naira life

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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