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Re: 5 Smart Things Unemployed Graduates Can Do To Survive In Nigeria by menix(m): 10:55am On Oct 07, 2015
Hmmm...

Ow come there is no kpomo sales..

It's something that gives loads of gal flenty cash..

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Re: 5 Smart Things Unemployed Graduates Can Do To Survive In Nigeria by bamac(m): 10:56am On Oct 07, 2015
Lovely write - up

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Re: 5 Smart Things Unemployed Graduates Can Do To Survive In Nigeria by erayo2GCA(m): 11:01am On Oct 07, 2015
Please help me tell them, job hunting is not a job.

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Re: 5 Smart Things Unemployed Graduates Can Do To Survive In Nigeria by Masculity(m): 11:01am On Oct 07, 2015
This thread is very important to me. Next week i will be EX-corper.

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Re: 5 Smart Things Unemployed Graduates Can Do To Survive In Nigeria by Kulas: 11:01am On Oct 07, 2015
Nice post guy!,this is front page things,not how Tonto Dike or actresses show off their wears etc

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Re: 5 Smart Things Unemployed Graduates Can Do To Survive In Nigeria by Nobody: 11:05am On Oct 07, 2015
Nice n sensible thread not the Tonto Dike thingy

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Re: 5 Smart Things Unemployed Graduates Can Do To Survive In Nigeria by adetop4luv: 11:06am On Oct 07, 2015
what a shame on u
Re: 5 Smart Things Unemployed Graduates Can Do To Survive In Nigeria by Nobody: 11:06am On Oct 07, 2015
Masculity:
This thread is very important to me. Next week i will be EX-corper.
congratz in advance ... Repping batch C 2013 n I neva see beta job uptill nw see life

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Re: 5 Smart Things Unemployed Graduates Can Do To Survive In Nigeria by FunmyKemmy(f): 11:06am On Oct 07, 2015
Yeah, it's in US. Let's look inward.

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Re: 5 Smart Things Unemployed Graduates Can Do To Survive In Nigeria by Nobody: 11:07am On Oct 07, 2015
Kulas:
Nice post guy!,this is front page things,not how Tonto Dike or actresses show off their wears etc
as if u knew wat I wanted 2 post

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Re: 5 Smart Things Unemployed Graduates Can Do To Survive In Nigeria by popson1st: 11:20am On Oct 07, 2015
Sports bet..

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Re: 5 Smart Things Unemployed Graduates Can Do To Survive In Nigeria by queenfav(f): 11:27am On Oct 07, 2015
Nice post..I can relate to it based on say I be full blooded waffi babe.On the streets of warri,you learn that there's dignity in labour.@op couldn't have said it better.I pray against the spirit of entitlement in the lives of youths.Life na OYO.

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Re: 5 Smart Things Unemployed Graduates Can Do To Survive In Nigeria by eke28(m): 11:32am On Oct 07, 2015
Nice. I do No.5 on vehicle and trucks sales but I still need more advice on how to advertise myself so as to make people come my way
Re: 5 Smart Things Unemployed Graduates Can Do To Survive In Nigeria by Lilimax(f): 11:34am On Oct 07, 2015
Rapmoney:
Please, folks your comments and reactions are welcomed!
Bros, I gbadu your write up!
Well constructed and you no just form at all smiley

Have learnt some things there.

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Re: 5 Smart Things Unemployed Graduates Can Do To Survive In Nigeria by chuksmad(m): 11:40am On Oct 07, 2015
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Re: 5 Smart Things Unemployed Graduates Can Do To Survive In Nigeria by Gideon20(m): 11:53am On Oct 07, 2015
Noted!
Re: 5 Smart Things Unemployed Graduates Can Do To Survive In Nigeria by Iwonttell(m): 11:54am On Oct 07, 2015
For every hustle Their Is a Pay.for every hustler There Is a pay day

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Re: 5 Smart Things Unemployed Graduates Can Do To Survive In Nigeria by anuville: 11:55am On Oct 07, 2015
[quote author=Rapmoney post=38741866]The Nigerian economy, presently, is not in an enviable condition and we all know that the 'street' is not friendly and it has not been easy with many graduates. Does this mean that one should continue to wait till a well-paying job comes along? NO!!! Staying idle, doing nothing is not just dangerous but also risky for any young man or woman in our society today! The language therefore is...Hustle! Hustle!! Hustle!!!

Many young graduates who thought that life was a bed of roses during their undergraduate days are now becoming more of realists after being faced with the harsh realities of living without a job in a developing country like Nigeria where the citizens hardly enjoy any meaningful welfare package!!!

The truth is that there's nobody out there who doles out money to anyone so you need to get up, dust your ass and forge ahead! Below are some ways you can earn money as an unemployed graduate in Nigeria to take care of your pressing and immediate needs: wink cool

1) Freelance property Agent: You do not need a start-up fee or an office for this one. Just liase with big registered and trusted propery agencies and estate managers by bringing clients such as land buyers and people looking for accomodation. You can advertise your services via sign-posts or digital banners, placed in strategic places such as busy street and road junctions; make sure your contacts are clearly displayed. If any deal clicks, there's a certain percentage you collect from the estate managers/housing agents based on agreement. You see, you don't even need to move about like Johnny Walker cheesy. All you do is act like a sales person or a middle man that brings the clients to the agents! It pays!!! cool

2) Turn Food Vendors on Sundays: It shouldn't surprise you why I advise you turn a food vendor on Sundays. It is a fact that Nigerians are very religious people and as such, most shops, restaurants and business ventures do not operate on Sundays. Have you ever felt badly hungry on Sunday before? I guess you know how it feels. There are lots of bachelors and spinsters who hardly have time to cook due to work pressure and others who are just generally too lazy to do that. Cooking assorted types of food to sell on Sundays can help people who hardly cook. You can position yourself in busy places that you know you will be easily seen! I tell you today, if your foods taste good and are well-packaged, you are neat, friendly or jovial, people will patronize you. You can also cook and take to night clubs on Fridays and Saturdays to sell. Make sure you include the local delicacies in that area to your food menu. What I mean is that it shouldn't just be the normal rice, beans and 'dodo' stuff. For instance, if you reside in Warri, you should include foods such as Banga Soup, Ogwo Soup and Starch. Again, if your foods taste good and well packaged and you are also neat and friendly, people will patronize you! There's no shame in hustle!!! cool

3) Customize Shirts and Sell To People: You can also generate income through this means. Buy shirts in bulk; especially, Golf and Polo shirts and customize them with the names of family members, friends, neighbours, church members and some notable figures in your neighbourhood who you are friendly with. When people see their names already crested on the shirts, they won't have any other option than to buy, especially, when they have the cash. Since you are buying in bulk, you can buy the shirts for 800-1000Naira each and sell for 2.5k or 3k. You can be making a profit of 1.5k for every shirt you sell!!! wink. Take note that you will pay the person who customizes the shirts but still know it is cheaper when you customize in bulk!

4) Private Lesson/Tutoring: Dem say na 'bros I dey shame, bros I dey shame na e make guy man turn to beggar o! It should be better if you possess teaching experience or have a strong passion for teaching. You can talk to family members, friends, acquaintances, church members, etc, that are in the teaching field to connect you to parents who want private home lesson teachers for their children. Some parents pay up to 15k per child while others pay up to 10k!!! Sometimes, you teach 3 children for 20k-25k!!! If you have up to 3 or 4 different families who you teach their kids, do you know how much that is? You could be making up to 70k every month! Some bankers can't even boast of that as their monthly salary! I rented my first apartment with the money I realized from this; na wetin you nor know na e your mates take pass you o! wink.Take note please: If you don't have passion for teaching or you are not sound upstairs, please don't do this so that you don't end up turning an already poor-performing child to a complete Olodo!!! wink

5) Freelance Marketer: You must not own a business or be a producer before you market things. You can earn money as a freelance marketer for other people's product and get commission for your services. You would still have time to focus on other areas of your life since the establishments whose products you market did not directly employ you so cannot tie you down 24 hrs!!! You can liase with school owners during long holidays and win students over to their schools through oral personal adverts and practical demonstrations as new session begins for a particular fee!!! You can work as a freelance marketer for that boutique too!!! cool

Please, don't mind some of my terms and language in this post, I was raised in the streets of Warri...where we hustle everyday!!!

May God bless the hustle of every Nigerian graduate out there trying hard to make success and life a reality even with the intimidating obstacles that seem to abound!!!
WE SHALL OVERCOME IN THE NAME OF THE MOST HIGH!!! AMEN!!![/quo


nice writeup

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Re: 5 Smart Things Unemployed Graduates Can Do To Survive In Nigeria by Lewisj(m): 11:56am On Oct 07, 2015
Hmmmm poverty na bastard. Wetin cum be government role if we all have to turn hustler? Every body can not be self employed. If its working for you, congrats. All the same, nice post.

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Re: 5 Smart Things Unemployed Graduates Can Do To Survive In Nigeria by labamo07(m): 11:58am On Oct 07, 2015
MadCow1:
When I had no job, I hung out with Bad friends everyday, smoked weed, played football on the streets and watched Series and Nigerian Movies..

grin
truly a madcow...........

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Re: 5 Smart Things Unemployed Graduates Can Do To Survive In Nigeria by MadCow1: 11:59am On Oct 07, 2015
labamo07:

truly a madcow...........


Believe that.. cool
Re: 5 Smart Things Unemployed Graduates Can Do To Survive In Nigeria by johnpaulbuddy(m): 12:22pm On Oct 07, 2015
Rapmoney:
The Nigerian economy, presently, is not in an enviable condition and we all know that the 'street' is not friendly and it has not been easy with many graduates. Does this mean that one should continue to wait till a well-paying job comes along? NO!!! Staying idle, doing nothing is not just dangerous but also risky for any young man or woman in our society today! The language therefore is...Hustle! Hustle!! Hustle!!!

Many young graduates who thought that life was a bed of roses during their undergraduate days are now becoming more of realists after being faced with the harsh realities of living without a job in a developing country like Nigeria where the citizens hardly enjoy any meaningful welfare package!!!

The truth is that there's nobody out there who doles out money to anyone so you need to get up, dust your ass and forge ahead! Below are some ways you can earn money as an unemployed graduate in Nigeria to take care of your pressing and immediate needs: wink cool

1) Freelance property Agent: You do not need a start-up fee or an office for this one. Just liase with big registered and trusted propery agencies and estate managers by bringing clients such as land buyers and people looking for accomodation. You can advertise your services via sign-posts or digital banners, placed in strategic places such as busy street and road junctions; make sure your contacts are clearly displayed. If any deal clicks, there's a certain percentage you collect from the estate managers/housing agents based on agreement. You see, you don't even need to move about like Johnny Walker cheesy. All you do is act like a sales person or a middle man that brings the clients to the agents! It pays!!! cool

2) Turn Food Vendors on Sundays: It shouldn't surprise you why I advise you turn a food vendor on Sundays. It is a fact that Nigerians are very religious people and as such, most shops, restaurants and business ventures do not operate on Sundays. Have you ever felt badly hungry on Sunday before? I guess you know how it feels. There are lots of bachelors and spinsters who hardly have time to cook due to work pressure and others who are just generally too lazy to do that. Cooking assorted types of food to sell on Sundays can help people who hardly cook. You can position yourself in busy places that you know you will be easily seen! I tell you today, if your foods taste good and are well-packaged, you are neat, friendly or jovial, people will patronize you. You can also cook and take to night clubs on Fridays and Saturdays to sell. Make sure you include the local delicacies in that area to your food menu. What I mean is that it shouldn't just be the normal rice, beans and 'dodo' stuff. For instance, if you reside in Warri, you should include foods such as Banga Soup, Ogwo Soup and Starch. Again, if your foods taste good and well packaged and you are also neat and friendly, people will patronize you! There's no shame in hustle!!! cool

3) Customize Shirts and Sell To People: You can also generate income through this means. Buy shirts in bulk; especially, Golf and Polo shirts and customize them with the names of family members, friends, neighbours, church members and some notable figures in your neighbourhood who you are friendly with. When people see their names already crested on the shirts, they won't have any other option than to buy, especially, when they have the cash. Since you are buying in bulk, you can buy the shirts for 800-1000Naira each and sell for 2.5k or 3k. You can be making a profit of 1.5k for every shirt you sell!!! wink. Take note that you will pay the person who customizes the shirts but still know it is cheaper when you customize in bulk!

4) Private Lesson/Tutoring: Dem say na 'bros I dey shame, bros I dey shame na e make guy man turn to beggar o! It should be better if you possess teaching experience or have a strong passion for teaching. You can talk to family members, friends, acquaintances, church members, etc, that are in the teaching field to connect you to parents who want private home lesson teachers for their children. Some parents pay up to 15k per child while others pay up to 10k!!! Sometimes, you teach 3 children for 20k-25k!!! If you have up to 3 or 4 different families who you teach their kids, do you know how much that is? You could be making up to 70k every month! Some bankers can't even boast of that as their monthly salary! I rented my first apartment with the money I realized from this; na wetin you nor know na e your mates take pass you o! wink.Take note please: If you don't have passion for teaching or you are not sound upstairs, please don't do this so that you don't end up turning an already poor-performing child to a complete Olodo!!! wink

5) Freelance Marketer: You must not own a business or be a producer before you market things. You can earn money as a freelance marketer for other people's product and get commission for your services. You would still have time to focus on other areas of your life since the establishments whose products you market did not directly employ you so cannot tie you down 24 hrs!!! You can liase with school owners during long holidays and win students over to their schools through oral personal adverts and practical demonstrations as new session begins for a particular fee!!! You can work as a freelance marketer for that boutique too!!! cool

Please, don't mind some of my terms and language in this post, I was raised in the streets of Warri...where we hustle everyday!!!

May God bless the hustle of every Nigerian graduate out there trying hard to make success and life a reality even with the intimidating obstacles that seem to abound!!!
WE SHALL OVERCOME IN THE NAME OF THE MOST HIGH!!! AMEN!!!
nice post op,am into D̶̲̥̅̊ number 4 but I hav only1,getting more is D̶̲̥̅̊ problem...any advice or tip for me

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Re: 5 Smart Things Unemployed Graduates Can Do To Survive In Nigeria by xammyx(m): 12:23pm On Oct 07, 2015
Rapmoney:
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Re: 5 Smart Things Unemployed Graduates Can Do To Survive In Nigeria by xammyx(m): 12:23pm On Oct 07, 2015
johnpaulbuddy:
nice post op,am into D̶̲̥̅̊ number 4 but I hav only1,getting more is D̶̲̥̅̊ problem...any advice or tip for me

Hey to make extra cash check this out www.fourcornersallancegroup.com/?a=xammy
it take just $18 to invest
Re: 5 Smart Things Unemployed Graduates Can Do To Survive In Nigeria by xammyx(m): 12:24pm On Oct 07, 2015
KingJB:
You have said it all man

God bless the hustle of every hustler out there

Gbogbo e lo ma da
E go better by God grace!

Hey to make extra cash check this out www.fourcornersallancegroup.com/?a=xammy
it take just $18 to invest
Re: 5 Smart Things Unemployed Graduates Can Do To Survive In Nigeria by xammyx(m): 12:26pm On Oct 07, 2015
MrLouisVanGaal1:


There's too much craze over getting a job and sitting behind a desk and collecting a salary at the end of the month in Nigeria. It appears most of the youths are not willing to do anything for themselves, resorting to blaming the govt and looking for an easy way out through jobs that are setting stricter requirements everyday because of the crowd out there.
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Re: 5 Smart Things Unemployed Graduates Can Do To Survive In Nigeria by otunbashonny(m): 12:30pm On Oct 07, 2015
Honestly that number 1 is the easiest of all,because people looking for property in Lagos are just too much. I am a living testimony of number 1.
Re: 5 Smart Things Unemployed Graduates Can Do To Survive In Nigeria by Nyceguy92: 12:31pm On Oct 07, 2015
[quote author=Rapmoney post=38741866]

I know a graduate of Veterinary Medicine who rented a 2-bedroom flat and hired a crop of talented tailors to make well sewn shirts, trousers and ties on his own label.

Boutique owners placed bulk orders and, sometimes, retail hawkers brought the shirts to me and my colleagues to buy, claiming they were imported but we recognised the label.

Even while gainfully employed, I made an arrangement with a tailor friend to learn the trade, because it is a lucrative trade if one does it well. I regret that I could not

follow through with the arrangements.

Graduates could try freelance photography. I did mobile photography before and even while in the university. At a time, most of the people I snapped suggested I opened a studio.

What about learning an entirely new trade? Recently, I gave business to 2 graduate brothers who underwent apprenticeship in Cabinet Making. They didn't want to go

through the hassles of unemployment.

How about learning auto repairs as cars are getting more sophisticated and electronic. Affordable equipment and tools abound that make tasks very easy these days.

For those good at what they do, thy will never lack clienteles. In fact, this is an area I recently advised a cousin Poly graduate to go into instead waiting for government job

or a Visa to Europe.

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Re: 5 Smart Things Unemployed Graduates Can Do To Survive In Nigeria by peter4d2(m): 12:36pm On Oct 07, 2015
Well currently working wit my cousin who his into ogogoro selling but d fg wan put sand 4 garri God pass dem n no be wetin mak me no like fg.
Doe luking 2wards expanding d bizz too.

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