HOW TO MAKE MONEY IN NIGERIA(52 WAYS) IN 2021

HOW TO MAKE MONEY IN NIGERIA(52 WAYS) IN 2021

52 Ways You Can Make Money In Nigeria In 2021

 

If “how can I make money in Nigeria in 2021” , “how can I make money  in Nigeria offline and online in 2021″ , “how to make money in Nigeria in 2021″, or ” lucrative ways to make money in Nigeria “has been your  search query, I have written out 52 ways to make money offline and online in Nigeria in 2021. From my personal experience, I have written down 52 ways to make money in 2021.

 

 

Here are the Fifty two (52) ways you can make money in 2021 in Nigeria 

1- Make Money Blogging

2- Make Money By Starting A Youtube             Channel

3- Affiliate Marketing

4- Graphics Design / Ui/Ux Design

5- Web Design And Development 

6- Online Hailing Services

7- Start Up A Grocery Store

8- Become A Social Media Influencer

9-online Course Creation 

10- Create And Sell E-books

11- Tutor Kids Offline And Online

12- Start A Shawarma On The Spot Hut

13- Freelance Writer

14- Digital Marketer

15- Start An  Ecommerce Store

16- Video Animation

17- Video Editing

18- Voice  Over Artist

19- Dry Cleaning / Laundry Services

20- Home And Office Cleaning Services

21- Waste Disposal Services

22- Rent Out Your Home For Tourists

23- Planning Of Travels

24- Tour Guide Services

25- Drop Shipping Good And Services

26- Branding Of T-shirts

27- Surprise Planners

28- Photography

29- Sales Of Pets

30- Sales Of Thrift Items

31- Start up a Poultry Farm

32- Production Of Organic Oils/ Essential Oils

33- Make Money By Becoming A Franchisee Of  A  Popular Company

34- Make Money By Producing Scented Candles And Selling Them

35- Make Money By Becoming A Personal Shopper

36- Make Money By Flipping Your Website

37- Make Money From Investments

38- Make Money By Starting A Restaurant Or Bukka

39- Rental Services

40- App Development

41- Self Publish Your Own Book

42- Start A Smoothie Stand

43- Popcorn Stand

44- Gas Refill Services

45- Car Wash Services

46- Production Of Greeting Cards

47- Become A Patissier

48- Start A Logistic Service

49- Barbeque Stands

50- Grooming And Sales Of Live  Flowers 

51- Makeup Artistry

52- Make Money From Fiverr

 

To be able to create wealth in Nigeria in 2021, you need to know what each business idea entails and how to go about it and this post is going to show you all of that.

 

I’m going to explain the 52 ways you can make money  in Nigeria in 2021

 

52 Ways You Can Make Money In 2021 In Nigeria

 

1- Make Money In Nigeria Blogging In 2021

How to make money in Nigeria in 2021
Blogging is a good way to make money in Nigeria

 

Starting a blog is a very good way to create wealth in 2021 in Nigeria. Blogging is the act of putting down your thoughts about a particular thing on your blog and people begin to interact with it, either positively or negatively on the web.

Blogging has made so many  Nigerians wealthy, from the likes of Linda Ikeji who became a billionaire through her blog to Stella Dimorko korkus and so many other prominent bloggers.

There are so many ways to start a blog in Nigeria but before you go on ahead, you should read the beginners guide to starting a blog  so you can get it right the first time and avoid beginner mistakes that will ruin your chances of making money in Nigeria in 2021.

 

2- Make Money  In Nigeria By Starting A Youtube Channel In 2021

 

So many Nigerians are already making money from YouTube way before 2021, but it doesn’t matter, because there is always enough room to show what you can do or what you can teach through YouTube videos.

From vlogs (videos about your personal life) to cooking tutorials/ recipes for different meals, Videos of different places, cultures and countries, product reveals, unboxing videos, different types of cars, product reviews and so many more ideas to storm on YouTube.

Before you start, you need to have a clear picture of what exactly you want your videos to be about, how to reach your target audience, popular keywords people search for  and a lot more. 

You can search for popular keywords with softwares like Ahref and Semrush. Make sure your videos are clear and your voice is audible so people can watch your videos hassle free.

 

3- Make Money In Nigeria From Affiliate Marketing In 2021

 

How to make money in Nigeria in 2021

 

Affiliate marketing is one way to make good money in Nigeria in 2021 but unfortunately, a lot of Nigerians are not venturing into this business.

You are said to be an affiliate marketer if people use your  customized links or tracking codes to buy items or pay for services from the different companies you registered as an affiliate marketer. 

As an affiliate marketer all you need do is create a large audience on any of your social media accounts or a blog or a YouTube channel .

Then you can advertise different products and also they buy the different products using your customized link(s), coupon codes and sell the products to them while you get a commission for every purchase depending on the agreement with the company.

 

52 Ways To Make Money In Nigeria In 2021

4- Graphics Design / Ui/Ux Design

 

How to make money in Nigeria in 2021
Graphics design is a lucrative way to make money in Nigeria

 

Graphics design is already a popular way to make money in Nigeria in 2021.

Being a graphics designer, you would have to learn graphics design using softwares like gravit designer, canva,  adobe Photoshop, adobe illustrator, Corel draw used to be the most popular, but currently its not regarded as a proper graphics design tool. 

 

All these softwares are used to make beautiful designs on different layers from billboards, to placards, fliers, designs on clothings,  company branding  e.t.c This is really popular due to the large number of people venturing into small and medium scale  businesses in Nigeria.

 

Ui/Ux designs on the other hand involves  designing what a website, mobile phone, computer, home appliances and other electronic appliances  would look like using flow charts, diagrams and design to enhance their usability and user experience.

 

To be a good Ui/Ux designer, you would need softwares like Adobe InDesign , Figma, Sketch and so many more Ui/Ux design websites. An entry level  Ui/Ux designer makes about $80,928 per year in the US and way up to $113,000 and in Nigeria, an average ui/ux designer makes about 960,000 Naira.

 

We can all see how lucrative this business idea is.

 

5- Make Money In Nigeria From Web Design And Development 

 

Web design and development is a lucrative way to make money to make money in Nigeria in 2021. With the rate at which small businesses are springing up, a lot of small businesses need online presence especially websites and you are there to create that presence for them.

 

To go about this you need to start with the basics WordPress,  HTML, CSS, Java before you can advance to other high level computer languages.

 

To be able to make money from web design, you will either pick doing web design and development as a fulltime job, part time job or as a freelancer and sign up on websites like Fiverr, freelancer.com and so many more websites .

 

6- Online  Taxi hailing services

 

Registering your car with online taxi hailing services is a lucrative way to make money in Nigeria in 2021. Making money from online hailing apps involves you registering yourself and your car to be able to provide transportation services to people that need them.

 

To make money from online hailing apps like Bolt, Pamdrive, uber e.t.c You need a clean criminal record and the necessary driving documents. All different requirements depend on the online taxi hailing company and they differ too.You should check their website.

 

According to Nigeria Informer, an average bolt driver makes about 60,000 Naira weekly and this is a very good amount for services rendered.

 

7- Start Up A Grocery Store In Nigeria in 2021

 

As long as Nigeria is concerned owning a grocery, convenience or ” provision” store in Nigeria would always be a way to make money  both in 2021 and beyond and no matter how many grocery stores are out there, there would always be a need for more because of the ever growing population of her citizens.

 

To start a grocery store, you will need money to buy different groceries and also a store that is close to where people live so you can get a large amount of regular customers coming to buy your groceries and household supplies.

 

52 Ways To Make Money In Nigeria In 2021

8- Become A Social Media Influencer

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Social media Influencing is a good way to make money in Nigeria

 

Social media influencers are people who have a large amount of followers or followings on social media and try to interact with them and influence them to buy either what they are selling or what they are advertising.

 

In most cases, they do advertising of different products to their followers for different fees depending on the amount of time the adverts would take, the platforms(story, reels or posts) and so many other factors depending on the influencer.

 

To be able to become a proper social media influencer, you will need apps like hootsuite, buffer, loomly, tailwind, falcon, sprout social and many more free and paid apps to schedule posts.

 

9- Online Course Creation

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Online Course creation is a great way to make money in Nigeria

 

Just like courses that are taken in classes, you can make money in 2021 by selling your courses online. From courses regarding businesses to DIY courses and so many more topics as long as it’s in demand, learnable and useful when learnt.

 

To create  an online course, you have to be registered on online course platforms like click4course, podia, pathwright, teachable, thinkific. They have both paid and free subscriptions. The higher you go, more features and tools are introduced . After creating your online course(s), you need to market your online course aggressively to your audience.

 

10- Make Money in 2021 In Nigeria Selling Ebooks

 

Selling ebooks is a good way to make money in 2021 in Nigeria.

People are searching for knowledge from different fields and if you are skilled or an expert, have a certain experience in a certain field and you are comfortable with passing your knowledge to people, you can make money by noting down your experience and selling them for a specific amount.

 

11- Tutor Kids Offline And Online

 

Tutoring is a way of imparting knowledge and it’s a way to make money in 2021 . Parents want people that are well versed in different educational fields to teach their kids and they pay them heavily for this. You can take advantage of this opportunity by reaching out to them.

 

For online tutoring, platforms like Vpkids and many more accept people with certificates or native speakers(for English) on different subjects . All you need do is register, scan your documents and wait till they accept or decline your request.

 

52 Ways To Make Money In 2021 In Nigeria

12- Start A Shawarma On The Spot Hut

 

One popular snack in Nigeria is shawarma and guess what, it’s a good way to make money in 2021. So many people underestimate how much has been made from sales of shawarma huts.

An average shawarma goes for about 1,100 naira and if you get to multiply this amount by 30pieces of shawarma sold on an average day, it’s about 33,000 naira which half of it goes back goes back for the active ingredients used in the production and the other half is all profit per month which is about 495,000 naira per month. If this is not lucrative, I wonder what is.

 

13- Make Money In Nigeria In 2021 As A Freelance Writer

 

How to make money in Nigeria in 2021
Freelancing is a lucrative way to make money in Nigeria

 

Being a freelance writer is a lucrative way to make money in Nigeria.

A freelance writer is one who writes for an organisation, a person/people and gets paid without extra commitments. Some platforms one can register and make money as a freelancer in Nigeria are freelancer.com , fiverr .

 

14- Digital Marketer

 

A digital marketer is one who helps a person, organisation or people to create an online presence on different digital/online platforms, to create compelling contents , boost their audience by promoting their posts and interact with them with their target audience.

 

To be a digital marketer, you need to learn how to grow an online audience and interact with them.

 

15- Start An  Ecommerce Store

 

An ecommerce store is a store where business operations are done online. Goods are sampled on online catalogues on the website, etsy shop, other online platforms with their respective prices with carts. A customer scrolls through the website picks whatever items they want delivered to their respective addresses .

 

This is a good way to make money in Nigeria. Examples of e- commerce  platforms are shopify, big commerce,etsy shops e.t.c

 

52 Ways To Make Money In 2021 In Nigeria

16- Animations

 

Animation is the process of making inanimate objects to feel alive. According to business wire, Animation was worth $3.5billion in 2019 and this figure keeps increasing .

 

 Animation is a good way to make money in Nigeria . 2D and 3D animations are in high demand for movies, series, short video, skits, video games e.t.c .

Platforms like fiverr and freelancer are used to source for animation jobs online and some tools used to design different animations are Cinema 4D, Maya e.t.c

 

17- Video Editing

 

Video editing is a lucrative way to make money in Nigeria.

It is the process of using different apps/ softwares to make  videos more appealing and also used to add special effects to videos.

 

To be a video editor, you need to learn how to  use video editing apps/softwares like Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere Elements, Adobe Premiere Rush, Corel Video Studio and a lot more both on PC and mobile.

 

18- Voice  Over Artist

 

A voice over artist is one whose voice is used for either a commercial, video, movies, artificial intelligence, without his or her face shown.

 

In Nigeria, a voice over artist is not paid for just saying things or reading lines in English, they are also paid for reading different lines in different languages.

 

Voice over jobs can be gotten on online platforms like freelancer, fiverr.

 

19- Laundromat / Laundry Services

 

A laundromat is a laundry service but a self laundry service where everything is done by the owner of the clothing. To get access to the laundromat, one would need to pay a particular fee to become a member and do their laundry there.

 

A laundry/dry cleaning service is one done by the owner of the shop where you pay him for his laundry services. Both are lucrative and it’s a way to make money in Nigeria 

 

20- Home And Office Cleaning Services

 

Rendering cleaning services for both homes and offices is quite a lucrative way to make money in Nigeria in 2021.

People are becoming busier with making money during the weekdays and all they want to do on weekends is rest . They employ people to clean their homes when they are home or not, depending on the individual  and they  pay them for their services.

 

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Running a cleaning service is a great way to make money

 

For office cleaning, offices are usually cleaned at night after the close of work or early before work commences in the morning .

 

To run a cleaning service company, you need to register with CAC in Nigeria so that companies would know you are not fraud, after registration, you would need to submit your proposals with your different services to different companies and people and also outline your services too on your website and social media platforms to get enough patronages from people and make money.

 

52 Ways To Make Money In 2021 In Nigeria

21- Waste Disposal Services

 

Running a waste disposal service is a good way to make money in Nigeria. So many people are too lazy to go to the Government approved receptacles in their different locations and you are here to help them take it there for little fees. 

 

To make money from this service, you would need a garbage truck and incinerators for house to house collection of garbage.

 

22- Rent Out Your Home For Tourists

 

Renting out your home to tourists is a good way to make money in 2021 in Nigeria. You need to register on platforms like Airbnb. 

 

When tourists come to a particular state, they book a tour home, reserve and pay on the website and you make money while they stay as much as they paid for before leaving.

 

23- Make Money In Nigeria Planning Travels

 

To make money from planning travels in Nigeria, you need to help people plan their travels, book tickets, bring forth a to-do or bucket list for different locations if they have none, book their hostels/ hotels and make their travel experience hassle free while they pay you for it.

 

24- Tour Guide Services

 

When people travel to a new city or a new place, most of them would love to go to tourist attraction sites in that vicinity . As one running a tour guide service, all you need is to tell them how much you charge for specified hours and places that would be covered in that tour.

 

You can create a website so people can book you from there and also put up your services on your social media platforms and you can make money from there.

 

52 Ways To Make Money In 2021 In Nigeria

25- Make Money In Nigeria Drop Shipping Good And Services

 

Drop shipping is said to occur when the retailer doesn’t keep stocks of goods they sell but advertise different products and services and when a customer needs a goods or service, the retailer purchases the product or orders the service from a third party and sells to the customer.

 

Drop shipping goods in Nigeria is very popular and with the high percentage of people drop shipping goods in Nigeria, the competition is so high and also social media platforms like Facebook keep banning some drop shipping pages and flagging down their pictures.

The part of drop shipping that is still really scanty and very few people are currently making money from there is drop shipping services. With low competition and high profit, you are sure to make money from drop shipping services in Nigeria.

 

26- Make Money Branding  T-shirts

 

T-shirts branding is a lucrative way of making money in Nigeria in 2021. With the increase in personalized items , T-shirts stay leading. People love t-shirts with customized write-ups and designs . 

 

You can decide to customize t-shirts for everyone at an event or for even the planners and make money from it. Also you can do the same for individuals and companies, like a Friday wear .

 

27- Surprise Planners

 

Money can be made in 2021 by throwing surprises for people . Say someone has a loved one he/she wants to surprise with a party or with gift items, they can call on you to plan the surprise for them and get paid afterwards.

 

28- Make Money In Nigeria From Photography

 

Photography is a good way to make money in Nigeria in 2021.Let’s start with birthdays in Nigeria . Lately, almost everyone does a photoshoot for their birthdays, not just birthdays, companies and small businesses need professional photographs for their websites, same with schools for billboards. Social media contents and adverts.

 

Models and Vixen’s too need photographs for their portfolios and many more . 

To start a photography business and make money from it in 2021, you need to learn the basics to be a professional, from getting good shots, angles, contrast and even editing. You need to know about them.

 

29- Make Money In Nigeria From Sales Of Pets

 

Selling pets , especially puppy’s in Nigeria, is a very lucrative way of making money in this country in 2021. An average puppy goes for about 50,000 naira up to 250,000 depending on the breed. Imagine your female dog you kept for breeding with a male dog gives birth to five puppies and you sell each of them for 50,000 naira, that is a whooping 250,000 naira and you needed to care for the dog and feed them properly.

Good money can be made from selling pets.

 

52 Ways To Make Money In 2021 In Nigeria

30- Make Money In Nigeria From Sales Of Thrift Items

 

Selling thrift items is a way to make money in Nigeria in 2021.

Not so many people can buy brand new items especially clothes but thrift clothes popularly called “okrika” in Nigeria help people buy clothes at a cheaper rate than brand new.

 

People patronise the sale of thrift items a lot because not only are they low cost, they tend to last for a  very long period of time.

 

31- Start up A Poultry Farm

 

Starting up a poultry farm is very lucrative not just about selling your birds, but also selling the eggs they rear. To start up a poultry farm, you would need quite an amount of land to build your cages so that the birds can move about and also help you manage them properly

 

You would also need to buy feeds for different stages and take good care of them to avoid infectious diseases that kill them.

 

You can make money from selling the birds when they are mature and also selling the eggs they produce.

 

32- Production Of Organic Oils / Essential Oils

 

Essential oils production and sales is a good way to make money in Nigeria, since essential oils last more than the normal perfumes people tend to patronize them more. Essential oils are not just used as perfumes, some serve purposes for hair growth, repairing of the skin and so many more purposes with their unique active ingredients.

 

33- Make Money By Becoming A Franchisee Of  A  Popular Company

 

Popular outlets in Nigeria  like domino pizza, chicken republic, Kilimanjaro, games, spar, market square, shoprite, are all franchises of the original company.

 

To make money here, you need to start your registration process by requesting to start a franchise for them and they will walk you through the process. 

All the information needed are all on their website.

 

34- Make Money By Producing Scented Candles And Selling Them

 

With the rate at which self care and mental health awareness is growing, people take care of themselves very well and they use scented candles to meditate and set romantic tones in their respective households.

 

You can make money from scented candles by either selling them or producing them yourself. To do this, you need to first do a survey and sort out the fragrance that people would love before incorporating the fragrance oils  into the candles.

 

This is very lucrative as a box of scented candles goes for as much as 3,000 naira.

 

52 Ways To Make Money In 2021 In Nigeria

35- Make Money By Becoming A Personal Shopper

 

For very busy people, going shopping themselves is such a hassle so they pick personal shoppers and give them details about themselves and they shop for them ranging from clothing, down to food items and household supplies.

 

36- Make Money By Flipping Your Website

 

Just like real estate flipping, website flipping is selling a website that has money potential or is already making enough money for a huge amount of money to start another.

 

Website flipping gives so much money and a website can go for about $50,000 when sold. 

 

Selling your website is a really lucrative way to make money in Nigeria.

 

37- Make Money From Investments

 

Warren Buffet, one of the world’s richest men,  made the majority of  his money from investments. Not investments like Ponzi schemes or MLM’s but real investments that are worth it over time like stocks and shares.

 

To start your investment journey in Nigeria, you can use platforms like passfolio, bamboo, chaka, cowrywise, piggy vest and so many more trustworthy investments to make money from.

 

38- Make Money By Starting A Restaurant Or Bukka

 

Restaurants and Bukka’s are really popular in Nigeria and people that own restaurants of any kind are thriving in their business.

 

Starting a restaurant is a lucrative  way to make money and  it helps you make a lot of money but to thrive here, you need to learn how to cook proper and popular meals, pick a good spot where people can sit comfortably and have their meals.

 

39- Rental Services

 

With an “owambe” or party going on almost every week in Nigeria, Rental services are thriving. 

 

Starting a rental service is a good way to make money in Nigeria in 2021 from renting out tents, canopies, tables and chairs to renting out other items like food utensils, wedding dresses , design and decoration materials.

 

40- App Development

 

With technology  and the internet coming in and so many applications that solves  problems for people coming in,you can decide to create your own application that can solve a particular problem and get paid for it when people subscribe to it. 

 

For example, to use any of the Adobe softwares you need to pay for their service and they are certainly making money from it. Fiverr is a good place to also source for app development jobs

What’s stopping you from making yours.

 

41- Self Publish Your Own Book

 

To make money in 2021, you can self publish your own book on places like Amazon, they help you make everything easy and all you just need to  do is set a cover for the book, and upload it.That’s all and you market it aggressively .

 

52 Ways To Make Money In 2021 In Nigeria

 

42- Start A Smoothie Stand

 

Smoothies are so popular in the country because many people want to take just healthy drinks. 

 

You can start a smoothie stand, it doesn’t need any big structure. Just small enough to blend and mix your fruits together and sell to people to make money.

 

43- Popcorn Stand

 

People love popcorn and it’s already a snack that thrives wherever it is being sold. There is enough money to be made from owning a popcorn stand.

 

In your stand, you can decide to make a variety of popcorn like caramel, chocolate, sugarfree, milk e.t.c So various customers can come to you and you can make money from it.

 

44- Gas Refill Services

 

In 2021, many people will own gas cylinders and always wander or look for where to refill their cylinders. 

 

You can open a gas refill store and also do home deliveries, taking their cylinders and sending them back and making money from the service rendered.

 

45- Car Wash Services

 

Many people do not actually have the time to wash their cars, you help them wash their cars and make money from it. An average car wash in Nigeria charges #500 per car.

 

46- Production Of Greeting Cards

 

Greeting cards, congratulatory cards, success cards e.t.c are used to wish people well. 

If you are very good in designs, you can design different cards and sell them for a certain amount of money. 

 

You can supply to supermarkets, neighbourhood stores, birthday shops e.t.c

 

52 Ways To Make Money In 2021 In Nigeria

47- Become A Patissier

 

A Patissier is one who makes pastries. You can learn how to make different  pastries and sell them in your walk in shops, supply to companies and even small chops in weddings.

 

A lot of people underestimate the amount of money patissiers make from pastries.

 

48- Start A Logistic Service

 

With the increase in online small businesses in Nigeria, logistic services to deliver goods for small business owners is really in high demand. 

 

You can start a logistic company with bicycles and delivery bikes and when you have gathered enough money, you can buy a van to do deliveries outside a state.

 

An average logistic company charges 1,000 Naira- 2,000 Naira per item delivered and this is a good way to make money in 2021.

 

 

49- Barbeque Stands

 

Barbeque stands are quite popular in Nigeria especially at night. 

 

To start a barbeque stand, you need to know how to get your main ingredients(meat or fish) and also get a good location where people can patronise you and you can make money from there in Nigeria.

 

50- Grooming And Sales Of Live  Flowers 

 

Lately, the demand for live flowers has been high. People now use live flowers to decorate and beautify their homes, offices and even parks.

 

To venture into this business, you need to know the flowers that are poisonous and the ones that are not and also the ones that are in high demand to make money from it in 2021.

 

52 Ways To Make Money In 2021 In Nigeria

 

51- Makeup Artistry

 

Makeup artists make money from applying makeup on their clients.

An average makeup artist in Nigeria charges about 2,000 naira in small villages and as much as 5,000- 10,000 in cities.

Makeup artists make money in Nigeria. 

 

To start your journey as a makeup artist, you can either learn from YouTube, buy your brushes and makeup products or go to an actual make up shop to become an apprentice and learn makeup or you can also go to a makeup school too. After your training, you start giving your services and make money from them.

 

52- Make Money From Fiverr

 

Fiverr is just like a market place filled with so many people with different talents looking for clients and also on the other hand so many clients looking for people to work for them . 

 

So many services can be rendered on Fiverr from web design, web development, script writing, content creation, Digital marketing,  voice over artistry, animation and so many more . People earn as much as $2,000 to $10,000 monthly on Fiverr

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Conclusion

Reading all of this doesn’t make any sense if you choose to do nothing after reading it. To change your financial situation in 2021, you need to step up and make money by applying these business ideas listed above. 

 

I also wrote a comprehensive 102 small business ideas that are high profit and low investment and you can make a lot of money from in Nigeria moving forward and join my mailing list to get business ideas and advice’s straight to your Email   

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