Apart from the incessant strike actions embarked upon by lecturers and non-teaching staff in Nigeria’s various higher institutions, other primary challenges faced by students in this country include lack of finance and shortage of food supplies.
Though the first issue is totally out of control of students, the last two can be nipped in the bud by following one or more of our recommendations below.
Read on to learn about ways through which you can make money as a Nigerian student and overcome the problem of lack of finance to purchase food items, to acquire course materials, to pay your fees, among other needs.
This is defined as executing jobs for people/clients on a short-term basis, which doesn’t involve long-term engagement with a company or an employer. As a student, you can freelance for people online or offline.
Online freelance requires a laptop and a reliable power source and stable internet connection. You will execute projects such as article writing, blog writing, research writing (assignment, reports etc.), logo design, website design for clients on freelance websites such as Fiverr, Freelancer, Upwork, SEOClerk, and several others.
After completing your assigned task, your hirer will pay you — usually in dollars which can be sold to trusted e-exchangers or via your bank and you will receive the equivalent fund in naira in your Nigerian bank account.
Also, you can do these aforementioned tasks for people offline. If you don’t have a laptop, you can also make use of a tablet. For the committed and skilled freelancer, freelancing could be rewarding.
The major requirement here is that to make it as a freelancer, you need to learn a skill; the more the skills (like graphic design, web design, writing, video animation, etc.) you’ve, the higher your earnings.
This is related to the aforementioned point. As a student, you can make cool money by blogging on niches such as health, tech, fashion, entertainment, sports, cooking, and catering, etc.
You must write about topics and issues that the public (your audience) will find informative, fascinating and engaging.
Also, your content has to be original, devoid of any element of plagiarism.
But how do you really make money by blogging on the internet? You can get income from your blog through one or more of the following ways: Google AdSense, affiliate marketing, offering people advice on issues related to SEO traffic, freelancing (explained above), and many more.
3. Taking Tutorials
As a student looking for a source of income, you can organize private lessons for secondary school students on subjects such as Math, English, Physics, Accounting, Economics, Literature, just to mention a few.
You may also partner with some of your other colleagues and organize summer coaching for primary and/or secondary students on long break.
For the former suggestion, you may need to visit your students at home while the latter will require some space, which you may get within your school campus.
This is one of the surest ways to make money as a student in Nigeria.
4. Hair Beauty Salon & Hand Crafts
This biz is quite common in schools and is lucrative because female students — or even male students — do not treat their looks with levity. You can leverage this human need to make money as a student.
Businesses under this section include make-up artistry, hairdressing for female students, barbing for the male student, woven embroidery and knitting, bead and bangle production, and so on.
If you don’t have any of these hands-on skills already, you could learn it during your long break or whenever you’re free.
You may not really require a shop as you could employ your corridor in the hostel or room.
5. Photography and Event Planning
This job is ideal for you if you have the right skill and tool for photography and event planning, and are outspoken and social.
You can organize social events including fellowship days, social weeks, birthdays, faculty weeks, etc.; and people will pay you for your service.
To work as a photographer, a camera and studio for printing hard copies of pictures are needed.
Alternatively, you may acquire a personal printer and make extra income from this by helping other photographers print hard copies of their pictures.
You can solve your problem of lack of finance, as a student in, by engaging in one of the ways to make money as a student in Nigeria in the above-mentioned activities.
In your leisure time, during the long break, when other students attend social events every now and then to have fun or stay idle after traveling home for a holiday; you can use that time to learn a skill.
You would be glad you did later on.
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