2018 Business Ideas For Students & Graduates in Nigeria

Business Ides
Business Ides

7.9 millions Nigerians have lost their jobs within the past 3 years. This insane figure causes a scare amongst the youth of Nigeria.

As government is trying their possible best to solve the problem of insecurity and job unavailability, its our responsibility to, in the mean time, find something “legal” and lucrative to do, to feed and pay the bills

Below are some Very cool jobs one could do to kill time and make a whole lot of money


Many parents who work full-time require the services of expert tutors who can help their kids with difficult subjects at school and also help them with their home work while they at work.

There are two ways through which you can handle tutoring as a student.

The first way is to do it online. There are many websites that you can register on to become an online tutor and make money during your spare time at school.

The other way is to search for parents that you can advertise your services to, so that you can schedule a time to visit their homes and teach their kids.

You can hold tutorials for interested students in your schools and make cool money from it.

Simply locate a suitable area and an accomplice that can go along with you in preparing individuals to have the learning of valuable lessons both in their particular courses of study and extra curricular courses


These are two administrations that go together and is particularly requested for in school ranges.
In a school of more than 30,000 students and diverse speakers in various areas, you are certain to be fruitful on the off chance that you set up in a suitable area a photocopy and printing shop where you can offer assistance to the individuals who needs this service.

Numerous students and teachers (lecturers) use printing and photocopy benefits frequently so you are certain of making your business daily.The real capital required for this business will be the acquirement of the materials for the photocopy a printing machines.

Pop Corn (Snacks) Business

I have seen individuals who are effective in this business and that is the reason I am adding it to the rundown. You can begin bundling pop corns into fixed nylons while putting your names into it.
From that point you can liaise with stores and shops around you to supply them your pop corns at a cheaper cost.
You can make research on how you can add exceptional taste and impacts to your pop corn to make individuals belittle it more for quality.

Blogging/Article Writing

If you can adapt your blogs with great substance you will most likely get paid great money by google.
I know of a top blogger in my school who got his ride by means of blogging returns even before his fourth year in the University.

Is there a topic you are passionate about? Or would you like other people to read of your experiences as a Nigerian Student?

You can make a lot of money from blogging about diverse topics you love and the good thing is you can start this business without a kobo. All you need is your laptop and access to the internet.

Barbing and Hair Dressing Saloons and Make up

It is an exceptionally lucrative pay creating business while in school, you will have such a large number of students belittling you as a student hair stylist.

Envision you had only 30 costumers who visit your saloon to trim hairs daily at N200 person, that is about 6k every day. In a month you will acquire twice what a banker earns in a month.

This is a good idea for female students. You can help your fellow female students to make their hair and charge them a token for it. You can choose to do this on weekends only to avoid undue interference with your academic work.

Sports Training

If there are any particular sports you are good at, you can think of becoming a sports trainer.

I remember that when I was in the university we used to have fitness clubs organized by students and to join such clubs, you had to pay a token as membership fees. The organizers made sizable amounts of money for themselves doing this alone.

Freelance Writing

Another business idea for a Nigerian student is to become a freelance Writer. You can find a lot of freelance writing jobs on websites like Freelancer, Odesk, Elance, Fiverr and other micro-job websites.

Event Planning

Event planning is another easy business you can do as a student especially since most events fall during the weekend when there is little or no school work to be done.

Pet Breeding

Another great business that can make you a student millionaire in no time is pet breeding.
Imported dog breeds like Alsatians, Rottweilers and German Shepherds are some of the pets in very high demand in the Nigerian market.


You can also make money from helping other students to sew and mend their clothes.

Graphic Design

Graphic design is huge right now especially because of the high percentage of people creating new websites.

Web designers need graphic designers to help them create banners, logos and other similar materials to use to make their websites beautiful.

There is also a vast number of opportunities offline that graphic designers can tap into including designing logos, business cards, brochures and business cards for various small and large organizations.

Web design/Programming

Lastly, you should consider becoming a web designer. Although you might need to spend some time learning the skills but as soon as you grasp the skills, there are no limit to what you can earn from web designing even as a student.


  1. Hi, i believe that i noticed you visited my weblog thus i came to return the favor?.I’m trying to find issues to enhance my web site!I suppose its adequate to make use of a few of your ideas!!

  2. I was recommended this web site by my cousin. I
    am not sure whether this post is written by him as nobody else know such detailed about my problem.
    You are wonderful! Thanks!

  3. After I originally commented I appear to have clicked on the
    -Notify me when new comments are added- checkbox and from now on whenever a comment is added I receive 4 emails with the
    exact same comment. Is there an easy method you can remove me
    from that service? Many thanks!

  4. you’re in reality a excellent webmaster. The site loading speed is
    amazing. It sort of feels that you are doing any distinctive trick.
    In addition, The contents are masterpiece. you have performed a excellent task in this subject!

  5. Hey! This post couldn’t be written any better! Reading this
    post reminds me of my good old room mate! He always kept talking
    about this. I will forward this article to him. Fairly certain he will have a good read.
    Many thanks for sharing!

  6. Do you mind if I quote a couple of your posts as long as I provide credit and sources back to your
    weblog? My blog is in the exact same area of interest as
    yours and my visitors would certainly benefit from a lot of the information you present
    here. Please let me know if this okay with you. Regards!

  7. Hey there! I understand this is somewhat off-topic but I had to ask.
    Does operating a well-established blog like yours take a large amount
    of work? I’m brand new to running a blog but I do write in my diary every day.
    I’d like to start a blog so I can easily share my own experience and feelings online.
    Please let me know if you have any suggestions or tips
    for new aspiring bloggers. Thankyou!

  8. Hey! I just wanted to ask if you ever have any problems with hackers?
    My last blog (wordpress) was hacked and I ended up losing many months of hard work due to no backup.
    Do you have any solutions to protect against hackers?

  9. Hey there! Do you know if they make any plugins to assist with Search Engine
    Optimization? I’m trying to get my blog to rank for some targeted keywords but I’m not seeing very good gains.
    If you know of any please share. Thanks!

  10. It’s really very complex in this active life to listen news on Television, therefore I
    simply use internet for that purpose, and take the most recent information.

  11. Hello there! This is my first visit to your blog! We are a collection of volunteers and
    starting a new initiative in a community in the same niche.
    Your blog provided us valuable information to work on. You have done a outstanding job!

  12. In my opinion, completesuccesstv.com does a excellent job of dealing with issues of this kind. Even if often intentionally controversial, the material posted is more often than not well researched and thought-provoking.

  13. Terrific post however , I was wanting to know if you could
    write a litte more on this topic? I’d be very grateful if you could elaborate
    a little bit further. Thanks!

  14. I’m pleased with the way that completesuccesstv.com covers this sort of subject! Generally to the point, often polemic, consistently well-researched as well as stimulating.

  15. Hi there, I found your blog via Google while looking for
    a related matter, your website came up, it seems to be great.
    I have bookmarked it in my google bookmarks.
    Hi there, simply turned into aware of your blog through
    Google, and located that it’s truly informative.
    I’m gonna watch out for brussels. I will appreciate when you continue this in future.
    A lot of people will probably be benefited from your writing.

  16. Link exchange is nothing else but it is only placing the other person’s weblog link on your page at proper place and other person will also do similar in favor of you.

  17. Hey there would you mind letting me know which web host you’re
    using? I’ve loaded your blog in 3 different web browsers and I
    must say this blog loads a lot quicker then most.
    Can you recommend a good internet hosting provider at a honest price?
    Cheers, I appreciate it!

  18. I have learned some significant things through your blog post post. One other stuff I would like to state is that there are lots of games out there designed specifically for preschool age children. They include pattern recognition, colors, family pets, and designs. These usually focus on familiarization rather than memorization. This keeps a child engaged without having the experience like they are learning. Thanks

  19. I absolutely love your blog and find many of your post’s
    to be precisely what I’m looking for. Do you
    offer guest writers to write content available for you?
    I wouldn’t mind creating a post or elaborating on a lot of the subjects you write
    with regards to here. Again, awesome web log!

  20. Unquestionably believe that which you said. Your favorite justification appeared to be on the net the simplest thing to be aware of. I say to you, I definitely get irked while people think about worries that they plainly do not know about. You managed to hit the nail upon the top and also defined out the whole thing without having side-effects , people can take a signal. Will likely be back to get more. Thanks

  21. I have been browsing on-line more than three hours these days, but I never discovered any fascinating article like yours.

    It’s lovely price enough for me. In my view, if all webmasters and bloggers made excellent content material as you did,
    the net can be much more useful than ever before.

  22. I was extremely pleased to discover this site. I want to
    to thank you for ones time for this particularly wonderful read!!
    I definitely savored every part of it and I have you book-marked to look at new information on your website.

  23. I have learned some important matters through your site post. One other stuff I would like to state is that there are lots of games in the marketplace designed especially for toddler age kids. They include things like pattern recognition, colors, family pets, and styles. These normally focus on familiarization as an alternative to memorization. This helps to keep children and kids occupied without sensing like they are learning. Thanks

  24. 6/7/2019 In my view, completesuccesstv.com does a good job of handling subjects of this type. Even if sometimes intentionally controversial, the information is more often than not well researched and thought-provoking.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here