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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
From starting Trace magazine in his bedroom to launching several products through True Africa, Claude Grunitzky has always been a media trailblazer. He also has a way with words.
Because to Nigerian bosses, “going above and beyond” means actually dying for the company. This article will teach you how to give them what they want, even if it’s eye service.
Today’s #AWeekInTheLife subject is a female painter thriving in a male-dominated industry. This means dealing with gender stereotypes and misbehaviour from male clients. One thing keeps her going though: her ambition to own a home in Lagos.
After surviving JAMB’s jamming and FG-ASUU’s thunder strikes, young Nigerians still have one thing to contend with — unemployment. Five Nigerians share their experience with job racketeering aka “pay something if you want a job”.
What’s it like to be a receptionist in Lagos? It involves a lot of patience. And in this week’s #AWeekInTheLife, a receptionist tells us about reporting co-workers who come late to work, dealing with snobbish callers and why she’s grateful for her job.
“If I got a dollar for every time someone assumed a man was bank-rolling me, I’d be a billionaire now” – six Nigerian women tell us what it’s like to be female bosses in male-dominated offices.
What’s it like to be a skincare formulator in Nigeria? For Happylyte, it means fighting with logistics drivers and dealing with dishonest suppliers. But she’s not taking her eyes off her ambition — to become a medical aesthetician someday.
“No one knows our situation” — Six Nigerian women share what it’s like to be the major financial providers in their families.
The subject of this week’s #AWeekInTheLife is Hero Lewis, a maths teacher based in Port Harcourt. He talks about learning patience on the job, why he misses flogging students and the aspect of his job that brings him the most joy.
What’s the most desperate thing you’ve done for money?
For Charles*, it was de-feathering chicken on a busy road for ₦200.
“I go where the money is, abeg” — Read what these Nigerians had to say about the minimum acceptable time to spend at a job.
The subject of this week’s #AWeekInTheLife is a fitness coach. He tells us about his training regime, rigid personal diet and the fitness myths that make him scratch his head the most.
“Honestly, I blame myself” — Read what these Nigerians had to say about taking loans from digital money lenders.
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