In Nigeria today and the world at large, self employment is the highest employer of labour.
The trend is growing everyday and will keep growing as people gets frustrated everyday by their employers with poor working conditions and low wages for their daily hard work.
People are desperately looking for better alternatives, hence acquiring a skill or set of skills is the best way to achieving self reliance and financial independence.
Skills otherwise known as hand work is the most important thing to acquire to guarantee steady means of income.
Some people are born with certain skills while others struggle to learn them. A saying has it that
“if you can do something very well, don’t do it for free.”
Whether you paid or didn’t pay to acquire any skill, monetize it and you will be surprised at where it may take you.
Skills and handwork to learn in Nigeria are many for male, female, young, old, educated and uneducated.
Everyday people look for trending and most lucrative skills to acquire in Nigeria so We compiled this list of 150 skills to learn in Nigeria as an overview.
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This is one of the most gainful skills a male or female can acquire in Nigeria because we as Africans love our native wears.
Ankara, Agbada, asoebi tailors are in high demand.
Most people even prefer suits that were made by their tailor to the already made ones in the market.
So you see the opportunity is huge.
Imagine getting a contract to sew school uniforms for a private school.
Your imagination is a good as mine.
You can reach an apprenticeship agreement with a good tailor in your location to learn this high demand skill.
There are also some fashion schools available for you to enroll in for learning sewing.
Mobile phones are partof our everyday lives.
The opportunity this trend poses for a smartphone technician is mouth watering.
All phones in use will definitely develop one technical fault or the other one day.
I know someone that makes approximately 15k daily from repairing phones somewhere in Lagos Nigeria.
There are dozens of people making even more daily.
You can start making cool money almost immediately after you acquire this skill because it is in high demand and the market is very big and will continue to grow as mobile phone technology evolves.
There are millions of video tutorials online that shows how to fix almost all the common and sophisticated problems developed by mobile phones.
You can choose to learn only the software aspect which involves flashing, unlocking, upgrading etc.
If you are interested in the software aspect reach out to the engineers at ifestores.com to secure a cheap and efficient UK used laptops.
They provides you with option for them to personally preload the laptop with all the required softwares and tools for the job at a token fee.
While self learning on line, it is pertinent for you to find a good technician that you will also learn from.
Your innate technical abilities will also play a huge role here.
You may purchase your desired instrument and self learn with the aid of online video and text tutorials.
You can also find an instrumentalist to teach at an agreed fee.
This field is undoubtedly very profitable just like phone repairs.
You may need both online and offline tutorial to be proficient in this field.
No need to make long comments on this. We all at least have some idea how much fortunes our favorite musicians have made and are making as we speak form their art.
You may not do it big as they are doing now but every level of the art comes with some rewards l, no matter how little.
At least you can start somewhere, if you are talented and persistent you will surely blow in a matter of time .
Live bands,choristers, back up singers all makes money with their voices.
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This is one of the simplest things you can start today and get customers immediately.
The capital requirements is very low and the returns is good considering the capital and skills requirements.
There are video tutorials on YouTube. And you can learn the skills from someone that knows it.
You may also enroll in a catering school to learn this.
Below are some videos from YouTube to help you learn this skill.
How to Make Real Homemade Popcorn in a Pan Video >> click here to watch on YouTube
How To Make Popcorn Easy & On The Stove >> click here to watch on YouTube
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Young men and women that are into this are constantly smiling to the bank.
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This is a secret gold mine that many are yet to discover.
Beads are used for a variety of things and mostly in the fashion industry.
Luxury ear rings, necklaces, bracelets,handbags and even some clothing can be made with beads.
If you hear how much these wealthy women pays for the bead ornaments you see on them ,you jaw will drop in utter disbelief.
The best part of this is that you can learn this on line and can practice the business from the comfort of your home.
You may also venture into this as a side hustle, you don’t have leave your job for it.
You may quit your job later and run it full time when the fortunes starts pouring in.
You can earn a decent living from making computer programs, this profession, however requires programming skills. Do not be discouraged by the “big name”. Learning software programming is not impossible. You may start with self learning. Personally I learned self learn about 90% of the profitable skills I have today.
There are vast learning resources available online for free to aid your journey in this field. There are also a handful of resourceful videos on YouTube that breaks down programming step by step.
Below are a few good ones I found helpful myself;
How to make computer programs, click here to watch on YouTube
Building Software Applications From START To FINISH, click here to watch on YouTube
This is ones of the best skills to be learned by a male in Nigeria. Any young man with this skill is definitely set for life, I made this statement because I know a lot of persons who has made a great deal of fortune from this profession.
All these beautiful new buildings popping up at all corners of the country cannot happen without the services of these people.
You need to acquire the skill and you can do this by reaching an apprenticeship agreement with a professional in the field.
Many of them are seen all over the country, even at your street. Mist of them own work shops at which they fabricate and display their work.
If you are a quick learner, you will certainly start making some money if your own few months into the apprenticeship.
You can be fixing broken glass windows for example, for your neighbors and friends even before you graduate and open your own workshop.
The list above in undoubtedly not complete yet. There are undeniably numerous other lucrative skills for men and women to acquire in Nigeria not represented. however you can make a decent living out of any of those we mentioned, if you are dedicated and serious about it.
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If you know any more skill or handwork that should be on this list kindly share in the comment section.
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This post was last modified on January 26, 2021 1:57 am
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