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January 23, 2023

Vol 14 | 23-01-2023

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Good morning! 🌞

It’s finally salary week, and I’m so excited I could cry. Some of us just want to know what it feels like for money to enter our accounts again.

For others, salary week means freedom from the many loans taken to survive January’s 774 days.

I’m not sure what kind of salary would save today’s #NairaLife subject. He’s currently ₦2m in debt. He didn’t exactly set out to be in so much debt, though.

Just like how this #LoveCurrency subject didn’t set out to be the poor partner with a trying-to-survive career in the relationship. Love happened, and even though his 15-year-older partner can afford to spend his entire salary in one night, he tries to balance the dynamic through the power of thoughtful gifting.

Wouldn’t life be so much easier if we could all manifest as much money as we need?

In this letter:

  • #NairaLife: He’s 23 and on His Sixth Business in Three Years
  • #LoveCurrency: Cohabiting in Lekki on a ₦90k Customer Rep Salary
  • Money Meanings: “Capital Gains”
  • Game: #HowMuchLast
  • Where The Money At?!

#NairaLife: He’s 23 and on His Sixth Business in Three Years

The 23-year-old student on this week’s Naira Life started his first business in 2020. Since then, he’s tried and failed at five businesses. He doesn’t know what it is, but something keeps pushing him to try again, even though he’s now in ₦2m debt.

It’s the persistence for me.

Read his story here

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Cohabiting in Lekki on a ₦90k Customer Rep Salary

Alexei* is a 26-year-old man with a partner who’s 15 years older and earns enough to spend Alexei’s salary in one night. In this article, he shares the misconceptions about their relationship, the power dynamic and how he gets away with being poor through the power of gifting.

An excerpt: The worst happened two weeks ago. I’d sent their official driver to help me pick up a delivery, and when they came back to the house, the security guard knocked and said, “They’re looking for your daddy.”

What’s dating a tentative sugar daddy like?

Money Meanings

Game: #HowMuchLast

#HowMuchLast is a game where we show you an item and you tell us (and the world) the highest amount you’d pay for it.

Some weeks will be Okin biscuit, some others will be SUVs.

This week, we’re testing your taste in music. #HowMuchLast for a ticket to Wizkid and Davido’s joint tour?

What’s the most you’d pay? Tweet at us here.

Where The Money At?!

We can’t say we’re about the money and not actually help you find the money.

So we’ve compiled a list of job opportunities for you. Make sure you share this with anyone who might need it because in this community, we look out for each other.

Again, don’t mention. We gatchu.

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All good things must come to an end. But not this good thing. We’ll be back next week.

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meantime, keep reading Zikoko’s articles and be sure to share the love.

Till next week…

Yours cashly,

Tife,

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