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How to Make Money Online In Nigeria

Originally posted 2022-12-17 21:22:01.

In this age where almost everything and every one is found online, internet money is the new goldmine. Everyone is looking for ways to make extra cash so why not on the internet where we spend most of our time.

In this article, you will be shown various ways to maximize the internet and make money from it without even leaving your bedroom in Nigeria.

Before you start earning online  in Nigeria you need the following:

A good Mobile Device (Android or IOS)

A stable internet connection (MiFi or wifi)

Power bank (as a backup for electricity), and

Be ready to devote time to it.


Blogging is one of the surest and hottest money makers in Nigeria currently. It is all about educating, entertaining, and informing people on various topics(you can start a blog about everything).  Once you successfully start your blog and start getting traffic, you begin to earn from it through Google AdSense, affiliate marketing, and others.

Blogging can earn you a lot of money, but it takes a lot of work to successfully build your blog and start getting audiences, but it is worth it, as you will be earning money even in your sleep through your Google AdSense account.

2.Affiliate marketing:

Affiliate marketing is also a very sure way of making money online, especially if you are a good marketer or salesperson.

Affiliate marketing is all about recommending or selling other people’s products and getting a commission. To start earning from affiliate marketing all you need to do is to choose an affiliate program, pick a product and start promoting the products on your social media platforms.

A good example of affiliate marketing in Nigeria currently is the expertnaira affiliate marketing platform, when their affiliate marketers sell a product, they get a particular percentage.

For example, if you sell a product worth #60,000 on the platform, and your commission is 50%, that means you are getting #30,000. Imagine selling 10 of this product in a week that is #300,000 Easy money!  Other affiliate marketing platforms in Nigeria include Jumia affiliate, Link share, Konga affiliate e.t.c.

3.Forex and binary trading:

Trading forex and binary in Nigeria is very profitable, especially now that the dollar to naira rate has increased.

To become a good trader, you need to give a lot of time to learning the ins and out of the trade. Although there are scams everywhere, there are also good academies where you can learn or you can decide to start by attending free classes to make sure that it is for you.

You can also start learning with platforms that you to learn with a demo account like OctaFX. You could also start trading on Binance without any prior experience in trading.


Freelancing is simply offering your skills online to make money. This is one of the best ways to make money online without spending any money at all, all you need to begin is, a skill, a laptop or computer, a good Mobile Device, and data (good internet). This industry is worth millions and you can make more than your average salary if you take it very seriously.

As long as you have a skill or talent(any skill at all), you will find people in need of your services on freelancing websites, all you need to do is register on the website.  Some very popular and reliable freelancing websites include Fiverr, Upwork, Guru, e.t.c. You can also get freelancing jobs on LinkedIn.

You can also offer writing and editing services to blogs and social media pages and get paid.

Social media marketing: You can make a lot of money as a social media marketer. Social media marketing is simply you helping people, businesses, or organizations to find their target audience on social media. This is a big money-making industry as many businesses are bringing their businesses online.

To become a successful social media marketer, you need to understand in-depth the algorithm of a particular social media platform, and how you can use that algorithm to bring businesses to their target audience.


Apart from just going to watch videos on YouTube, do you know that you can make money on YouTube? Yes, you can start uploading your videos on YouTube and get paid. Apart from that, you can become a member of the YouTube Partner Program and start earning from ads placed on your videos.

To earn from YouTube, you need to be dedicated to building your channel and generating traffic, once you start getting lots of viewers, you can start earning through Google AdSense, promoting people and products on your channel. The average YouTuber earns about $60,000 a year according to Forbes, so you can see that it’s a lot of money.

5.Creating an online course:

Currently, the internet is the number one classroom, you can maximize on this and earn really good money in Nigeria.  If you are good in a particular skill e.g graphics design, forex trading, UI/UX design, website development, content writing, e.t.c you can create a course to teach others these skills online.

Many online programs make it easy to teach online courses. Programs like Udemy, Coursera, teachable, skillshare e.t.c

6.Selling on Jumia and Konga:

Jumia and Konga are the top online stores in Nigeria with millions of monthly users, and you can make money from the comfort of your home without a physical shop. To make money on these marketplace places all you need to do is to first open a store with them, look for trending products, list them on the marketplace, and sell and make your money. You can choose to either handle the delivery of the goods by yourself or allow the Market place logistics to handle it at a fee.

You can also sell on other e-commerce stores(online stores) like Amazon, payporte, e.t.c

7.Online Consultation:

Only Consultation is one of the fastest ways of  Making Money In Nigeria without spending a Dime. You should consider offering consultations online if you are good at giving advice to people on any issue, it could be business advice, relationship advice, and so on, especially if you are a certified professional with experience in that field.

For example, if you are a certified professional petroleum engineer, you can offer advice to petroleum firms on any issue they may be facing or insight into innovation in the petroleum industry, and charge a fee. You can charge them per call session or chat session or hourly.

8.Doing Surveys:

You can earn money in dollars doing online surveys in Nigeria. Online surveys are similar to market surveys, it is brought to you by tech industries and marketplaces looking to launch a new product or service. They carry out surveys to check how their products will be accepted in the marketplace.

There are lots of apps on Google Play Store and Apple Store that allows you to carry out paid surveys.

9.Becoming a Beta Tester:

Apps and websites are always looking to improve their user experience, and you can earn from it.  When you become a beta tester, you get paid to test an app or website, so that the developers can know how to improve the user experience on them.

Apart from these methods of making money online, there are apps on the Google Play Store and Apple Store that pays you when you carry out tasks or refer people. Some of them are free to register, while you might be asked to pay a fee to register on others. They include:


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