The Secret Naira Life

Every week, Zikoko asks anonymous people to give us a window into their relationship with the Naira. Some will be struggle-ish, others will be boujee–but all the time, it’ll be revealing.

The subject of this story has a compulsive need, not to spend, but to save. Amongst other interesting takes. Read up. What was the first thing you did for money? Industrial Training while I was in school. I was earning ₦1k per day. He, the owner of the company, asked, “how much do you want […]

The subject of today’s story lived in Nigeria for a while, but he currently lives in his home country, Liberia. Tell me about that first cash that you felt was yours. Let me start by saying I’m the laziest person I know. When I was a kid, my dad wanted to imbibe reading as a […]

What was the first thing you did for money?  Everytime my dad returned from work when I was a kid, he gave us coins. If you had saved, say X amount, he’d add another X. So you could say I saved for money. But the first proper thing that I did was work for my […]

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