1. Get Paid to Take Online Surveys
Only a few Nigerians view this as an avenue to make money online. If you are interested, there are some companies that pay people to take surveys so that they can gather valuable consumer and user data.
2. Create a Winning Blog
This is the commonest way people go. Write entertaining, interesting blog posts then monetize your posts through ads, affiliate links, and other revenue options.
3. Sell Older Electronics
Do you have any electronic gadget that you love to part ways with, then sell it on classified sites like OLX and Jiji.ng. You can also list household items for sale or help people to sell items they love to part ways with. Then earn commission from the sales.
4. Self-Publish Kindle Digital Books
If you love to write and believe you can write an entertaining fiction or non-fiction book, consider authoring and publishing a digital book through Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing platform.
5. Create Niche Websites Featuring Google AdSense Ads
Do you have in-depth expertise about a specific hobby or any other subject? You can make extra income by focusing on this subject and adding Google AdSense advertising links to monetize the site.
6. Upload YouTube Videos and Get Paid for Ad Views
Youtube is another great platform for making money online. Only a few Nigerians are currently rocking on Youtube. You don’t need to invest in expensive video equipment. Just learn how to use your smartphone’s video capability to upload entertaining or informative videos, and opt to have ads play before your videos to get a bit of cash for each video view.
7. Design Useful Apps for Mobile Devices
Go mobile by creating useful or fun apps that you can monetize at the iTunes or Android app store.
8. Sell the Use of Your Photos, Videos, and Other Media
Some sites allow you to sell your prized photos, videos, or illustrations. If you are god with cameras, then this path may be yours for the taking.
9. Sell Your Original Instagram Photos
While you can share your social media photos on Instagram, you can also sell prints of your photos for a profit on Instaprints.com and similar sites.
10. Become an Amazon Associate
You can make money from Nigeria by becoming an amazon associate. Just add affiliate links to different products offered by Amazon.
11. Promote Businesses, Products and Services via Affiliate Programs in Nigeria.
Konga, Jumia, Dealdey and many other platforms offer affiliate programs in Nigeria. Embrace the opportunity.
12. Sell Handmade Items and Crafts
For those who are creative, you can sell your handcrafted items online. Websites such as Konga, Etsy, are ideal to make some money off your talent.
13. Become a Virtual Assistant
There are freelance sites, such as the popular oDesk, that often have jobs for virtual assistants.
14. Become a Freelance Writer
How great is your command of English? Are you willing to write for others? If your answer is yes, then there are numerous websites offering assignments for aspiring and experienced writers like you.
15. Sell Customized T-shirts Online
Selling graphic T-shirts is big business. Customized T-shirts with clever sayings or graphics are ideal for online sales.
16. Buy Local and Resell Online
Buy at cheaper prices in your locality and list on Konga or Junia at higher prices. That simple.
17. Design Websites for a Fee
Put your knowledge of web design into use by creating websites for people.
18. Buy Domain Names for Resale
Domain parking is a great business. You need some element of luck, though. Some people have made big dollars by owning desired domains and selling them to hungry buyers.
19. Teach an Online Course
You can setup an online school using popular LMS or join sites like Udemy to create online courses and sell at great prices. This is one of my personal favourites.