I’ve often heard of men who gave regular allowances to their girlfriends but had never met one (that I knew of). A friend prompted me to talk to men who “paid salaries” to their partners so I put a call out. I got some pretty interesting responses from six men. Here’s what they said. Patrick […]
Are you tired of running this rat race, just to end up earning peanuts? We feel you, and so we’ve created this guide specially for you, so you can ask your boss for a raise. Don’t forget us when you’re doing giveaway. 1. First of all, know that once you start, you can’t back out […]
We already guessed your current salary, but what if that’s not what you actually deserve per month? Well, this quiz will tell. Take it now and see for yourself. QUIZ: Can We Guess Your Current Salary? How much are you actually earning? Take this quiz so we can guess.
“A Week In The Life” is a weekly Zikoko series that explores the working-class struggles of Nigerians. It captures the very spirit of what it means to hustle in Nigeria and puts you in the shoes of the subject for a week The subject of today’s “A Week In The Life” is a medical house officer. […]
Omo the country is hard and things are expensive. How can a poor person like me and you survive like this with a salary that vanishes the moment you buy one thing? My salary after I buy one plate of food. How best can we make our salary last longer? We might have some ideas […]
A huge part of life revolves around money yet we don’t talk about it. Especially when it comes to jobs and salaries. In the hope of demystifying this, I asked a couple of young Nigerians how they found out they were underpaid. Here’s what they said: Enny/Female/20s. I did a job for a client where […]
Remember when we talked about the things you should do when you get a raise? Well, we’re back to tell you the things you SHOULD NOT do when you get a raise. Don’t buy 5k suya I know the raise feels like a lot of money but that doesn’t mean you should splurge the difference […]
Every now and then, fortune and your employer smile on you and grace you with a salary increase, either in your current role or as part of a promotion. When you receive an increase, it is easy for you to want to become a golden boy/girl. You might feel the urge to become Sinzu. Perish […]
These are the things that are coming for your salary. Be prepared.
So, you wake up grudgingly every morning to go and grind while muttering under your breath that adulthood is the ghetto. At the end of each cycle of tiredness, wetin be dis-ness, and all-round I-am-not-doing-again, you get paid. Well, depending on how you manage your finances on/after payday, we can tell what kind of salary […]
If you are employed in Nigeria and your employer is reasonable, chances are this is salary week. This week always reveals the different types of workers in any organization. From the employees who beg and cry, to the silently distressed, to the calm ones. Before we start on the different types of workers, let’s take […]
Many young Nigerians don’t know how to talk about money or bring up conversations about finance. There are varying reasons for this trend that are too numerous to go into. Because we like you, we created a list of ways to know when it’s time to ask for a salary increase. 1) Fatigue: If one […]
We already tried to guess how much you have in your account and your current net worth, and we think we did a pretty great job (keep any complaints to yourself). Now, we’re going to try and guess your monthly salary based on your relationship with money. Oya, take the quiz: 11 Timed Quizzes For […]
Bank accounts are not smiling.
We know it’s very hard to make your salary last till payday, but we’ve got a few tricks up our sleeves that might just help you out!
Don’t worry you are not alone.
When you are now an employed individual.
Don’t play yourself.
Unemployment might be better!
When your salary is not even really yours.
When you’re slowly getting broke.
When you’re waiting for salvation!
“N200k starting salary or nothing.”
Here's a rabbit hole of stories to lose yourself in: