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Vol 42 | 21-08-2023

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What’s Dating Like in Abuja on a ₦180k Monthly Salary?

Kingsley*, 28, is an Abuja-based lawyer who’s been in a serious relationship for over a year. How’s he holding down his relationship on his ₦180k monthly salary?

An excerpt: “I’m not comfortable discussing my finances with my people in detail — even with my parents. Even though my partner is open about her money, I don’t ask her about it because I don’t want to know. She’s complained that I’m not particularly eager to talk about money. I know that when we get married, I’ll need to be fully transparent about my finances, so I’m working on myself. Right now, we still live pretty different lives in different cities, so until then.”

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