15 Things Nigerians Who Have Jobs But Are Still Broke Can Relate To

April 29, 2016

1. When someone says “you’re lucky you have a job”.

Is that so?

2. When you have one job but you don’t mind another.

Please epp me.

3. When you realise you need another job even after your 2 jobs.

Kuku kill me.

4. When you have a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree and people still want to pay you less than 100k.

See this foolishness.

5. When your boss tells you that your salary will be late.

Okay…

6. When your salary is finished before you even get it.

This is the way it is now?

7. When people think you can afford stuff because you’re employed.

Sorry to disappoint.

8. When you want to go out and you calculate the expenses.

Nope. No.

9. When your car spoils and you want to repair it. But the price, so you start taking the bus.

This too shall pass away.

10. When you finally manage to buy fuel and the thought of pouring it inside your gen makes you want to vomit.

You just want to hold it to your chest and look at it.

11. When your bank deducts an unauthorized 1000 from your account.

1000 is not beans please.

12. When your salary is now 4 months late but you keep going to work because “at least you have a job”.

May God not punish you.

13. When you finally decide to quit your job and make lemonade with the lemons life handed you.

As in entrepreneur sturvs.

14. When you hear someone in university say “I can’t wait to graduate and get a job”.

You’ll soon see.

15. When you hear students talking about starting salary of “no less than 100k”.

LOOOOOL!

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