Let your village people rest this year. Avoid these six things at your next interview and you’ll see that nobody is holding your destiny.
“I watched people pick between being able to afford food or the drugs they needed. Drugs that cost what a privileged person would call chicken change.”
Borrowing money is the ghetto and these 5 millennials share the first time adulthood had them on the streets asking for help. Tag a friend that needs to see this too
The subject of today’s “A Week In The Life” is a businessman who sells electronic gadgets for a living. He talks about his unconventional approach to business, being dealt with by the exchange rate and why he’s now considering getting a 9-5.
“I stopped spending my own money because I didn’t want to hurt other people’s feelings.” — 7 Nigerians tell us why they don’t discuss how much they earn.
Today’s #NairaLife subject got tired of the slow income increase at the law firm where she’d worked for four years and decided to leave in 2020 at ₦386k/month. Two years later, she’s at ₦2m and hoping to increase her earnings even further.
Itodo Samuel Anthony taught math, chemistry and physics in the village for six years and won got selected in the top 50 at the Global Teacher’s Prize. How did he achieve these feats?
When the subject of today’s “A Week In The Life” got pregnant, her life stopped. First, she had to resign from her job. Then, she became a stay-at-home mum to care for her son. Now, she tells us about raising a toddler and navigating her new reality:
For almost 10 years, the 30-year-old writer in this #NairaLife saw every job as a hustle he could wing. Sometimes, it worked out. At other times, it didn’t. Interestingly, he’s grown his income by more than 5x in the past two years. What changed?
For today’s episode of “A Week In The Life,” we spoke to a pastor. She talks about her decision not to be a full-time pastor, combining a 9-5 alongside her divine calling and the many ways she enjoys herself as a human being.
To kick off 2021, we compiled a list of #NairaLife stories you should consider reading twice. From the politician who lives on donations to the investment analyst who quadrupled her income in two years, these are 10 must-read stories from the series.
From the drug dealer who almost lost a kneecap, to the pornstar who feels like Wizkid and Davido in front of a camera, to the unpaid full-time housewife, here are 10 of the most-read stories from the “A Week In The Life” series.
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Whether you started reading last year, this year, or last week, here are 10 must-read stories from the “A Week In The Life” series. These stories will either inspire you, make you pause and think, or simply allow you to appreciate the mundane.
As much as the 24-year-old in this #NairaLife is a big fan of financial literacy, she’s also made her fair share of money mistakes, culminating in a loss of more than ₦2m in 2020. If there’s anything she’d like to hack, it’s how to grow her wealth.
The subject of today’s “A Week In The Life” used to work at an NGO until 5 months ago when his contract expired. While waiting for renewal, he tells us about struggling with his new reality, missing his old job and navigating a loss of identity.
The 35-year-old in this story was forced out of his home after a Boko Haram attack in 2016. Subsequently, he came to Lagos to start over, and he was getting back on his feet until a government decision set him back.
MTN Nigeria recently announced the price of its initial public offering to retail investors.The offer which opened at 8:00am on the 1st of December 2021 will close at 5:00pm on the 14th of December 2021 with a minimum subscription of 20 shares and lots of 20 shares thereafter. At the retail offer roadshow in Enugu […]
“As at December last year, I earned just ₦200k. Now, I earn over ₦ 1 million monthly.
You know what’s crazy? I survive on only ₦50k every month.”
The subject of today’s “A Week In The Life” plays chess for a living. He tells us about navigating societal disregard for his chosen career, his persistence even in the face of dwindling funds and why chess has him in a chokehold.
In 2018, the 20-year-old in this #NairaLife randomly applied for a coding training course and didn’t look back. Three years and a couple of courses later, she works as a front-end developer. How much does the job pay her per month? ₦470k.
The subject of today’s “A Week In The Life” is an editor at Zikoko. They walk us through the best parts of the job, their least favourite parts and why they don’t announce in public that they write for Zikoko.
It’s not every time someone turns their life around at their first job, but that’s what happened for the guy in this week’s story. From being unemployed at the beginning of 2020 to earning ₦327k/month by the middle of 2021. This is #NairaLife, ep. 148.
We talked to a real estate agent about why there are so many costs involved in renting a house and why the hell inspection fees exist:
Inside this #NairaLife is a 30-year-old actress and screenwriter whose biggest struggle is income stability. Does her line of work have something to do with this? Yes, but it runs a little deeper than that.
Due to the demanding nature of these jobs, most interns find it hard to take up other paying side-gigs that could actually fund their lives. Young Nigerians these days have to weigh their options carefully, choosing between their dreams and a job that foots the bill.
Guys, get in here. We’ve got something to talk about. Believe it or not, December has come. And you know what that means – it’s time to detty everywhere again. This year, things will be even dettier. COVID did us dirty last December, so there were no shows or events for us to attend. Now […]
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