“If you can’t relate to anything in this article, you don’t know what God has done for you.”
Working in the Nigerian civil service sometimes means sacrificing income growth for stability. The 47-year-old in this story knows this first-hand. After two decades in the civil service, her salary has only increased to ₦65k/Month. This is her #NairaLife.
“Have money and you will inspire people to do things.”
The 27-year-old sales manager in this #NairaLife has been investing in a couple of high-risk businesses since 2018. In 2020 alone, he made more than ₦5m in profits. But things took a dark turn in 2021 and now, he’s in debt of ₦11m. Read how it happened below:
You’ve probably seen pictures of Nigeria’s coat of arms all your life, but do you know what the symbol represents?
If you don’t, this article contains all the information you need.
The 26-year-old in this #NairaLife YOLO’ed her way through some years of her adult life until eight months of unemployment stopped her in her tracks. Now, she’s all about financial security. What does this mean when her 9-5 pays her ₦70k/Month?
At the beginning of the month, the 32-year-old in this article withdrew ₦50k from their account and tracked their spending for 16 days.
Read about how that went below:
The 34-year-old engineer in this #NairaLife made a career switch into oil and gas in 2014. Since that time, his basic salary has grown to ₦1.7m/month. Now, he wants to retire in six years with $1m in liquid assets. How does he hope to get there?
The 43-year-old producer in this #NairaLife has had her fair share of highs and lows. Between 2001 and 2017, she worked her way up from ₦21k/month to $4k/month. 2021? She’s at ground zero. Now, she thinks success is a lot of luck before anything else.
He who has eyes, let him read. We’ve done our part.
For the 36-year-old in this #NairaLife, a hack to growing income is by job hopping. How has this worked for him? For starters, he was earning ₦30k/month in 2008. Now, he earns ₦1.3m/month.
Read how it happened here:
Travelling with a Nigerian passport is not the easiest thing. However, a couple of countries across the world allow Nigerians to visit without a visa. Find some of them here: Travelling with a Nigerian passport is quite a task. With the Nigerian passport ranking 101 out of 199 countries, there are not many visa-free countries […]
As told to Toheeb It’s June 2021, and I’m meeting an old flame. It’s been about a year since he broke up with me, and he’s here to answer a question that plagued me for months after the split: Why did he leave me? For you to understand why this means so much to me, […]
This week’s Naira Life is brought to you by QuickCredit. With QuickCredit, you not only get the funds you need instantly, but you also get to pay back at the lowest interest rate in Nigeria. A consistent pattern in this #NairaLife is how this 25-year-old lawyer’s black tax increases as her income increases. But she doesn’t […]
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On August 14, 2021, unknown armed individuals attacked a convoy of five buses and killed at least 22 travellers along Rukuba Road in Jos North Local Government. According to multiple reports, the victims were returning to Ondo State after attending an Islamic festival in Bauchi state. Reports also say that another 23 people were injured, […]
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This week’s Naira Life is brought to you by QuickCredit. With QuickCredit, you not only get the funds you need instantly, but you also get to pay back at the lowest interest rate in Nigeria. On this week’s #NairaLife, this 30-year-old lady’s quality of life nosedived after the death of her husband in 2020. Her current […]
Lagos is on the list of the most expensive cities to live in Nigeria. However, by many accounts, the quality of life in the city is not the best. I spoke to a few Nigerian living in Lagos about how they get by and the financial cost of living in the city. 1. Amanda, 26 […]
This week’s Naira Life is brought to you by QuickCredit. With QuickCredit, you not only get the funds you need instantly, but you also get to pay back at the lowest interest rate in Nigeria. This 23-year-old has an investment banking job and a couple of side hustles, but that’s not the most interesting thing about […]
From recent conversations happening on social media, it seems like there are two warring factions discussing the culture of side gigs. One school of thought thinks Nigerians are within their rights to look for side jobs while the second argues that it’s not fair on employers as they bear the brunt of this. It makes […]
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This week’s Naira Life is brought to you by QuickCredit. With QuickCredit, you not only get the funds you need instantly, but you also get to pay back at the lowest interest rate in Nigeria. What’s your oldest memory of money? When I was eight years old, I found a big bar of soap at home […]
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