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March 4, 2020

I had just finished Nysc, and I was at the Iyana-Ipaja camp to pick up my certificate and celebrate my freedom from bondage. I remember getting a call from one of my closest friends – he was still doing Nysc, and he had called to ask how I was feeling. I told him I was […]

January 27, 2020

Our subject this week is a 22-year old engineer. If you called him a genius, you won’t be lying. But sometimes, even that might not be enough. This is his #NairaLife. How’s Lagos treating you? Except for my rough transition from ₦109k per day to ₦109k per month, I’m mostly good.  Slow down, you say […]

November 9, 2019

5:40 AM It is Friday, and now, all our activities have started to become routine. Wake up, make a dash to the tap for water, go to the bathroom, dress up, head to the parade ground for devotion and morning drills.But now there is more, and it’s because we have been sworn in. Now, Nigeria […]

September 2, 2019

The subject in this story had his started out in lab coats as a Health Sciences student, but now he seems to have a keen interest in Data Sciences. One thing stays consistent though, his love for enjoyment. Tell me about the first work you did for money.  JSS 2. Technical drawing class. I used […]

June 3, 2019

Every week, we ask anonymous people to give us a window into their relationship with the Naira – their secret Naira Life. When was the first time you earned money? A scholarship when I was in 100-level. The money wasn’t coming to me – it was going to my dad’s account – but it was […]

May 27, 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 […]

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