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December 28, 2020

What’s your oldest memory of money?  I was 5, and my mum gave me money to buy a crate of eggs – ₦1 coin. My own introduction to money was with coins, and this was in 1990. There was the 50 kobo coin. My boxed-up uncle used to give me whenever he visited.  What could […]

December 9, 2019

If you’ve been reading #NairaLife long enough, then you probably know I’m currently on the #JollofRoad, our West African road trip. Along the way, I’ve found all kinds of people. And what good is it if I don’t run into people and ask them about their finances? The subject of today’s story lives in Abuja, where […]

September 9, 2019

This week, it’s the first couple ever – they’ve been dating for about a year, and they’ll be letting us peek into their lives. They’re both 28 and currently earn ₦400k – cute coincidences. Both of you are my first couple ever. Them: Litttt! Her: Let’s go! Him: Oya oya. When did you first clock […]

May 6, 2019

Every week, we ask anonymous people to give us a window into their relationship with the Naira. In this story, a lady talks about her struggles and it’s not just with money, it’s at the workplace. Age: 26 Occupation: Customer Support What’s the first time you made money? It was in secondary school. Mumsy bought a lot […]

April 28, 2019

If you’ve been reading this every Monday, you know the drill at this point. If you haven’t, now you know that Zikoko talks to anonymous people every week about their relationship with the Naira. Sometimes, it will be boujee, other times, it will be struggle-ish. But all the time–it’ll be revealing. When do you first […]

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