Adulting is expensive, and the Nigerian economy makes it is worse for young Nigerians to acquire more disposable income. Let’s face it, we need more, more and more money because quite frankly it is the way to go this new year
I’d go through an entire day just seeing men men men and the moment I come across another woman I’m like, please hug me, finally!
On the first edition of the Money Talk “My Side Hustle” series, we spoke to Tunde, a 24 year old Chess Tutor and Mark, a 25 year old student about how they supplement their income through online sports betting. They shared their motivations, concerns and their craziest betting experiences with us!
When the Government was dilly-dallying about closing the borders and Nigerians were treating with kid gloves what is now a full blown ravaging pandemic but back then was seen as just a minor outbreak, even then it was already obvious that the financial landscape of the nation was about to be changed, drastically.
It is estimated that the jobs that will be in high demand, now and shortly, will be jobs for which competition will be global and will require technologies that perhaps are yet to be invented. To hold your own, you need to prepare for these uncertain times. So how do you begin to prepare for that future? Acquiring relevant skills is a great way to prepare.
Startups are definitely not exempted from the current global economic situation that has made it downright impossible for most companies to follow through with their initial financial strategy of the year. As such, an ability to be adaptive, a resilience that looks away from tactics, and focuses on pure grit and a large element of good fortune are what the startups are relying upon to stay afloat in these dangerously uncertain times.
One of the things that go deep with people, apart from their education, is their job. To most people, work is not just ‘work’; it means much more than work. Work is meant to be fun, regardless of the role. People want to find fulfilment, satisfaction and meaning from their jobs. People have expectations as to how they want to be seen and treated as an employee. They apparently know better and, consequently, demand better.