary.
The subject of today’s “A Week In The Life” donates eggs for a living. She talks to us about the stigma of her job, how much donors make and why she’s fine with any side effects from the donation process.
The 27-year-old in this #NairaLife started a shoe business in 2012 and slowly built it over the years, thanks to social media advertising and returning. However, a few financial decisions set him back. Now, he’s playing catch up.
At the beginning of the semester, this final year student at University of Benin moved into a school hostel to cut down on her spending. Subsequently, she tracked her expenses for 10 days. This is how that went.
Rumour has it that there is a Nigerian man in his mid-30s looking at the next school fees season on his calendar and wondering if he should run away.
The subject of today’s “A Week In The Life” has been unlucky. One bad decision and a faulty educational system took him from studying a professional degree to selling cattle. Now, he’s trusting God and waiting for his big break.
There are some things to note about the 25-year-old in this #NairaLife: she’s the breadwinner and was in about ₦2m debt. Three months ago she got a big break and her life changed — possibly forever. Here’s how it happened:
Have you ever wondered how crude oil is produced? If you have, then you’ll enjoy today’s “A Week In The Life.”
Our subject talks about crude oil production, life at sea and the challenges of being the only woman at her job.
For the 26-year-old content writer in this story, saving reigns supreme. She would know: her longest unemployment stretch was two years. Guess what gave her a soft landing?
If you relate to at least three things in this article, you definitely have a love-hate relationship with subscriptions.
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