naira life

July 22, 2019

The guy in this story has literally been trained all his life for one purpose; to fight and defend the sovereignty of his country. Doesn’t mean he doesn’t think about money or worry about it sometimes. When did you first earn a salary? My first salary was ₦2500 per month.  Huh?  Oh, it was 2000 […]

May 20, 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. What you should know […]

May 13, 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. What you should know […]

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 […]

April 22, 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 was the first […]

March 18, 2019

In this story, we talk to a man who spends his days selling water out of his cart, and his nights keeping watch.    Age: 27 Income: ₦82,000/month When did this hustle start? I first came to Lagos around that time Jonathan first became President after Yar’adua died. The first job I started then was fetching water […]

March 11, 2019

In this story, we’re speaking with a super-talented lady who is torn between learning the ropes in a structured environment and looking for how to earn more.   But quick one: This week’s story was pulled off in collaboration with mycashestate.com–they’re making it ridiculously easy for everyone to grow money by investing.   Age: 21 Occupation: Multidisciplinary Creative Net […]

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