3 Legit Ways You Can Japa

INTO | Inside Life
April 22, 2021

We saw this on Twitter the other day:

After doing a weird mix of laughing and crying because she’s not wrong, we decided to do some research and make a list of ways one can japa. You know, for those who need it. (Everyone at this point.)

1) Marriage

90 Day Fiance': Angela And Michael Spotted Getting Married In Nigeria? - Tv  Shows Ace

First step: Find someone who’s a citizen of the country you want to immigrate to and love the hell out of them. If they love you back, get married. Why? Because being the spouse of a citizen of a country is the easiest way to immigrate to that country.

2) Work

Work Permit Visa..

Work visas are valid for only one year. The key here is to get this visa (which you can only get when you get a job in the country you want to migrate to), and then, while you’re there, do every legal thing you can to turn it into a permanent one. May the odds be in your favour.

3) School

How to School in the USA as a Nigerian | FastLagos

This one is a 3 for 1 combo: You get another degree, get to experience what education is like in a sane environment, AND you can slowly transition into living there permanently if you get a job immediately after schooling.

If you need help with that third option, you’re in luck! INTO — an international study specialist organisation that helps students study and/or start careers in the US — is hosting an Open Doors Week event for Fall 2021 and future programs.

The event is to show potential students how to go about studying and eventually starting a career in the US. INTO works with their 20+ partner universities to create programs designed for international students. The virtual event will kick off in Nigeria/Cameroon 26th April to 2nd May, 2 pm to 7 am (+1: Next day) and in Ghana 26th April to 2nd May, 1 pm to 6 am (+1: Next day).

To sign up, click here. Let INTO help you achieve your japa dreams!

Sponsored by
INTO

Join The Conversation

Bring a friend.

You'll like this

November 5, 2019

Toothache is something that some people don’t have to deal with but the ones that experience it can swear on their life that it is worse than the pain of childbirth. If you’ve had toothaches before, you know it’s something you can never wish on your enemy because of the maddening and unbearable pain. Toothaches […]

Watch

Now on Zikoko

August 8, 2022

Dammy lost a lot of weight in 2021. What she didn’t know was that her method of losing weight was going to come back and bite her in 2022. In this article, she talks about binge-eating and the effect it’s had on her mental and physical health.

Recommended Quizzes

November 27, 2019

Do you have a face that could make angels jealous, or should you really be walking around with a nylon bag over your head so you don’t scare children? Well, this quiz is here to answer that by telling you exactly how good-looking you are. Take and find out: 11 Quizzes For People Who Aren’t […]

What are you like in a relationship?
February 7, 2020

Your taste in music can say a lot about you, and this time, it’s going to reveal what you are like in a relationship. So, pick a few of your favourite Nigerian love songs, and we’ll let you know if you’re typically a distant, passionate or unbothered partner. Here you go:

November 20, 2019

Last month, we thoughtfully made a quiz telling you guys exactly when you’ll marry, but some of you claimed that your spouse was nowhere to be found. Well, now we’ve created one that’ll tell you exactly who you’ll be dragging down that aisle. Take and start planning that wedding: 11 Quizzes For Nigerians Who Are […]

April 1, 2020

Everyone has a Nigerian bank that matches their personality. You could either be as likeable as GTB, as efficient as Access or as mature as First Bank. Either way, all you have to do is take this quiz and we’ll let you know with almost 100% certainty. So, go ahead:

March 24, 2020

While we know that a lot of the best Nigerian artists deservedly have fans across generations, that won’t stop us from attempting to guess how old you are based on your taste in Nigerian music. So, take this quiz to see if we got it right:

More from Inside Life

August 6, 2022

If you’ve lived long enough with your parents, you’ve seen more than enough pepper. This guide is your chance to return the favour. You’ll probably fail but if you have coconut head, it won’t matter. You can’t First things first, you need to understand that you just can’t win. They’ll frustrate you till you tap-out […]

Watch

Trending Videos

Zikoko Originals

December 14, 2020
What happens when a group of chatty young Nigerians talk about things they're passionate about? You get Nigerians talk. A show that discusses very familiar struggles for the average Nigerian. From relationship deal breakers to sex education with Nigerian parents to leaving Nigeria, be prepared for a ride.
November 2, 2020
'The Couch' is a Zikoko series featuring real life stories from anonymous people.
October 26, 2020
A collection of videos documenting some of the events of the EndSARS protests.
June 22, 2020
'The Couch' is a Zikoko series featuring real life stories from anonymous people.
June 22, 2020
Hacked is an interesting new series by Zikoko made up of fictional but hilarious chat conversations.
June 4, 2020
What happens when a group of chatty young Nigerians talk about things they're passionate about? You get Nigerians talk. A show that discusses very familiar struggles for the average Nigerian. From relationship deal breakers to sex education with Nigerian parents to leaving Nigeria, be prepared for a ride.
June 2, 2020
Quickie is a video series where everyone featured gets only one minute to rant, review or do absolutely anything.
May 14, 2020
Isolation Diary is a Zikoko series that showcases what isolation is like for one young Nigerian working from home due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
March 12, 2020
Life is already hard. Deciding where to eat and get the best lifestyle experiences, isn't something you should stress about. Let VRSUS do that for you.

Z! Stacks

Here's a rabbit hole of stories to lose yourself in:

Zikoko amplifies African youth culture by curating and creating smart and joyful content for young Africans and the world.
X