Ahmad’s Journal

Millennial Money Mistakes to Avoid: Lessons Learned the Hard Way

Everyone wants to have money but we can’t be the only ones that feel like, sometimes, money doesn’t want to be had. Trust us, we understand wanting to wake up at 11 am after a long night of serious partying, open your wardrobe and see two ghana-must-goes filled with mint green ₦500 notes. No explanations […]

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Without These Life Skills, Nigeria Go Wound You

Remember that snake that “swallowed” ₦36 million in 2018? That’s how Nigeria will swallow you if you don’t jazz up. With the country being where it is, Nollywood actor, Kenneth Okonkwo’s statement hits very true; Anarchy looms. Now, we know this is a dark truth – there’s kuku no light, something about the grid shutting […]

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Furnishing Your First Apartment in Nigeria: A Young Adult’s Guide

How do you know you’re really doing this adulting thing? (Apart from your mum never paying you back for the bread and eggs she asked you to buy on your way home from work.) When you finally move into your own space. Are we right or are we right? Few pleasures are as heady as […]

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Are You Still Crushing Your 2024 Goals? A Q1 Review

We know there is one uncle in your family group-chat still greeting everyone with those “Happy New Year” Canva flyers, and he probably thinks he’s hilarious, bless his novice-level graphic designing heart. But is the year still “new” if we’re nearing three months in? Apart from this obviously quite philosophical and thought-provoking question, another one […]

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Love in japa: Love Stories from Long Distance Relationship Warriors – Part Two

We love a good love story. And unless you’re a witch (or the grinch), chances are, you do too. Recently, we are all about exploring the intersection between The Japa Wave and romantic relationships; how are they making it work? What does the future look like for them? How do they stay connected? According to […]

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How KC is pioneering board games in Nigeria with NIBCARD and ABCON

What do you do when you’re bored? hm? If you’re Gen Z or a younger millennial, your answer is probably to scroll social media or watch something. While that’s not bad (cough, debatable, cough) I feel you could add another dimension to things (one that does not lead to phone addiction). According to a research […]

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Love in japa: Love Stories from Long Distance Relationship Warriors

It wasn’t that long ago that we were recommending gift ideas for your situationships, and coincidentally (wink wink) Valentine’s Day just passed. So, what’s one key lesson it left us with? Love no sweet without money.  Just kidding, just kidding. But seriously, one thing that does make love challenging is what many Nigerian couples are […]

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What to get your situationship for Valentine’s

Serious gift ideas for your unserious relationship We don’t mean to be somehow… but Valentine is coming, so where is your boyfriend? Okay, okay, we’re just trolling. But seriously, the 14th of February is fast approaching, and so is the oppression of The Singledom – The Kingdom of Singles. The days before, of, and after […]

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How to look like you have money – even when you’re battling poverty

Disclaimer: This article is meant to be a fun, cheeky list of hacks to help you live your best life – or at least look like you are. Yes, it’s vain, it might be pretentious, and there may be “better” things to focus on (debatable), but let’s be honest, who doesn’t want to look like […]

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Supporting Nigerian Women: Check out these “Femme” businesses you should be throwing your money at

We love women. It’s just how it is with us. Now, women in business? Count us in, take our cards, the whole shebang. According to a report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), 41% of Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) in Nigeria are women-owned – that’s 23 million women. Still, the report highlights the challenges women entrepreneurs face, […]

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