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Top 20 Make Money From Home Jobs In Nigeria

With the population of Nigeria estimated by the National Population Commission to be over 195- million in 2018, it is no surprise that the competition for employment and available jobs is at its peak.

The increasing levels of unemployment calls for new and improved ideas in order to survive and even thrive in a highly competitive economy such as ours.

A piece of good news though is that it is not all gloom and doom for you in this present situation. As it is said “Information is Power” and I agree with that statement only when it is properly applied. There is so many work from home jobs available for you.

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Top 20 Make Money From Home Jobs In Nigeria
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Even the most powerful and potentially life changing information can remain useless if action is not taken. I hope you will take action after reading this powerful post.

In this article, I would be unveiling the top 20 make money from home jobs in Nigeria. You must note that every problem is an opportunity for growth and improvement.

Instead of whining and crying about any problem you see around you, change your perspective and start thinking “How can I come up with a Solution to this problem?” That’s the secret of great businesses and entrepreneurs. They solved people’s problems and they get tons of money in return.

You might probably be wondering if there are profitable businesses or jobs you can start from the comfort of your home and earn cool cash.

I tell you, that is the next level of entrepreneurship sweeping through the world right now and Nigeria is not an exception.

I even make bold to say that Nigeria is among the leading countries embracing this trend. These home jobs are best suitable for anyone especially stay at home moms or nursing moms and youths generally.  You don’t have to be a graduate to make a living from these types of home Jobs.

Some of the advantages of theses make money from home jobs are as follows:

1. You don’t have to bother about renting an office space or shop

2. Expenses such as transportation and other bills are saved

3. They usually have very little or no startup capital

4. You have total control of your time which is your greatest commodity

5. You can still carry out your home chores especially for stay at home moms.

6. You don’t even have to worry about an irritating boss at work.

These make money from home jobs can be done even if you have a full time job. You can use your evenings and weekend to earn extra cash for yourself.

Many people started this ways and today they are big time entrepreneurs. You too can achieve such if you take courageous action to start and make a commitment to succeed.

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List of Top 20 make money from home jobs in Nigeria:

1. Blogging

2. Affiliate Marketing

3. Information Marketing

4. Freelance writing

5. Website Designing

6. Graphics Designing

7. Virtual Assistant

8. E-commerce

9. Social Media Management

10. Computer services

11. Event management

12. MC/Event Host

13. Tutorial classes

14. Cooperate Meal Vending

15. Baking and Snacks Production

16. Natural Juice and smoothie production

17. Daycare and Crèche Services

18. Ice Block Production

19. Cosmetology

20. Rental services

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1. Blogging

A few years ago Blogging became the “in thing” in Nigeria after people like Linda Ikeji and Oluwaseun Osewa of nairaland paved the way.

Nonetheless, there is still room for more bloggers to make it big. There are still some untapped niches in Nigeria waiting for you to exploit and make smart money from the comfort of your home.

Starting a blog requires little upfront capital to set up. You choose a niche (what you want to blog about). It could range from business to entertainment, sports to fashion and the likes. Basically, your blogging niche should be based on your passion, skill, interest or experience.

Once you’ve done that you now have to get you blog online. You can either go for the freely hosted blogs such as blogger and WordPress or the self-hosted blogs.

You can get all these information online. After that you have to set up the blog and begin to publish articles on it consistently.

In this process you make sure you publicize your blog and then start monetizing it. You can make money through Google Adsense, selling your own products, selling advertising spaces and many other creative ways.

All you need is a personal computer, modem and smartphone. Requirements for this business are basic computer knowledge and the readiness to learn online by making Google and Youtube your tutors.

 2. Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing is simply the business of selling other peoples products through promotion and earning commissions on every sale you make.

In Nigeria, you can become an affiliate marketer with either konga or jumia. Once you sign up with them and start promoting their products, you get paid for every sale you make.

At sign up you will be given a peculiar personal ID and URL which direct visitors to the website of the company in this case konga or jumia.

For example, if someone buys a product through your link, let’s say a washing machine worth =N=70000 you might end up receiving a commission of =N=700 for your effort of promoting it for sale.

You just have to promote as many products as possible to make more money. You can use a blog, website or even your social media account (Facebook, twitter or instagram) for promotion.

Go to their site (konga or jumia), pick a product, review it and place the unique URL given to you so that people can click and make a purchase. By doing this constantly your account balance should be increasing in no time all from the comfort of your home.

3. Information Marketing

do you have a skill, expertise, knowledge, interest or solution that is beneficial to people? You can make good money from home by packaging it into an information product.

This can be an eBook, audio or video and begin promoting it to people both online and offline. And once people see the benefit, you will continue to make tons and tons of sales especially with the power of internet marketing.

How cool is that. You don’t even need capital to start this business. Type all you know on the subject you wish to market, convert it into a PDF file using Microsoft word and you’re in business.

4. Freelance writer

This work at home job involves writing articles, blog posts, and stories for magazine or news for others to earn income.

Many websites today are in need of good freelance writers, you can sign up with them and start making money from home in no time.

All you need is a laptop or desktop computer and internet connection. Just ensure you write with good grammatical expressions and avoid typographical errors.

5. Website Designing

This is one skill that can never go out of fashion. As a web designer you can earn good bucks from home by designing websites for other individuals and firms from the comfort of your home.

If you don’t have the skill you can learn it online. The new trend is in setting up wordpress sites which is easier to do. All these can be learnt online. You can get jobs by joining good Facebook groups or registering with a freelancing site.

6. Graphics Designing

This is one of the highly demanded skill both offline and online. People are always in need of good graphic designers for their blog, events, programs, weddings etc.

Ensure to position yourself rightly online and publicize your expertise to friends, family and others. You will surely get jobs if you’re good at it. And make even more money from home when you deliver on time.

7. Virtual Assistant

This is one of the trending work from home jobs that can pay you quite well if you play your role very well. It involves being an assistant to someone and performing certain task online.

Most of these asks are clerical in nature and you can be an assistant to multiple individuals and earn more money from home.

8. E-commerce

This business is popularly known as mini-importation. It involves sourcing for highly demanded products at cheap prices and selling them for profits.

These products can be imported from online stores abroad such as Aliexpress or Amazon or sourced locally and resold to swarming consumers for high margin profits.

You can open your own online store or use Facebook ads to promote your product. This has proven to be one of the most effective methods of marketing such products. The whole process can be carried out from the comfort of your home.

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9. Social Media Management

his work from home job is as simple as knowing how to operate a mobile device. You can get jobs to manage the social media of a celebrity, a business man, an NGO or other cooperate organization or even a politician.

All you have to do is update all the social media account with the relevant content as you are directed and to engage the audience when necessary and your money keeps flowing into your account.

10. Computer service

You can begin to offer typing and printing services from your home and gradually expand into photocopying, online registration for jobs, recruitment and external examination. Also checking of results such as WAEC, NECO and JAMB are added streams of income all from you home.  

11. Event management

There are events going on in all cities of Nigeria especially during the weekends. You can take advantage of this and begin to plan, organize and manage events for people and make good money in the process. You don’t need an office just let people be aware of what you do and you’re good to go.

12. MC/Event Host

Being and MC (Master of Ceremony) or event host is simply being the driver of an event. That MC does most of the talking at events and ensures that the event goes on smoothly while keeping the atmosphere lively.

If you can make people laugh it is an added advantage. You can begin to publicize your brand both offline and online on your social media accounts and get paying clients all from the luxury of your sitting room.

13. Tutorial classes

This job is one very lucrative job you can start from your home. All you need is a little space, aboard and marker. If you’re good in any subject you can start offering this service. Even if you’re a secondary school leaver you can start with nursery and primary school tutorial classes.

14. Cooperate Meal Vending

This business holds a lot of potential for profits especially for the female folks. You can make money cooking form your home and delivering to workers.

You can target banks and other companies. Make sure you dress very well when going to advertise your service to them. Additionally, you can create a website where they can place orders or subscribe weekly or monthly for food delivery.

 15. Cake Baking and Snacks Production

Do you know how to bake and you do it gladly for free. Well this is a job that can fetch you great sums of money. You can start baking for weeding, birthdays and other occasion and get paid all from home. You can supplement the income with the production of snacks such as meat pie, egg roll, doughnut etc.

16. Natural Juice and smoothie production

hese products are in increasing demand because of their numerous health benefits. If you start producing and selling you can start making money from home immediately.

17. Daycare and Crèche Services

this is very lucrative make money from home job. You can start this if you love children and have enough space in your home.

At this stage children need a good amount of space. You can never run short of customers as most organization gives only 3 months maternal leave to their female staff. Most working class women will keep patronizing you and that means continuous flow of money in your direction.

18. Ice Block Production

There is a constantly high demands for cold drinks among people especially during the dry season but with the current state of power in the country this demand is often not met which paved the way for ice block production as a major enterprise.

You can start with your freezer at home and then expand with more. You are at an advantage if there is stable power supply of power in your neighborhood else you can make do with a powerful generator set and it would be worth the investment I assure you.

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19. Cosmetology

do not think of this as one sophisticated job. This is simply the production of chemical based products. These products range from, liquid soap, perfume, hand wash, disinfectant, after shaves, air freshener etc. this is a very profitable business as the chemicals needed for production are very cheap to obtain.

 20. Rental services

this make money from home job is best suited in areas where there are events constantly and in every city in this country there are lots of events especially during weekends.

This business has been in existence for a while but the opportunities are still numerous. Items you can rent out include plastic chairs and tables, cooking utensils, canopies decoration materials etc.

 These are the top 20 make money from home jobs in Nigeria . I hope you’ll take action and start earning extra income.



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